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Google pauses hiring, Netflix loses nearly 1M customers, and Slack increases prices


Hey, friends! It’s that time again. Another week has passed us by, which means another issue of Week in Review — the newsletter where we recap the top stories to hit TechCrunch’s front page in the past seven days. Sign up here!
The top story this week was about a new set of documents detailing how (and how often) the Department of Homeland Security taps third-party data brokers to obtain potentially sensitive location info while “sidestepping the legal process government officials would typically need to go through.” A privacy bill aptly named the “Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale” act is in the works that would require agencies to get a warrant for this data — but it’s still in its early stages.
other stuff
What else were people reading on TechCrunch? Here’s a handful of the most read posts this week:
Solar for your balcony: Got a balcony bathed in sunlight and want to make a shift toward renewable energy? That’s the idea behind these vertical solar panels designed to strap right onto a balcony’s railing. Mik …

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