May 14th 2017
This Week in Tech 614
$46 at the Piggly Wiggly
The WannaCry ransomware attack is far from over. Amazon introduces the Echo Show - will the touchscreen voice assistant/videophone flop? Microsoft announces their own voice assistant, the Cortana Speaker. The US plans to ban laptops on flights from Europe. Comcast and Charter agree not to compete on wireless. Russian hackers pwned by French presidential campaign
- Christina Warren needs friends in Seattle.
- Father Robert Ballecer just got back from Malta.
- Roberto Baldwin got hung up on by AT&T customer service.
- Alex Wilhelm's name will not set off your Amazon Voice Assistant.
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- Everything you need to know about the WannaCry / Wcry / WannaCrypt ransomware (Troy Hunt)
- If You Still Use Windows XP, Prepare For the Worst
- That global ransomware attack was halted apparently by accident
- Amazon Echo Show: Alexa-powered touchscreen speaker launches June 28
- Amazon unveils free calling and messaging with Alexa Calling
- Cortana's coming to your living room via HP, Intel partnerships
- Microsoft shows how Cortana will work in speakers and cars
- Breaking: laptop ban extends to European flights
- XKCD: Bag Check
- Regulate THIS: Comcast & Charter agree not to compete in Wireless