Uber’s use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents

Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents (U.S.)
(This version of the Nov. 20 story corrects to show Uber used a business version of Wickr since October last year, not for the last two years, in paragraph 9)
Uber’s use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents

politicians keep trying to break it, but leave it to uber’s corporate espionage division to potentially ruin encrypted messaging for everyone else

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How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met – Gizmodo

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met (Gizmodo)
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where they live and their name, and you may or may not recognize them.
How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met – Gizmodo

I think tech people have been aware of this for a while, but it is worth exploring again

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I hope this isn’t Fitbit’s new smartwatch – The Verge

I hope this isn't Fitbit's new smartwatch (The Verge)
Fitbit's rumored smartwatch is supposed to be available by the holiday season, which means we should not only have an official idea of what the device looks like soon, but also lots of leaks along...

Fitbit acquired and apparently learned nothing from its design team.

I hope this isn’t Fitbit’s new smartwatch – The Verge