WhatsApp Imposes New Viral Message Forwarding Limits – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Intel pledges $50M toward COVID-19 efforts, Google releases Pixel 4 face unlock update, Samsung estimates profit due to memory chip demand.

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Get Your Aerogel To Mars – DTNS 3754

Colonizing Mars is the stuff of Fiction. From movies to TV shows everybody has a plan for Mars. But to actually colonize another planet you need to make it a place where humans can actully survive. While domed cities might seem like a solution for some its just a stop gap to their goal. Terraforming the Red Planet.

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Zoom Updates Default Settings to Combat Zoombombing – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Zoom updates its default settings to combat Zoombombing, Microsoft updates Skype to not require an account to start or join a meeting, and YouTube will actively remove videos that conflate 5G technology with COVID-19.

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Week in Review for the Week of 3/30/20 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US CDC and state governments use location data from mobile ads for COVID-19 response planning, App Annie reports video conferencing apps were downloaded 62 million times last week, and Microsoft plans to release a consumer version of Chrome.

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1999 Nice + 2020 Memes – DTNS 3753

Has mandatory stay-at-home orders changed they way we behave online?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Chris Ashely, Len Peralta, Joe

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Google Publishes COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google publishes COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports, using location data across 131 countries, Instacart will provide health and safety kits to its shoppers, and Facebook launches a standalone desktop Messenger app.

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COVID Ad Ops – DTNS 3752

Intel unveils new mobile CPU parts in response to AMD’s Ryzen 9 4000 enthusiast mobile processor announcement last month.

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Zoom Freezes Feature Development to Focus on Security and Privacy – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Zoom CEO Eric Yuan announces that it will freeze feature updates for 90 days to focus on security and privacy, Amazon begins testing employee temperatures in New York and Seattle, and YouTube is reportedly working on a TikTok competitor called Shorts.

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Skype’s The Limit – DTNS 3751

As telecommuters and families flock to Zoom for their teleconferencing needs why has Skype not seen a similar boost in use or recognition?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson, Joe

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T-Mobile Owns Sprint, Legere Steps Down – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The T-Mobile USA meger with Sprint is final, beware of network path links in Zoom, Pokemon Go-creator Niantic steps up its AR talents.


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