TWiT 787: Dreamliner - TikTok Sale, Trump YouTube Ads, Apple Announcement


Sep 06 2020 136 mins   242

TikTok Sale, Trump YouTube Ads, Apple Announcement

  • Rob Reid's Ted Talk on synthetic biology and pandemics from 2019
  • The Privileged Have Entered their Escape Pods
  • Microsoft Duo reviews coming September 10th
  • A guy in a jetpack sited by planes near LAX
  • Facebook bans political ads the week before the election
  • Pinterest bans political ads
  • Trump stops advertising on TV, switches to YouTube
  • Cable TV is the rotary phone of the 21st century
  • Political polling has utterly changed in the past 10 years
  • China government will ban the sale of TikTok's algorithm
  • We still don't know who will buy TikTok
  • Apple announcement coming 9/8?
  • AG Barr wants to go after Google for anti-trust now
  • Amazon furious over JEDI contract going to Microsoft
  • Amazon Halo fitness band uses AI to judge your tone of voice, records your conversations, and takes naked selfies of you
  • US court rules that the NSA surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden is illegal
  • California's assembly kills effort to expand broadband to all Californians
  • CableCARD nearing its end
  • Biden/Harris signs coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Fisher-Price baby controller toy understands the Konami Code
  • It takes Google Maps users 24 years to walk 1 light year
  • Nvidia RTX 3080 coming soon for $1499

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Rob Reid, Dan Patterson, and Louis Maresca

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