This Week in Tech

Aug 7th 2022

This Week in Tech 887

Chorizo in Spaaaaaaaaace!

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Amazon buys iRobot, Mofi vinyl controversy, Cybertruck cost increase

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Category: News

Amazon buys iRobot, Mofi vinyl controversy, Cybertruck cost increase

  • Amazon announces deal to buy Roomba maker for $1.7 billion.
  • Amazon's iRobot Deal Would Give It Maps Inside Millions of Homes.
  • Ring, Google, and the Police: What to Know About Emergency Requests for Video Footage.
  • Facial recognition smartwatches to be used to monitor foreign offenders in UK.
  • Disney could soon lose exclusive rights to Mickey Mouse.
  • California Regulator Accuses Tesla of Falsely Advertising Autopilot.
  • U.S. Senate passes major $430 billion bill to fight climate change, cut drug costs.
  • Bill Gates: A Clean Energy Future is in the Hands of Congress.
  • Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company.
  • Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to a ‘public debate’ about bots.
  • Tesla’s Cybertruck is going to be more expensive than originally planned.
  • How a Phoenix record store owner set the audiophile world on fire.
  • Citing Danger of “Ink Spills” Epson Programs End of Life for Some Printers.
  • Post-quantum encryption contender is taken out by single-core PC and 1 hour.
  • Pearson (LON:PSON) Sees NFT, Blockchain Helping Making Money From E-Books Sales.
  • Samsung Unpacked Date Is Aug. 10: This Is What To Expect.
  • Tinder scales back its plans for dating in the metaverse.
  • HBO Max, Discovery+ to Launch as Merged Product in Summer 2023.
  • Why HBO Max Spent $130 Million to Shelve ‘Batgirl’ and ’Scoob 2’.
  • French Scientist's Photo of ‘Distant Star’ Was Actually Chorizo.

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