Google Assistant had spying vulnerabilities, Uber co-founders dump a lot of stock
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On Tuesday, researchers from cyber security company check marks disclosed vulnerabilities in several Android devices, including Google's pixel line and Samsung's Galaxy series.
The security flaws would have allowed attackers to take photos and videos on the devices without people knowing or to eavesdrop or do location tracking according to checkmarks director of security research.
Checkmarks informed Google and Samsung about the security issue back in July and the two companies have said they fixed the issue in a play store update the same month.
Uber's two co founders of let go some of the millions of shares they own in the ride hailing company.
Over the past two weeks, Travis Caleta has sold nearly 33 million shares.
According to filings with the SEC.
That's more than 33% of his stake in Uber worth more than $885 million based on today's stock price.
Of $27 per share, and to a lesser degree, Garrett campus sold 510,000 shares worth roughly $13.77 million.
And finally, Spotify said Tuesday that your daily podcast playlist will offer up personalized recommendations on podcast episodes to listen to next.
Spotify said this could include the next episode and a sequential podcast you've already been listening to, or a standalone episode such as a comedy podcast or a timely episode from a daily podcast, like Periscope Today.
Spotify also promised to not spoil story driven shows, saying it would start by recommending the trailer or pilot episode.
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