MS Build 2021, Hololens and the US Army, ACLU’s privacy letdown, Google’s Pixel 6 chip
• Amazon offers rare apology, says it will look for solutions to drivers peeing in bottles.
• It’s official: Microsoft Build will be May 25 to 27.
• Microsoft pushes back ‘full’ Redmond campus reopening to September 7.
• How Quarantine Has Affected Introverts.
• Introverts faring worse than extraverts emotionally and psychologically amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Google ditches Mobile World Congress 2021, the world’s biggest phone show.
• Microsoft gets $22bn HoloLens contract with US military.
• Cortana killed off on 3rd party apps, Redmond only from now on.
• Apple adds two brand new Siri voices and will no longer default to a female or male voice in iOS.
• Who doesn’t have a Clubhouse clone?
• 25 years later, Space Jam has a new website — and the first trailer for the sequel.
• Voltswagen: A new name for a new era of e-Mobility – Volkswagen US Media Site.
• IBM, Red Hat face copyright, antitrust lawsuit from SCO Group successor Xinuos.
• Pixel 6 powered by Google-made’ GS101′ Whitechapel chip.
• Reminiscing about old tech like the Sidekick.
• 533 million Facebook users’ phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online.
• ACLU, a defender of digital privacy, reveals that it shares user data with Facebook.
• Supreme Court Rules Facebook’s Automated Text System Doesn’t Count As Robocalling.
• TSMC to Spend $100 Billion Over Three Years to Grow Capacity.
• Intel 11th-generation Rocket Lake-S gaming CPUs did not impress us.
• Activision Reveals Malware Disguised as ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ Cheats.
• Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic”.
• Comcast Weighs Pulling Universal’s Movies From HBO Max, Netflix.
• NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity touches down on the Red Planet.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Iain Thomson, Doc Rock, Christina Warren
This Week in Tech episode 817
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