Tech News Weekly

Jul 2nd 2020

Tech News Weekly 140

COVID-Inspired Virtual Yearbooks

Hosted by Jason Howell
HAGS App, NDAs and Racial Equality
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Category: News

NDAs and racial equality in tech, virtual yearbooks in a COVID world, 5G rollout hasn't slowed.

  • Emily Birnbaum from Protocol discusses the impact that NDAs have on employees who would share their stories of workplace discrimination if they hadn't agreed to them in the first place.
  • Graduating High School Senior Jameel Shivji co-created an app for iOS called HAGS that allows students to sign each other's virtual yearbooks at a time when social distancing has changed everything about graduation.
  • 2020 was to be a big year for 5G. Shara Tibken from CNET describes how the Coronavirus hasn't really slowed down the development of the technology.

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