This Week in Tech

Dec 18th 2022

This Week in Tech 906

A Bad Year for Billionaires

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Twitter Trust and Safety Council firing, TikTok ban, FTX SBF arrested
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Category: News
  • Alex Barredo: @joinmastodon official account has been banned on Twitter.
  • Impulsive and Unjustified: CNN Slams Twitter for Suspending Journalists – Including Its Own Donie O’Sullivan.
  • Elon Musk Launches a Manhunt After Alarming Incident.
  • Twitter dissolves Trust and Safety Council, Yoel Roth flees home.
  • Elon Musk, Management Guru?
  • Senate votes to ban TikTok use on government devices.
  • What is TikTok & is TikTok Safe?
  • TikTok may push potentially harmful content to teens within minutes, study finds.
  • FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Is Arrested in the Bahamas.
  • FTX Investor Impact: Timeline of Realized Cryptocurrency Gains and Losses Shows FTX Hit Investor Wallets Less Than Previous Crises.
  • Trump Sells a New Image as the Hero of $99 Trading Cards.
  • Tesla Full Self-Driving data looks awful: We challenge Elon Musk to prove otherwise.
  • Apple backs out of Sunday Ticket negotiations with NFL.
  • Virtual Reality Pioneer John Carmack Is Leaving Meta.
  • Instagram launches new tool to help hacked users regain account access.
  • Netflix lets advertisers take their money back after missing viewership targets.
  • ConnectSafely giving out $1K grants to schools & nonprofits.

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