Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Jun 23rd 2019

This Week in Tech 724

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Hosted by Leo Laporte
Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra, Apple and Best Buy, The New Wilderness, The GE Smart Lightbulb Update, and more!
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Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra and Congress' response
  •  The appalling working conditions of Facebook's moderators exposed
  •  More conversation on the distinction between a "platform" and a "publisher"
  •  Ravelry, a site for knitting enthusiasts, has taken a stand against white supremacists
  •  Google was just caught red-handed
  •  Pandora is being sued for showing Tom Petty song lyrics
  •  Netflix is petitioned to cancel an Amazon show
  •  Apple is recalling selected MacBook Pro laptops because of a fire danger
  •  Apple is considering moving up to 30% of production out of China
  •  The system designed to verify age in the UK for porn has been delayed
  •  A horror story involving a phone hack, a SIM card and what Google isn't doing
  •  Apple has approved over 1,000 Best Buy locations as official repair centers
  •  Is Google Chrome spying on us?
  •  Facebook, Google, and The New Wilderness
  •  Philips Hue's new light Trulifi is announced
  •  GE's smart lightbulb update is maybe not so smart
  •  A city in Florida pays $600K to a hacker to get its data back

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