This Week in Tech

Nov 10th 2019

This Week in Tech 744

Boiling the Privacy Frog

Hosted by Alex Lindsay
FBI Face Tracking, Facebook Political Ads, AppleTV+
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  Big Tech is trying to fix California's housing crisis by throwing $billions at it. Here's what they should do instead.
  •  How can we fix the mess that is video conferencing?
  •  Delivering drugs via drone: what could possibly go wrong?
  •  Google open sources Cardboard, instead of just killing it as we expected.
  •  The FBI is secretly using face recognition to track us. The ACLU thinks this is bad for some reason.
  •  Apple is slowly tightening its privacy system.
  •  Saudi spies infiltrate Twitter. Is Big Tech security-conscious enough?
  •  FACEBOOK changes its logo. WHY?
  •  Facebook and political ads
  •  Photoshop for iPad is finally here.
  •  Here are the best tools for vertical video.
  •  Is Adobe's subscription model fair to consumers?
  •  Adobe Aero tries to standardize AR.
  •  Microsoft Ignite focuses on the hybrid cloud.
  •  Why 5G will never work, and why it will be amazing when it does.
  •  8K will make you vomit.
  •  Microsoft puts Superman on glass.
  •  AppleTV+ launches big. If you could only have 5 streaming services, which would you choose?
  •  Amazon knocks $40 off the price of Prime for veterans. Thank you for your service!

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