Day: April 3, 2020

Trump: CDC Recommends Cloth Face Covering To Protect Against Coronavirus

President Trump says the CDC now recommends using a cloth face covering to protect against coronavirus, but said he does not plan to do so himself. CNBC reports: Trump stressed that the recommendations were merely voluntary, not required. “I don’t think I’m going to be doing it” he said as he announced the new guidance….

NSO Group: Facebook tried to license our spyware to snoop on its own addicts – the same spyware it’s suing us over

Antisocial network sought surveillance tech to boost its creepy Onavo Protect app, it is claimed NSO Group – sued by Facebook for developing Pegasus spyware that targeted WhatsApp users – this week claimed Facebook tried to license the very same surveillance software to snoop on its own social-media addicts.… …read more Source:: Register

Personal Finance – CNET

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Mil-Spec Ford F-150 has all the rough and tough goods – Roadshow

Known for its boss Hummer H1 creations, the Detroit-based company tackled the F-150 with pretty stellar results. …read more Source:: CNet

CDC says we all should wear face coverings to avoid spreading virus – CNET

But medical-grade N95 masks, which are in short supply, should be reserved for health workers. And don’t stop social distancing or hand washing. …read more Source:: CNet

How Did Covid-19 Begin? Its Initial Origin Story is Shaky.

The story of how the novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, has produced a nasty propaganda battle between the United States and China. From a report: The two sides have traded some of the sharpest charges made between two nations since the Soviet Union in 1985 falsely accused the CIA of manufacturing AIDS. U.S. intelligence…

Tiger King biopic dream casting: Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Zac Efron, David Spade – CNET

Big-cat zookeepers, boy toy husbands and other crazy characters have made the Netflix series a huge hit. These actors would make a great fit for the upcoming Tiger King biopic. …read more Source:: CNet

Upgrade your seating with a Respawn-120 racing-style gaming chair for 52% off – CNET

Flash sale: Respawn’s fully reclining ergonomic gaming chair is $111 today only. …read more Source:: CNet

Report: Amazon Prime Day postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The annual e-commerce event will be pushed back to August, Reuters reports. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Huawei changes its patent story

By opening up its massive patent portfolio to Linux and open-source companies via the Open Invention Network, Huawei shows just how important open patents are to software development. It’s also an intellectual property peace offering to the US government and businesses. …read more Source:: ZDNet