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This week, Andrew Sorcini, Devindra Hardawar, Dwayne De Freitas, and Christopher Burnor take a look at other companies that are storing your data without your permission, following last week’s coverage of the Path debacle, and later we examine former TechCrunch reporter turned Crunchfund partner MG Siegler‘s claim that tech journalists today are foregoing putting research and expertise into their work in favor of using sensationalism to chase page views. But first, the headlines…

Google develops a home entertainment system, two Kickstarter projects hit the $1 million mark, SNL pokes fun at Verizon marketing, Steve Jobs earns a posthumous Grammy, Twitter beats MSM on news of Whitney Houston‘s death, The Pirate Bay says goodbye to .torrent files, Apple readies the iPad3 (and tests an 8-in. tablet), and Apple invites inspections of its suppliers.

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The Drill Down: A Slippery Path
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This week, The Drill Down team talks about online services that collect personal information to provide a more customized experience (including mobile app Path, which was recently discovered to upload your mobile address book to its servers without permission)…and the fine line between personalization and invasion of privacy.

But first, this week’s headlines: We talk about a Best Buy ad featuring notable innovators of tech, Avid brings its editing software to the iPad, leaked features of Windows Phone 8, Amazon plans to open a chain of brick-and-mortar stores, Apple sued in China over use of the name ‘iPad’, Google develops HUD IP-connected goggles, and Slate gets more views by publishing less.

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