WeWork, a struggling non-tech company; cutting scooter brakes; drone-ramming drones; self driving cars, not in my backyard; TikTok says no to political ads; Words With Friends data breach; Google’s bad facial recognition tactics; ghost protocols; Yahoo inside job; Fitbit; Undercover out; Microsoft putting on the pressure; we have no idea how this works.

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FOLLOW UP

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IN THE NEWS

WeWork is planning to lay off thousands of people — up to 25% of its employees — as its new CEOs focus on the core business

Florida man arrested for cutting electric scooter brakes

Palmer Luckey’s company is making drone-ramming drones

UPS Now Runs the First Official Drone Airline

Apple CEO Tim Cook asks the Supreme Court to save DACA

Silicon Valley pioneered self-driving cars. But some of its tech-savvy residents don’t want them tested in their neighborhoods.

TikTok opts out of paid political advertising entirely

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

How to Protect Yourself in the ‘Words with Friends’ Data Breach

Zynga launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign in Words With Friends

Google using dubious tactics to target people with ‘darker skin’ in facial recognition project: sources

Facebook is being leaned on by US, UK, Australia to ditch its end-to-end encryption expansion plan

Ex-Yahoo engineer pleads guilty to hacking 6,000 accounts

Engineer admits hacking Yahoo accounts searching for images

Google’s Password Manager Now Warns About Compromised Accounts

APPS & DOODADS

The Morning After: Microsoft’s Surface event and our dual-screen future

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BRIC-A-BRAC

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Jessica Jones Auction

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

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