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ICYMI Weekly Tech News Highlights March 17, 2017

By boundless Team in · Technology · March 17, 2017

ICMYI Weekly Tech News Highlights is a weekly roundup of relevant technology posts from around the web.

Google and Levi’s $350 smart jacket lets you control your phone with your sleeve 

Wearable technology is set for its most literal incarnation with a new partnership between Google and clothing line Levi's.

Our thoughts: $350 is pretty expensive for a jean jacket. 

Malware infecting Androids somewhere in the supply chain


Smartphones from Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, ZTE, Oppo, Vivo, Asus and Lenovo have been spotted sporting malware they apparently carried when they were shipped.

Our thoughts: This is terrifying news as end-users could have compromised devices out of the box.

Microsoft is putting OneDrive ads in Windows 10’s File Explorer

Microsoft has made a bad habit of introducing ads here and there throughout Windows, and now people are starting to notice them showing up in another spot: inside File Explorer.
Our Thoughts: It'll be interesting to see if enterprise users start asking IT departments about these upgrades.

 

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