Tech News Today

Jan 18th 2017

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The Truth is Out There

Android One in the US; CIA releases docs online
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Guests: Matt Weinberger
Category: News

The Information says Google's cheap Android One phones could come to the US by the end of this year. Sources did not know for sure who would make the phone, but suggest LG could be a partner.

A South Korean court reached a decision to dismiss the arrest warrant it held for Jay Y. Lee, head of Samsung, on bribery charges. After being held overnight at a detention center, Lee was set free with the judge saying an arrest was unnecessary at this point.

The CIA has released 13 million pages of declassified documents online, going back decades. Now you too can search the database for information on Aliens, state-funded mind-control, pre-cognition, and telepathy, just to name a few.

Slack is rolling out a new feature that brings Message threads to chat windows, which allows for extended comments to be attached to individual topics within the thread. Those threads can be collapsed and expanded as needed.

A class-action lawsuit in LA alleges that Apple has the ability to block iPhone users from texting while driving, but they don't use it...and that is causing accidents and deaths on the road. A California man who brought the lawsuit is seeking to halt all iPhone sales until they lock out iPhones to prevent texting and driving.

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