TWiT 855: Smitten by 2021 - Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware

Kategoria: Komputery i technologia
Kanał: This Week in Tech
Data: 26 grudnia 2021, 17:00
Poziom: C1-C2 (zaawansowany)

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Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware

  • COVID-19's impact on tech.
  • Elon Musk in 2021.
  • The World Is Still Short of Everything. Get Used to It.
  • GM's heated seats and steering wheels are the latest casualties of the chip shortage.
  • Baby Driver: Philadelphia woman gives birth in the front seat of Tesla on autopilot.
  • The tangled history of mRNA vaccines.
  • Ransomware Jerks Helped Cause the Cream Cheese Shortage.
  • The Harvard Job Offer No One at Harvard Ever Heard Of.
  • Microsoft's very bad year for security: A timeline.
  • Log4j: The 'most serious' security breach ever is unfolding right now.
  • REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward.
  • Billionaires in space.
  • FAA: No more commercial astronaut wings, too many launching.
  • Fact check: Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket launch didn't emit carbon.
  • Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's C.E.O., handing the reins to Andy Jassy.
  • In a surprise tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he's stepping down.
  • Square is changing its name to Block.
  • The Metaverse Is Mark Zuckerberg's Escape Hatch.
  • A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived.
  • Lina Khan's Battle to Rein in Big Tech.
  • Top trend of 2021: The Metaverse.
  • 2021 ends with a question: Are NFTs here to stay?
  • Android 12: Everything you need to know about Google's new big update to the popular OS!
  • Colonial Pipeline: How a major oil pipeline got held for ransom.
  • Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations.
  • A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple Ruling.
  • Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled.
  • Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck.
  • VW rebrand turns out to be April Fool's joke.
  • Olympics Broadcaster Announces His Computer Password on Live TV.
  • Don't be fooled — Amazon's Astro isn't a home robot, it's a camera on wheels.
  • I swallowed one of my AirPods.
  • Woman swallows AirPods accidentally; claims device recorded audio from her stomach.

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