TWiT 820: Hide the Pickle - Apple event roundup, Big Tech Antitrust action, Signal CEO hacked Cellebrite device


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Apple event roundup, Big Tech Antitrust action, Signal CEO hacked Cellebrite device

  • Apple announces a new iPad Pro with an M1 chip, Thunderbolt, 5G, XDR display.
  • Time for Apple to pull off the Band Aid and merge the iPad and Mac—at least their operating systems.
  • Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event.
  • Apple announces thinner iMac with M1 chip and bright colors.
  • Apple announces $29 AirTag, a new Tile-like item tracker.
  • Apple in the hot seat.
  • Apple antitrust hearing: Tile likens Find My network to a 'hostage' program, App Store scam apps, more.
  • How Big Tech got so big: Hundreds of acquisitions.
  • App Stores in Congress, Apple's Arguments, Meta Points.
  • No, The Original Siri Remote Doesn't Suck – If You Do This.
  • Apple announces the new Apple TV 4K.
  • Someone deciphered the Ted Lasso shortbread recipe from Apple's Spring Loaded event.
  • Apple Must Face Lawsuit Over iTunes "Buy" Button.
  • Facebook-backed Diem aims to launch a digital currency pilot in 2021.
  • Chat App Discord Ends Takeover Talks With Microsoft.
  • Signal's CEO Just Hacked the Cops' Favorite Phone Cracking Tool and Became a Legend.
  • Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition Face Curbs in New EU Proposal.
  • The Florida mystery of dormant Pentagon IP addresses.
  • The Slander Industry.
  • Over $200 billion wiped off the cryptocurrency market in a day as bitcoin plunges below $50,000.
  • NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight.
  • Security Researcher Dan Kaminsky Has Died.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Rene Ritchie, and Dwight Silverman

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