This Week in Tech

Oct 9th 2022

This Week in Tech 896

The Whole Internet Burrito

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Pixel Watch, banning AirTags, Musk's Twitter buy, Instagram ads
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Category: News

Pixel Watch, banning AirTags, Musk's Twitter buy, Instagram ads

  •  Google unveils Pixel 7 Pro with Tensor G2 processor, starts at $899.
  •  WHOOP | Your Personal Digital Fitness and Health Coach.
  •  Does Google have a chance against Samsung and Apple?
  •  Google Pixel Watch Announced.
  •  Google Kills Stadia; Why Stadia Was a Bad Product; Microsoft, Activision, and Antitrust.
  •  Larry Page’s electric air taxi startup is winding down.
  •  Lufthansa Has NOT Banned AirTags (But If It Ever Does, Travelers Won’t Comply)
  •  Zelenskyy, Musk in Twitter showdown over Ukraine ‘peace’ plan.
  •  The Elon Musk vs. Twitter trial is on hold until October 28th.
  •  Elon Musk says he’ll use Twitter to build an ‘everything app’ called X. Believe him.
  •  How Twitter employees are reacting to today’s Elon Musk news.
  •  Chris Anderson on Twitter: "Amidst all the sneering, I’d like to offer a prediction for how the @elonmusk acquisition of Twitter will play out."
  •  Bake Off contestant horrifies viewers with avocado peeling method during controversial Mexican Week episode.
  •  Instagram to increase ad load as Meta fights revenue decline.
  •  Yes, even Signal is doing stories now.
  •  The Right Stuff dating app.
  •  The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023)
  •  FCC Finally Gets Around To Cracking Down On Annoying Robotexts.
  •  Google settles Arizona location data suit for $85 million.
  •  Meta warns 1 million Facebook users who installed password-stealing apps.
  •  Papa John's sued for 'wiretap' spying on website visitors.
  •  Area Man Is Arrested for Parody. The Onion Files a Supreme Court Brief.
  •  Boston Dynamics pledges not to arm robots.
  •  Israel sets up AI-controlled machine gun in occupied Hebron.
  •  SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security.
  •  $570 million worth of Binance’s BNB token stolen in another major crypto hack.
  •  Critical Akamai bug could have let hackers poison millions of major brands’ websites.
  •  Business Envy podcast.
  •  White House turns to TikTok stars to take Biden's message to a younger audience. 

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