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This week in non-coronavirus news: easier access to health data, streaming piracy, and more

It's been a week full of nonstop coronavirus headlines, so here are a few unrelated tech news articles that held our attention.

Sharing your personal health data with apps, doctors and hospitals will get easier under new federal rules, announced Monday, that are likely to sharpen a debate over patient privacy.

Google has stopped claiming that an identifier it uses internally to track experimental features and variations in its Chrome browser contains no personally identifiable information.

We’ve all been there: you have a sudden itch to watch a specific movie, and, after a cursory search of Netflix, you realize it’s not there.

Sensor Tower has owned at least 20 apps that track data passing through people’s phones.

A new report from Grabyo shows that 74% of consumers worldwide who are paying for video will get their content exclusively through streaming within the next five years.

As cities become ever more packed with cameras that always see, public anonymity could disappear. Can stealth streetwear evade electronic eyes?

Tesla has produced one million electric cars, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter.

By: Devin Coldewey

A new flaw in Intel chips threatens to allow attackers to not just view privileged information passing through the system but potentially also insert new data.

Comcast mistakenly published the names, phone numbers, and addresses of nearly 200,000 customers who paid monthly fees to make their numbers unlisted.

The end of Windows 7 support has hit health care extra hard, leaving several machines vulnerable.


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