Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Jun 6th 2021

This Week in Tech 826

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WWDC preview, hacking Tamagotchi, Nigeria suspends Twitter
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Category: News

WWDC preview, hacking Tamagotchi, Nigeria suspends Twitter

  • El Salvador looks to become the world’s first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender.
  •  Hacking Group Anonymous Issue Veiled Threat to Elon Musk Over Crypto Market Trolling.
  • USA Today resists FBI subpoena seeking data of those who read story on agents' shooting.
  •  Amazon Prime Day is June 21 and June 22.
  • meh: A new deal every day at midnight.
  •  Huawei launches its own operating system on smartphones in challenge to Google Android.
  • Twitter launches its first subscription service.
  • Tesla Failed to Oversee Elon Musk’s Tweets, SEC Argued in Letters.
  • In Response to Oversight Board, Trump Suspended for Two Years; Will Only Be Reinstated if Conditions Permit.
  •  Facebook reverses policy protecting politicians from engaging in harmful speech.
  •  Trump blog page shuts down for good.
  •  Nigeria suspends Twitter operations, says platform ‘undermines its corporate existence’.
  •  New iPad Pro: Amazing hardware in search of equally amazing software.
  •  WWDC 2021 preview: iOS 15, macOS 12, Macs, and much more
  •  Google Will Let You Opt Out of Being Tracked by Apps in Android 12.
  •  How I Hacked My Tamagotchi, Cheated Death, and Became a God.
  •  Google Pixel Buds A-Series Review: Price is Everything.
  •  FBI Director Compares Ransomware Challenge to 9/11.
  •  U.S. says ransomware attack on meatpacker JBS likely from Russia; cattle slaughter resuming.
  •  Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack: Hackers Used Compromised Password.
  •  The Pentagon wants to use private rockets like SpaceX’s Starship to deliver cargo around the world.

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