Happy Friday! Catch up on the latest technology news headlines from earlier this week.
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CNET: Google calls Nest's hidden microphone an 'error' By: Alfred Ng & Megan Wollerton Bloomberg: Big Brother Billionaires Get Rich as China Watches Everyone By: Blake Schmidt & Venus Feng Gizmodo: How an Investigation of Fake FCC Comments Snared a Prominent D.C. Media Firm By: Dell Cameron & Jason Prechtel The Verge: YouTube terminates more than 400 channels following child exploitation controversy By: Julia Alexander Ars Technica: Nike’s self-lacing sneakers turn into bricks after faulty firmware update By: Ron Amadeo FossBytes: Android Users Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Their Location By: Vanshika Malhotra Security Boulevard: IBM Warns Retailers of Trojan Threat By: Michael Vizard