Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Aug 9th 2020

This Week in Tech 783

The Galaxy Jaffle

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap 

  • Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 20, Z Fold 2, Watch 3, Buds Live, and more
  • DEFCON / Black Hat 2020: What if they held a security conference and nobody came?
  • Snapdragon flaw makes half of all Android phones hackable
  • We learned to hack any satellite at Black Hat 2020. Here's how!
  • Tencent taught us how to hack printers at Black Hat
  • Smart light bulbs are mini servers that anyone can hack
  • Jackpotting ATMS, reverse engineering a Tesla battery, and more
  • Bitcoin hacks take over YouTube
  • Phil Schiller replaced by Greg Joswiak at Apple
  • Why Tim Cook is the best CEO Apple has ever had
  • The final Intel iMac is the best computer Apple has ever made
  • Garmin paid $10 million to pay off their ransomware hackers
  • Tik Tok is the best new artform of the generation
  • What is China doing with Tik Tok to manipulate us?
  • Trump declares a national emergency, banning Bytedance as of September 15th - Tik Tok, WeChat, and Tencent all affected
  • Who will buy Tik Tok? Microsoft and Twitter are in the running; who else?
  • How will China repay us for banning ByteDance?
  • US offers $10 million bounties for hackers trying to affect US elections
  • Intel hacked - but that's the least of their worries.
  • Google has been "accidentally" listening to everything you say and will use that in their ADT merger
  • Google lost money for the first time ever this quarter
  • YouTubers turning to subscriptions for revenue
  • What year did you start watching more things online than on TV?
  • Rene Ritchie thinks you should read Axiom's End by Lindsay Ellis
  • How Lexy Savvides got her start
  • RIP Frances Allen, one of IBM's greatest programmers of all time
  • Black Girls Code wants more women of color to join the tech industry
  • Taking Boston Dynamic's Spot robot for a walk in San Francisco
  • Want an Analogue Pocket? Here's how to get one!
  • Flying cars are finally legal to drive, but only in one US state

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