Nov 11th 2018
This Week in Tech 692
Ravioli for the Recount
- Apple's new iPad Pro is not the future of Apple, but it does point to it.
- Alibaba sells $1 billion in the first 85 seconds of Singles Day.
- Tech doomsayer says that the vast majority of people will soon be "The Useless Class."
- 22% of Americans still trust Facebook.
- Oprah's favorite things list on Amazon does not include goat soap.
- Amazon must give police Echo data and recordings in murder case.
- DEA and ICE are installing secret surveillance cameras in street lights.
- China unveils the first AI news anchor.
- Tesla Bioweapon Defense Mode keeps owners in smoke-filled California safe.
- With Net Neutrality gone, Sprint starts throttling Skype.
- FCC has harsh words about robocalls.
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- The 2018 Mac Mini
- APPLE MACBOOK AIR (2018) REVIEW: THE PRESENT OF COMPUTING
- Apple’s Social Network
- Getting the iPad to Pro — by Craig Mod
- The New iPad Pro for Photographers
- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Reputation Hit After Data Blunders | Fortune
- 5 nations now demanding Mark Zuckerberg testify on Facebook's data misuse
- Sprint is throttling Microsoft's Skype service, study finds.
- Amazon must give up Echo recordings in double murder case, judge rules
- The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights
- US Cyber Command starts uploading foreign APT malware to VirusTotal | ZDNet
- U.S. Secret Service Warns ID Thieves are Abusing USPS’s Mail Scanning Service — Krebs on Security
- Alibaba sets new Singles Day record with more than $30.8 billion in sales in 24 hours
- FCC will ‘take action’ in 2019 if carriers aren’t doing enough to fight robocalls
- Why Sweden's cashless society is no longer a utopia | World Economic Forum
- Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer - The New York Times
- Tesla’s ‘Bioweapon Defense Mode’ is proving invaluable to owners affected by CA wildfires
- Pizza to the Polls
- Domino's Paving for Pizza
- Oprah's Favorite Things
- Baker's Edge Nonstick Edge Brownie Pan
- Amazon sends out toy catalog with no prices ahead of the holidays
- Pulled over while connected: Siri can quietly video record the police
- World's first AI news anchor unveiled in China