Oct 29th 2017
This Week in Tech 638
The Frightful 5 on the Splinternet
Ordering the iPhone X. The Essential phone and its lack of press coverage. Who owns your face, malicious face recogntion and the lack of face case law. The splintered internet explained. The iPhone calulator flaw. Burn-in problems reproted for the Pixel 2. AI dominating companies and the Frightful 5 identififed. Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft earnings beat expectations. The consequence of monopolies. The General Data Protection Regulation and its implication for your personal data. Amazon delivering inside your house now. Roger Stone has been banned from Twitter. Facebook might start charging publishers to promote their stories in the main news feed and of course the controversary surrounding the cheeseburger emoji.
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- Apple says retail stores will have iPhone X stock at launch, encourages customers to ‘arrive early’
- Should you protect property rights in augmented reality?
- 1+2+3=16? Go home Apple you're drunk.
- Some Google Pixel 2 XL units already have a display burn-in problem, including ours
- Official Response from Google
- Amazon Look
- Joseph Stiglitz says America Has a Monopoly Problem
- How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation
- Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Intel: All crush earnings
- WHY FACEBOOK SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED TO BUY TBH
- Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door
- Trump ally Roger Stone suspended from Twitter
- Publishers might have to start paying Facebook if they want anyone to see their stories - Recode
- Google CEO says company will 'DROP EVERYTHING' on Monday to fix the glaring error on its cheeseburger emoji...
- Sundar Pichai's Tweet about the hamburger emoji