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By in Business on September 12, 2020
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Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across the U.S.
January 16, 2021
The Biden administration will also "quickly jumpstart" efforts to make the vaccines available at local pharmacies across the U.S.
Coca-Cola and Pepsi won't be advertising their namesake sodas during the Super Bowl
January 15, 2021
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will not be advertising their namesake sodas with Super Bowl commercials this year.
WHO says Covid vaccines aren’t ‘silver bullets’ and relying entirely on them has hurt nations
January 15, 2021
With global deaths reaching 2 million and new strains of the virus appearing, world leaders need to do all they can to curb infections, the WHO said.
So long, Peloton: Joe Biden may need new exercise equipment when he moves to White House
January 15, 2021
The high-tech stationary bike could be a security risk because of its camera and microphone, according to a report by Popular Mechanics.

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Apple is blocking Apple Silicon Mac users from sideloading iPhone apps
January 15, 2021
A screenshot with an error message saying “Unable to install ‘PS App’ Please try again later”
The error message in macOS 11.1. | Screenshot: Jay Peters

Apple has turned off users’ ability to unofficially install iOS apps onto their M1 Macs (via 9to5Mac). While iOS apps are still available in the Mac App Store, many apps, such as Dark Sky and Netflix, don’t have their developer’s approval to be run on macOS. Up until now, there was a workaround that allowed the use of third-party software to install the apps without having to use the Mac App Store, but it seems like Apple has remotely disabled it.

When we tried to install an unsupported app on an M1 Mac running macOS 11.1, we got an error message saying that we couldn’t install it and should “try again later”. You can see a screenshot at the top of this article.

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WhatsApp to delay new privacy policy amid mass confusion about Facebook data sharing
January 15, 2021
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

WhatsApp on Friday announced a three-month delay of a new privacy policy originally slated to go into effect on February 8th following widespread confusion over whether the new policy would mandate data sharing with Facebook.

The update does not in fact affect data sharing with Facebook with regard to user chats or other profile information; WhatsApp has repeatedly clarified that its update addresses business chats in the event a user converses with a company’s customer service platform through WhatsApp.

“We’ve heard from so many people how much confusion there is around our recent update. There’s been a lot of misinformation causing concern and we want to help...

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