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    The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

    Law enforcement concerned about police-tracking app

    Waze, the Google Inc. app to watch real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt police. Law enforcement wants it disabled. 

    SEATTLE TIMES

    Hacked news companies tweet Chinese fired on U.S. warship

    The Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International were hacked and both companies tweeted that a war had broken out between the U.S. and China.

    CNN

    Google Glass is dead...sort of

    Google has shelved Google Glass -- the computer you can wear -- but says it it has a bright future ahead. 

    SLATE

    Facebook soars to 400 employees in Seattle, doubles space to make room for more

    Facebook's Seattle office now employs 400 people, with plans to continue growing. 

    GEEKWIRE

    ISIS “Cyber Caliphate” hacks U.S. Military command accounts

    The Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group claiming association with terrorist group ISIS, today seized control of the @CENTCOM Twitter and Youtube accounts that represents U.S. central military command. 

    TECH CRUNCH

    Sweden's brilliant TV show: Tracking and confronting worst online commenters

    The idea is to use high-tech tools to find those who spread hate behind a veil of anonymity.

    SLOG (THE STRANGER)

    What teens really think about each social media platform

    "Facebook is something we all got in middle school because it was cool but now is seen as an awkward family dinner party we can't really leave."

    MEDIUM.COM

    Gates' technology turns feces to faucet water

    New technology, developed with help from the Gates Foundation, can turn human waste into potable drinking water.

    BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

    Inside the Seattle Police Hackathon

    What attendees learned about redacting public video at the Seattle Police Department's hackathon last week.

    GEEKWIRE

    North Korea suggests joint investigation with U.S. into Sony hack

    "North Korea has proposed holding a joint inquiry with the US into the hacking of Sony Pictures, claiming it can prove it did not carry out the cyber-attack. The foreign ministry in Pyongyang denied responsibility for the the highest-profile corporate hack in history, and said there would be grave consequences if Washington refused to collaborate on an investigation and continued to blame it."

    THE GUARDIAN (UK)
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