The EU got talked into copyright laws, while FB got talked OUT of $100 million dollars.
India makes space junk. https://spacenews.com/india-tests-anti-satellite-weapon/
Microsoft gets greenlighted to crush Iranian hacker… I want more. https://mashable.com/article/microsoft-phishing-domains-iranian-hackers/#vT3gnKi1Taqb
McDonalds will make it easier for you to know what “food” of theirs you don’t want. https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/mcdonalds-just-made-a-300-million-dollar-investment-that-may-change-fast-food-forever.html
The UK uses process and due diligence to conclude that Huawei is NOT beautiful. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/28/hcsec_huawei_oversight_board_savaging_annual_report/
Google and FaceBook get scammed for $123 MEEELion. heh. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/28/how-to-avoid-invoice-theft-scam-that-cost-google-facebook-123m.html
Apple medical wearables. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/27/apple-can-see-big-profits-from-health-tech-says-john-sculley.html
The death of the meme? Not so fast.
Chang’e 4 wakes and Yutu 2 stretches its solar panels for another day… on the friggin’ moon . https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/31/change_4_wakes/
Polar vortex: Your phone’s battery will die if it’s too cold out… https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/31/your-phone-will-turn-off-if-its-too-cold-heres-how-to-keep-it-warm.html
Oracle keeps bangin’ their head….with a gavel… https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/31/oracle_jedi_denied_access_government_documents/
Azure…Soooo…about your data….uh….yeah…. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/30/azure_sql_delete/
ServiceNow and the consumerization of employee tech… https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/01/30/servicenow-ceo-talks-mobile-coming-to-enterprise-after-earnings.html
Facetime bug…They messed with the wrong Texan… https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/31/texas_lawyer_sues_apple_eavesdropping_facetime_bug/ *
The One Hundred MELLION faces of IBM… https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/29/ibm-releases-diverse-dataset-to-fight-facial-recognition-bias.html
Cyber threat intelligence for China, Rusia, Iran & Korea…https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/29/china-russia-could-disrupt-us-infrastructure-with-cyber-attacks-odni.html
FireEye Report on Iran… Goodness… https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2019/01/apt39-iranian-cyber-espionage-group-focused-on-personal-information.html
RIP 2019-2019: The first plant to grow on the Moon? Yeah, it’s dead already. The Chinese admit the poor cotton seedling froze to death as temperatures plunged during the lunar night.
Using a free VPN? Why not skip the middleman and just send your data to President Xi?
Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast. Mark’s biting, so send in a thumb drive loaded with malware and a label that’s sure to lure him in.
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We also discus:
Elon Musk Party balloons. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/19/musk_party_balloon_rockets/
The Blue Tick and other super heroes. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/09/twitter-could-let-everyone-get-a-blue-tick-for-verification-jack-dorsey.html
Oracle chest thumping. https://seekingalpha.com/article/4163331-amazon-king-cloud-oracle-steal-crown
Apple’s self driving car patents. https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/2/17188782/apple-virtual-augmented-reality-patent-self-driving-cars
Tell all your friends …. tell all your enemies: Tech Talk does NOT have to SUCK!