This Week in Tech

Aug 21st 2022

This Week in Tech 889

The Thin Green Line

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Streaming TV is winning, House of the Dragon, Zuckerberg's avatar, Pixy RIP
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
Category: News
  • Game of Thrones' v. 'Lord of the Rings': The Biggest Battle in Fantasy TV History Is Here. 
  • How About We Just Don’t Watch the ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel? 
  • HBO Max to Remove 36 Titles, Including 20 Originals, From Streaming. 
  • Regal Owner Cineworld Nears Bankruptcy as Theater Comeback Lags. 
  • U.S. Streaming Tops Cable TV Viewing for First Time, Nielsen Says. 
  • Amazon’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Coverage to Be Tracked by Nielsen. 
  • Mark Zuckerberg responds to metaverse memes with a redesign. 
  • Do We All See Baby Mark Zuckerberg as Jesus in This 18th Century Sculpture? 
  • Elon Musk's viral Chinese doppelgänger, Yilong Ma, has been suspended from China's versions of TikTok and Twitter. 
  • A Dad Took Photos of His Naked Toddler for the Doctor. Google Flagged Him as a Criminal. 
  • Apple releases iOS, iPadOS and macOS security fixes for two zero-days under active attack. 
  • Why Janet Jackson made laptops crash. 
  • HBO Achieves New Heights of Corporate Synergy With Bizarre ‘House of the Dragon’ Tie-Ins. 
  • Ring’s new TV show is a brilliant but ominous viral marketing ploy. 
  • Amazon's Alexa could soon speak in a dead relative's voice, making some feel uneasy. 
  • Snap Scraps Development on Flying Selfie Pixy Drone. 
  • Now selfie drones can fly inside Apple stores. 
  • The US plans to block sales of older chipmaking tech to China. 
  • A Tool That Monitors How Long Kids Are in the Bathroom Is Now in 1,000 American Schools. 

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