May 13th 2021
Tech News Weekly 183
Biden on the Pipeline
Hosted by Jason Howell
Instagram Youths, Connectivity Standards Alliance, VR in 2021
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Roger Cheng, Kurt Wagner, Stacey Higginbotham, Sam Machkovech
- Roger Cheng from CNET details what is known about the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline and what it might mean for the security of US infrastructure going forward.
- Facebook is planning an Instagram for kids product and Kurt Wagner from Bloomberg discusses how 44 state Attorneys General don't want that to happen.
- Stacey Higginbotham from the IoT Podcast shares her thoughts on what the new Connectivity Standards Alliance might mean for easing smart home fragmentation.
- HTC announced new virtual reality headsets but Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica thinks that their mission no longer includes the average consumer.
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- FBI Says Darkside Hacking Group Responsible For Pipeline Cyberattack
- Gas Crunch 2021: Colonial Pipeline up and Running After Ransomware Attack
- Biden Signs Executive Order Aimed at Shoring up Us Cybersecurity
- Colonial Pipeline Hack Exposes Cracks in Us Energy Defense Against Cyberattacks
- Facebook Won’t Apologize for Instagram Youth
- Project CHIP Gets a New Name and so Does the Zigbee Alliance
- You Can Learn Much About Matter From the Project CHIP Github Repo
- HTC’s Newest Headsets Signal End of Vive’s 5-Year “VR for the Home” Mission
- Exclusive: Next-Gen PlayStation VR Is 4K With Foveated Rendering And Vibration Feature