Worst 0-day in a decade, Amazon outage, Assange extradition, Birds Aren’t Real
• Six dead, no hope of more survivors after tornadoes destroy Amazon warehouse.
• Log4Shell: RCE 0-day exploit found in log4j2, a popular Java logging package.
• An Amazon server outage caused problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries.
• Amazon Outage Disrupts Lives, Surprising People About Their Cloud Dependency.
• Instagram’s CEO faces senators accusing his company of harming some young users.
• Instagram will bring back a chronological feed in 2022.
• The US wins appeal over the extradition of WikiLeaks founder
• Inside Tim Cook’s Secret $275 Billion Deal with Chinese Authorities.
• Apple’s Empty Threat? Silence Over iPhone Ad Workarounds Sows Confusion.
• All Those 23andMe Spit Tests Were Part of a Bigger Plan.
• Mercedes-Benz gets the world’s first approval for an automated driving system.
• A New Tesla Safety Concern: Drivers Can Play Video Games in Moving Cars.
• Tesla Cybertruck with updated design spotted on test track.
• ‘No easy solution’ for Tesla Cybertruck’s comically large windshield wiper, Elon Musk says.
• Kickstarter Will Move Its Crowdfunding Platform to Blockchain.
• I want to go back!’ Michael Strahan can’t get enough of space after Blue Origin launch.
• TCL stops selling Google TV lineup over software & performance issues, updates coming soon.
• Amazon is shutting down the web ranking site Alexa.com.
• Grand Theft Auto video game ban proposed by Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans.
• Italy fines Amazon €1.13B for abusing market dominance.
• Jessica Rosenworcel was confirmed by Senate to lead the FCC.
• New FDA-approved eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions: “It’s definitely a life-changer”.
• Birds Aren’t Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory.
• Ex-Apple Engineer Cher Scarlett No Longer Withdrawing U.S. Labor Agency Complaint Against Apple.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Shira Lazar, Alex Kantrowitz, Carolina Milanesi
This Week in Tech episode 853
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