Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Mar 14th 2021

This Week in Tech 814

Imbued With Musk

Hosted by Leo Laporte
$69 Million JPG, rural internet gets a boost, Netflix password sharing crackdown
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Category: News

$69 Million JPG, rural internet gets a boost, Netflix password sharing crackdown

  •  JPG File Sells for $69 Million, as ‘NFT Mania’ Gathers Pace.
  •  Metakovan, the mystery Beeple art buyer, and his NFT/DeFi scheme.
  •  Apple discontinues original HomePod, will focus on mini.
  •  Amazon Day 1 Editions.
  •  Apple event alert: We could see new Apple products by the end of the month.
  •  Apple sues former employee for stealing trade secrets, leaking information to the media.
  •  Nicholas almost opens his NFT purchase from Top Shot on the show.
  •  Leo considers making the first episode of TWiT an NFT.
  •  Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea.
  •  Google Must Face Suit Over Snooping on ‘Incognito’ Browsing.
  •  Google call Microsoft's support for Link Taxes "naked corporate opportunism".
  •  Federal investigators blast Tesla, call for stricter safety standards.
  •  Musk, Tesla Board Sued Over Tweeting in Violation of SEC Deal.
  •  SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches for a record ninth time bringing 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit.
  •  House, Senate Democrats unveil $94 billion bill to improve Internet access.
  •  Netflix Begins Test to Crack Down on Password Sharing Outside Your Household.
  •  Roblox jumps to $38 billion market cap as public investors get their first crack at the popular kids game app.
  •  ‘Tech’ the new normal after a tough year.
  •  New Deepfake Spotting Tool Proves 94% Effective – Here’s the Secret of Its Success.
  •  Optimize Your WiFi Network for Working at Home.

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