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Google Fi begins rolling out RCS Chat and upgrading international data speeds

3 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Back in December, Project Fi was rebranded to Google Fi as part of wider availability on both Android and iOS. The Google MVNO is now supporting RCS Chat on its network and devices, as well as improving international data speeds.
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Google Knew Carriers Were Sharing Location-Data, Demanded Sprint & T-Mobile Not Share Fi's Customer Data

Google Knew Carriers Were Sharing Location-Data, Demanded Sprint & T-Mobile Not Share Fi's Customer Data

3 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Last week, a pretty big story broke out of Motherboard , regarding the four US carriers. The fact that the carriers were sharing location-data of its customers, not only sharing but selling it. The investigation by Motherboard showed just how easy it was to get hands on someone's location-data, and it doesn't cost a whole lot either. AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile were all selling data, though the investigation wasn't able to catch Verizon doing it. Now some more information is coming to light, which is the fact that Google not only knew about the carriers sharing customers' location-data, but...
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