E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

Tuesday's CNET Update is checking privacy settings:


There's an update to today's top story. Hours after CNET reported on a bill rewrite that would give warrantless access to American's e-mail, the senator behind the legislation has abandoned his controversial proposal.

Other stories in today's tech roundup:

- Facebook is testing Photo Syncing for some iOS users. It automatically uploads images on a phone or tablet to Facebook, saving them in a private folder. Google+ has a similar feature called Instant Upload.

- YouTube users with anonymous nicknames can link with a Google+ account. Back in July, the only way to link a YouTube and Google account was to change a YouTube handle with a real name.

- Some Apple TV users are reporting the streaming box died after installing a software update.

- Skype now is selling gift cards.

- Nokia's Here Maps are now in Apple's app store.

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