TWiT 818: The Tunnel That Bored Vegas - Google vs Oracle, Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel, Google IO 2021


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Google vs Oracle, Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel, Google IO 2021

  • Why new Apple products are arriving later than ever this year.
  • White House set to host Google, Intel CEOs to discuss computer chip supply chain.
  • Sixty-Week Delay on Router Orders Shows Scale of Chip Crisis.
  • Supreme Court rules in Google's favor in copyright dispute with Oracle over Android software.
  • Elon Musk's 'Public Transit' in Las Vegas Still Just Humans Driving Cars Slowly in a Tunnel.
  • Kara Swisher Interviews Tim Cook.
  • Apple Admits Why It Keeps iMessage Off Android.
  • Classic Hangouts shutdown starts as Google Voice and Fi integrations stop working.
  • Apple Adds Support For Third Parties to Find My Network.
  • Apple Arcade finally got the boost it needed.
  • Apple Details Ways Advertisers Can Measure the Impact of Ads Without Tracking Users Ahead of iOS 14.5 Launch.
  • Google I/O 2021 will be virtual and free to attend.
  • Pixel 5 sees massive GPU performance gains with April 2021 update.
  • Waymo CEO John Krafcik steps down.
  • What Really Caused Facebook's 500M-User Data Leak?
  • Microsoft in Talks to Buy AI Firm Nuance Communications.
  • Neuralink's brain-computer interface demo shows a monkey playing Pong.
  • E3 2021: Dates Set For Free Virtual Video Game Event.
  • LG to Close Mobile Phone Business Worldwide.
  • Empathy emerges from stealth with $13M for a digital assistant aimed at bereaved families.
  • Logitech officially discontinues its Harmony remotes.
  • Colorado Denied Its Citizens the Right-to-Repair After Riveting Testimony.
  • Streaming Services Have Finally Run Out of New Shows. Kind of.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Denise Howell, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, and Dan Moren

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