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Apple’s fourth-gen iPad Air could introduce a USB Type-C port

A new report claims the fourth-gen iPad Air will feature a USB Type-C port, while the new iPad Mini will stick to Apple's proprietary Lightning port in 2021.
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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for allegedly tracking users in incognito mode

A new class-action lawsuit against Google claims the company covertly tracks its users even when they're browsing in the supposedly private incognito mode.
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Zuckerberg reportedly expressed ‘disgust’ over Trump’s post on internal call

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly expressed disgust over a post by President Donald Trump, and vowed to re-examine policies around the use of state force.
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Activision postpones new seasons of Call of Duty Warfare and Warzone

As social unrest grows in the United States, Activision has announced it's postponing new seasons of its Call of Duty games, including Warzone, indefinitely.
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Apple awards hacker $100K for finding a Sign In With Apple vulnerability

A security loophole inside Sign With In Apple that could have potentially allowed hackers to take over users' third-party accounts has been patched by Apple.
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Twitter hides Trump, White House tweets on Minnesota for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter hid and issued a public interest notice on a Trump tweet about the Minnesota protests for violating its “glorification of violence” policy.
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Google Sodar lets you visualize social distancing guidelines in AR

Google has released an experimental web app that uses augmented reality to help you stick to the precise social distancing guidelines when you're out in public.
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Privacy-focused Brave browser tests end-to-end encrypted video calling

Brave is adding an end-to-end video-calling service to its privacy-focused browser. It's currently restricted to Brave Nightly users in North America.
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Facebook’s new audio-calling app lets you share when you’re available to talk

Facebook's experimental apps division has launched a new audio-calling app called CatchUp that lets you broadcast when you're available to take a call.
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The next Motorola Razr could arrive later this year with 5G

A new report hints the next Motorola Razr will feature several under-the-hood upgrades and could launch in September of this year with support for 5G.
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Leaked renders show what the Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ could look like

A new leak offers the first look at Samsung's upcoming flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 20 Plus, and reveals a familiar design with a large rear camera bump.
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U.K. may be planning to phase out Huawei from its 5G networks by 2023

A new report claims that the United Kingdom may be gearing up to phase out use of the Huawei’s network equipment from the country’s 5G infrastructure by 2023.
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Future iPad keyboards might perform actions based on how hard you press a key

In a new patent, a team of Apple designers outlined a few ways to make keyboards better suited to the iPad, like pressure- and intensity-sensitive keys.
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North Dakota’s COVID-19 app is sharing user data with Foursquare and Google

A new report has discovered that North Dakota's contact-tracing app, Care19 has been sharing sensitive user data with companies like Foursquare and Google.
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The Google Pixel 4a will likely launch on July 13 without 5G

A new rumor claims Google has pushed its next midrange phone, the Pixel 4a, back by two months. It will likely launch on July 13 without 5G.
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Google’s new smart textile tech lets you control music by pinching a cord

Google is now experimenting with weaving technology into fabrics and textiles. The concept uses braiding techniques to enable cords to sense gestures.
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Netflix subscribers run into fewer service problems, new study finds

A new J.D. Power study claims that Netflix subscribers face the least number of service problems followed by Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, and the rest.
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Teachers take lessons from boring to blockbuster with wild Zoom backgrounds

Online learning has proved challenging for students and schools. So some teachers are using Zoom backgrounds to make their online lessons fun and engaging.
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Twitter is struggling to keep viral ‘Plandemic’ conspiracy video off its platform

Since the "Plandemic" conspiracy video went viral, Twitter's policies and algorithms have largely proved ineffective to keep it off the social network.
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Apple’s next low-cost iPad will likely run on the premium A12 chip

Apple's rumored upcoming entry-level iPad model will be reportedly powered by Apple’s premium A12 chip and launch sometime in the second half of 2020.
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Sony wants to make cameras smarter with an onboard A.I. chip

Sony has announced two new 12.3-megapixel image sensors that come equipped with dedicated A.I. chips for applying machine learning to camera data locally.
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Contact-tracing apps may seem like the coronavirus solution. They’re not

To control the coronavirus's spread, countries have turned to contact-tracing apps to notify people when they're exposed. But how effective are these apps?
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The iPhone 12 Pro will reportedly have 120Hz refresh rate and 3× optical zoom

A new leak claims the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max will feature a 120Hz ProMotion display, 3x optical zoom, and improved night-time photography.
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I loved working from home until the pandemic made it mandatory

Remote work is, at long last, under the spotlight due to the coronavirus, but the grim reality is this isn’t the remote work I know and love.
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Samsung all set to launch its own debit card later this year

Samsung, in partnership with SoFi, is expanding Samsung Pay with its own 'innovative' debit card and mobile-first money management platform later this year.

You’ll soon be able to video call your Tinder matches

Match Group said it’s developing a one-on-one video chatting feature for its premier dating app, Tinder, and plans to roll it out sometime later this year.
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The next Oculus Quest VR headset will likely be smaller and lighter

Facebook's Oculus is reportedly developing a successor to its mid-tier Quest. It's expected to have a lighter and smaller design, 90Hz refresh rate, and more.
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Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro features Magic Keyboard

Apple has finally announced the long-awaited refresh of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, with a more reliable keyboard, faster performance, and a 32GB RAM option.
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ICANN rejects controversial handover of the .org registry to Ethos Capital

ICANN is voting against the controversial handover of the .org domain to Ethos Capital, saying it would create "unacceptable uncertainty" for the registry.
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To take on Zoom, Google Meet goes free for everyone

Google's video conferencing tool, Meet, is going free to take on Zoom. Anybody with a Gmail account will be able to use it to talk to up to 100 participants.
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Galaxy S20 Ultra owners report sudden crack in their phones’ camera bumps

On Samsung's complaints forum, some Galaxy S20 Ultra owners have reported that the glass of their phones’ camera bump has abruptly cracked without any impact.

Patreon and Ko-fi become full-time gigs as creators lose their jobs

In the last few weeks, crowdfunding platforms have seen record-high sign-ups as creators launch memberships to support themselves amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Nearly 160,000 Nintendo accounts compromised in massive hack

Nintendo confirmed sensitive details, like email addresses, of about 160,000 Nintendo Network ID accounts have been compromised since the beginning of April.
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Over 12.3 million people joined Travis Scott’s Fortnite concert

Travis Scott’s virtual Fortnite concert, Astronomical, was joined by over 12.3 million concurrent streamers on the first day, says Epic Games.