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#228: December 21, 2018

December 21st, 2018 · 2 minutes

Qualcomm has won an injunction against Apple in Germany; the FBI is taking down DDOS sites; the iPad is a more flexible computer than Apple says it is.

#227: December 20, 2018

December 20th, 2018 · 2 minutes

On Earth, Facebook got a lot of bad news. Meanwhile, way out in the Kuiper Belt, the New Horizons spacecraft bears down on Ultima Thule.

#226: December 19, 2018

December 19th, 2018 · 1 minute

SpaceX is raising $500 million to build its satellite broadband network; AT&T is rolling out 5G to 12 U.S. cities, but it doesn't matter. Finally, Twitter is letting users arrange their timelines in a chronological fashion.

#225: December 18, 2018

December 18th, 2018 · 1 minute

Russian disinformation campaigns in 2016 were even more widespread than previously thought, especially on Instagram; Google's search engine for China may be dead in the water; and Google invests in more New York City real estate.

#224: December 17, 2018

December 17th, 2018 · 1 minute

Apple Music is now on the Amazon Echo; Robinhood is in hot water over a new checking account plan, and Vine and HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll has died.

#223: December 14, 2018

December 14th, 2018 · 1 minute

Apple is building a new campus in Austin, YouTube is cracking down on policy violations, and Virgin Galactic has made it to space.

#222: December 13, 2018

December 13th, 2018 · 1 minute

Apple has a plan for a premium news subscription service; Intel introduces a new chip architecture; and Apple plans to build its own modem chips for the iPhone.

#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.