Tech News Weekly

Jul 23rd 2020

Tech News Weekly 143

What's Good About Game Pass?

Xbox Series X, "Fever Cameras," Twitter Rundown
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

Everything Microsoft announced at the Xbox Games Showcase, the recent development and popularity of fever cameras, and a rundown of what's up at Twitter: more active users, Twitter earnings, and the recent hack.

First, CNET's Ian Sherr stops by to discuss Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase. Between the next-gen gameplay footage and Xbox Series X console, Sherr had a lot to share.

Then, Dave Gershgorn of OneZero details the no-longer-fledgling "fever camera" industry. With facial recognition and temperature-sensing technology, these camera manufacturers aim to identify fevers in real-time.

Then, Kurt Wagner of Bloomberg graciously provides a rundown of Twitter's latest successes and failures, including its earnings report, the uptick in users, and the recent high-profile hack.

Lastly, Jason talks about new features for Plex users and Mikah details a recent BuzzFeed report that shows hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers' data is being sold online.

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