Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Sep 8th 2019

This Week in Tech 735

I've Got a Chatroom in My Thigh

Hosted by Leo Laporte
iPhone 11, Joi Ito, biohacking, and more!
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Category: News
  •  Apple testily responds to Google's Project Zero discovery of China's iOS hack against Uyghur Muslims.
  •  Avoiding FUD: how secure is too secure?
  •  Facebook leaks 420 Million users' phone numbers. In a related story, until recently, AT&T stored users' phone numbers in unencrypted paper files and delivered them directly to all US citizens.
  •  Apple Event this Tuesday! Which new phone will win the 2019 Fall Challenge?
  •  Phone Photography of the Phuture!
  •  Apple Watch 5 is all about sleep.
  •  Apple Tile, Apple Glasses, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, what else will happen on Tuesday?
  •  Harry is excited about the 16 Inch MacBook coming soon.
  •  Samsung Fold released in South Korea. It's not perfect, but it is a necessary step towards a cyberpunk future.
  •  An AI beat an 8th-grade science test. My 8th grader spends most of his time in the backyard blowing up stuff. Should we be scared?
  •  Joi Ito resigns over Epstein ties. Let's make sure we punish all the tech people who worked with Epstein and ignore all the bankers and politicians.
  •  Bill Gates has spent the past 10 years rehabilitating his image. Will his ties to Jeffrey Epstein remind everyone what a jerk he used to be?
  •  Verizon's 5G rollout to NFL stadiums only covers some seats.
  •  DOJ demands Apple and Google give them data on everyone who downloaded a gun scope tuning app.
  •  Supermicro flaw - no, not that Supermicro flaw, the other one.
  •  Huawei says the US is cyber-attacking it. Um, Duh.
  •  Biohacking is here. Stick a server in your thigh!

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