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Google Maps will now label clinics that provide abortions

Comment on this storyCommentGoogle will begin specifically labeling medical clinics and hospitals that provide abortion care in its Maps app and websites.The move comes in response to years of complaints from users and abortion advocates that its search results for abortion care often return links to crisis pregnancy centers that do not provide abortions and …

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Amazon’s iRobot Deal Would Give It Maps Inside Millions of Homes

After decades of creating war machines and home cleaning appliances, iRobot agreed to be acquired by Amazon for $1.7 billion, according to a joint statement by the two companies. If the deal goes through, it would give Amazon access to yet another wellspring of personal data: interior maps of Roomba owners’ homes.iRobot got its start …

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