Tech News Weekly

Apr 27th 2023

Tech News Weekly 283

Colorado's John Deere Decision

Protecting Kids on Social Media Act, Amazon Halo, Apple AR/VR Headset

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Category: News
  • A new bill was unveiled Wednesday to set a minimum age in the US for social media usage. Shoshana Weissmann of the R Street Institute joins the show to share her thoughts on this bill.
  • Mikah talks about Amazon shutting down its Halo division and what will happen to those who bought the device within the last year.
  • Mark Gurman returns to the show to talk more about Apple's approach to the development of its upcoming AR/VR headset and how it will be marketed to possible customers with a "scattershot" approach to what the device is capable of.
  • Finally, Jason talks about Colorado Governor Jared Polis signing a state law allowing farmers a right to repair tractors and other equipment themselves, a law that the company John Deere heavily opposed.

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