Tech News Today

Sep 29th 2017

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Guests: Sam Machkovech
Category: News

Security firm Duo showed its research at the Ekoparty security conference that demonstrates how the firmware on a large number of Macs isn’t getting any updates, either due to a lack of updates being offered by Apple, or due to a silently failing update procedure.

Sources tell TechCrunch that Google is working on a home assistant with a touch screen, like the Amazon Show. This would explain why they cut off Amazon's access to YouTube this week.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that it has signed a contract to bring the world’s largest lithium ion battery to South Australia with a 100-day deadline, lest the battery be completely free.

Also at the International Astronautical Congress, Musk announced his grand plans to get to mars in giant reusable space ships...in the next five years.

Plus, Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica is here to talk about his SNES, Cuphead, and Loot.

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