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The Cookout members chopping it up, over monthly news that effect the culture.

The Cookout is a safe space for content creators, particularly on Twitch, for PoC.

    Tech Talk Thursday Ep. 11

    Tech Talk Thursday Ep. 11

    Topics

    Tech

    - Viral social media post about 'phone disruptions' spreads false information about iPhone COVID-19 tracking

    - Juneteenth filter: Snap apologises, but denies key criticism

    - Forced to unlock iPhone? Latest court ruling says it's illegal.

    - Ban end-to-end encryption, say senators, yet again



    Gaming

    - Fortnite has quietly removed police cars • Eurogamer.net

    - Fortnite holds its first movie night this Friday

    - Street Fighter 5 pros forfeit Capcom Pro Tour matches over lag

    - Nintendo 'Retreating' From Mobile Gaming Market

    - Apex Legends is finally coming to mobile

    - Humble's 'Fight for Racial Justice' bundle has raised over $4.3M for charity

    - Pokemon Unite is a real-time, team-based battle game coming to Switch, mobile with cross-play

    - Announcing the PlayStation Bug Bounty Program – PlayStation.Blog

    - Xbox Games with Gold July: Saints Row 2, WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship, more 

    - Here's some brand new Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay footage



    Streaming

    - Twitch CEO accused of laughing off reports of abusive Twitch partners

    - Microsoft closes Mixer and partners with Facebook Gaming, Ninja and Shroud free to stream on Twitch again



    Software/Hardware Updates

    - NVIDIA Releases Drivers With Full Microsoft DirectX 12 Ultimate Support



    Deals

    - The Steam Summer Sale has started

    • 2 hr 54 min
    Tech Talk Thursdays Ep. 10

    Tech Talk Thursdays Ep. 10

    Topics

    Tech

    - All lives matter – Siri and Google now address this response

    - Google Maps now shows 'Black Lives Matter Plaza'

    - Twitter now fact-checks '5G coronavirus' tweets even if they're not conspiracy theories

    - Eternal Darkness flaw in Windows 10 sounds scary as hell, best to patch it now

    - Two robocall ringleaders face record $225 million FCC fine

    - An ISP is now throttling speeds in whole neighborhoods to deal with 'excessive usage'



    Gaming

    - PS5 showcase recap: Everything you need to know

    - EA extends free Madden Xbox Series X upgrade window

    - Need for Speed: Heat is getting crossplay in its final update

    - Bungie reveals 2020, 2021 and 2022 expansions for Destiny 2

    - Nintendo claims 300K accounts have been hacked after NNID security breach

    - Riot Games executive under internal investigation for George Floyd comments



    Streaming

    - Twitch has been hit by a wave of copyright claims over old clips



    Deals

    - Ark: Survival Evolved is free on the Epic Games Store this week

    - Get Snake Pass for free from Humble Bundle

    - Nintendo Switch Summer Games Sale

    • 2 hr 2 min
    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 9

    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 9

    Topics

    Tech

    - Trump versus Twitter battle intensifies; could backfire on Trump

    - Google Postpones Android 11 Beta Launch Event

    - This seemingly innocent-looking wallpaper will crash your Android phone

    - Zoom Developing End-to-End Encryption Feature for Paying Users

    - Zoom revenue forecast doubled; poor explanation on encryption

    - Don’t worry if Windows says your PC is incompatible with the May 2020 Update

    - Apple confirms iOS 13.5.1 security update patches vulnerability, breaking unc0ver jailbreak

    - Facebook rolling out helpful tool for archiving or deleting old posts

    - Facebook staff from early days protest no action on Trump posts

    - Signal rolls out automatic face blurring tool in its photo editor (APK Download)



    Gaming

    - Sony postpones PlayStation 5 event planned for Thursday

    - EA delays Madden NFL 21 announcement to show support for US protests

    - IGN's Summer of Gaming event has been delayed to June 8

    - Humble is putting $1 million toward publishing games from Black game devs

    - Cyberpunk 2077's Night City Wire livestream has been postponed

    - Call of Duty Mobile season 7 delayed: 'now is not the time'

    - Call of Duty: Warzone delays Season 4 launch

    - PC Gaming Show postponed to June 13

    - Fortnite delays Season 3 and upcoming live event

    - GTA Online and Red Dead Online are closing this afternoon to show support for Black Lives Matter

    - Infinity Ward lays out plans to crack down on racism in Call Of Duty

    - Daniel Ahmad on Twitter: "Quantic Dream Co-CEO posted this on the timeline... (Tweet now deleted)… "

    - Total War Saga: Troy will be free at launch on the Epic Games Store



    Streaming

    - Twitch removes TwitchCop emote to 'prevent misuse'



