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Bobbie Johnson / MIT Technology Review:
Biden and Trump's campaign apps both ask for sharing contacts, but Trump's tries to fetch seemingly unrelated data such as the device's identity, location, more   —  Both presidential campaigns use apps to capture data, but Trump's asks to scoop up your identity, your location, and control of your phone's Bluetooth function.
Jun 22, 2020, 5:10 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Trump's new executive order will suspend H-1B, J-1, and H-2B visas, be in effect until the end of the year, and not immediately affect workers already in the US   —  BuzzFeed News has reporters around the world bringing you trustworthy stories about the impact of the coronavirus.
Jun 22, 2020, 4:05 PMIn context
Ian Allison / CoinDesk:
Sources: PayPal plans to allow buying and selling crypto directly from PayPal and Venmo in the next few months   —  Fintech giant PayPal plans to roll out direct sales of cryptocurrency to its 325 million users, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Jun 22, 2020, 2:45 PMIn context
Krebs on Security:
Activist group DDoSecrets publishes nearly 270 GB of potentially sensitive data from hundreds of US police departments   —  Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week.  The collection, dubbed “BlueLeaks” …
Jun 22, 2020, 9:25 AMIn context
Steven Sinofsky / Learning By Shipping:
An analysis of the App Store debate through the lens of history surrounding Windows and why curated app stores on smartphones have been beneficial to users   —  Debate/discussion/rants about app stores (or perhaps The App Store) have rapidly polarized to the point where it seems difficult to have a rational discussion.
Jun 21, 2020, 9:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
TikTok users and K-pop fan accounts claim they registered thousands of tickets for Trump's Tulsa rally as a prank, contributing to lower than expected turnout   —  Did a successful prank inflate attendance expectations for President Trump's rally in Tulsa, Okla.?
Jun 21, 2020, 12:45 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
What to expect from WWDC 2020: transition to ARM Macs, iOS 14 with Car Key and a Google Translate-like feature, third-party music services on HomePod, and more   —  - Company to announce move to Macs running its own processors  — Developers complaining about longtime App Store rules, fees
Jun 20, 2020, 11:55 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Social media execs owe it to staff, users, and society to examine structural forces empowering racists online and how their platforms undermine social justice   —  Shows of support from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube don't address the way those platforms have been weaponized by racists and partisan provocateurs.
Jun 20, 2020, 5:30 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Jun 20, 2020, 2:05 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
France's top administrative court dismisses Google's appeal against a $57M GDPR fine over insufficient disclosures about Android's processing of user info   —  France's top court for administrative law has dismissed Google's appeal against a $57M fine issued by the data watchdog last year …
Jun 19, 2020, 2:10 PMIn context

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