Hide the Pickle – Apple event roundup, Big Tech Antitrust, Signal CEO hacked Cellebrite device
Apple event roundup, Big Tech Antitrust action, Signal CEO hacked Cellebrite device
• Apple announces a new iPad Pro with an M1 chip, Thunderbolt, 5G, XDR display.
• Time for Apple to pull off the Band Aid and merge the iPad and Mac—at least their operating systems.
• Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event.
• Apple announces thinner iMac with M1 chip and bright colors.
• Apple announces $29 AirTag, a new Tile-like item tracker.
• Apple in the hot seat.
• Apple antitrust hearing: Tile likens Find My network to a ‘hostage’ program, App Store scam apps, more.
• How Big Tech got so big: Hundreds of acquisitions.
• App Stores in Congress, Apple’s Arguments, Meta Points.
• No, The Original Siri Remote Doesn’t Suck – If You Do This.
• Apple announces the new Apple TV 4K.
• Someone deciphered the Ted Lasso shortbread recipe from Apple’s Spring Loaded event.
• Apple Must Face Lawsuit Over iTunes “Buy” Button.
• Facebook-backed Diem aims to launch a digital currency pilot in 2021.
• Chat App Discord Ends Takeover Talks With Microsoft.
• Signal’s CEO Just Hacked the Cops’ Favorite Phone Cracking Tool and Became a Legend.
• Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition Face Curbs in New EU Proposal.
• The Florida mystery of dormant Pentagon IP addresses.
• The Slander Industry.
• Over $200 billion wiped off the cryptocurrency market in a day as bitcoin plunges below $50,000.
• NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight.
• Security Researcher Dan Kaminsky Has Died.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Rene Ritchie, Dwight Silverman
This Week in Tech episode 820
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