Sept. 10, 2022

569: It’s Not Easy Being Green

569: It’s Not Easy Being Green

Meta's new fine, data black box, and dissolution of "Responsible Innovation" team; DOJ antitrust action against Google could hurt Apple; more iPhones than Androids in the US for the first time; Tim Cook's burn; LG inexplicably adds NFTs to TVs; Star Trek: Lower Decks; Rings of Power & House of the Dragon; feeding Phil; Stranger Things; Khan prequel; poop for profit; Apple Watch; SetApp; Travel By Bullet, Scalzi; Star Wars upcoming series; Robocop self-defense; cable testing & ranting; ransomware attacks; fun Anonymous hack; being taken off the internet.


Meta's new fine, data black box, and dissolution of "Responsible Innovation" team; DOJ antitrust action against Google could hurt Apple; more iPhones than Androids in the US for the first time; Tim Cook's burn; LG inexplicably adds NFTs to TVs; Star Trek: Lower Decks; Rings of Power & House of the Dragon; feeding Phil; Stranger Things; Khan prequel; poop for profit; Apple Watch; SetApp; Travel By Bullet, Scalzi; Star Wars upcoming series; Robocop self-defense; cable testing & ranting; ransomware attacks; fun Anonymous hack; being taken off the internet.

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IN THE NEWS

Meta faces $402 million EU fine over Instagram's privacy settings for children

DOJ antitrust action against Google could see Apple lose billions of dollars a year

Facebook Engineers Admit They Don’t Know What They Do With Your Data

Meta dissolves team responsible for discovering 'potential harms to society' in its own products

More Americans are using iPhones than Android phones for the first time ever, new report says — a major milestone for Apple

Tim Cook says ‘buy your mom an iPhone’ if you want to end green bubbles

LG brings NFTs to its LED and OLED TVs

SLS fuel leak likely to delay Artemis 1 launch to October


MEDIA CANDY

Star Trek: Lower Decks

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

House of the Dragon

Phil still fed as Somebody Feed Phil gets sixth-season renewal

Stranger Things Season 4

‘The Wrath of Khan’ is getting an official Star Trek podcast prequel

Kids Yell “Poop” At Alexa, And These Musicians Profit


APPS & DOODADS

Apple Watch Ultra

Apple’s New ‘Ultra’ Watch Goes Toe-to-Toe With Garmin

SetApp


AT THE LIBRARY

Travel by Bullet - The Dispatcher, Book 3 by John Scalzi

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SECURITY HAH!

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Dave Bittner

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Caveat

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The Los Angeles Unified School District is dealing with a ransomware attack

Anonymous claims responsibility for Moscow traffic jam tied to app exploit

Cloudflare blocks trans harassment forum Kiwi Farms following escalation of 'targeted threats'


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Peter Straub, Literary Master of the Supernatural, Dies at 79

Peter Eckersley, co-creator of Let’s Encrypt, dies at just 43

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