Tech News Weekly

Dec 17th 2020

Tech News Weekly 163

SolarWinds: What Is a Supply Chain Attack?

SolarWinds Hack, Apple Fitness+, Cash in Japan

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Category: News

SolarWinds hack, Apple Fitness+, cash in Japan.

  • Bruce Schneier breaks down how the SolarWinds hack was executed and talks about what it takes to pull off a supply chain attack.
  • Apple released its new Fitness+ service and Michael Potuck from 9to5Mac discusses whether it might someday be opened up for non-Apple Watch users.
  • In Japan, fintech companies use rewards systems to get people to pay with digital means instead of cash. Andrew Deck from Rest of World talks about Poikatsu culture.
  • Google is facing a third Antitrust suit and it's hardly a surprise at this point.

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