Apr 12th 2020
This Week in Tech 766
Zoom, But Use Protection
Apple+Google COVID tracking app, 5G towers burning, Zoom tips
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- 5G towers are being burned in England and the Netherlands to stop coronavirus. We have officially hit maximum techno panic.
- Apple and Google are building a coronavirus phone tracking app. Do you want a cyberpunk dystopia? Because this is how you get a cyberpunk dystopia!
- Zoom is the best option for group video chat, but only if you use it right, and only if you don't need perfect privacy.
- We show all the free TV shows you can watch online.
- What we are doing in quarantine: soap making, Half-Life Alyx, Castlevania, start your own video channel
- Smart toilet recognizes your butt and scans your poop for diseases
- Jack Dorsey donates $1 billion to Coronavirus research, with full transparency
- Apple displays COVID testing locations and launches Today at Apple at Home
- Why Apple stopped charging Amazon Prime Video the 30% "Apple Tax"
- Amazon workers are terrified to go to work, but at least they have a job
- Travelex paid 285 bitcoin to ransomware hackers - watch out for COVID Phishing
- Quibi has 300 Million installs in its first week, while Tik Tok crosses 1 Billion
- Distance learning: school attendance is at 50%
- Passover Seder on Zoom
- Leo is back on Facebook
- John Conway, creator of Conway's Game of Life has passed due to coronavirus
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- Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge
- Apple and Google partner on Covid-19 contact tracing technology
- Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology
- Apple Maps will soon display COVID-19 testing locations - 9to5Mac
- Tim Cook: Apple shipping custom face shields to medical workers as mask donations cross 20M - 9to5Mac
- Apple commits to hiring over 1,000 summer interns, with online and in-person components
- 9 Amazon Workers Describe the Daily Risks They Face in the Pandemic
- Apple and Amazon video deal is part of a long-term strategy to fight a potential Netflix-dominated future
- Facebook to supply free Portals to some care home residents under NHS scheme
- Twitter/Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating $1 billion to COVID-19 relief and other charities.
- Report: Travelex paid hackers 285 BTC, worth around $2.3M, to regain access to its systems
- Working on Security and Safety with Zoom - Alex Stamos - Medium
- Senator backing anti-crypto bill calls out Zoom’s lack of end-to-end crypto
- Taiwan joins Canada in banning Zoom for government video conferencing
- Google Bans Zoom Videoconferencing Software From Employees' Computers
- US Senate, German government tell staff not to use Zoom
- Zoom became Saturday Night Live’s breakout star in historic all digital, remote episode
- Next year in Jerusalem — but for now, Zoom
- As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out - The New York Times
- Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands
- Why the 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories don’t make sense
- Quibi gains 300K launch day downloads, hits No. 3 on App Store | TechCrunch
- You can watch Quibi’s reboot of Punk’d in Fortnite
- TikTok passes one billion installs on the Play Store, boosted by the coronavirus pandemic
- John Horton Conway
- Ant Pruitt on Twitter
- This smart toilet recognizes your butt and analyzes poo for diseases
- Owen JJ Stone - IQMZ
- Leiyah the Higiene Queen
- Rene Ritchie on YouTube
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