Supreme Court rules on phone location data, Samsung to ditch S10 iris scanner?Today's tech news includes the US Supreme Court's ruling on phone location data, Samsung reportedly ditching iris scanning and a rumoured "Your Time on Facebook" Tool.
[MUSIC] This is cnet and here are the stories that measure right now. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled police need a warrant to use phone location data as evidence in trials. The five-four decision handed down on Friday marks the first time the Supreme Court has ruled on the use of phone location data. It relates to a 2011 robbery case, in which Detroit police gathered four months worth of location data from a suspects phone provider. The supreme court ruled that this violated the fourth amendment which forbids unreasonable search and seizure. Samsung may ditch the iris scanner on the upcoming Galaxy S10, according to reports Korean publication, The Bell. Samsung is rumored to be working on a fingerprint reader under the display for authentication, as well as better 3D sensing front cameras ahead of a launch next year. And finally, Facebook could be working on a tool to help you manage your time on the platform. According to screenshots shared by serial tipster, Jane Manchun Wong The Your Time on Facebook tour would let users see how many minutes they spend on the app each day. And set reminders or mute notifications to help limit their use. Facebook has declined to comment. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play stores.