Instagram's live video rolls out, Uber "God View" being abused?Today's tech stories include Instagram's launch of live video streaming, a slew of Netgear routers are hackable and Uber is in the hot seat over allegations of abusing the "God View" internal feature.
This is c|net and here are the stories that matter, right now. Instagram has begun rolling out live video features to its users in the U.S. this week. The feature will live in the story section of the app. Allowing you to broadcast to those who follow you. The videos will not be saved locally. Meaning once the stream ends, it's gone. A new top live section of the explore tab will highlight some live feeds making it a bit easier to discover new live content. A new router exploit puts a number of Netgear routers in jeopardy of being hacked. Netgear has recently acknowledged the vulnerability and says that certain R6400, 7000 and 8000 models may be affected. But other models can still be at risk. Netgear is offering assistance to those who wish to improve the security of their devices. Uber is once again in hot water over the God View mode that was reported on months ago. Ex employees say that the company abused the internal feature to track celebrities, politicians and other people of interest. Uber responded to the claims, saying provisions are in place to make sure access isn't granted to those who aren't cleared for it and the company is constantly investing in security measures. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple App Store.