This Week in Tech

Jul 19th 2020

This Week in Tech 780

The Great Firewall of America

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Twitter Hack, Tik Tok hysteria, World Emoji Day

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News
  • Here's how the Twitter hack happened
  • Tik Tok hysteria - xenophobia or common sense?
  •  EARN IT and LAED acts want to eliminate encryption
  •  Cloudflare outage takes down a huge swath of the internet
  •  "Master," "Slave," "Blacklist" terms on the outs at Apple, Linux, and others
  •  Trump expands the CIA's cyberwarfare authority
  •  Google spends $10 billion on India, half of that in Jio
  •  Amazon Dash Cart checks your groceries out for you
  •  World Emoji Day celebrates the new Emoji coming in 2020
  • Who is "Kirk," the person behind the Twitter hack? How long have they had access?
  •  What should the response to the Twitter hack be?
  • Instagram's Tik Tok clone Reels launches in August
  •  As Tik Tok rises, Quibi falls
  •  Google should be pushing contactless payments more
  • Hong Kong VPNs leak user data
  •  EU Court shuts down EU - US data transfer agreement
  • Grant Imahara dead at 49

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