TWiT 680: Hacky Hack Hack Aug. 20, 2018

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This Week in Tech (Audio) * Leave Elon alone! Tesla tumbles after Musk laments his "most difficult and painful year." * Google employees revolt over China rumors; town hall meeting shut down due to "kerfuffle" tweets. * Apple thinks that its headquarter buildings are worth 1/6th of an iPhone XS+. * Australian teen Hacky Hack Hacks Apple's main computer network. * MoviePass is failing miserably, but the French version is great! * Google clarifies how constantly it tracks your location. * US government wants to wiretap Facebook Messenger * Facebook is not responsible for news media's continued existence. * Ajit …



  • Leave Elon alone! Tesla tumbles after Musk laments his "most difficult and painful year."
    • Google employees revolt over China rumors; town hall meeting shut down due to "kerfuffle" tweets.
    • Apple thinks that its headquarter buildings are worth 1/6th of an iPhone XS+.
    • Australian teen Hacky Hack Hacks Apple's main computer network.
    • MoviePass is failing miserably, but the French version is great!
    • Google clarifies how constantly it tracks your location.
    • US government wants to wiretap Facebook Messenger
    • Facebook is not responsible for news media's continued existence.
    • Ajit Pai finally admits to congress that the FCC wasn't hacked.
    • 10 nanometer transistors? Try 1/10th nanometer. German researchers develop a 1 atom transistor switch.

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