Techmeme Ride Home

Techmeme Ride Home

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.

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June 18, 2021

Fri. 06/18 – Cell Networks Security Deliberately Nerfed?

Were some of the base encryption algorithms on cell networks deliberately nerfed? The first ever mass arrest of a ransomware gang…

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June 17, 2021

Thu. 06/17 – How About Some Ads On Your Oculus?

Facebook is bringing ads to Virtual Reality cause, why not, right? Stories are coming to the Xbox. Why is Google downsizing it’s …

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June 16, 2021

Wed. 06/16 – A Nightmare FTC Chair For Big Tech?

Lina Khan has not only been confirmed as FTC commissioner, she’s also been named FTC chair. Waymo raises a big new round, which i…

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June 15, 2021

Tue. 06/15 – Automattic Acquires Day One

Automattic acquires the popular iOS and iPad OS journaling app, Day One. Everybody wants a piece of Stripe. Stripe wants to be th…

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June 14, 2021

Mon. 06/14 – An “Extreme” Apple Watch?

Could we get an extreme sports Apple Watch soon? Google makes Workspace and Chat available to all. Bitcoin’s first major overhaul…

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June 11, 2021

Fri. 06/11 – Now The Hackers Have Come For Our Hamburgers

Moar… hacking news. McDonalds. Electronic Arts. Le sigh. Apple wants to do away with passwords too. Elon Musk unveils the Model S…

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June 10, 2021

Thu. 06/10 – Another Payoff To Ransomware Hackers

Another payoff to Ransomware hackers. Facebook to launch a smartwatch? Microsoft to launch a dedicated game streaming device? Sam…

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June 9, 2021

Wed. 06/09 – The First Country To Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender

El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Biden reverses the TikTok and WeChat bans. Did one single…

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June 8, 2021

Tue. 06/08 – Fastly Takes Down The Internet

Fastly takes down the internet, highlighting how the internet is still really centralized. The US seized most of the bitcoins tho…

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June 7, 2021

Mon. 06/07 - WWDC 2021

All the headlines from WWDC 2021. Bezos in space! France brings the first hammer down on this round of anti-competitive action, t…

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June 5, 2021

(Bonus) SpaceCasts Sampler!

A sampler of four different spaces from our new feed SpaceCasts! Search your podcast app for SpaceCasts and subscribe!

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June 4, 2021

Fri. 06/04 – iPad Pro Rumors And WWDC Pre-Hype

Is MagSafe charging coming to iPads? Is the Biden administration actually cracking down harder on China than the Trump administra…

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June 3, 2021

Thu. 06/03 – Twitter Launches Twitter Blue!

Twitter takes the wrapping off its subscription product, Twitter Blue. Multi-device support hints at a future WhatsApp app for iP…

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June 2, 2021

Wed. 06/02 – Facebook’s F8 Refresh

All the headlines from Facebook’s F8 Refresh. Etsy buys a used clothes marketplace. Another ransomware attack shutting down a maj…

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About the Host

Brian McCullough

Host, Techmeme Ride Home

Brian McCullough is the co-founder of Ride Home Media and host of The Techmeme Ride Home. He founded ResumeWriters.com and is the author of How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone.

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