The Great Playstation Fruit Heist

Episode 69 · February 4th, 2019 · 38 mins 59 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them (2:02)
  • Apple left huge FaceTime privacy bug unaddressed for 6 days (5:46)
  • Japanese government plans to hack into citizens' IoT devices (7:53)
  • Report: Bill Gates promises to add billions if Congress helps with his nuclear power push (9:48)
  • It's time to pay serious attention to TikTok (12:09)
  • Study Reveals The Types of Twitter Users Most Likely to Spread Fake News (13:46)
  • Save the kids! Majority of motorists want autonomous cars to prioritise lives of children ahead of their own (16:33)
  • Scientists Invent a Flexible Device That Converts Wi-Fi Signals Into Electricity (19:10)
  • Robot valets may soon park your car at this London airport (21:10)
  • Roomba Terra autonomous robot lawnmower unveiled (23:57)

Weird and Wacky Tech:

  • Swarm Technologies raises $25M to deploy its own 150-satellite constellation (27:10)
  • French Man Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Replacing PS4 Price Tag With $10 Fruit Sticker (28:55)
  • Not Answering Phone Is Best Way To Stop Getting Robo-Calls, Experts Say (31:10)

Tech Recommendations: (33:00)
Adam - Every Dollar
Sanjay - Airtable
Shannon -

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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