On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Tuesday menu.

Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled. (Quartz)

New study by researchers from Stanford, Columbia, etc. finds advertisers can target people psychologically based on a single Facebook like. (Business Insider)

Google plans to de-rank Sputnik and Russia Today, according to Chairman Eric Schmidt. (Motherboard, BBC)

Tesla’s new semi truck said to have a revolutionary new battery. (Axios)

Amazon launches new cloud storage service for U.S. spy agencies. The service is being provided through an existing Amazon contract with the federal government. (Washington Post)

Apple removes Skype and other apps from its Chinese app store. (Reuters, NYT)

Law likely on AT&T’s side in Time Warner battle, analysts say. (Reuters)

To make it easier to find your Uber driver, the company is rolling out new tools such as a live location feature and windshield colors. (CNN)

Uber fined $8.9 million by Colorado for allowing drivers with felony convictions, other driver’s license issues. (Denver Post)


Photo: A person dressed as the Android operating system mascot stands at Google headquarters in Mountain View on April 25, 2013. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)


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