This Week in Tech

Feb 13th 2022

This Week in Tech 862

A Game Old Bird

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Galaxy S22 Ultra, Mainstreaming of crypto, Meta in France, James Webb Telescope
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Category: News

Galaxy S22 Ultra, Mainstreaming of crypto, Meta in France, James Webb Telescope

  • The Mainstreaming of Crypto. 
  • Rapper Razzlekhan Is Accused Of $4.5 Billion Crypto Laundering Scheme. 
  • The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is a Note successor with a built-in stylus. 
  • Photons Received: Webb Sees Its First Star – 18 Times. 
  • Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra should have been a Chromebook. 
  • Mark Zuckerberg and team consider shutting down Facebook and Instagram in Europe if - Meta can not process Europeans' data on US servers. 
  • France says Google Analytics breaches GDPR when it sends data to US. 
  • Age verification to access social media: UK govt threat. 
  • IRS abandons ID.me facial recognition plans. 
  • Fake Windows 11 upgrade installers infect you with RedLine malware. 
  • Stuck in KUOW purgatory: Seattle Mazda drivers can't change the radio dial. 
  • 40 Starlink satellites succumb to geomagnetic storm. 
  • Teenager who tracks Elon Musk’s private jet says he might stop in exchange for a new Tesla. 
  • Chip shortages, sure, but it's a good time to be a silicon wafer maker. 
  • The Guardian: Rising popularity of VR headsets sparks 31% rise in insurance claims. 
  • In Oscar Nominations, Streaming Hits A Ceiling Despite Apple Breakthrough And ‘The Power Of The Dog’ Leading Field. 

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