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Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv

In mid-May, news.Bitcoin.com reported on one of our mining pool videos being censored and banned from the video-sharing platform Youtube. The report had shown how Youtube has been censoring videos for a long time now, and the CEO specifically told the public certain coronavirus films would be removed. Youtube’s censorship has caused a number of …

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Pokémon Go Fest 2020 is a stay-at-home event starting July 25th

Sponsored Links Niantic Each summer since 2017, app developer Niantic has hosted the Pokémon GO Fest in select cities across the globe. The event incorporates Pokémon-themed installations and activities in large parks, and helps thousands of players connect in real life. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Fest obviously can’t be held outdoors. Instead, …

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Edison Mail iOS bug showed messages intended for other people

Sponsored Links Edison Bugs in email clients aren’t unheard of, but they typically affect only those messages sent by or intended for you. Edison, however, had a more serious hiccup. It confirmed (via The Verge) reports that a bug in Edison Mail for iOS would show messages intended for other people without requiring their sign-ins …

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Instagram Lite vanishes ahead of a redesign

Sponsored Links Esra Hacioglu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images You’ll have to go without Instagram Lite’s more efficient social networking for a while — but just a while. In the wake of an Android Police report, Instagram has confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s “rolling back” Lite in those countries where it was available. The social network …

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WHO will launch a COVID-19 app for countries that don’t make their own

Sponsored Links Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Numerous countries have COVID-19 symptom and tracking apps, but the World Health Organization wants to fill in those gaps for the countries that are too stretched to develop their own software. The WHO’s Bernardo Mariano told Reuters in an interview that the outfit planned to release a …

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Microsoft To Do adds features the day Wunderlist shuts down

Sponsored Links Microsoft Today (May 6th) is the day Microsoft shuts down Wunderlist, but it’s hoping that some new features in To Do will ease the sting for those reluctant to switch. The tech giant is rolling out updates (via Android Police) to its Android and iOS apps that introduce some familiar Wunderlist features to …

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Intel is reportedly close to buying transit app creator Moovit

Sponsored Links Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Intel’s autonomous driving ambitions may soon get a boost from a well-known app developer. Calcalist, The Marker and TechCrunch sources claim Intel is close to acquiring transit app developer Moovit in a deal that would be worth around $1 billion. The deal would reportedly fold Moovit into …

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India requires all workers to use its COVID-19 tracking app

Sponsored Links Yawar Nazir/Getty Images COVID-19 contact tracing apps are frequently voluntary in those countries that have rolled them out so far, but India’s is effectively mandatory. The country’s home ministry will require that all workers, public or private, use its Aarogya Setu app starting May 4th. Company and government leaders will be responsible for …

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Senate bill would set privacy requirements for COVID-19 tracking

Sponsored Links Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Now that COVID-19 lockdowns are slowly starting to lift in the US, a group of senators want to set privacy expectations for the contact tracing apps that could help keep the virus in check. Senators Marsha Blackburn, Jerry Moran, John Thune and Roger Wicker plan to introduce (via iMore) a …

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