Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Feb 14th 2021

This Week in Tech 810

In a Room With Oprah

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Crypto legitimacy, Facebook wearable, Twitter's Bluesky, Supermicro hack
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Category: News
  •  Tesla buys $1.5 billion in bitcoin, plans to accept it as payment.
  •  Jack Dorsey and Jay Z invest 500 BTC to make Bitcoin ‘internet’s currency’.
  •  Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI).
  •  One of the World's Most Prolific Cybercriminals Has Retired - And May Well Be a Bitcoin Billionaire.
  •  Facebook Plans Smartwatch With Focus on Messaging, Health — The Information.
  •  Facebook's Internet.org.
  •  Facebook Meets Apple in Clash of the Tech Titans—‘We Need to Inflict Pain’.
  •  Twitter’s Jack Dorsey imagines an app store for social media algorithms.
  •  Hyundai and its affiliate Kia say they are not in talks with Apple to develop an autonomous vehicle.
  • Clubhouse is now blocked in China after a brief uncensored period.
  • Clubhouse in China: Is the data safe?
  • Clubhouse Is Suggesting Users Invite Their Drug Dealers and Therapists.
  • Mark Cuban is co-founding a podcast app where hosts can talk to fans live and monetize their conversations.
  • Supermicro Hack: How China Exploited a U.S. Tech Supplier Over Years.

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