May 19th 2019
This Week in Tech 719
I Am Gozor, the Lunchmaster!
This Week's Stories
- The US vs Huawei
- San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition
- Chinese Owners Must Sell Grindr
- FCC: Carriers Should Block Robocalls
- Do You Know if Your iPhone has Been Hacked?
- Big Tech's Problems Are Sociological, Not Psychological - Just Like Game of Thrones
- Silicon Valley Millionaires: Silicon Valley is Bad
- Get Off My Lawn! Is Tech Still Great?
- Fake Joe Rogan
- Is Medium Killing Blogs?
- Hit By Ransomware? Just Pay the Ransom
- ZombieLoad Fix Could Slow down Computers 40%
- Hacking School Lunch
- Google Knows What You Buy
- RIP Grumpy Cat
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- Trump signs exec order to ban Huawei
- Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced - Reuters
- Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source
- San Francisco passes city government ban on facial recognition tech | TechCrunch
- Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes - VICE
- Ajit Pai proposes new rule that would allow carriers to block robocalls - The Verge
- It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked - VICE
- Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists - The New York Times
- Intel ZombieLoad flaw forces OS patches with up to 40% performance hits
- The Trade Secret: Firms That Promised High-Tech Ransomware Solutions Almost Always Just Pay the Hackers
- Feds nab top exec on allegations he hacked a competitor, stole info… about school lunches?!
- Uber Black launches Quiet Driver Mode | TechCrunch
- Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry | WIRED
- The Real Reason Fans Hate the Last Season of Game of Thrones - Scientific American Blog Network
- Can we all please stop using Medium now?
- Grumpy Cat, Internet Celebrity With a Piercing Look of Contempt, Is Dead at 7 - The New York Times
- How Tea Accounts Are Fueling Influencer Feuds
- Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?
- Faux Rogan
- Google has been tracking nearly everything you buy online — see for yourself with this tool
- TWiT Collaboration Software Survey 2019