Tech News Today: Episode 1699 (Video)

A US magistrate ruled that Google is required to hand over email data to the FBI that is stored on its servers abroad. A related appeals court ruling last month said that Microsoft was NOT required to share user data stored in Ireland, but the judge in this case broke from that precedent which has privacy advocates concerned.

In response to the Note 7 firey kerfuffle, The South Korean government says they will tighten battery regulations. The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy will institute new certification measures to require safety of lithium-ion batteries based on new technology in the production process. Hosted by Megan Morrone, Jason Howell. Guests: Bryan Clark, Michael Coren.

Tech News Today explores the most important stories of the day in conversation with the world’s leading journalists.