Google to expand massive network, new Android spyware discoveredToday's most important tech stories include Google's massive expansion and subsea cabling, the discovery of a powerful piece of Android spyware and a strange Wi-Fi glitch caused by some Google products.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Google is expanding its worldwide network by adding five new regional data centers this year and three subsea cables in 2019. The data centers will include locations in Montreal, Los Angeles, Finland, and Hong Kong while the subsea cables will connect various continental land masses around the world. A newly discovered piece of Android Spyware is being described as one of the most advanced surveillance tools ever seen on a mobile device. NIcknamed Sky go free by researches at Kaspersky lab but now it may have been active since 2014 with clues pointing its origin to Italy [MUSIC] And finally, reports of servers of Google products causing WiFi outages. The culprit seemed to the the Chromecast, Google Home and certain TPLink routers, but reports of other brand routers being affected have shown up as well. Google has told 9-5 Google that a fix for the mystery issue is underway. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet Tech Today app, in the Apple or Google Play store.