TWiT 821: Bring in the Privacy Pod - Big quarter for big tech, AirTags and privacy, Resident Evil 3 speedrun

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Big quarter for big tech, AirTags and privacy, Resident Evil 3 speedrun

  • 'A Perfect Positive Storm': Bonkers Dollars for Big Tech.
  • EU Charges Apple With App Store Antitrust Violations in Spotify Case.
  • Apple Signals Hot Streak to Continue as Sales, Profit Surge.
  • Apple releases iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and watchOS 7.4, allowing Apple Watch owners to unlock with Face ID while wearing a mask.
  • Apple AirTags could enable domestic abuse in terrifying ways.
  • Bitcoin Industry Grapples With Age-Old Problem of Inheritance.
  • Warren Buffett's Deputy Calls Bitcoin 'Disgusting' And Bad For Civilization.
  • Lossless streaming option for Apple Music may launch within weeks.
  • AirTags Are Scarily Good At Tracking Items And ... People. I know Because I Tried!
  • Google Earnings Smash Sales Records as Digital Ad Market Booms.
  • Apple commits $430 billion in US investments over five years.
  • YouTube is a media juggernaut that could soon equal Netflix in revenue.
  • Brianna Wu RE3 Speedrun 54m01sec.
  • Google's Plan for the Future of Work: Privacy Robots and Balloon Walls.
  • Roku removes YouTube TV from the channel store as dispute with Google escalates.
  • Amazon's profit soars 220 percent as pandemic drives shopping online.
  • Amazon's cloud division reports 32% revenue growth.
  • Samsung's new Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 are lightweight laptops with OLED screens.
  • Twitter stock plunges on user miss and low guidance.
  • What really happened at Basecamp.
  • Basecamp Employees Are Leaving After CEO Bans Politics at Work.
  • GM rolls out seamless EV charging across multiple networks.
  • SpaceX Capsule Returns Four Astronauts Safely to Earth in Nighttime Splashdown.
  • In a nod to Trump, Florida is set to ban 'deplatforming' by tech companies.
  • Volkswagen investigated by SEC over 'Voltswagen' prank.
  • After years as a meme, 'Disaster Girl' takes control of her image — with a hefty payoff.
  • Facebook's Oculus, EA, and Respawn Win Game Industry's First Oscar for 'Colette' Documentary Short.
  • Verizon tries to sell Yahoo and AOL after spending $9 billion on fallen giants.
  • N.Y.P.D. Robot Dog's Run Is Cut Short After Fierce Backlash.
  • Deepfake satellite imagery poses a not-so-distant threat, warn geographers.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Nate Lanxon, and Tim Stevens

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