Tech News Weekly

Oct 4th 2018

Tech News Weekly 52

Of Mice and Radiation

Hosted by Jason Howell
Chinese spy chips, Musk's SEC woes
Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 22:30 UTC.
Category: News
  • 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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