TWiG 625: You Can't Handle the Waffle! - T-Mobile hack, robots write code, YikYak is back, Matter delayed


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T-Mobile Says Over 40 Million Customer Records Affected in Hack. 7 principles for regulation in the IoT era. OpenAI Codex demo of code writing code. Jason's review of the Pixel 5a from All About Android. The Google Pixel 6 won't ship with a charger. New U.S. Antitrust Bill Would Require Apple and Google to Allow Third-Party App Stores and Sideloading. Bad News, By Joseph Bernstein. CES 2022 to require proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Moderna Is About to Begin Trials for HIV Vaccine Based on COVID-19 Research. People Now Spend More at Amazon Than at Walmart. Remember Yik Yak? Well, it's back and still anonymous. Crypto platform hit by $600 million heist asks hacker to become its chief security advisor. Delightful Google ad imagines the Perseverance Mars rover using Google Photos. Twitter taps crypto leader Jay Graber to head Bluesky. Beijing Tightens Grip on ByteDance by Quietly Taking Stake, China Board Seat. BlackBerry resisted announcing major flaws in software powering cars, hospital equipment. Facebook is sharing data to prove it's not a political hellhole. Google-backed 'Matter' smart home standard, first gadgets delayed into next year. Google Fuchsia update is rolling out widely to 1st-gen Nest Hubs. Google Maps Just Dropped a Bunch of New App Features, Including Dark Mode. Google Calendar will soon let you share where you're working from. YouTube on iOS, Android tests instant comment translations for Premium subscribers. Android's latest accessibility feature lets you control your phone w/ facial expressions. Google Chrome is redesigning the Incognito tab, possibly in response to $5 billion lawsuit. Twitter's new font, Chirp, is apparently giving some users headaches Disney unveils Genie services to replace FastPass, MaxPass: The latest on global Disney parks. Picks: Stacey - This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race - by Nicole Perloth Jeff - Wendy's to open 700 ghost kitchens with Reef Technology Ant - This Is Pop Ant - Error. Fire Not Found Ant - Register for Wanderers Photo Workshop in NOLA Leo - Waffles and Mochi Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at Sponsor: Modern Finance