Jul 30th 2017
This Week in Tech 625
Walking to the Bodega
Apple pays $506 million and €1.7 billion for patent infringements. Trump says that Apple will build 3 big plants in the US; Apple declines to comment. Apple kills the iPod Nano and Shuffle. Coders aren't happy about the new spaceship campus. Amazon, Alphabet, and Twitter stocks slide after earning reports, but Facebook is flying high. Your Roomba is NOT spying on you. Sweden leaks private info of all its citizens. Hackers crack safes, pwn voting machines, and inject code into mice at DEF CON. Flash is finally dying - in 2020. Everything you ever wanted to know about the upcoming Bitcoin split but were afraid to ask.
- Alex "Will" Wilhelm sleeps in Leo's parents' bedroom.
- Mike Murphy was NOT bought by Steve Job's widow this week.
- Steve Kovach can see the Empire State Building right now.
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- Twitter’s stock plunges as user growth stalls
- With 2 billion users and counting, Facebook’s profit and revenue soar
- Amazon misses Wall Street expectations by a mile
- Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates as world's richest person
- Amazon’s earnings miss means Jeff Bezos is no longer world’s richest person
- Crack Down on Amazon
- Sweden Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly All Citizens
- Your ultimate guide to the upcoming fork that’s splitting the Bitcoin community
- Bitcoin Just Avoided a Massive Breakup, But It’s Getting a Little One Instead
- Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone
- Apple is officially killing the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle
- Laurene Powell Jobs is buying the Atlantic magazine - Recode
- Trump Says Apple CEO Has Promised to Build Three Manufacturing Plants in U.S.
- How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple’s New Headquarters
- Roomba is no spy: CEO says iRobot will never sell your data
- Robot cracks open safe live on Def Con's stage
- DEF CON hackers minutes to pwn these US voting machines
- Injecting Code Into Mouse Firmware Should Be Your Next Hack
- Broadcom chip bug opened 1 billion phones to a Wi-Fi-hopping worm attack
- Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes