TWiT 823: My Sequel Injection - Colonial Pipeline ransom, Pixel 6 leaks, Biden's Venmo, Twitter Blue

05.16.2021 - By This Week in Tech (Audio)

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Colonial Pipeline ransom, Pixel 6 leaks, Biden's Venmo, Twitter Blue
Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Nearly $5 Million in Ransom.
Elliptic Follows the Bitcoin Ransoms Paid by Colonial Pipeline and Other DarkSide Ransomware Victims.
Old photos fuel misinformation around gas shortages.
Apple robbed the mob's bank.
More about Apple's walled garden.
Amazon Sidewalk launches June 8 with support for Tile trackers.
Dan talks about his experience covering Qanon for CBS News.
What to expect from Google I/O 2021.
Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro leak reveals a totally new look and hardware.
Google Plans to Double AI Ethics Research Staff.
Apple parts ways with employee amid backlash.
As much as $365 billion wiped off the cryptocurrency market after Tesla stops car purchases with bitcoin.
Private-equity firm revives zombie fossil-fuel power plant to mine bitcoin.
'Twitter Blue' subscription service to include undo tweets feature and 'Collections,' priced at $2.99.
Bill Gates reportedly left Microsoft's board amid probe into relationship with staffer.
We Found Joe Biden's Secret Venmo. Here's Why That's A Privacy Nightmare For Everyone.

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