This Week in Tech

Sep 12th 2021

This Week in Tech 840

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Hosted by Leo Laporte

Apple event preview, Apple vs. Epic, Proton gets Tim Berners-Lee

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Category: News

Apple event preview, Apple vs. Epic, Proton gets Tim Berners-Lee

  • Remembering 9/11. 
  • Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchase, rules judge in Epic v. Apple. 
  • Texas governor signs bill prohibiting social media giants from blocking users based on viewpoint. 
  • Apple Event Announced: 'California Streaming' on September 14 With iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7 Expected. 
  • Why the iPhone 13 Mini could be Apple's last Mini for a while. 
  • Google Pixel 6 teaser gives first real-world look at the upcoming phone. 
  • ProtonMail Under Fire For Sharing ClActivist Data With French Authorities. 
  • Proton welcomes Sir Tim Berners-Lee to its advisory board – as ProtonMail suffers a privacy backlash. 
  • New Data Says More Communities Built Their Own Broadband Because of COVID. 
  • U.S. Broadband Wireless Speeds Climb to Pathetic 14th Place Globally. 
  • Starlink Review: Broadband Dreams Fall to Earth
  • SpaceX's Inspiration4 all-civilian spaceflight: When to watch and what to know
  • Apple Warns Vibrations Like Those From High-Power Motorcycle Engines Can Harm iPhone Cameras. 
  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite review: Finally, co-op action worthy of this franchise. 
  • Amazon slams SpaceX, tells FCC that Musk-led companies are rule-breakers. 
  • Why top streamers are leaving Twitch. 
  • Amazon Launches Its First TVs: Fire TV Omni Series with 4K Ultra HD. 
  • Facebook sent flawed data to misinformation researchers. 
  • Twitter wants you to tweet to interest-based communities, not just followers. 
  • Twitter is testing an official ‘soft block’ feature. 
  • TikTok overtakes YouTube for average watch time in US and UK. 
  • Brazil’s Bolsonaro Bans Social Networks From Removing Some Posts. 
  • Ray-Ban Stories: These are Facebook’s first mass-market smart glasses. 
  • Facebook's smart Ray-Ban glasses are disappointingly familiar. 
  • El Salvador Buys Its First 200 BTC a Day Before Its Bitcoin Law Becomes Effective. 
  • Cryptocurrency prices tumble and exchange trading falters as snags crop up. 
  • Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop.

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