Nov 10th 2019
This Week in Tech 744
Boiling the Privacy Frog
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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- Why $4.5 Billion From Big Tech Won’t End California Housing Crisis
- UPS and CVS deliver prescription medicine via drone to US residential customers for the first time
- Google open-sources Cardboard to keep ‘no-frills’ VR widely available
- The FBI is Tracking Our Faces in Secret. We’re Suing. - There can be no accountability if there is no transparency.
- Apple's Revamped Privacy Site Highlights 'Everyday Apps, Designed for Your Privacy'
- DOJ charges two ex-Twitter employees, arresting one, with spying for Saudi Arabia by snooping on kingdom critics
- Facebook hopes a new logo will distract you from its problems
- Facebook Isn’t Just Allowing Lies, It’s Prioritizing Them
- I worked on political ads at Facebook. They profit by manipulating us.
- Adobe Photoshop is now available for iPad
- Adobe Aero for iOS turns Photoshop layers into interactive AR experiences
- Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge explained
- Microsoft: Here's why we just stored the whole Superman movie inside a bit of glass
- Apple reportedly ‘thrilled’ with Apple TV+ launch, drawing millions of viewers on debut weekend
- Amazon discounts Prime subscriptions by $40 for veterans