This Week in Tech

Nov 28th 2021

This Week in Tech 851

Doomtown Rats

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Black Friday, Apple sues NSO group, rats play Doom, MicroClimate AIR2
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Category: News

Black Friday, Apple sues NSO group, rats play Doom, MicroClimate AIR2

  •  Scientists Focus on Whether Omicron Variant Causes Severe Illness.
  •  CES 2022: CES - The Most Influential Tech Event in the World.
  •  MicroClimate AIR2.
  •  Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels.
  •  Amazon sees 'record-breaking' Black Friday, official says.
  •  New York Times’ Wirecutter Staff Goes on Strike Ahead of Black Friday.
  •  Apple sues NSO Group for attacking iPhones with Pegasus spyware.
  •  Apple’s AR headset coming next year with ‘Mac-level’ power: report.
  •  Apple's Car Project: Everything We Know.
  •  Sam's Thoughts on the Apple Car.
  •  Apple Accelerates Work on Car Project, Aiming for Fully Autonomous Vehicle.
  •  What is the future of personal car ownership?
  •  Galaxy Note is dead; Samsung reportedly ending production on Note 20, no plans for the 2022 model.
  •  Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri will testify before the Senate on teen mental health.
  •  Related: The CEO of cosmetics retailer Lush says he's 'happy to lose' $13 million by deleting Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat accounts over teen mental-health harms.
  •  Germany plans to phase out the sale of combustion-engine vehicles to help meet its ambitious goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030.
  •  Rats named Carmack and Romero are playing Doom.
  •  Is watching the 1984 Ghostbusters movie killing people? A Statistician's Perspective.

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