This Week in Tech

Nov 4th 2018

This Week in Tech 691

The Prosecco Experience

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Apple’s new Macs and iPads, CIA’s not-so-secret websites, Twitter voter suppression, and more.

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Category: News
  • Apple announces new MacBook Air and Mac Mini, then blows them both away with its new iPad Pro.
  • Apple will no longer tell us how many iPhones it sells.
  • How to kill an iPhone with a balloon.
  • Iran unmasks dozens of CIA agents with a Google search. 
  • Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment
  • Amazon exec mad at Washington Post for leaking new headquarters location.
  • Facebook targets ads at "White Genocide Conspiracy Theorists."
  • Voter suppression on Twitter, and IRL in Georgia.
  • Passcodes are officially protected by the fifth amendment (at least in Florida, and only in some cases).
  • Senator proposes a bill that would jail tech CEOs for misusing consumer data.
  • FCC says community broadband is an "ominous threat to the first amendment."

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