This Week in Tech

Jul 31st 2022

This Week in Tech 886

The Barn Has Left the Horse

Hosted by Leo Laporte

CHIPS Act, earnings week, FTC sues Meta, Twitter Blue price hike

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Category: News
  • CHIPS Act clears Congress, ensuring $52 billion boost to US foundries.
  • Intel (INTC) earnings Q2 2022.
  • Intel Kills Optane Memory Business Entirely.
  • Apple's $83B quarter by the numbers.
  • FY22 Q4 - Press Releases - Investor Relations - Microsoft.
  • Amazon (AMZN) Q2 2022 earnings.
  • Peacock’s paid subscribers stayed flat at 13 million, losses widen to $467 million.
  • Why Big Tech Is Making a Big Play for Live Sports.
  • Collect and Trade NFL Highlights As NFTs.
  • Spotify has 188 million Premium users, but continues to lose money.
  • Spotify forks out $295M for Findaway, Podsights, Chartable, and Sonantic, filing reveals.
  • FTC’s Lina Khan Overruled Staff to Sue Meta Over Virtual-Reality Deal.
  • Instagram Admits It’s ‘Not Good’ After Kardashians Beg It to Stop Copying TikTok.
  • Instagram walks back TikTok-style changes — Adam Mosseri explains why.
  • Facebook Is Finally Giving People A Non-Algorithmic News Feed.
  • Twitter is raising the Blue subscription price from $2.99 to $4.99 monthly.
  • Twitter v. Elon Musk trial date set to start October 17th.
  • FBI investigation determined Chinese-made Huawei equipment could disrupt US nuclear arsenal communications.
  • Discovery of new UEFI rootkit exposes an ugly truth: The attacks are invisible to us.
  • T-Mobile to pay $500M for one of the largest data breaches in US history.
  • Tim Hortons offers free coffee to settle mobile app class action lawsuits.
  • Russia tried to hijack some of Apple's internet traffic for 12 hours.
  • Details from FBI Raid of U.S. Private Vaults Being Kept from Public.
  • Why One Critical Second Can Wreak Havoc on the Internet.
  • HBO Max will begin streaming 'Game of Thrones' in 4K HDR next month.
  • Ultiworld on Twitter: "Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) with the MASSIVE sky for @PrideofNY at the World Ultimate Club Championships"
  • NASA on Twitter: "We celebrate the life of Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek actor, trailblazer, and role model, who symbolized to so many what was possible."

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