Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Jan 24th 2021

This Week in Tech 807

The Shuffle Button for Food

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Biden and big tech, the end of Loon, Apple stock soaring, Clubhouse
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Category: News

Biden and big tech, the end of Loon, Apple stock soaring, Clubhouse

  • What the new Biden administration brings to the tech sphere.
  • Biden Has a Chance to Reshape Tech. Will He?
  •  Biden names Slaughter to lead FTC, Rosenworcel to chair FCC.
  •  Biden SEC pick is no stranger to crypto.
  •  Google threatens to shut down Search in Australia if digital news code goes ahead.
  •  Donald Trump pardons ex-Waymo, Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski.
  •  Google is investigating the actions of another top AI ethicist.
  •  Alphabet Pops Loon’s Balloons—but Won't Call It a Failure.
  •  Apple's Stock Closed at All-Time High Today Ahead of Earnings Results Next Week.
  •  Apple Elaborates on Potential for iPhone 12 and MagSafe Accessories to Interfere With Implantable Medical Devices.
  •  Clubhouse has secured a new round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.
  •  Parler Reappears With Help From Russian-Owned Service.
  •  Oversight Board accepts case on former US President Trump's indefinite suspension from Facebook and Instagram.
  •  Netflix shares rise on strong subscriber growth considers share buybacks.
  •  Netflix’s ‘Shuffle Play’ feature will roll out to all users worldwide this year.
  •  Microsoft invests in Cruise in the new $2 billion round.
  •  As Adobe Flash stops running, so do some railroads in China.
  •  The cutthroat war to dominate China’s grocery delivery industry.
  • Instacart cuts 1,877 jobs, including its only union roles.
  •  Put Bernie Anywhere!
  •  Retiring Tucows Downloads.
  •  LG considers exiting smartphones in 2021.
  •  Raspberry Pi Foundation launches $4 microcontroller with a custom chip.
  •  Pebble founder promises iMessage on Android and Windows with a universal chat app.
  •  TikTok star behind 'Wellerman' sea shanty craze quits job as a mailman.

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