The Android Wear 2.0 terror and other fake news

Google yesterday formally announced Android Wear 2.0, its revised operating system for smartwatches and other wearables. LG previewed its compatible smartwatches, and we may see more smartwatches from other manufacturers despite pitiful sales of previous Android Wear models. But we’ll surely see reports of the life-threatening dangers that Android Wear brings to your business.

The security industry has been practicing fake news—lies, insinuations, and intentionally misleading “issues” to ponder—about as long as the conspiracy-crazed alt-right and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s cronies have, and certainly longer than the Trump Administration’s inner circle has, much less the emerging alt-left. We used to call it FUD: fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Now it’s called fake news.

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