Oct 14th 2018
This Week in Tech 688
Written to Binge
- Defending Bloomberg's Chinese spy chip story Google+ killed by a breach that wasn't a breach.
- Facebook breach that WAS a breach hits 30 million users. In related news, Facebook now sells a video chat device with a camera that can follow your every move.
- Made by Google event: what we think of the Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub.
- Apple's TV content will be free for everyone who owns an Apple device.
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- The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies - Bloomberg
- Supply Chain Security is the Whole Enchilada, But Who’s Willing to Pay for It? — Krebs on Security
- New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom
- Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public - The Wall Street Journal
- Google is shutting down Google+
- How to find out if you are one of the 30M Facebook users whose account was affected by the security breach
- Facebook debuts video chat devices for home: the $199 Portal with a 10" screen and $349 Portal+ with a 15.6" swiveling screen
- Never Too Late to Learn: Google+
- Here's everything Google revealed at its Pixel 3 event
- This is the Google Pixel 3 XL - Android Authority
- Pixel 3 XL looks amazing
- Marques Brownlee - There is FOR SURE no beauty smoothing happening with this Pixel 3 camera. Holy sharpness.
- Hands-on with Google's Pixel Slate: the $200 keyboard is a must-have, making it $800+ all-in
- Google Home Hub—Under the hood, it’s nothing like other Google smart displays
- Pixel Buds Real-Time Translations Available on All Google Assistant Headphones – Droid Life
- Apple rebukes Australia’s “dangerously ambiguous” anti-encryption bill
- Genome Hackers Show No One’s DNA Is Anonymous Anymore
- Sources: Apple plans to make content it owns free to device owners as part of its forthcoming TV service