FastCompany’s harrymcc writes: It’s not there’s ever a year that isn’t rife with stories about buggy software. But 17 seems to have had an unusually rich supply of software flaws that fouled up major products — from Twitter to iOS 11 to the Google Pixel 2 — in ways that were very noticeable and sometimes even funny. Sample : A nagging flaw in Google’s Play Services software for Android causes Gmail to demand access to R;body ” before it will let users send email. Android Police’s Artem Russakovskii discovers that his Mini is recording audio 24/7 and storing it on Google’s servers. I rounded up a bunch of them over at Fast Company.

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