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Tech Bytes: Android Location Data, Flux Skateboard

November 22, 2017 09:02 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, Google as big brother. The company confirms that Android phones have been collecting location data all year, even when location services are disabled. That data has been sent back to Google, which claims it was never used or stored. Google says it's ending the practice.

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Flux design is calling its "track one" a skateboard, but it looks more like a scooter. It has an electric motor, two wheels and a tread like a tank so it can go on any terrain. Flux is seeking crowd-funding. When available in a year, prices will start at about $2,000.

A british man is baffled with his Amazon order. The bubble wrap he ordered was packaged with enormous care. It was wrapped in one hundred feet of brown paper that was the same length as the bubble wrap.


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