This Week in Tech

Mar 29th 2020

This Week in Tech 764

Tech Support in Tights

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Tracking Coronavirus, Instacart on Strike, Free e-Books
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Category: News
  •  Fever tracking maps show the spread of coronavirus
  •  Instacart workers will go on strike on Monday
  •  Hackers are sending out malicious teddy bears and Best Buy rewards cards
  •  Snopes has had to scale back fact-checking in the age of coronavirus misinformation
  •  China and Russia sending waves of coronavirus misinformation and phishing attacks
  •  Zeynep Tufecki is a light of reason in the fog of coronavirus information
  •  US Government is using cell phone location data to track coronavirus
  •  Is Big Tech our coronavirus saviors, or are they taking advantage of the situation?
  •  How should we cover tech while the world is collapsing?
  •  Notes from the final CanSec security conference
  •  Corporate layoffs, bailouts, and cancellations
  •  E-sports fill the void for car racing aficionados
  •  PwnToOwn 2020 highlights
  •  GM is offering unlimited internet in its cars, Yale is offering a free course on happiness, and other happy news
  •  China wants to re-invent the internet. What could possibly go wrong?
  •  Help track which coronavirus sites are malicious
  •  Free e-books from the Library of Congress
  •  Internet Archive under fire for lending too many e-books
  •  Elizabeth Warren open-sources all her campaign tech

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