A look at the many ways Google harvests user info via Gmail, apps on devices, its Analytics service, more; Google likely knows more about us than Facebook (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: A look at the many ways Google harvests user info via Gmail, apps on devices, its Analytics service, more;

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As FOSTA became a law, Cloudflare kicked Switter, a community for sex workers, from its network, forcing the service to move to another CDN (Megan Farokhmanesh/The Verge)

Megan Farokhmanesh / The Verge: As FOSTA became a law, Cloudflare kicked Switter, a community for sex workers, from its network, forcing the service to

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Photo-sharing and storage company SmugMug acquires Flickr from Oath, promises to revitalize and maintain Flickr as a standalone service (Jessica Guynn/USA Today)

Jessica Guynn / USA Today: Photo-sharing and storage company SmugMug acquires Flickr from Oath, promises to revitalize and maintain Flickr as a standalone service  — 

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Google announces Chat, a carrier messaging service based on Universal RCS, as a replacement to SMS, with typing indicators, full-res images, video, group texts (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

Dieter Bohn / The Verge: Google announces Chat, a carrier messaging service based on Universal RCS, as a replacement to SMS, with typing indicators, full-res

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