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TECH WARS: Inside Oracle’s cloak-and-dagger political war with Google. The story that appeared …

TECH WARS: Inside Oracle’s cloak-and-dagger political war with Google. The story that appeared in Quartz this November seemed shocking enough on its own: Google had quietly tracked the location of its Android users, even those who had turned off such monitoring on their smartphones. But missing from the news site’s report was another eyebrow-raising detail: […]
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