This Week in Tech

Jul 30th 2023

This Week in Tech 938

Shifting the Ovaltine Window

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Blind app, Starlink dominance, NSA surveillance, NASA+

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Category: News

Blind app, Starlink dominance, NSA surveillance, NASA+

  • Elon Musk’s New Flashing X Sign Is Infuriating Neighbors: ‘It’s Hard to Describe How Bright It Is.’
  •  Is anyone still using Threads? 
  •  With Starlink, Elon Musk’s Satellite Dominance Is Raising Global Alarms. 
  •  Lindsey Graham and Elizabeth Warren: We Must Regulate Big Tech. 
  •  Licensing Social Media Companies Makes No Sense. 
  •  Turn Every Page – The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb. 
  •  The NSA Is Lobbying Congress to Save a Phone Surveillance 'Loophole'. 
  •  Facebook passed 3 billion users for the first time. 
  •  NASA+ is the space agency's very own streaming platform. 
  •  Uber's Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash Saga Ends With the Operator Avoiding Prison. 
  •  Tesla’s secret team to suppress thousands of driving range complaints. 
  •  Android will now warn about unknown Bluetooth trackers, like AirTag, traveling with you. 
  •  YouTube Q2 Ad Sales Up 4.4%, Alphabet Handily Tops Earnings Estimates. 
  •  Microsoft earnings: FY23 Q4. 
  •  FTC readies lawsuit that could break up Amazon. 
  •  How Blind Became the App Silicon Valley Bosses Love to Hate. 

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