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The Logic Around Contact Tracing Apps Is All Wrong

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 13:00
Rather than tracking individual exposures, we should be using them for real-time info on what activities and locations may be responsible for the spread.
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WeChat ban: Apple, Disney and others reportedly push back on call with White House - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:43
American companies are nervous about government-imposed limits on use of the popular Chinese app, according to report.
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Apple prepping subscription bundles that'll bring together TV Plus, Music and more, report says - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:21
The bundles could be launch as early as October.
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How 5G antennas will get built near you - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
CNET Now What looks at the hurdles in the way of getting 5G networks fully in place.
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Rescue vehicles hold things together when everything else falls apart - Roadshow

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
From drones to flying go-carts to million-dollar command centers, natural disaster response vehicles keep things running so first responders can save lives.
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Turkish Star Wars and the bizarre world of foreign remakes - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
The Turkish Exorcist, the Pakistani Dracula and how film industries around the world remixed and ripped off Hollywood.
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Inside and out, the 2021 Genesis G80 looks like a winner - Roadshow

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
With plenty of features and loads of luxury, this redesigned sedan comes out swinging.
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A Plan to Turn Military Bases Into ‘Sandboxes’ for 5G

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
A top Trump adviser outlines a blueprint for experimenting with wireless tech on bases and using software to counter China's lead in hardware.
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Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live Review: Weird But Good

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:00
They won't grow a magic beanstalk, but the Galaxy Buds Live offer a unique fit, good sound with decent noise-canceling, and a price that's easy to stomach.
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iPhone SE vs. Pixel 4A: Camera, design, software, performance and battery compared - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:07
Apple and Google both released budget versions of their flagship phones, but which one is better?
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Best iPhone charger for 2020 - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:00
With rumors circulating that Apple won't include a power adapter with the iPhone 12, here's a look at several models that will charge any iPhone extra fast.
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8K TV: What you need to know - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:00
Actual TVs with real 8K resolution are on sale now. Should you care?
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Photoshop Will Help ID Images That Have Been … Photoshopped

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:00
Adobe is adding technology to tag images with metadata, part of an effort to identify deepfakes and other efforts at manipulation.
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She Helped Wreck the News Business. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:00
Nandini Jammi’s advertiser boycotts scared brands away from journalism and into shady ad tech. Now she wants to teach marketers to think for themselves again.
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Should We Conserve Parasites? Apparently, Yes

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:00
A group of ecologists and biologists say the world's ticks, leeches, and tapeworms need love and conservation, too. Now they've got a 12-point plan.
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Ford launches Driveway Dealership AR experience for 2021 F-150 buyers - Roadshow

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:00
Now you can explore the new F-150 through your phone or tablet, and avoid the dealership experience altogether.
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2021 Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport concepts show off hundreds of factory accessories - Roadshow

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:00
Best of all, a whole lot of this stuff will be ready to roll at launch.
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One IT Guy’s Spreadsheet-Fueled Race to Restore Voting Rights

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:00
This fall, thousands will show up to vote only to find out they’ve been purged. Lots of activists—and one Ohio man with lots of cats—are on a quest to fix that.
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An Alexa Bug Could Have Exposed Your Voice History to Hackers

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:00
Amazon has patched the flaw, but its discovery underscores the importance of locking down your voice assistant interactions.
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2020 Chevy Corvette flips the formula - Roadshow

CNET News - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 09:00
It's still a Corvette, just one you're not used to.
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