TWiT 839: A Faster Horse - Apple's CSAM reversal, Big Tech pushback in Texas, a spying Lightning cable Sept. 5, 2021

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Apple's CSAM reversal, Big Tech pushback in Texas, a spying Lightning cable * Apple delays rollout of CSAM detection system and child safety features. * Benefits of Apple's Image Abuse Scanning Outweigh Risks. * Apple keeps shutting down employee-run surveys on pay equity. * Google, Apple Hit by First Law Threatening Dominance Over App-Store Payments. * Report suggests that an 'ad' for Microsoft Teams may have broken the Windows 11 desktop and taskbar. * Broadcasters Score Big Legal Win Against App Streaming Network TV. * Apple Plans to Add Satellite Features to iPhones for Emergencies. * The Texas abortion ban …



Apple's CSAM reversal, Big Tech pushback in Texas, a spying Lightning cable

  • Apple delays rollout of CSAM detection system and child safety features.
  • Benefits of Apple's Image Abuse Scanning Outweigh Risks.
  • Apple keeps shutting down employee-run surveys on pay equity.
  • Google, Apple Hit by First Law Threatening Dominance Over App-Store Payments.
  • Report suggests that an 'ad' for Microsoft Teams may have broken the Windows 11 desktop and taskbar.
  • Broadcasters Score Big Legal Win Against App Streaming Network TV.
  • Apple Plans to Add Satellite Features to iPhones for Emergencies.
  • The Texas abortion ban could force tech to snitch on users.
  • Lyft, Uber will cover legal fees for drivers sued under Texas abortion law.
  • TikTok Users and Coders Flood Texas Abortion Site With Fake Tips.
  • Senior's Guide to TikTok.
  • China Slashes Kids' Gaming Time to Just Three Hours a Week.
  • Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Launching October 28th.
  • Google Delays Return to Office to 2022 on Covid Surge.
  • Facebook's WhatsApp Fined Around $270 Million for EU Privacy Violations.
  • Twitter launches Super Follows on iOS.
  • This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type.
  • US govt warns orgs to patch massively exploited Confluence bug.
  • Qualcomm debuts lossless Bluetooth audio streaming with aptX Lossless.
  • Amazon is close to launching its own TV in the US.
  • Apple acquires classical music streaming service Primephonic.
  • House Committee Investigating January 6th Capitol Invasion Goes On Social Media Fishing Expedition.
  • House Republicans wrote a letter to Yahoo 'Chief Executive Officer' Marissa Mayer, but she hasn't been CEO since 2017
  • AI Machines Can't Not Be Granted Patents on Inventions: Judge.

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