Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking people in Incognito mode

From CNET: Google is facing a proposed class action lawsuit that accuses the tech giant of invading people's privacy and tracking internet use even when browsers are set to "private" mode. The suit, filed Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that Google violates wiretapping and privacy laws by continuing to "intercept, track, and collect communications" even when people use Chrome's Incognito mode and other private web browser modes.

HP’s latest gaming accessories focus on simplicity and value

From The Verge: HP has announced a fleet of new gaming accessories, including new gaming mice and HP’s very first wireless 2.4GHz gaming headset. Even though all of today’s announcements have features that are geared primarily toward gamers, there’s a strange split between the products with HP’s refreshed Omen branding, like the mice, and the simply HP-branded headset.

Facebook feature lets you archive or trash old or embarassing posts

From CNET: A new feature will let Facebook users curate their profiles, letting them hide old posts that users may no longer be comfortable sharing with their online connections. Called "Manage Activity," the new tool is ideal for times of transition like entering the job market or leaving an old relationship behind.

"We want to make it easy for you to curate your presence on Facebook to more accurately reflect who you are today," Facebook said in an announcement Tuesday.

Vivo announces X50 flagship series with gimbal-style camera

From The Verge: Vivo has officially announced its first flagship phones of 2020, the X50 series. As previously teased, the key feature is the primary camera’s heavy-duty stabilization system, which Vivo variously compares to professional gimbals and chameleons’ eyes. It previously showed up on Vivo’s Apex 2020 concept phone, but the company wasn’t able to show it off in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic; now it’ll be shipping on commercial devices.

T-Mobile touts that it now has 5G coverage in all 50 states

From CNET: T-Mobile is boosting its 5G footprint. After touting that it launched the first nationwide 5G network late last year, the carrier on Monday announced that it now offers 5G in parts of all 50 states.

The latest announcement, a deal between T-Mobile and Alaskan carrier GCI, will allow T-Mobile users in Alaska to roam on GCI's new 5G network in Anchorage that was turned on in April. GCI users will similarly be able to take advantage of T-Mobile's 5G footprint when traveling in other states.

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When I was in Kindergarten, I remember we had quite a few activities to do even within a classroom. This included things like reading, writing in your journal, doing math, as well as more hands-on things like playing with marble tracks, puppets, or the sand and water pit. Unfortunately, some of these were more exclusive because not everyone could do them at the same time. Just by reading the list, you can probably tell many kids went straight for the sand and water pit. For a while, I also really wanted to go to the pit. The pit we had was a large square sand pit that was dry and easy to build sculptures or scoop sand. The water pit, on the other hand, was a separate unit that had water flowing through plastic routes. After some patient waiting, it was my turn to go to the elemental pit with my friends. However, it was not until I tried it out when my opinion for this activity changed.

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I looked at quite a number of graduate schools when I was figuring out which one to attend. I ended up at one in Ontario, which also happens to have many graduate schools. In the year that I have spent in Ontario, I was able to go some conferences at one of the other graduate schools I considered. It was a fun experience and I learned a lot. Of course, that was pre-pandemic days, given now we are not allowed to attend school physically, never mind visiting other schools. Since then, I have not heard from that graduate school until very recently. They put on an advertisement where they were giving away free stylized stickers of the Reformers of the 16th century. For those who are not familiar, these included John Calvin, Martin Luther, Thomas Cranmer, and John Wycliffe. All I had to do to get these stickers was to email them.

Google’s AR tool helps you measure two meters to maintain proper social distancing

From The Verge: As lockdown measures are eased around the world, it’s more important than ever to observe proper health protocol in public. That means wearing a mask (if you can), washing your hands regularly, and social distancing. This last step can be the trickiest, but Google has released a handy augmented reality tool that makes things a little easier.

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