This Week in Tech

Nov 14th 2021

This Week in Tech 849

Disco Mannequin

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Twitter Blue, The Golem Network, The Genesis Machine, GitHub Copilot, Rivian IPO

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News
  •  Twitter launches Blue subscription service in U.S., offers ad-free access to 300 news sites.
  •  U.S. states file updated antitrust complaint against Alphabet's Google.
  •  Walmart is using fully driverless trucks to ramp up its online grocery business.
  •  Amazon’s Spinmasters: Behind the Internet Giant’s Battle With the Press.
  •  Are you worried about Amazon?
  •  A record 4.4 million people quit in September as Great Resignation shows no signs of stopping.
  •  Job openings and labor turnover trends for States in 2020.
  • Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” Will Not End.
  •  Amazon Relay.
  •  Bezos-Backed Real Estate App to Accept Bitcoin as Payment.
  •  Golem Network.
  •  The Genesis Machine.
  •  The EVELO Compass adult electric tricycle is a comfortable, powerful and stable electric trike with a large cargo basket.
  •  Wing Bikes are the world's best electric bicycles.
  •  Hoax Email Blast Abused Poor Coding in FBI Website.
  •  Europol: Seven REvil/GandCrab ransomware affiliates were arrested in 2021.
  •  Judge denies stay in Epic v. Apple.
  •  Everyone has questions about Leo's phones.
  •  GitHub Copilot: Your AI pair programmer.
  • Apple to Pay $30 Million Over Store Workers’ Security Checks.
  •  Facebook says it can’t keep pace with its own Oversight Board.
  •  Elon Musk Sells About $5 Billion in Tesla Stock.
  •  AMD reveals an Epyc security 50 flaws, Intel has 25.
  •  Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are infectious in all the wrong ways.
  •  Rivian's Mega IPO is a Good Test of the Meme Stock Craze.
  •  AMC Theatres debuts online Bitcoin payments after months of teasing.
  •  Biden’s “historic” $65 billion broadband plan approved by Congress.

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