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Butt Kits, Drone Planes and Sneaky Light Switches Are All It Takes To Be a Secret Agent

Being a highly trained, super-secret secret agent is a super-hard secret to keep. Best-case scenario: no one ever finds out how awesome you really are because you're so concerned with maintaining a Joe Normal public persona. Worst-case scenario: you blow your cover and are forced to spend the rest of your days as a…

The Wi-Fi Location Data Google Collects From Your Phone? It's Tagged With a Unique ID (Updated)

The WSJ's headline—"Apple, Google Collect User Data"—borders on art, but the real point of note from the piece as it attempts to corral and make sense of the sprawling issue of cellphone location data is that when Google collects data about nearby Wi-Fi hotspots from your phone, that data is apparently tagged with "a…