Coronavirus: SF businesses decline cash, fearing it could spread the virus

Coronavirus: SF businesses decline cash, fearing it could spread the virus

Ritual Coffee doesn’t observe an outright ban (people can pay with cash if that’s all they have, Rinaldi said) but the emphasis on cashless payments is made clear with notices plastered on the shop’s wall and on its website asking customers to use Apple Pay or a credit or debit card.

What a No-Carrier Phone Could Look Like

What a No-Carrier Phone Could Look Like

You could flip the Cellular Modem Hardware Kill Switch (HKS) on your Librem 5 and still call or text from your primary phone number while at that coffee-shop WiFi. This would offer you the ability to have a no-carrier phone–in either form–that now you only have when on WiFi–which means no triangulation-location tracking from cellular towers.

Nintendo Criticized for Giving User Data to Facebook

Nintendo Criticized for Giving User Data to Facebook

So, the suggestion is that if Nintendo (and other companies that use Facebook for marketing) upload information to Facebook, Facebook then has access to their data whether they have an account on the platform or not.

Vendors must start adding physical on/off switches to devices that can spy on us

Vendors must start adding physical on/off switches to devices that can spy on us

A device equipped with a hardware “off” switch for the camera and microphone isn’t yet on the market, as far as I know.

Thousands protest Russia’s plans to cut off Russians’ internet access to the outside world

Thousands protest Russia’s plans to cut off Russians’ internet access to the outside world

These protests were similar to those seen in summer 2017 after Russia revealed plans to add VPN websites to their website blacklist All in all, BBC reports that over 15,000 Russians marched on Moscow.

How to Make Your VPN Connection More Secure: A Beginners Guide

How to Make Your VPN Connection More Secure: A Beginners Guide

Stop DNS leaks When you use a VPN, you connect to the internet with the DNS server given by your VPN provider. With a kill switch, your internet connection will be blocked completely if there’s a problem with the VPN, which keeps your true IP address hidden.

How to Update Windows 10

How to Update Windows 10

How to manually check for Windows 10 Updates 1. Windows 10 will automatically download and install updates immediately after checking for updates. Windows 10 will show you a status of the update and what is being downloaded and installed.