This Week in Tech

May 1st 2022

This Week in Tech 873

A Little Patience and a Lot of Tape

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Musk buys Twitter, Ethereum stumbles, broadcasting to aliens
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Category: News

Musk buys Twitter, Ethereum stumbles, broadcasting to aliens

  • Twitter Has a New Owner. Here’s What He Should Do.
  •  Elon Musk Demonstrates How Little He Understands About Content Moderation.
  •  Jack Dorsey is tweeting through it.
  •  Judge rejects Elon Musk's bid to end the 2018 settlement with SEC.
  •  Bored Ape Metaverse Frenzy Raises Millions, Crashes Ethereum.
  •  Web3 is Going Great - Molly White.
  •  The Inevitability of Trusted Third Parties.
  •  Labor Department Criticizes Fidelity’s Plan to Put Bitcoin on 401(k) Menu.
  •  Doctorow Femur by Cory Doctorow.
  •  You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results.
  •  New options for removing your personally identifiable information from Search.
  •  Spotify Boosts Subscribers Despite Russia Ban, Joe Rogan Drama.
  •  Data From Fake Legal Requests Used to Sexually Extort Minors.
  •  These scientists want to tell aliens where Earth is — not everyone is happy.
  •  Netflix’s Bad Habits Have Caught Up With It.
  •  Alphabet Q1: YouTube Ad Revenue Growth Slows Dramatically.
  •  Apple shares dip after the company warns of a possible $8 billion hit from supply constraints.
  •  Snap announces a mini drone called Pixy.
  •  Fort Worth, TX the first city in the U.S. to mine bitcoin.
  •  TikTok was the top app by worldwide downloads in Q1 2022.
  •  Meta Platforms' 'Metaverse' Division Loses $3B in 1Q.
  •  Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Growth Propels Higher Sales, Earnings.
  •  Hollywood’s Fight Against VPNs Turns Ugly.
  •  From CNN+ to Fyre Festival: A collector seeks swag from companies with epic ends.

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