Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Apr 18th 2021

This Week in Tech 819

Introducing Club TWiT

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Apple's Spring event, Jeff Bezos letter to shareholders, Elon Musk and NASA
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Category: News

Apple's Spring event, Jeff Bezos letter to shareholders, Elon Musk and NASA

  • Introducing Club TWiT.
  • Apple's 'Spring Loaded' Event Officially Announced for Tuesday, April 20.
  • Apple Music Reveals How Much It Pays When You Stream a Song.
  • Why It’s Misleading to Say ‘Apple Music Pays Twice as Much Per Stream as Spotify’.
  • Google subsidiary moved $75bn in profits through Ireland in 2019 using "double-Irish".
  • Google ‘partially’ misled consumers over collecting location data, Australian court finds.
  • Nobody is flying to join Google’s FLoC.
  • Jeff Bezos says Amazon needs to do a better job for employees in his final shareholder letter as CEO.
  • SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the moon in 2023.
  • Two people killed in fiery Tesla crash with no one driving.
  • Should We Trust The Facebook Oversight Board?
  • Facebook oversight board delays decision on Trump ban to 'the coming weeks'.
  • Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series to cost $465 million for first season.
  • Google Earth’s historical 3D time lapses show the ravages of climate change.
  • Microsoft announces Surface Laptop 4 with choice of Intel or AMD processors.
  • You ever think about how Asus put out like 40 models of a laptop called the “Eee PC”.
  • Dogecoin spikes 400% in a week, stoking fears of a cryptocurrency bubble.
  • Intel, Nvidia, TSMC execs agree: Chip shortage could last into 2023.
  • NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday.
  • NYPD Deploys "Creepy" New Robot Dog In Manhattan Public Housing Complex.
  • Adobe co-founder Chuck Geschke dies at 81.

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