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#221: December 12, 2018

December 12th, 2018 · 1 minute

Sundar Pichai spent a day in Congress, Supermicro says a third-party audit of its systems show no infiltration by China, and Verizon says its Oath brand is basically worthless.

#220: December 11, 2018

December 11th, 2018 · 2 minutes

Apple and Qualcomm's patent battle moves to China; GoPro plans to pull production of U.S.-bound products out of China; and the New York Times casts a spotlight on how smartphone apps abuse location data.

#219: December 10, 2018

December 10th, 2018 · 1 minute

Waymo's driverless cars are not-so-much, Alexa wants to fix our mistakes, and Android's Ice Cream Sandwich has melted.

#218: December 7, 2018

December 7th, 2018 · 1 minute

MoviePass and Microsoft Edge are both being reborn, while the Apple Watch Series 4 can now tell if you're about to die.

#217: December 6, 2018

December 6th, 2018 · 2 minutes

The UK government releases internal Facebook documentation; Google employees lobby for better rights for contract workers; Canadian authorities arrest a Chinese tech exec at the request of the U.S. government.

#216: December 5, 2018

December 5th, 2018 · 1 minute

5G is here, if you live in Hawaii or the future. Pausing doesn’t mean what you think it means, and Uber/Lyft drivers in NYC are getting good news.

#215: December 4, 2018

December 4th, 2018 · 2 minutes

Tumblr bans explicit imagery; Apple plans to sit out the first year of 5G; and Microsoft takes a third crack at making a lightweight version of Windows.

#214: December 3, 2018

December 3rd, 2018 · 1 minute

Apple Music is coming to the Amazon Echo, 8K TV is coming to Japan and new AirPods are coming ... eventually.

#213: November 30, 2018

November 30th, 2018 · 1 minute

Samsung employees are caught selling foldable-screen secrets to China; young people are streaming video to traditional TV sets; and the remnants of Mic get sold off after it failed to find a business model.

#212: November 29, 2018

November 29th, 2018 · 1 minute

Amazon Web Services embraces the blockchain, takes on Microsoft, and revs up an unexpected approach to encouraging machine-learning development.