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How to manage COVID-19 exposure notifications on iPhone

Apple and Google have partnered on offering a secure and private coronavirus contact tracing implementation on iOS and Android. Follow along for where to find the on/off toggle for COVID-19 contact tracing on iPhone in iOS settings. Anonymous COVID-19 contact tracing via Bluetooth (not GPS location) will first become available with iOS 13.5 on iPhone. The software isn’t available publicly yet…
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GamesBeat Summit Visionary Awards — Honoring two who shed light on mental illness in games

Two leaders who are shedding light on mental illness in the game industry — and doing something to help — are the winners of this year’s Visionary Award and our new Up and Comer Award at the GamesBeat Summit 2020 event. This year, our committee of seven industry judges honored John Smedley of Amazon Game Studios and Eve Crevoshay of Take This for our Visionary Award and Up and Comer Award…
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Walmart prepares new Onn tablets w/ Android 10 because originals will never be updated

Last year Walmart debuted a competitor for the Amazon Fire Tablet using its Onn brand and pretty pure Android. They were alright. The security was really bad. Now, it looks like Walmart is preparing successors to its original Onn tablets, this time with Android 10 out of the box. The folks over at (via ) spotted what appears to be an FCC listing for a new release of Walmart’s Onn tablet as…
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Google previews Android exposure notification API to let health agencies build contact tracing apps

Google and Apple earlier this month announced a partnership to build contact tracing into iOS and Android. Ahead of the capability launching in mid-May, both companies are previewing the exposure notification API for health agency developers. Contact tracing involves keeping a record of everyone you’ve recently interacted with so that they can be alerted if you later test positive for…
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