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To Rejoin Society, You Must…
This week in Privacy and Smart Tech News, we will look at a new electronic skin to replace smart wearables, and then we see some of the new dystopian privacy snafus of our new COVID world. In the smart news, a new smart clock is released while Philips pulls Next compatibility. Also Garmin wants to track your pregnancy, Unreal Engine gets put in your car, and Amazon uses AI to give your Alexa new skills.

Apple Computers Slow with Big Sur Release
This week in Business and SillyVille news, Walmart tests autonomous grocery delivery, Fortnite might get a subscription service, and Twitch wages more war with adblockers. Also, Apple goes gestapo again, and all modern Macs slow down when Big Sur is released. In SillyVille, now Porsche works with AOC, the Army is deploying video game labs. Also, a new vacuum was created to suck up earpods.

The Articles

Privacy
https://technosports.co.in/2020/11/09/android-devices-must-be-upgraded-above-nougat-to-access-secure-web/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/11/san-diegos-spying-streetlights-stuck-switched-on-despite-directive/

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2020/11/06/Electronic-skin-offers-cheap-eco-friendly-alternative-to-wearable-devices/5081604679049/

https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/7008179/qr-codes-mandatory-in-nsw-from-november-23/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-31/covid-19-check-in-data-using-qr-codes-raises-privacy-concerns/12823432

https://nypost.com/2020/11/11/ticketmaster-to-require-negative-covid-19-test-vaccination/

Smart
https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/8/21553993/lenovo-smart-clock-essential-smart-alarm-clock-review-price-specs-features

https://www.the-ambient.com/news/works-with-nest-philips-hue-dead-november-2020-2400

https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21557050/garming-pregancy-smartwatch-app-fitbit-withings

https://www.techspot.com/article/2130-unreal-engine-in-your-car/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/11/ring-doorbells-installed-with-the-wrong-screws-may-catch-fire/

https://www.amazon.com/b?node=21390531011

https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/11/21560313/amazon-alexa-skills-infer-latent-goal-intent

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21557603/cruise-walmart-autonomous-vehicles-delivery-arizona

https://www.techspot.com/news/87542-epic-asking-fortnite-players-if-theyre-interested-monthly.html

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/11/twitch-explains-confusing-copyright-crackdown-urges-users-to-delete-videos/

https://dotesports.com/streaming/news/the-clash-between-twitch-and-ad-block-users-continues-with-latest-stream-quality-cap-at-480p

https://reclaimthenet.org/parler-races-to-the-top-of-the-app-store-after-big-techs-post-election-censorship/

https://www.msn.com/en-in/money/technology/google-s-new-app-could-allow-banks-creditors-to-lock-phones-if-users-default-on-repayments-says-report/ar-BB1aXbvl

https://hothardware.com/news/apple-threatens-shell-app-developers-and-reverses-decision

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/11/macos-big-sur-launch-appears-to-cause-temporary-slowdown-in-even-non-big-sur-macs/

Silly
https://www.techspot.com/news/87557-aoc-porsche-design-unveil-stylish-240hz1440p-monitor.html

https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/9/21556433/pokemon-pod-metapod-costume-pokeshopper

https://www.techspot.com/news/87554-army-national-guard-help-bring-esports-labs-high.html

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/11/japanese-town-deploys-monster-wolf-robots-to-deter-bears

https://9to5mac.com/2020/11/06/theres-now-a-vacuum-specifically-designed-to-pick-up-airpods-dropped-onto-train-tracks/

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