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August 13, 2018, 5:00 PM

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Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Investigation finds some Google apps on Android and iPhones automatically store time-stamped location data even when the location history setting is paused  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
According to release notes for iOS 12's latest developer beta, Group FaceTime has been removed from initial release of iOS 12 and will ship later in the fall  —  This is a disappointing development: Group FaceTime for iPhone, iPad, and Mac appears to be delayed and won't be ready in time for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave launch next month.
Anton Shilov / AnandTech:
Lenovo unveils ultra-thin ThinkPad P1 with a 15.6-inch 4K display, Intel 8th Gen/Xeon CPUs, up to 64GB RAM, 4TB SSD in a carbon fiber chassis starting at $1,949  —  Lenovo on Monday introduced its new ThinkPad P1 workstation, which brings together a 4K 15.6-inch display, high performance, and portability.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Report: Facebook exec Campbell Brown told Australian media execs Mark Zuckerberg doesn't care about publishers, implied papers would die “in hospice” without FB  —  The Australian — the Murdoch-owned national paper — has an interesting (and aggressively paywalled) …
Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed News:
As attendees of Defcon's Voting Village, including an 11-year-old, successfully hack voting machines, vendors and officials try to downplay the problems  —  Veteran hackers have tried for years to get the world to notice flaws in voting machines.  Now that they've got it, they have to wrestle with scaring people away from voting.

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