Google plans to use some of the vast trove of data that it collects to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. Designed to aid public-health officials, the new initiative will tap location information in 131 countries to track to what extent communities are heeding social distancing measures. The initiative is sure to raise privacy concerns, and the outline of the project sought to address how user...
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Since 2018, Meta Platforms has paid videogamers to stream their play on Facebook’s gaming service, its alternative to Twitch. Now, in a new era of austerity, Meta is cutting back on those payments. Facebook Gaming in the second half of last year dropped its contracts with at least 200 creators that paid them to spend time streaming on the web service, according to two people with direct...
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