Oct 4th 2018
Tech News Weekly 52
Of Mice and Radiation
- 1:54 Bloomberg Businessweek broke a major story alleging Chinese hacking of US-made motherboards and newrooms are split on the validity of the report. Iain Thomson from the Register talks about the payload, Apple and Amazon's vehement denials, and what's at stake.
- 15:16 Dr. Kiki from This Week in Science describes the groundbreaking work that led to Physicist Donna Strickland becoming the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in physics.
- 32:33 Elon Musk can't keep himself out of trouble, and the SEC is requiring changes at Tesla as a result. Sam Abuelsamid from Navigant Research has ideas on who should replace him if he is forced to step down as CEO of the company.
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- The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
- Supermicro Refutes Claims in Bloomberg Article
- Setting the Record Straight on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Erroneous Article
- What Businessweek got wrong about Apple
- Physicist Donna Strickland on Her 'Surreal' Nobel Prize Win and the Challenges for Women in Science
- ANIMAL STUDY SUGGESTS DEEP SPACE TRAVEL MAY SIGNIFICANTLY DAMAGE GI FUNCTION IN ASTRONAUTS
- Astronomers spot the first ever 'exomoon' orbiting a distant world
- Even If Elon Musk Loses It Could Be Good For Tesla
- GM Buying Self-Driving Tech Startup for More Than $1 Billion - 2016
- Who Should Replace Elon Musk As Tesla CEO?
- Honda Teaming Up With GM To Create A Dedicated Self-Driving Vehicle
- Fully driverless Waymo taxis are due out this year, alarming critics
- The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy