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Bose Sued for Allegedly Spying on Customers Through Headphones

Reuters reports that multiple products are affected, as they all use the same app. Models include SoundSport Wireless, Sound Sport Pulse Wireless, QuietControl 30, SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II, and SoundLink Color II. Furthermore, the lawsuit wants Bose to stop its data collection and sharing of data from customers. The complaint states that listeners' music, radio shows, podcast and lecture choices "reveal sensitive information about themselves that suggests their ...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall crisis

It's possible there was a glitch in the software which upset the color balance on the Galaxy S8, meaning it might not be a hardware concern. But whether quick to forget or just convinced the company learned its lesson, a plurality of people (35 percent) said the Galaxy Note 7's penchant for overheating, catching on fire and perhaps even exploding had no impact on their buying decisions.

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Catch meteor shower in the sky Friday night

Jonesing for a meteor shower? "Friday night's Lyrid meteor shower may be the best meteor shower for the Northern Hemisphere until the peak of the Orionid meteor shower in late October", AccuWeather reports . Each year in mid-April, Earth comes across the stream of debris from the comet, which causes the Lyrid meteor shower. Lie down comfortably on a blanket or lawn chair, and look straight up.

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Rare April tropical storm forms far from land

The National Hurricane Center in Miami forecasts the storm to dissipate by Friday. The hurricane center said April tropical storms are rare and Arlene is only the second on record in the satellite era. The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Arlene, which formed Thursday, has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (72 kph). For more on what a subtropical system is, scroll to the bottom of this article.

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Katy Perry Has the Official Verdict on Starbucks's Unicorn Frappuccino

Jaime Bennis, a BU student and barista at the Starbucks inside of the university's Questrom School of Business, made a decision to skip work on Friday for one simple reason: She could not handle making any more of the sugary, color-changing concoctions that have taken over social media.

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George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

Bush . Commander in chief No. 41 posted the photo opp with No. 44 George W. Bush, with the caption: "Big morale boost from a high level delegation". McGrath said Bush "feels terrific", and Bush's vice president, Dan Quayle, talked with him by phone on Friday. Family spokesman Jim McGrath reported no changes on Thursday.