Make It Cozy – Worst 0-day in a decade, Amazon outage, Assange extradition, Birds Aren’t Real

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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