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Will a cell phone that fell in water still work? How can you tell if it’s safe to shop on a certain website? With the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of technology, it’s practically impossible to tackle it all alone,
7/29/2020

EVERYDAY TECH - Apple Watch or Fitbit

Here are some of the stories the guys have been looking at this week. Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video ‘took longer than it should have’https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345674/facebook-covid-19-misinformation-breitbart-news-video-removal-responseSpotify podcast consumption doubles as overall listening recovershttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/29/21346339/spotify-q2-2020-earnings-podcasts-coronavirus-covid-19-consumption-recoveryRite Aid used facial recognition in secret across hundreds of its storeshttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345185/rite-aid-facial-recognition-surveillance-spyingGoogle reportedly negotiating with Samsung to push Assistant over Bixbyhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/29/21346242/google-samsung-deal-android-touchwiz-bixby-play-storeAMC and Universal agree to let movies go from theaters to digital rentals much soonerhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345713/amc-universal-movies-theaters-digital-rentals-pvod-streaming-agreementGoogle Stadia tests 4G and 5G game streaminghttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345365/google-stadia-4g-lte-5g-cellular-network-connection-experimentDiscord’s mobile app is getting background noise suppression because life is noisyhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21337457/discord-mobile-background-noise-suppression-feature-krispTikTok is opening up its algorithm and challenging competitors to do the samehttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/29/21346390/tiktok-algorithm-moderation-policy-transparency-china