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New York, New Jersey exposure notification apps tap Apple-Google APII am not rewatching over 100 briefings to find the link, but I remember Gov Murphy saying that they were not even looking into electronic notifications as it was not real contact tracing. My how times have changed.
Edit: I found a news article that told me the day he said it. Here it is, starting at 8:30 on
"Other consumer facing smart phone apps are not contact tracing tools. They are what's know as a non-coding exposure notification or digital alerting tools. A way for the public to track if they have come into contact with a person who has tested positive and also enter that information into their own phone. The State of New Jersey is neither pursuing nor promoting exposure notifications or digital alerting technology. At least at this time."
Google follows Apple's lead, boots Fortnite from Play Store [u: sued]Apparently Samsung join the boot Fortnite Party. Gizmodo Exclusive: Samsung Has Also Removed Fortnite from the Galaxy Store
Apple removes Siri team lead as part of AI strategy shiftSiri and Apple maps both have the same problem: Apple Search. Siri is usually right on in turning what I said into text. It is what it does with that text that things go wrong. Beside the whole general here is a web page, the results are often wrong. If I take the exact same words (including the few that Siri does get wrong) and type them into Google, it gets it right.
Apple Maps is the same way. If I give it an exact address, the directions and interface are perfect. But if the address is slightly off it might direct you a few states over. I had one time where I gave it an address and the suffix was wrong (street vs avenue) but the rest of the address including the zip code was right. It actually gave me directions to another town. I looked up the correct address in google and pasted it into apple maps and then I was fine.
If they can fix Apple Search, both products will be so much better.
Microsoft accidentally bricks AMD PCs with Spectre patch
"Upon investigation, Microsoft said some AMD chipsets did not conform to technical documentation the chipmaker had provided, preventing Microsoft from successfully patching affected machines."
(Grabs popcorn to watch the PR fight between MS and AMD)