This Week in Tech

May 21st 2023

This Week in Tech 928

SCOTUS Didn't Read My Briefs

Hosted by Leo Laporte

TikTok Montana ban, Instagram's Twitter clone, Tears of the Kingdom

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Category: News

TikTok Montana ban, Instagram's Twitter clone, Tears of the Kingdom, and more.

  • Everything we know about Instagram’s Twitter clone, due this summer. 
  • How Apple’s headset could be a $3,000 flop—and a success. 
  • Pixel Fold. 
  • TikTok Users Sue Montana, Calling State Ban Unconstitutional. 
  • Dear Section 230 Critics: When Senators Hawley And Cruz Are Your Biggest Allies, It's Time To Rethink. 
  • Tears of the Kingdom sold 10 million copies in just three days. 
  • Supreme Court sides against Andy Warhol Foundation in copyright infringement case. 
  • Supreme Court Leaves 230 Alone For Now, But Justice Thomas Gives A Pretty Good Explanation For Why It Exists In The First Place. 
  • Google reaches $39.9 million privacy settlement with Washington state. 
  • The government can’t seize your data — but it can buy it. 
  • Apple created its new voice feature for—and with—people with ALS. 
  • CNET staff are unionizing, citing editorial independence and use of AI tools. 
  • AI-Generated 'Seinfeld' Show Banned on Twitch After Transphobic Standup Bit. 
  • Have we oversold the potential of AI? 
  • Bard vs ChatGPT. 
  • OpenAI chief concerned about AI being used to compromise elections. 
  • NASA picks Blue Origin to make a second human-crewed lunar lander. 
  • D&D streaming TV channel on the way, will include cartoons, actual play. 
  • Cord-Cutting Q1 2023: Pay-TV Ops Lose 2.3M Subs, Worst Quarter to Date. 
  • The triumph—yes, triumph—of BlackBerry. 

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