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For years, companies have used location data to market specific products and messages to individuals. Now, political groups are adopting the strategy. Our reporter Patience Haggin joins us to explain. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Zoom bans an American's account at China's request, won't have real end-to-end encryption IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft stop selling face recognition software to the police Clearview and Palantir continue to sell face recognition to the police Apple is the world's first $1.5 trillion company Apple WWDC 2020 coming June 22. Here's what Apple will announce. How quickly will Apple transition Macs to ARM? Refrigerator DRM is catching up with printer DRM ZFS cuts "slave" out of OpenZFS codebase. GitHub ditches "master" Michael Seibel replaces Alexis Ohanian on Reddit board HBO yanks Gone With the Wind, it becomes the #1 show on Apple TV+ Four GOP Senators ask FCC to review Section 230 PS5 hardware and games announced - disc vs digital Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone itch.io Games for Racial Justice and Equality surpasses it's $5 million goal Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ant Pruitt, Christina Warren, and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Zendesk.com/twit casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT WWT.COM/TWIT
WWDC 2020: Mac Dumps Intel, Switches to ARM The Week's Stories:Apple will announce the transition to ARM-based Macs at WWDCWith the transition to ARM, what will happen to Thunderbolt? How will the ARM transition affect GPUs? Mac developers should all be using Xcode. What else should they be doing? Apple will introduce a new iMac at WWDC with a T2 chip and AMD Navi GPUTech conferences are so 2019. Here's what companies should do instead.Apple posts password manager resources on GitHub. We have a better idea.Buy Apple products interest-free with Apple CardThe amazing Apple network adapter that you can't buyApple will let people back in the office after temperature checks and COVID testsApple adds symptoms and anonymous sharing to its COVID AppApple's new summer colorsiPad Air will switch to USB-CHow late will the iPhone 12 be out this year? Tim Cook praises Black Lives Matter, and Apple Maps features Black Lives Matter PlazaPicks of the Week:Leo's Pick: itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and EqualityRene's Pick: WWDC Pins (RR pin for ACLU)Rene's 2nd Pick: RR MugLory's Pick: Black Lives Matter CarrdAlex's Pick: Mitti Hosts: Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Lory Gil, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit
Zoom's end-to-end encryption fail.Zoom will offer end-to-end encryption, but only if you pay for itIBM announces no more work on facial recognitionThe Odd Case of Mozilla's DoH DDoSCisco's Talos group found two critical flaws in the Zoom clientCallStranger UPnP bug has tech press in a tizzyMicrosoft has started to replace old Edge with new EdgeWe invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-770-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: itpro.tv/securitynow promo code SN30 extrahop.com/SECURITYNOW
Normally, major tech companies launch new products and services at developer conferences - but the pandemic has made that near-impossible. Our Heard on the Street Columnist Dan Gallagher explains what that could mean for the industry. And tech workers: has your company been taking action to address racial inequity in the workplace? Call us and tell us about it at‪ (314) 635-0388‬. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tim Cook and Satya Nadella speaking up on racism - what should Big Tech do? Amazon says they are against racism, but sells racist facial recognition tech to police Can tech improve policing? Social and Organizational barriers to change Should social networks fact-check Trump? James Bennet resigns as Opinion Editor of NYT after letting Tom Cotton post-inflammatory editorial YouTube is a bigger problem than Facebook and Twitter How do we fix Google, Facebook, and Twitter without losing more jobs? Creativity, transparency, and incentivesSynthetic biology, synthetic marketplaces, synthetic people Reddit founder quits and asks to be replaced by a black person NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits they were wrong about Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest Minneapolis will dismantle their police department Zoom won't encrypt free tier so they can help the cops Russian GRU exploiting Exim Mail Transfer Agent Trump and Biden campaigns being phished by China and Iran Project Gutenberg is now illegal in Italy HBO Max will not apply to AT&T data caps, but you can't play it on Roku or Amazon devices Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dylan Tweney, Wesley Faulkner, and Amy Webb Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: mintmobile.com/twit extrahop.com/TWIT barracuda.com/twit
After largely ignoring demands from civil rights groups, tech giants IBM, Amazon and Microsoft have put moratoriums on sales of facial recognition technology to law enforcement agencies as protests against police brutality continue.
Hacktivism, or computer hacking as activism, is in the news again with the group Anonymous claiming responsibility for a cyberattack on the Minneapolis Police Department this month. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood interviews M.R. Sauter, assistant professor at the University of Maryland and author of “The Coming Swarm: DDoS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet,” for a dive into the history and tactics of so-called hacktivists.
