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  • TNT 1653: I Hate Fast Flux

    Fri 7:25pm By TWiT
    A massive cybercrime cloud-hosting network called Avalanche was dismantled, with raids in five countries following a four-year investigation.Facebook is reportedly in talks with publishers about a new feature called Collections that would bring curated content…
  • TNT 1652: One Mod at a Time

    Thu 7:03pm By TWiT
    Sources at The Information say that troubled smart watch maker Pebble might soon be acquired by FitBit for somewhere between 34 and 40 million dollars.Shakil Barkat, head of global product development for Motorola, says that Lenovo Motorola isn't planning on…
  • TNT 1651: License to Jam

    Wed 7:53pm By TWiT
    Netflix is bringing offline playback capability to most movies and TV shows on the service for users of the iOS or Android app. Amazon announced AWS Snowmobile, an 18 wheeler capable of securely delivering exabytes of data.Comma.ai, the self driving startup…
  • TNT 1650: It All Comes Out in the Wash

    Tue 3:19pm By TWiT
    The UK's Snooper's Charter will officially pass into law in 2017, requiring web and phone companies to store customers' Internet Connection Records for a year. It officially received the Royal Assent from the Queen.Facebook is adding Instant Games to its…
  • TNT 1649: You Hacked

    Mon 5:34pm By TWiT
    Adobe has been tracking e-commerce transactions for the holiday season and says Black Friday set sales records with around $3.34 billion spent. That's 21.6 percent more than last year.Riders on San Francisco's public transportation system known as MUNI were…
  • TNT 1648: Edible Fibonacci

    Nov 23, 2016, 7:22 pm By TWiT
    Pilots for Amazon.com Inc.'s new in-house transportation network took to the picket line this week over an ongoing labor dispute involving increased demand and staffing shortages. ABX Air, which also flies for DHL, says 26 flights & 1.25 million pounds of…
  • TNT 1647: Apple's Touchbar Doomed

    Nov 22, 2016, 7:26 pm By TWiT
    The messaging service Telegram is heading into the publishing world with a new platform called Telegraph that doesn't require an account in order to publish to the web.According to YouTuber EverythingApplePro, a certain MP4 video, when played in Safari, will…
  • TNT 1646: The Donut Button

    Nov 21, 2016, 5:25 pm By TWiT
    Oracle just announced that it has acquired DNS provider Dyn for a reported sum of over $600 million dollars, according to Fortune. Dyn, you might remember, is the internet traffic company that suffered the massive distributed denial of service attack in…
  • TNT 1645: Apple Cures Touch Disease

    Nov 18, 2016, 8:50 pm By TWiT
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin to sell its cars on Amazon in Italy where the Panda is the company's biggest selling car. FCA will be offering a sweetened deal to online buyers, and is targeting those who might be adventurous enough to buy their cars…
  • TNT 1644: The Party's Over

    Nov 17, 2016, 9:13 pm By TWiT
    Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss how iCloud backups include a user's call history, with no controls to limit them from being backed up. AirBnB is launching Experiences to allow hosts to become experts of their area, and make some money in the process.…
  • TNT 1643: The Love Bot

    Nov 16, 2016, 10:55 pm By TWiT
    Facebook took a closer look at its ad metrics and found four more instances of miscalculation, including double-counting repeat visitors for Facebook pages and overstating time spent reading Instant Articles.Microsoft announced that it has joined the Linux…
  • TNT 1642: The Good Kind of Cuckoo

    Nov 15, 2016, 10:02 pm By TWiT
    Microsoft is partnering with Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Y Combinator founder Sam Altman, all who run the nonprofit OpenAI. The organization, which was founded earlier this year, is on a mission to protect humanity from our robot overlords by making them be…
  • TNT 1641: First-Mac Problems

    Nov 14, 2016, 6:18 pm By TWiT
    Members of Facebook's engineering staff disagree with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's stance that false news on the network did not have an impact on last week's election. They are reportedly forming an unofficial task force within the company, meeting in secret to…
  • TNT 1640: Death by Facebook

    Nov 11, 2016, 8:01 pm By TWiT
    Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss how Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed glasses that are proven to be nearly perfect at tricking facial recognition systems. Facebook says it will no longer allow advertisers to limit the reach of their…
  • TNT 1639: Everybody's Got Their Thing For Their Face

    Nov 10, 2016, 6:55 pm By TWiT
    Facebook VP of product management Adam Mosseri told TechCrunch that he takes gaming of the system seriously, and is investigating ways to better detect misinformation.President Elect Donald Trump appears to be good for the stock market as a whole, but not so…