Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

Mar 11, 11:17 PM

This Week's Stories:

  • Coronavirus: Harvard kicks all students out of dorms with less than a week's notice
  • Coronavirus: cancellations - E3 and NAB canceled, SXSW may go bankrupt, NBA and NHL will play to empty colosseums
  • Coronavirus: reactions - is paranoia the wrong answer?
  • Coronavirus: is it even possible for most people to telecommute?
  • Coronavirus: White House goes to Big Tech to ask for help to fight Coronavirus and stop misinformation
  • Coronavirus: YouTube demonetizes all content mentioning Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus: Australian newspaper prints blank pages to use as toilet paper
  • Is it time to stop buying Android phones?
  • Pixel 4a leak: starting at $399
  • Android vs iPhone - security, environmental impact
  • Pixel 3a, Pixel 4a: Google makes some darn fine cheap phones
  • Anthony Levandowski ordered to pay $179 million to Google, declares bankruptcy
  • Tulsi Gabbard's $50M suit against Google dismissed
  • Swedes fine Google 7M Euros. Google plans to appeal and search couch cushions for change. Spain is fine with Google.
  • Facebook adds two women to its board; now 40% female, 30% black
  • Sweden passes law to spy on anyone anywhere
  • Locate X: where cops go to buy your location data without a warrant
  • The EARN IT Act will kill internet encryption. IT MUST BE DEFEATED.
  • Leo's giant ham
  • New Chromecast with Android TV coming soon!
  • Olallieberry, marionberry, blackberry, and other great pies
  • Adam Mosseri: Facebook "serves as an s***-umbrella" for Instagram
  • Amazon sells its "just walk out" tech to airport vendor OTG
  • Amazon Music's "My Soundtrack" station is terrifyingly accurate
  • Verizon launches Yahoo! Mobile MVNO. DO NOT BUY!

Picks of the Week:

  • Leo's Tool: Thermomix
  • Ant's Good Stuff: My OTHER Uncle Mac
  • Stacey's Thing: Nodle Cash
  • Jeff's Numbers 1: Nielsen Investigation: "Pandemic Pantries" pressure supply chain amid COVID-19 Fears
  • Jeff's Numbers 2: Hamsterkauf Hoarding Numbers
  • Coronavirus Tool: Is It Canceled Yet?

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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