    Software/Hardware Updates

    - Apple releases iOS 13.5.1 and watchOS 6.2.6 with 'important security updates'

    - Apple releases first beta of macOS 10.15.6, supplemental update for macOS 10.15.5

    - June security patch rolling out to Google Pixel, OTAs live

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 8

    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 8

    Topics

    Tech

    - Twitter puts a fake news tag on Trump tweets for the first time

    - Social networks threatened by Trump with legal liability for users

    - Facebook targets FaceTime Audio with its newest experimental app 'CatchUp'

    - Facebook algorithms promote divisive content; no action taken

    - Google removes millions of TikTok reviews from Play Store

    - HBO Max now available for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

    - You’ll be surprised to learn that the £340 Anti-5G USB stick isn’t quite all that



    Gaming

    - Formula E driver disqualified after getting an imposter to race for him in a charity event

    - Google Stadia gains 1440p streaming on desktops

    - BlizzCon 2020 is canceled



    Streaming

    - https://twitter.com/JermaineJupiter/status/1266010618491998208



    Software/Hardware Updates

    - Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5 with new Battery Health Management feature

    - New Nvidia drivers prep your PC for Valorant and the next big Windows 10 update

    - What’s new in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update 



    Deals

    - Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is free on the Epic Games Store

    - Star Wars Battlefront II and Call of Duty: WWII are your PS Plus games for June

    - New Games with Gold for June 2020

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 7

    Tech Talk Thursdays Episode 7

    Topics

    Tech

    - db8151dd – the mystery data breach of 22 million records

    - Apple Calls FBI Comments on Lack of Help Unlocking Florida Shooter's iPhone an 'Excuse to Weaken Encryption'

    - Capture an iPhone passcode – an extra feature of GrayKey box

    - Attacks via Bluetooth possible on iPhone 8 and older

    - Siri grading whistleblower says Apple should face consequences

    - Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle iPhone photos

    - Apple and Google Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification API, Over 20 Countries Have Requested and Received Access

    - TikTok rating plummets to 2.0 stars as an Indian YouTuber's fanbase orchestrates one-star campaign

    - Microsoft president admits the company was on 'the wrong side of history' with open source

    - Nvidia and AMD GPUs deliver 2.5x speed boost in new Premiere Pro patch

    - Twitter is trying out new settings for who's allowed to reply to your tweets



    Gaming

    - Ubisoft leveraging Stadia for WFH game development 

    - People are extremely unhappy with Doom Eternal's kernel mode anti-cheat

    - Doom Eternal will ditch Denuvo Anti-Cheat in its next update

    - Sega, SNK and many others are putting together their own E3-esque conference next month

    - Amazon's free-to-play PvP shooter Crucible launches today on Steam

    = G2A admits it sold stolen game keys



    Software/Hardware Updates

    - watchOS 6.2.5 enables ECG and Irregular heart rhythm notifications for Apple Watch in Saudi Arabia

    - Apple releases iOS 13.5, here are the new features



    Deals

    - Civilization 6 is free on the Epic Games Store

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Tech Talk Thursday Episode 6

    Tech Talk Thursday Episode 6

    Topics

    Tech

    - Ahead of shutdown, Google starts Play Music to YouTube Music transition

    - Twitter Will Allow Employees To Work At Home Forever

    - Corporate staff under no pressure to return to offices – Apple

    - Thunderbolt security flaws found, affect 2011-2020 Macs

    - Senator Richard Burr – FBI obtains copy of iCloud data

    - Access your browsing history w/oa warrant? Senate votes yes.



    Gaming

    - Phil Spencer says next year's games are more likely to be hit by coronavirus delays than this year's

    - EA is making Xbox Series X Smart Delivery confusing

    - Ubisoft will host their digital showcase in July

    - First-party PlayStation games to be collected under new PlayStation Studios brand

    - Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 remasters grinding onto PC in September

    - Epic's multiplayer systems are now available for other devs to use for free

    - Unreal Engine 5 tech demo uses 'film-quality' assets with hundreds of millions of polygons, runs on today's hardware

    - Fortnite to hit PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch

    - Unreal Engine games no longer owe royalties on their first $1M in revenue

    - Epic Games Store started a sale with free Grand Theft Auto V, and immediately fell over

    - EVO 2020 has become an online event

    - COD: Warzone introduces mandatory 2FA for free PC accounts



    Streaming

    - State of the Stream April/2020: Valorant and Valorant streamers top the charts, music is having…



    Software/Hardware Updates

    - Adobe Acrobat Security Vulnerabilities Allow Root Privileges on Mac, Update Now

    • 1 hr 52 min

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