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WWDC highlights, Big Tech regulation, flying cars

  • Apple Lists 'M1X MacBook Pro' in YouTube Tags for WWDC Keynote Video.
  • Rene picks privacy and extensibility as his favorite announcements during WWDC.
  • WWDC 2021: macOS Monterey further blurs lines between Mac, Catalyst, and iPad apps.
  • Jason picks Unified platform and Mac shortcuts as his favorite announcements during WWDC.
  • WWDC 2021: I love it when a platform comes together.
  • iOS 15 and macOS Monterey — Apple's walled garden just got even higher.
  • FaceTime is coming to Android and Windows via the web.
  • Philip picks SharePlay API as his favorite announcement during WWDC.
  • Apple employees push back against returning to the office in an internal letter.
  • Leo picks Apple ID reform as his favorite announcement during WWDC.
  • Public reaction to Amazon Sidewalk.
  • Jeff Bezos and his brother will fly on Blue Origin's first human spaceflight with auction winner.
  • House lawmakers introduce five bipartisan bills to unwind tech monopolies.
  • Biden revokes Trump bans on TikTok and WeChat.
  • The hard truth about ransomware: we aren't prepared, it's a battle with new rules, and it hasn't near reached peak impact.
  • The U.S. Retrieves Millions in Ransom Paid to Colonial Pipeline Hackers.
  • GameStop stock falls sharply amid 5M-share sales plan, SEC investigation.
  • Microsoft looks ready to launch Windows 11.
  • FBI and Australian police ran an encrypted chat platform to catch criminal gangs.
  • Apple says it didn't know Trump's DOJ was asking for Democrats' data.
  • Some Apple Suppliers in China Tell Ethnic Minorities: Don't Bother Applying For Jobs.
  • iPhone 13 release date, price, specs, and leaks.
  • Billionaire Larry Page's Kitty Hawk Is Making An All-In Bet On Robot Air Taxis. Its Program Head Is Out In Disagreement Over It.
  • What Is a Flying Car?
  • Facebook plans its first smartwatch for next summer with two cameras, heart rate monitor.
  • Twitter to add a newsletter 'subscribe' button to profiles for simple sign-ups.
  • Happy 42nd Anniversary to the Original Intel 8086 and the x86 Architecture.
  • El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after passing a law.
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asks whether the Forest Service or the BLM can alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth in order to fight climate change.
  • Chipmaker SiFive Is Said to Draw Intel Takeover Interest.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Rene Ritchie, Jason Snell, and Philip Michaels

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