Week in Review for the Week of 2/15/21 – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Epic files antitrust against Apple in the EU, LastPass surprises users with new limits to free tier, and Nvidia announces specially designed cards for cryptocurrency.

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I’m My Own Ferret Grandpa – DTNS 3971

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom unanimously upheld a lower court ruling in a 2016 case that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. What does this mean for Uber in the UK and will this set a precedent for governments elsewhere?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe

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Epic Games demanda a Apple ante la Comisión Europea – NTX

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Quejas en contra de los términos de servicio de TikTok, Epic Games demanda a Apple ante la Comisión Europea y notificaciones sobre el cambio de políticas de privacidad en WhatsApp.

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UK Supreme Court Upholds Ruling that Uber Drivers Are Workers – DTH

DTH-6-150x150The UK Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that UK drivers are workers, Nvidia will introduce cryptocurrency mining cards, and Apple is working on a MagSafe battery pack for phones.

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The Land Down Under Facebook’s Thumb – DTNS 3970

Facebook had just started blocking news links from Australian sources worldwide and blocking Australian Facebook users from seeing any news links, in anticipation of Australia passing a law that would require Facebook to pay publishers to link to news content. What were the effects of the Facebook’s block and will it change anything?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe

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FCC Forms Broadband Data Task Force – DTH

DTH-6-150x150The FCC forms the Broadband Data Task Force to provide more accurate US broadband mapping, Waymo expands limited service to San Francisco, and Sennheiser is working on 3D printer ear tips for headphones.

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About Patreon Pledges

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Tom reveals the truth about how Patreon pledges stack up to other forms of listener support.

Featuring Tom Merritt.

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Paying the Iron Price for News – DTNS 3969

YouTube announced several new products coming this year but the most interesting is YouTube Shorts. It will come as a beta to some creators in the US in March. We discuss YouTube’s strategy and its likely success against the incumbent short form video platform TikTok.

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Microsoft Starts Program to Test Games Against Xbox Accessibility Guidelines – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Microsoft launched a program to test games in development against its Xbox Accessibility Guidelines, LastPass changes the terms of its free tier to limit users to using it on mobile or desktop, and Google Maps now supports paying for street parking in over 400 US cities.

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Does Work from Home Really Work? – DTNS 3968

Allison Sheridan shares her thoughts on SaleForces’s recent decision to allow a majority of the its employees to work from home.

Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe

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