Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Dec 6th 2020

This Week in Tech 800

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Hosted by Leo Laporte
Salesforce buys Slack, Warner Bros' HBO Max deal, Ajit Pai, Timnit Gebru
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Category: News

Salesforce buys Slack, Warner Bros' HBO Max deal, Ajit Pai, Timnit Gebru

  •  Salesforce buys Slack for $27.7b.
  •  Prop. 24 and the challenges of paying for privacy.
  •  The Apple M1 chip is fast!
  •  Apple gets fined in Italy for misleading iPhone claims.
  •  Apple's Best of 2020 apps list is out.
  •  Josh Elman, a venture capitalist, is hired by Apple.
  •  AI scientist Timnit Gebru is fired by Google.
  •  Facebook's Oversight Board announces its first cases.
  •  COVID misinformation will be removed from Facebook.
  •  Chris Krebs details foreign threat over vaccine IP.
  •  Warner Media's vision of HBO Max.
  •  Warner Bros' announces day and date release on HBO Max in 2021.
  •  The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is under threat.
  •  resident Trump threatens changes to Section 230.
  •  TikTok's December 4 deadline is not being enforced.
  •  FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces his plan to exit the department.
  •  China's claim of Quantum Supremacy.
  •  Arecibo Observatory footage that shows its collapse.
  •  Lab-grown meat will go on sale for the first time.

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