A massive cyberattack hit Ukraine, impacting seventy government agencies and taking down websites for hours. Google is updating Chrome so the browser will begin relaying requests when public websites want to access endpoints inside the private network of the person visiting the site. The newly-public portions of a multi-state lawsuit against Google for antitrust behavior allege that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai approved the “Jedi Blue” deal in November 2018 that gave Facebook an advantage in Google’s online advertising auctions.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe
Ukraine hit with a cyberattack that impacted seventy government agencies, Russian authorities raid the REvil ransomware group at the request of the US, and Block is working on an open bitcoin mining system.
China gets into NFTs and the US Federal Reserve is making a digital dollar top priority. Second Life founder Philip Rosedale is returning to the company. And to help alleviate chip shortage issues the world’s largest contract chipmaker, TSMC, plans to try by throwing money at the problem.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
The Austrian Data Protection Authority rules that Google Analytics violates GDPR, Telsa removes references to a 2022 production date for the Cybertruck from its website, and Nigeria lifts its ban on Twitter.
We discuss what exactly happened to the Samsung event where journalists expected the company to unveil the latest Exynos processor. T-Mobile clarifies technical issues regarding Apple’s Private Relay feature in the iPhone. And we dissect the TechCrunch interview with Wordle creator Josh Wardle.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
What will the EV landscape look like in 2022? While CES featured some big announcements from car companies, what can prospective buyers look forward to in the non-Tesla EV market and what can they expect to pay?
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Tim Stevens, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna and University of Vienna have found via computer animation that pet dogs notice when objects in the world do not conform to the laws of physics. What’s going on and what does this tell us about how creatures and people perceive the world around them.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Blair Bazdarich, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe