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The Netflix Perk That Could Change Everything: Weekly News

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Looking to keep on top of the latest headlines in small business, innovation and tech? Check out our Weekly News recaps posted every Friday morning -- a quick summary designed to keep you current. 

The annual Black Hat security convention wrapped up in Las Vegas this week, where researchers announced that hackers can steal information through sound waves. This type of attack breaches uses an antenna and is hard to detect. 

Meanwhile, Netflix is offering unlimited leave to new parents. Our Laura Entis covers what the streaming giant's groundbreaking, parental leave policy entails -- and the questions it raises. 

And senior writer Kim Lachance Shandrow pens a heartfelt farewell to HitchBOT. The hitchhiking robot was found decapitated and vandalized in Philadelphia this week. Created two years ago by Canadian professors, the GPS-enabled bot trekked across Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and finally the U.S., where it was found dismembered and vandalized in the city of brotherly love. 

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