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Facebook is the new crapware – TechCrunch

Facebook is the new crapware – TechCrunch Welcome to 2019 where we learn Facebook is the new crapware. Sorry #DeleteFacebook, you never stood a chance. Yesterday Bloomberg reported that the scandal-beset social media behemoth has inked an unknown number of agreements with Android smartphone makers, mobile carriers and OSes around the …

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Amid a legal fight in LA, IBM’s Weather Company launches hyperlocal weather forecasts globally – TechCrunch

Amid a legal fight in LA, IBM’s Weather Company launches hyperlocal weather forecasts globally – TechCrunch While IBM is getting sued by the city of Los Angeles, accusing it of covertly mining user data in the Weather Channel app in the US, it’s testing the waters for another hyperlocal weather …

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The age of quantum computing is here – TechCrunch

The age of quantum computing is here – TechCrunch The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer The …

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Millions of Android users tricked into downloading 85 adware apps from Google Play – TechCrunch

Millions of Android users tricked into downloading 85 adware apps from Google Play – TechCrunch Another day, another batch of bad apps in Google Play. Researchers at security firm Trend Micro have discovered dozens of apps, including popular utilities and games, to serve a ton of deceptively displayed ads — …

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Court says Vizio’s secret smart TV tracking class-action settlement can move forward – TechCrunch

Court says Vizio’s secret smart TV tracking class-action settlement can move forward – TechCrunch A long-running class-action lawsuit filed after consumer electronics giant Vizio was caught spying on customer viewing habits can be settled, subject to a final approval, a court has ruled. The group of Vizio customers alleged in …

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