Aug 13th 2017
This Week in Tech 627
Do You Inkwell?
- Ashley Esqueda knows about the secret island where we are raising Leo Laporte clones.
- Dylan Tweney would prefer that you not use a Valley Girl accent when talking about his company.
- Michael Nunez is feeling kind of sweaty right now.
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- Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health
- Google is eating the open internet
- An Algorithm Trained on Emoji Knows When You’re Being Sarcastic on Twitter
- Game of Thrones stars' personal details leaked as HBO hackers demand ransom
- Pros weigh in on phishing the White House
- EFF beats podcast patent troll on appeal
- Techdirt receives $250K+ from a group of backers
- Snap falls 17% as revenue and daily user growth disappoint
- The New Copycats: How Facebook Squashes Competition From Startups
- Bitcoin passes $4,000 mark amid ICO frenzy and a slowdown in momentum behind Bitcoin Cash (Fitz Tepper/TechCrunch)
- FCC adds 2 weeks to comment period for the proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules
- Passwords should be long, not necessarily complicated
- Forget infecting PDFs, how about DNA with a payload?