Apr 8th 2016
Tech News Today 1488
Adverse to Adverts
Jason Howell and Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica discuss the leaked draft bill that shows how Congress might be working to eliminate encryption in the US as we know it. Also, Yahoo has some interesting suitors, with Verizon leading the pack. Sam discusses why he feels Tilt Brush is the HTC Vive's killer app. Finally, controlling your sofa with your phone.
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- The Senate’s Draft Encryption Bill Is ‘Ludicrous, Dangerous, Technically Illiterate’
- White House Silence on an Anti-Encryption Bill Means Nothing
- The government still wants Apple to help it crack an iPhone in New York
- Yahoo Gives Bidders Another Week, Moving Deadline to April 18
- Verizon to Proceed With Yahoo Bid, Google Weighs Offer
- US newspapers raise alarm over new ad-blocker Brave
- BMW launches ReachNow car-sharing service in Seattle
- SpaceX successfully launches its resupply mission to the space station
- SpaceX successfully lands its rocket on a floating drone ship for the first time
- Uncharted 4 gameplay reveal: Jeeping and stealthing through Madagascar
- Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual reality
- Learning how to VR with Tilt Brush, HTC Vive’s killer app
- There's now a sofa you can control from your phone