This Week in Tech 843: A Liar Who Delivers Oct. 4, 2021

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Facebook meets 60 Minutes, what is Finsta? Rivian R1T first look, Holmes trial * This is Facebook's internal research on the mental health effects of Instagram. * Sen. Blumenthal: "Will you commit to ending Finsta?" * Facebook is hitting the brakes on Instagram for kids. * Astro home robot and more announced. * Leaked Documents Show How Amazon's Astro Robot Tracks Everything You Do. * Hear That? It's Your Voice Being Taken for Profit. * Amazon is now accepting your applications for its home surveillance drone. * Activision to pay $18 million settlement over workplace misconduct. * Rivian R1T first …



Facebook meets 60 Minutes, what is Finsta? Rivian R1T first look, Holmes trial

  • This is Facebook's internal research on the mental health effects of Instagram.
  • Sen. Blumenthal: "Will you commit to ending Finsta?"
  • Facebook is hitting the brakes on Instagram for kids.
  • Astro home robot and more announced.
  • Leaked Documents Show How Amazon's Astro Robot Tracks Everything You Do.
  • Hear That? It's Your Voice Being Taken for Profit.
  • Amazon is now accepting your applications for its home surveillance drone.
  • Activision to pay $18 million settlement over workplace misconduct.
  • Rivian R1T first drive: Easily the best pickup I've ever driven, both off-road and on.
  • Tesla plans to add ~1,000 new Full Self-Driving Beta testers per day based on 'safety score'.
  • Delaying Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos Fraud Trial is Paying Off For the Defense.
  • First Look: iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max.
  • YouTube is banning Joseph Mercola and a handful of other anti-vaccine activists.
  • Twitch announces new features to curb hate raids.
  • New Limits Give Chinese E-Gamers Whiplash.
  • Apple Doesn't Make Videogames. But It's the Hottest Player in Gaming.
  • Amazon has a smash hit on its hands — a new computer game with hundreds of thousands of players.
  • The 2021 List of the All-time Most Popular Netflix Shows and Series is Here.
  • Planet Squid Game.
  • NBCUniversal and YouTubeTV reach agreement to avoid dropped channels.

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