This Week in Tech (MP3)

This Week in Tech (MP3)

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696: I’ve Got Mark-Level Sign-Off
Dec 9 • 145 min
What role did Facebook play in the French riots?Tumblr bans porn, Facebook bans vague hints that sex might be a thing that exists.Meanwhile in the UK, Parliament releases sensetive internal Facebook memos and emails.Tik Tok is where all the youngs are…
695: Friends in Bikinis
Dec 2 • 122 min
Black Friday was Amazon’s biggest sales day everMarriott Hack hit half a billion Starwood guests for 4 yearsIndian Microsoft scammers bustedAmazon’s new machine learning racecar, quantum blockchain, and more from re:InventWhen is Amazon rolling out Prime…
694: Reverse Superlatives
Nov 26 • 139 min
US government tells allies not to buy Huawei productsChina to fully roll out “social credit” scoring system by end of 2020Is Apple bringing back the iPhone X?Google News may leave EU over link taxCards against Humanity wins Black Friday, Sears loses.For…
693: Big Boy Easy Bake Oven
Nov 18 • 171 min
Facebook’s latest crisis is… its reaction to its last crisis.Waymo plans a driverless car service.Amazon announces its new headquarters in Queens and North Virginia.Google’s “smart city” in Toronto gets some pushback.Julian Assange has been charged with……
692: Ravioli for the Recount
Nov 11 • 138 min
Apple’s new iPad Pro is not the future of Apple, but it does point to it. Alibaba sells $1 billion in the first 85 seconds of Singles Day. Tech doomsayer says that the vast majority of people will soon be “The Useless Class.” 22% of Americans still trust…
691: The Prosecco Experience
Nov 4 • 138 min
Apple announces new MacBook Air and Mac Mini, then blows them both away with its new iPad Pro.Apple will no longer tell us how many iPhones it sells.How to kill an iPhone with a balloon.Iran unmasks dozens of CIA agents with a Google search. Google…
690: All the President’s Phones
Oct 28 • 127 min
What’s in store for Apple’s big event this Tuesday?Tim Cook vs the “data industrial complex”Amazon’s government controversiesIBM buys Red Hat for $34 billion - the largest software purchase ever.Linus Torvalds is back!Trump’s phone may be hacked by Russia…
689: Nobody Expects the Scooter Inquisition
Oct 21 • 141 min
Cognitive hacking with scale and co-ordination.Will the newest iPad have 2 connectors?Should keynotes for product launches go away?Some speculation about what to expect from the upcoming Apple event.Morgan on Twitter and his thoughts on Google+.Google in…
688: Written to Binge
Oct 14 • 129 min
Defending Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chip story Google+ killed by a breach that wasn’t a breach.Facebook breach that WAS a breach hits 30 million users. In related news, Facebook now sells a video chat device with a camera that can follow your every…
687: Odorless and Weightless Hackers
Oct 7 • 137 min
Bloomberg reports that China used tiny chips to spy on Apple, Amazon, and the US government. Apple and Amazon deny it. How do we know who is right? All the news from the Microsoft Surface event, plus some rumors of what was supposed to be there but…