Black Friday, Apple sues NSO group, rats play Doom, MicroClimate AIR2
• Scientists Focus on Whether Omicron Variant Causes Severe Illness.
• CES 2022: CES – The Most Influential Tech Event in the World.
• MicroClimate AIR2.
• Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels.
• Amazon sees ‘record-breaking’ Black Friday, official says.
• New York Times’ Wirecutter Staff Goes on Strike Ahead of Black Friday.
• Apple sues NSO Group for attacking iPhones with Pegasus spyware.
• Apple’s AR headset coming next year with ‘Mac-level’ power: report.
• Apple’s Car Project: Everything We Know.
• Sam’s Thoughts on the Apple Car.
• Apple Accelerates Work on Car Project, Aiming for Fully Autonomous Vehicle.
• What is the future of personal car ownership?
• Galaxy Note is dead; Samsung reportedly ending production on Note 20, no plans for the 2022 model.
• Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri will testify before the Senate on teen mental health.
• Related: The CEO of cosmetics retailer Lush says he’s ‘happy to lose’ $13 million by deleting Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat accounts over teen mental-health harms.
• Germany plans to phase out the sale of combustion-engine vehicles to help meet its ambitious goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030.
• Rats named Carmack and Romero are playing Doom.
• Is watching the 1984 Ghostbusters movie killing people? A Statistician’s Perspective.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Doc Rock, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Sam Abuelsamid
This Week in Tech episode 851
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