The day's tech news, every day at 5pm. From Techmeme.com, Silicon Valley's most-read news source. 15 minutes and you're up to date.
Fri. 03/01 – Elon Sues Sam Altman And OpenAI
Elon is suing Sam Altman and OpenAI. Meta continues to get out of the news business, especially when it’s being pushed. A new AI deepfake supertool. And, of course, the Weekend Longreads Suggestions.
Thu. 02/29 – What If The Vision Pro Is Selling Better Than We Think?
The SEC has subpoenaed OpenAI. What if the Vision Pro is selling better than even Apple thought? Beware of the repo attack affecting GitHub. Beware of the video doorbells that are ridiculously easy to take over. And is robotics the next big tech industry we need to be paying attention to?
Wed. 02/28 – The Apple Car Project Is Dead
The Apple car project is dead. Really, this time. We think. Google is working to fix Gemini. If you’re using Tumblr, your posts might soon be training OpenAI’s models. Klarna’s AI is doing the work of hundreds of humans. And another fever dream of the most recent boom years might be over.
Tue. 02/27 – Gaming Continues To Be A Bloodbath
If you can believe it, MOAR layoffs in gaming. Big layoffs at Sony. We might see Meta’s first AR glasses later this year. The big hack affecting US pharmacies. Hopin enters the Deadpool. And yet another startup takes at swing at the delayed gratification gimmick for social media.
Mon. 02/26 – Mobile World Congress Is All About AI This Year (Corrected)
Mobile World Congress kicks off this week, and I bet you can guess what the big theme this year is. All the hardware that is being announced to allow you to do AI on your existing devices. Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Ring, but Apple wants you to know it could do a ring too if it wanted to. And Lenovo’s see-through laptop is cool looking, but also, looking for a use case.
(Bonus) Ed Zitron On The Social Landscape
Catching you up on the great Substack controversy and who is winning the race to be the new Twitter?
Ed's new podcast is called Better Offline, which you can find wherever fine podcasts are found. And his newsletter is called: Where's Your Ed At? www.wheresyoured.at
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Brian gives the best fact based recap of the news of the day. He is one of the true historians of the modern computer age,
Far too many ads and ads are way too long
I’ve enjoyed TRH since soon after it started but recently the number of length of ads are really becoming annoying. I’m seriously considering removing it from my playlist.
BTW, the town in MA you have referred to several times is pronounced NAY-TICK.
They keep cutting off their guest to give me b0ner ads. Mid-word, while talking, d**k ad.