Tech News Weekly

Dec 21st 2023

Tech News Weekly 316

No One's Taking Your Apple Watch

Hosted by Mikah Sargent

Xfinity Hack, Microsoft & Suni AI, Matter in 2023

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News

Xfinity was a victim of a recent hack that affected 36 million customers. Microsoft Copilot will allow you to generate music via Suno AI's integration. Did Matter deliver on its promise to help create a better, more connected smart home? And how much of that photo you're viewing online was altered using AI? 

  • Mikah shares two stories for the week. First, Comcast has reported that Xfinity has suffered a hack that affected 36 million Xfinity customers. 
  • Microsoft Copilot has a new integration through Suno AI that allows you to generate your own music. Listen to a possible new theme song for Tech News Weekly made through Suno AI. 
  • Jennifer Pattison Tuohy of The Verge joins the show to talk about the past year for smart homes and whether Matter lived up to its promise of helping to create a more connected smart home. 
  • Mark Gurman of Bloomberg stops by to talk about Apple's decision to stop the sale of its Series 9 & Ultra 2 watches in the US and what led to this decision. 
  • Finally, Stephen Shankland of CNET returns to talk about photos in the age of AI and how much of it is altered through AI.

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