TWiT 807: The Shuffle Button for Food - Biden and big tech, the end of Loon, Apple stock soaring, Clubhouse
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Biden and big tech, the end of Loon, Apple stock soaring, Clubhouse

  • What the new Biden administration brings to the tech sphere.
  • Biden Has a Chance to Reshape Tech. Will He?
  • Biden names Slaughter to lead FTC, Rosenworcel to chair FCC.
  • Biden SEC pick is no stranger to crypto.
  • Google threatens to shut down Search in Australia if digital news code goes ahead.
  • Donald Trump pardons ex-Waymo, Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski.
  • Google is investigating the actions of another top AI ethicist.
  • Alphabet Pops Loon's Balloons—but Won't Call It a Failure.
  • Apple's Stock Closed at All-Time High Today Ahead of Earnings Results Next Week.
  • Apple Elaborates on Potential for iPhone 12 and MagSafe Accessories to Interfere With Implantable Medical Devices.
  • Clubhouse has secured a new round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.
  • Parler Reappears With Help From Russian-Owned Service.
  • Oversight Board accepts case on former US President Trump's indefinite suspension from Facebook and Instagram.
  • Netflix shares rise on strong subscriber growth considers share buybacks.
  • Netflix's 'Shuffle Play' feature will roll out to all users worldwide this year.
  • Microsoft invests in Cruise in the new $2 billion round.
  • As Adobe Flash stops running, so do some railroads in China.
  • The cutthroat war to dominate China's grocery delivery industry.
  • Instacart cuts 1,877 jobs, including its only union roles.
  • Put Bernie Anywhere!
  • Retiring Tucows Downloads.
  • LG considers exiting smartphones in 2021.
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation launches $4 microcontroller with a custom chip.
  • Pebble founder promises iMessage on Android and Windows with a universal chat app.
  • TikTok star behind 'Wellerman' sea shanty craze quits job as a mailman.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Louise Matsakis, Patrick Beja, and Nate Lanxon

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