Google+ to shut down after data breach, Facebook unveils video chat devices
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Google is shutting down Google+ after exposing private profile data up to a half a million users.
The vulnerability in the social network affects users who were logged in between 2015 and March of this year.
But Google did not disclose the hack, because the company didn't want to invite regulatory scrutiny from lawmakers.
This all according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Google says it hasn't found any evidence of data misuse.
Facebook has unveiled the Portal and Portal+, two video chat devices designed to make it feel like you're hanging out in the same room with family or friends who might be thousands of miles away.
The new items track human movement to keep people in frame, and will start at 199.
They'll start shipping in early November.
And finally, Microsoft has revealed that it's testing an Xbox game streaming service that should let Xbox games work on phones and tablets.
It's called Project xCloud and Microsoft previews the service showing Forza and Halo being streamed to Android tablets and phones.
Public xCloud tests are set to start next year.
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