Tech News Weekly

Jan 23rd 2020

Tech News Weekly 117

Who Hacked Bezos's iPhone?

Apple & the FBI, Jeff Bezos's iPhone, the Human Screenome Project
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • First, we talk with Joseph Menn over at Reuters about his exclusive report. Apple reportedly dropped plans for encrypting iCloud backups after the FBI complained.
  • Then, we chat with Joseph Cox of Vice about the alleged hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's iPhone by the Saudi crown prince.
  • Afterward, we have a chat with Tanya Basu of MIT Technology Review about the Human Screenome Project — would you want to take a screenshot of your phone every five seconds for science?
  • Finally, Jason and Mikah round things out with a discussion of fly brains and Microsoft's Surface Neo and Duo.

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