Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Contact-tracing apps are problematic, and that's before they violate their own privacy policies.  The Care19 app, developed for the North Dakota Department of Health by developer ProudCrowd, was intended to assist health officials in their battle against coronavirus by logging users' location d...

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Can Google Ads data predict the next coronavirus outbreak?

May 21, 2020 Mashable

You wake up and something feels wrong. You can’t smell anything.  Do you have the coronavirus? You grab your iPhone, head to Google, type “I can’t smell,” and tap the first link that pops up on the page. What you clicked was a Google Ad. From that one click, Google colle...

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IKEA has designed a DIY bee home you can build at home — Future Blink

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Bees are vital for life on Earth, so let's give them a home they deserve.  Read more...More about Mashable Video, Diy, Ikea, Bees, and Future Blink Please click the link below to view full content: Source - Mashable: IKEA has designed a DIY bee home you can build at home — Future Bl...

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Save up to 30% on Alienware gaming accessories during this sale at Dell

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Spoiler alert: Your glorious return to office life probably won't happen anytime soon.  Even as some states gingerly lift their stay-at-home orders, "much of corporate America is in no rush to return employees to their campuses and skyscrapers," The New York Times reports. Capital One has repor...

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Facebook leans into remote work and in doing so sees dollar signs

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Facebook is going remote and, if Mark Zuckerberg has his way, so are you.  In a livestreamed talk Thursday aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at his employees, the CEO announced his plan to make Facebook a more remote-work friendly company. Notably, Zuckerberg sees the changes wrought by the co...

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Scammers send fake COVID-19 contact-tracing text messages

May 21, 2020 Mashable

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing most of us to stay at home and in many case unable to work, but it hasn't stopped scammers attempting to steal our valuable personal information. They've simply adjusted their tactics to use COVID-19 to their advantage. Apple has just released iOS 13.5, and with i...

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iOS 13.5 is here: Do this to stop bubbles from changing size on FaceTime group calls

May 21, 2020 Mashable

FaceTime is now more important than ever and you can finally turn off its most annoying feature: those shape-shifting bubbles. Instead of cleanly presenting every participant's feed, FaceTime presents everyone in little bubbles that irritatingly change size whenever someone talks. It looks bad and m...

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This microbubble showerhead could save you tons of water — Future Blink

May 21, 2020 Mashable

The MTIZSEI showerhead uses millions of microbubbles per second to give users a deep, environmentally friendly clean. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Clean Tech, Eco Friendly, and Future Blink Please click the link below to view full content: Source - Mashable: This microbubble sh...

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Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't want misinformation 'going viral'

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Mark Zuckerberg insists that Facebook is effectively fighting misinformation surrounding the upcoming U.S. elections and the coronavirus.  In an interview with the BBC, Facebook CEO answered questions about the company's anti-misinformation campaign, the Covid-19 pandemic, upcoming elections, a...

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For a movie night under the stars, an outdoor projector is your best bet

May 21, 2020 Mashable

Gathering the family to watch a film everyone agrees on (Cats?) under the stars: Now that's a summer night. To turn your yard into a home theater, though, you'll need a projector — one that works just as well outside as it does in. While the vast majority of projectors aren't marketed exclusiv...

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