This Week in Tech

Jun 13th 2021

This Week in Tech 827

Weather Balloons and Swamp Gas

Hosted by Leo Laporte
WWDC highlights, Big Tech regulation, flying cars
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

WWDC highlights, Big Tech regulation, flying cars

  •  Apple Lists 'M1X MacBook Pro' in YouTube Tags for WWDC Keynote Video.
  •  Rene picks privacy and extensibility as his favorite announcements during WWDC.
  •  WWDC 2021: macOS Monterey further blurs lines between Mac, Catalyst, and iPad apps.
  •  Jason picks Unified platform and Mac shortcuts as his favorite announcements during WWDC.
  •  WWDC 2021: I love it when a platform comes together.
  •  iOS 15 and macOS Monterey — Apple’s walled garden just got even higher.
  •  FaceTime is coming to Android and Windows via the web.
  •  Philip picks SharePlay API as his favorite announcement during WWDC.
  •  Apple employees push back against returning to the office in an internal letter.
  •  Leo picks Apple ID reform as his favorite announcement during WWDC.
  •  Public reaction to Amazon Sidewalk.
  •  Jeff Bezos and his brother will fly on Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight with auction winner.
  •  House lawmakers introduce five bipartisan bills to unwind tech monopolies.
  •  Biden revokes Trump bans on TikTok and WeChat.
  •  The hard truth about ransomware: we aren’t prepared, it’s a battle with new rules, and it hasn’t near reached peak impact.
  •  The U.S. Retrieves Millions in Ransom Paid to Colonial Pipeline Hackers.
  •  GameStop stock falls sharply amid 5M-share sales plan, SEC investigation.
  •  Microsoft looks ready to launch Windows 11.
  •  FBI and Australian police ran an encrypted chat platform to catch criminal gangs.
  •  Apple says it didn't know Trump's DOJ was asking for Democrats' data.
  •  Some Apple Suppliers in China Tell Ethnic Minorities: Don’t Bother Applying For Jobs.
  •  iPhone 13 release date, price, specs, and leaks.
  •  Billionaire Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk Is Making An All-In Bet On Robot Air Taxis. Its Program Head Is Out In Disagreement Over It.
  •  What Is a Flying Car?
  •  Facebook plans its first smartwatch for next summer with two cameras, heart rate monitor.
  •  Twitter to add a newsletter 'subscribe' button to profiles for simple sign-ups.
  •  Happy 42nd Anniversary to the Original Intel 8086 and the x86 Architecture.
  •  El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after passing a law.
  •  Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asks whether the Forest Service or the BLM can alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth in order to fight climate change.
  •  Chipmaker SiFive Is Said to Draw Intel Takeover Interest.

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