This Week in Tech

May 15th 2022

This Week in Tech 875

We Don't Talk About Elon

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Texas HB 20, Crypto crash, Google IO, Goodbye iPod, Netflix ads

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Category: News
  •  Elon Musk Says His $44 Billion Twitter Deal Is ‘On Hold’.
  •  Two Twitter Leaders Are Leaving Company Following Musk Deal.
  •  Texas HB 20: Tech asks SCOTUS to stop Texas social media law.
  •  Just How Incredibly F'd Up Is Texas’ Social Media Content Moderation Law?
  •  Elon Musk praises Chinese workers for ‘burning the 3am oil’ – here’s what that really looks like.
  •  Jeff Bezos Hits Back at Joe Biden in Twitter Spat Over Inflation.
  •  Google previews the Pixel Watch, coming this fall with Pixel 7.
  •  The Pixel Tablet is coming in 2023.
  •  It’s not a phone, it’s an alliance.
  •  Google Glass’s successor teased at I/O.
  •  Google announces Pixel 6a powered by Tensor processor for $449.
  •  More than $200 billion erased from the entire crypto market in a day as the sell-off intensifies.
  •  Yellen Renews Call for Stablecoin Regulation After TerraUSD Stumble.
  •  ‘The Guilt Is Unbearable’: UST-Luna Investors Discuss the 99.99% Crypto Crash.
  •  Take Control of Cryptocurrency by Glenn Fleishman.
  •  Caitlin's podcast: Crypto’s big crash.
  •  Coinbase chief says ‘no risk of bankruptcy’ after regulatory filing sparks alarm.
  •  Man seeks to excavate a landfill that allegedly has half a billion dollars worth of bitcoin.
  •  UK's Royal Mail aims to open up to 50 drone routes for rural deliveries.
  •  How an internet mapping glitch turned a random Kansas farm into a digital hell.
  •  The iPod is dead.
  •  A Visual History of the Apple iPod.
  •  Netflix Tells Employees Ads May Come by the End of 2022.
  •  Netflix Exploring Live Streaming For First Time; Plans To Roll Out For Unscripted Series & Stand-Up Specials.
  •  Disney Plus added almost 8 million new subscribers as Netflix struggles.
  •  Virtual reality mask adds realism by making it harder to breathe.
  •  Here’s What the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way Looks Like.
  •  TikTok to surpass YouTube in the US.
  •  TIkTok introduces first ad product with rev share for creators.
  •  House where Facebook was created lists for $5.3M.

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