Shutdowns around the world mean more shoppers are taking their carts digital. As even the biggest companies like Amazon and Walmart struggle to keep up - how are the little guys doing? Our reporter Sebastian Herrera joins us to explain. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What is the Windows Experience Feature Pack? If you get Windows 10 2004, you automatically get this thing. But MS officials won't talk about it... (insert shrug emoji here) Microsoft fixed a blocker issue for the May 2020 Update that brings Windows 10 version 2004 to Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3.Related: Another Windows 10 Fast Ring build is out today. It has nested virtualization for AMD processors. And a few fixes. That's it.We heard from Keivan Beigi, Mr. AppGet Amazon sues Google over our old buddy Brian Hall FU2, Microsoft! Slack and Amazon partnership is interesting Apple set to announce macOS on ARM - It will succeed where Microsoft and Qualcomm have failed repeatedly. Also, Apple should buy DuckDuckGo, not Microsoft. Using Brave requires trust. And they just blew it. Déjà vu: Now 50 U.S. states want to break up Google. This is a great idea.Hardware is hard. Google sold only 7.2 million handsets in 2019, and most of them were low-end devices. Remember when Microsoft used to sell many more than that? Huawei is at war because of U.S. actions against it. One strategy: Hoarding. Xbox Microsoft launches Digital Direct And whatever happened to that disc-to-digital thing? Sony's PS5 games event is rescheduled to this Thursday New Game Pass games for JunePlus: There's a big Xbox sale right now Tip of the week: Consider powerline networking. Everyone knows about Wi-Fi and Ethernet, but powerline networking provides an interesting middle ground between the two and can work well in some circumstances.App pick of the week: Sumatra PDF. It ain't pretty, but Sumatra PDF is the lightweight and full-featured PDF reader we need. Plus, it works with EPUB as well. Enterprise pick of the week: WVD users: MSIX App Attach is ready for testing. Windows Virtual Desktop users can now test MSIX App Attach. If this ends up working as advertised, it should make using WVD even better. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: Wasabi.com offer code WINDOWS barracuda.com/windows itpro.tv/ww code: WW50
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Social Engineering hacker Rachel Tobac scours host Michelle Kosiniski’s social media accounts for intel a hacker could use in a real-life scenario.
Hosted by Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Featuring some of our favorite conversations of the week, from our daily radio show "Bloomberg Businessweek." Heard live at 2PM ET on WBBR 1130AM New York, Bloomberg 106.1 FM Boston, Bloomberg 960 AM San Francisco, WDCH 99.1 FM in Washington D.C. Metro, Sirius/XM channel 119, on the Bloomberg Business App, Radio-dot-com, the i-Heart Radio app and at Bloomberg.com/audio You can also watch Bloomberg Businessweek on YouTube - just search for ’Bloomberg Global News’ Like us at bloombergradio on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Carolmassar @jasonkellynews and @BW
Twitter takes down a bunch of accounts it says are government propaganda. UK regulators are gonna take a hard look at Facebook’s Giphy acquisition. I explain, in depth, why Chris Cox returning to Facebook is such a big deal. The big PlayStation 5 reveal, and of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors:ApolloNeuro.com/rideMetalab.co Links: Twitter deletes China-linked accounts that spread false information about Hong Kong and Covid-19 (CNN Business) UK competition watchdog launches investigation into Facebook's $400M acquisition of Giphy (TechCrunch) Chris Cox is returning to Facebook as chief product officer (The Verge) Zuckerberg Lieutenant Returns to Facebook, a Year After Departure (WSJ) This is the PlayStation 5 (The Verge) The Weekend Longread Suggestions: With Real-Life Games Halted, Betting World Puts Action on E-Sports (NYTimes) Advertisers eye in-game ads as audiences swell in lockdown (Digiday) This Is How Much More Money Artists Earn From Bandcamp Compared to Streaming Services (Pitchfork)The most interesting man at Microsoft (Protocol)
Big tech companies and investors have a bad track record when it comes to hiring, investing in and retaining people of color. Especially Black employees. Host Molly Wood speaks with Tiffani Ashley Bell, an alum of the Y Combinator startup accelerator and founding director of the water nonprofit the Human Utility. She wrote the Medium post “It’s Time We Dealt With White Supremacy in Tech” and originated the phrase “Make the hire. Send the wire.”
Tencent Holdings - one of the world's most valuable tech companies - is known for its social media, videogame, and other Internet ventures. Now: it's adding 'city planner' to its portfolio. Our reporter Konrad Putzier explains. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Daily 5 min cyber security news summary. News, patches, vulnerabilities and trends in information and network security.