Tech News Today

Dec 14th 2016

Tech News Today 1661

The Aunt Prissy Effect

Yahoo hacked again, self-driving Uber in SF
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Guests: Andrew Hawkins
Category: News

US President Elect Donald Trump invited a number of Silicon Valley’s top technology minds to an introductory meeting at Trump tower.

Microsoft has quietly issued a patch fixing one of their Windows automatic update patches that blocked users from accessing the Internet or joining a local network.

Yahoo disclosed a new hack involving more than 1 billion user accounts, with names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdays, hashed passwords, and security questions and answers all leaked to a third party.

Amazon's Prime Air completed its first drone delivery -- a fire TV device and a bag of popcorn, in a beta test of the service in Cambridgeshire in England.

A new update rolling out to Twitter users brings the capability for Live video broadcasting into the app itself, and it's powered by Periscope.

  • Andrew Hawkins from The Verge talks about Uber's new self-driving ride-hailing service in San Francisco and why regulators want to shut it down on its first day.

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