Tech News Weekly

Oct 31st 2019

Tech News Weekly 106

Hit in the Face by Dr. Dre

Airpods Pro, e-Hallpass, Political Ads

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Category: News
  • (02:03) With Facebook and Twitter approaching political ads from different perspectives, Seth Rosenblatt from The Parallax talks about how Facebook is resisting the urge to retreat from "free expression."
  • (16:04) Heather Kelly from the Washington Post discusses how apps and services are intermingling with school administration resulting in data tracking of students.
  • (32:52) The Airpods Pro are out, and Rene Ritchie from iMore shares his thoughts on whether they deserve the "Pro" moniker and who they are for.
  • (45:30) Netflix is about to bring variable speed playback to its mobile app.
  • (52:30) It's difficult to trace the source of AmazonBasic items like batteries, but it's important to know.

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