Tech News Today 291

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Episode 291

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Tech News Today 291: No Shirt, No Shoes, No Google+

Netflix disappoints more people, Kindle thumbs nose at Apple, why Real names on G+ are like ties, and more.

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  • Street View cars grabbed locations of phones, PCs
    • Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) recently contacted CNET and said its investigation confirmed that Street View cars collected MAC addresses of more than just WiFi access points.
    • CNET reported June 15 that MAC addresses were avilable in public database
    • Google and SkyHook wireless make their location available in a public database


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"Hello TNT team,

According to what I've read in defense of soldered memory it is slightly more power efficient and faster because of better quality direct connections, rather than through some slot, therefore being soldered it takes less space on the motherboard. This probably saves money in manufacturing and assuming you replace the laptop after 3 years, the durable good limit, is cost efficient.

Jonathan in KY"

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