This Week in Tech

Mar 17th 2024

This Week in Tech 971

The Element of Chaos

Hosted by Devindra Hardawar

SpaceX Spy Satellites, New Apple Carplay

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News
  • The Panel discusses video Formats and aspect ratios 
  • House of Reps pass bill that could ban TikTok 
  • TechDirt: TikTok ban would be unconstitutional and doesn't actually help with threats 
  • TikTok estimated to be worth $100B, or $40B if it doesn't include the algorithm 
  • US wants to ban TikTok for the sins of every social media company 
  • What social media is the panel using? 
  • Musk's SpaceX is building spy satellite network for US intelligence agency, sources say 
  • Musk dumps Don Lemon after sitting through one interviuew 
  • "Gurman: CarPlay is now all Apple has left, should they charge for the more advanced version? + Apple planning for the biggest AirPods push yet with new low-end, mid-range models" 
  • Microsoft is hosting its Surface/AI event next week, what do we think about Microsoft's current PC and AI ambitions? 
  • FCC raises broadband minimums to 100Mbps/20Mbps, up from 25Mbps/3Mbps 
  • Pornhub says adios to Texas 
  • Profile of the UberCheats dev, who created an app to see how the Uber algorithm was screwing over workers 
  • What media is the panel watching?

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