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Google installed COVID contact tracer apps without permission, and people are pissed

As an unfathomably large and powerful international corporation, it makes sense that people are generally wary of Google, in the same way that space truckers are wary of any boss that tells them to land on an alien planet and inspect unknown life signs. Some Massachusetts residents are feeling that way right now, after noticing that the state's official COVID contract tracing app was installed on their phones, allegedly without any alert or permission.
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Self-destructing website is a time capsule of pandemic messages

A little more than a year ago, a website was launched that is designed to self-destruct if it doesn’t get at least one message in a 24-hour period. Anyone can leave a message on the website, which has spent its entire life operating during a very unique moment in time: the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. As the world slowly returns to normal, the website has become something like a time capsule of what the public was thinking during their months in isolation.
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Get two months of Kindle Unlimited for ONLY $5 with this Prime Day deal

Prime Day kicks off tomorrow, June 21, and runs through June 22 — but you can already get your hands on some amazing early Prime Day deals. In the run-up to Prime Day, you’ll find great deals on the Kindle range of e-readers from Amazon, but if you’re an avid reader, you’re going to love this deal. Amazon has dropped the price of a Kindle Unlimited subscription. You’d normally pay $10 a month to access the service, but with this deal you can get your first two months for just $5, saving you a massive 75%.
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We collected 84 million tweets about the pandemic, here’s what we learned

The first tweet that the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care published about its new coronavirus testing regime came on January 25 2020. Less than a week later, the department tweeted its first announcement of two positive tests for COVID-19 in the UK, foreshadowing a chain of events that would have a profound effect on people’s lives.

Amazon Prime Day is tomorrow, BBB sends warning about shopping scams

(WEAR-TV) — Amazon Prime Day is tomorrow!. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Northwest Florida wants you to watch out for so-called shopping scams. Amazon Prime day is June 21st - 22nd. Walmart, Target, Kohl's, and other stores are also running competing sales. Tammy Ward with the BBB warns more sales...

How to Revoke 3rd Party Access to Your Google Account

In this modern age, we have little privacy as it is, so you might as well keep your Google Account safe. Google allows apps and game makers to let you sign in with your Google Account. Apparently, Google has a strict policy about how services use your data, but it's a good idea to rid of apps and games that you don't use anymore.

Social media excited about Martrell Harris A&M commitment

As Texas A&M’s third official visit weekend came to a close, the coaches received some good news when 2022 The Woodlands linebacker Martrell Harriscommitted to the Aggies. After not signing a true linebacker in the 2021 class, the Aggies plan to target that position heavily in the 2022 cycle and Harris becomes the first pledge at that position.

Amazon Prime Day starts soon. These are the top deals so far

Amazon Prime Day will start on June 21. Here are some of the best deals so far, and they're not all from the online retail giant. It's typically one of the biggest sales of the year. And in 2021, Amazon Prime Day could be even bigger. The annual two-day shopping...

What you need to know for Amazon Prime Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tomorrow is Amazon Prime Day, and Amazon says this year they’re offering a record two million discounts on a variety of items, but they’re not the only one trying to get you to open your wallet with deals. Here's has everything you need to know about the shoppers holiday.

48 popular things under $35 on amazon that are just so damn good

When it comes to shopping online, I've learned that customer reviews are everything. Even if an item looks promising at first glance, I'm not sold until I verify that previous buyers recommend it. And when you're shopping on a budget, well, it's all the more necessary to be sure you're buying something that really is quality — even if it doesn't cost a lot. That's why I've rounded up these popular things on Amazon under $35 that reviewers are raving about.
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How to spot fake Amazon reviews during Prime Day 2021

With Amazon Prime Day 2021 comes great excitement - and, of course, plenty of fantastic deals. However, things are never quite so simple on the internet, where bad actors are always ready and waiting to leap at the opportunity for a quick buck. Fake reviews, from falsified Apple App store...