‘I Checked Apple’s New Privacy Nutrition Labels. Many Were False.’

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Long-time Slashdot reader Futurepower(R) shared this investigation from the Washington Post's technology writer: When I spot-checked what a couple dozen apps claim about privacy in the App Store, I found more than a dozen that were either misleading or flat-out inaccurate... Apple's big privacy p...

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In Covid-19 World,

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(1) maybe they had contacts; maybe they were persistently polite and politely persistent with every possible interaction (2) maybe they had experience; maybe they just read every damn book they could lay their hands on (3) maybe they could afford to fail; maybe they simply refused to fail (4) maybe ...

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YouTube Music trialing another ‘2020 Year in Review’ with stats, located inside app

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While we’re well into the new year, YouTube Music looks to be taking another stab at giving users a 2020 Year in Review. Hopefully, this iteration will be widely rolled out. more… The post YouTube Music trialing another ‘2020 Year in Review’ with stats, located inside app a...

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Accused Murderer Wins Right To Check Source Code of DNA Testing Kit

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"A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man accused of murder is entitled to review proprietary genetic testing software to challenge evidence presented against him," reports The Register. Long-time Slashdot reader couchslug shared their report: The maker of the software, Cybergenetics, has ...

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Despite Funny Name Ideas, US Space Force Has a Serious Mission

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Friday the U.S. military released 400 other names it considered for Space Force's soliders (before settling on the word "guardians.") Politico writes that the names were "crowdsourced" from the U.S. military's space workforce, and "Troops clearly had fun with their submissions, which included Spac...

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