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The COMUNICANO for Monday January 28th 2019

Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger...Google Voice Goes Global...Google I/O date hack
January 28 · Issue #473 · View online
Andy Abramson
Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and MessengerGoogle Voice Goes Global…Google I/O date hacked out….GDPR complaint aims at Google and IDB…..Satellites is giving info to businesses…..Scooters off the road, scooters and injuries and scooters and the law….Uber Rewards may add to congestion…Drunk Ubering is too funny…More damage comes to Tesla Superchargers……..WeWork gives a new meaning to hot desking…AI will impact the workforce….those stories and more are all here today in the Monday edition of THE COMUNICANO!!

Facebook Watch
Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger
Google Voice for G Suite will be available outside the US, no consumer expansion plans
I/O Watch
Google's next I/O conference begins May 7th
Privacy Watch
Google and IAB ad category lists show “massive leakage of highly intimate data”, GDPR complaint claims
Private Messages Are the New (Old) Social Network
‘Businesses Will Not Be Able to Hide’: Spy Satellites May Give Edge From Above
Addiction Watch
The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs
Scooter Watch
E-scooters Bird and Lime's Achilles heel? The winter cold
It's official: Electric scooter injuries are piling up
Bird, Lime, and Other Startups Swoop Into New York City to Lobby for E-Scooter Laws
Tesla Watch
Tesla Supercharger sabotaged - latest in a series of weird anti-Tesla incidents
Fremont Police Replaced an Old Dodge Charger With a Tesla Cop Car
Uber Watch
Uber Rewards Is a Bad Deal for Cities Hoping to Reduce Congestion
Drunk guy texting friend from an Uber realizes he's made a huge mistake.
Uber wins big in SuperShuttle ruling made by Trump-appointed NLRB
WeWork Watch
You can rent a desk by the minute at WeWork’s first public location
5G Watch
AT&T reveals its 5G strategy — here's why it will dwarf Verizon's
Mobile Watch
T-Mobile’s new 600MHz hot spot is intended to provide broadband to rural customers
Verizon caves, won’t charge “spam” fee for texts from teachers to students
Security Watch
Huawei's problems deepen as western suspicions mount
Music Watch
Six coolest music-meets-tech gadgets from NAMM 2019, from $1.2M strap to foldable guitar
YouTube Ripper Wins Dismissal of Record Labels' US Piracy Lawsuit
Workplace Watch
Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How machines are affecting people and places
Weed Watch
CBD goes mainstream as bars and coffee shops add weed-related drinks to menus
Wine Watch
The Stemless Wine Glass I Drink All My Beverages From
Odds & Ends
Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?
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