This Week in Tech

Dec 11th 2022

This Week in Tech 905

The Last Helicopter

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Microsoft's Activision deal, Esports fading, Twitter Files, Apple car delays
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Category: News

Microsoft's Activision deal, Esports fading, Twitter Files, Apple car delays

  • Lina Khan, Aiming to Block Microsoft’s Activision Deal, Faces a Challenge.
  •  TikTok National-Security Deal Faces More Delays as Worry Grows Over Risks.
  •  The Hype Around Esports Is Fading as Investors and Sponsors Dry Up.
  •  Musk calls to prosecute Fauci, drawing swift backlash.
  •  Twitter HQ is putting office supplies up for sale in a big auction.
  •  Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ offer a glimpse of the raw, complicated and thankless task of moderation.
  •  Tesla calls self-driving technology 'failure,' not fraud.
  •  11 more crash deaths are linked to automated-tech vehicles.
  •  Elon Musk’s Neuralink Is Under Federal Investigation for Animal Abuse.
  •  China Scraps Most Covid Testing, Quarantine Requirements in Policy Pivot.
  •  Apple Scales Back Self-Driving Car and Delays Debut Until 2026.
  •  Apple’s Anti-Union Tactics in Atlanta Were Illegal, US Officials Say (AAPL).
  •  Apple is adding end-to-end encryption to iCloud backups.
  •  NASA Awards $57M Contract to Build Roads on the Moon.
  •  San Francisco terminates explosive killer cop bots.
  •  End of an era as the last 747 rolls off the production line.
  •  We’re All Capable of Going ‘Goblin Mode’.

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