This Week in Tech (Audio)

This Week in Tech (Audio)

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783: The Galaxy Jaffle - Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap
Aug 9 • 160 min
Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 20, Z Fold 2, Watch 3, Buds Live, and moreDEFCON / Black Hat 2020: What if they held a security conference and nobody came?Snapdragon flaw…
782: Mainframes Not MaryJane - Tik Tok Ban, Tech Titans Talk to Congress, Twitter Hackers Arrested
Aug 2 • 147 min
Tik Tok Ban, Tech Titans Talk to Congress, Twitter Hackers ArrestedTrump threatens to ban Tik Tok Trump wants Microsoft to buy Tik TokMr. Cook, Zuck, Bezos, and Pichai go to Washington What should the government do to Google, Facebook, Amazon, and…
781: Slightly Firmer Denim Soft Serve - Xbox Game Pass, TikTok vs Quibi, The End of Intel
Jul 26 • 143 min
Microsoft focuses on games as a service with Xbox Game Pass Game console makers play chicken overpricing announcements What kind of person does Tik Tok think you are? Android 11 is red velvet cake Google’s ATAP lab wants to bring you the smart home future…
780: The Great Firewall of America - Twitter Hack, Tik Tok hysteria, World Emoji Day
Jul 19 • 159 min
Here’s how the Twitter hack happenedTik Tok hysteria - xenophobia or common sense? EARN IT and LAED acts want to eliminate encryption Cloudflare outage takes down a huge swath of the internet “Master,” “Slave,” “Blacklist” terms on the outs at Apple,…
779: No Future for Green Pants - TikTok’s Bad Week, RIP Quibi, mmhmm
Jul 12 • 151 min
TikTok’s Bad Week, RIP Quibi, mmhmmmmhmm is a fun new way to use meeting softwareUS might ban TikTok, India already has. What is the future for the embattled platform? Is TikTok safe to use? Apple Glass on the way: Foxconn is making thousands of…
778: In the Zoom Where It Happens - Apple Glasses, iOS 14 Privacy, and Hamilton on Disney+
Jul 5 • 178 min
Apple Glasses, iOS 14 Privacy, and Hamilton on Disney+Is Apple pulling away from the competition?Is Intel dying?Snap Spectacles third edition arrives in IndiaGoogle buys North, makers of Focals smart glassesWhere are Alexis Ohanian and Pete Cashmore?Mark…
777: Apple’s RISCy Move - Apple WWDC Recap - Apple Silicon, macOS 11, iOS 14
Jun 28 • 158 min
Apple WWDC Recap - Apple Silicon, macOS 11, iOS 14Mac moves from Intel to Apple SiliconWhat happens to Intel? Microsoft?iOS apps will run on MacsWill Macs still run Windows on Boot Camp?Microsoft closes all retail stores - are PCs moving to the cloud?PC…
776: Phat Boyin’ It All Day - WWDC Preview, Twitter Voice Chat, Prescription Video Game
Jun 21 • 143 min
WWDC Preview: no new hardware will be announcedApple re-closing some US Stores due to Covid-19WWDC Preview: Apple transitions to ARM WWDC Preview: here’s the jacket and pins that the Swift Student Challenge winners wonWWDC Preview: iOS 14 improvements -…
775: Bacon Buddies - Zoom’s Fail of the Week, Police Face Recognition, Apple at $1.5T
Jun 14 • 178 min
Zoom bans an American’s account at China’s request, won’t have real end-to-end encryption IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft stop selling face recognition software to the police Clearview and Palantir continue to sell face recognition to the police Apple is the…
774: The Mafia is Zooming - Big Tech and Racism, Trump and Biden Phished
Jun 7 • 133 min
Tim Cook and Satya Nadella speaking up on racism - what should Big Tech do? Amazon says they are against racism, but sells racist facial recognition tech to police Can tech improve policing? Social and Organizational barriers to change Should social…