Epic Games succumbs to Google

Fortnite is now on the Play Store. Rejoice? Well, not really. Is Fortnite already on Huawei’s app store? Amazon’s? “Open always win”? :)

“Google puts software downloadable outside of Google Play at a disadvantage, through technical and business measures such as scary, repetitive security pop-ups for downloaded and updated software, restrictive manufacturer and carrier agreements and dealings, Google public relations characterizing third party software sources as malware, and new efforts such as Google Play Protect to outright block software obtained outside the Google Play store,” Epic

As the PH president continues to consult with our experts regarding the pandemic, he should also be shown this paper, [https://ethics.harvard.edu/files/center-for-ethics/files/roadmaptopandemicresilience_updated_4.20.20.pdf](ROADMAP TO PANDEMIC RESILIENCE)

This pre-print article, [https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/7/20-0764_article](COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Air Conditioning in Restaurant, Guangzhou, China, 2020), needs to be sent to the IATF ASAP. @UPSystem @Teddybird

What are we to do? flip.it

Southeast Asia could be the next coronavirus hot spot — these charts show why

DepEd issues memo requiring constituents to use MSFT Teams, Workplace by Facebook and Google Meet to ensure “video conferences are secure and strictly confidential” - really now? Well, maybe they already know that the metadata are collected by these companies.

The iPhone SE (2020) is the best ‘affordable’ smartphone out there. It is an investment that will provide you with iOS upgrades up to at least the year 2023, an security updates at least for another year after. How many Android phones can do that?

We need more testing!

Yes, mass testing is needed. It is more important that the testing is done correctly and accurately. False positive will flood our hospitals. False negative will spread the virus even more. Patience is needed. Stay at home and if you don’t have the symptoms, think that all of you are asymptomatic and that you can spread it.

Just checked out Kumu.ph - and look at their Terms of Use - you grant them unrestricted license to all your content. They can practically do anything with your data, including photos, videos and voice, for whatever purposes they want, even re-sell it (you don’t get anything!).

w00t! My Phonesoap 3 arrived. Off to sanitizing our phones!