Everyday Tech

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
7/15/2020

EVERYDAY TECH - Peacock TV Takes Flight

Here are the links from a super busy week in the tech world:Spotify debuts podcast charts to let you know what's popularhttps://www.engadget.com/spotify-podcast-charts-130055186.htmlA Frying Pan Ingredient Can Make Super-White Paint Reflect 98% of the Sun's Heathttps://gizmodo.com/a-frying-pan-ingredient-can-make-super-white-paint-refl-1844389335NBC Peacock Launches today: How to stream Peacockhttps://www.theverge.com/21324215/peacock-nbc-universal-comcast-app-how-to-watch-download-price-subscription-stream-showsPeacock will come to the PlayStation 4 on July 20thhttps://www.engadget.com/nbc-peacock-playstation-4-streaming-142144420.htmlhttps://www.peacocktv.com/The antitrust case against Google is gathering steamhttps://www.theverge.com/interface/2020/7/15/21324105/google-antitrust-california-search-youtubeGoogle buys $4.5 billion stake in India's biggest mobile networkhttps://www.engadget.com/google-investment-jio-india-101523701.htmlGmail could be getting a huge workplace overhaulhttps://www.engadget.com/gmail-google-chat-docs-meet-redesign-135910798.htmlSpaceX gets closer to a private beta of its Starlink internet servicehttps://www.engadget.com/spacex-starlink-private-beta-035424193.htmlUK bans Huawei from 5G networks, with total removal by 2027https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/14/21322880/uk-bans-huawei-5g-network-infrastructure-trump-administration-pressureYou can now stake your claim in Apple’s $500 million iPhone slowdown settlementhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/13/21322867/apple-iphone-batterygate-throttling-slowdown-settlement-claimsSiriusXM is buying Stitcher for $325 millionhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/13/21315911/siriusxm-stitcher-podcast-deal-buy-midroll-earwolfApple warns customers not to close its laptops with a camera cover attachedhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/10/21320321/apple-camera-cover-macbook-pro-air-warningFacebook reportedly considering ban on political ads before electionhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/10/21320394/facebook-political-ad-ban-blackout-us-election-day-rumor-reportZoom launches a line of hardware for home usehttps://www.engadget.com/zoom-for-home-130020632.html?utm_campaign=homepage&utm_medium=internal&utm_source=dlSony reportedly boosts PS5 production by 50 percenthttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/15/21325260/sony-ps5-oculus-stock-orders-manufacturing-increase