March 16, 2021

Tue. 03/16 – The 2nd Gen Nest Hub Gets Sleep Tracking

Google’s 2nd gen Nest Hub gets sleep tracking thanks to the Soli chip. Intel’s 11th Gen desktop chips launch. Xi brings the hammer down on Chinese tech. And the craziest cellphone hack I’ve ever heard isn’t a hack at all, since it’s in a nutso-buttso unregulated grey area. 

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Links:Google announces 2nd-gen Nest Hub with Soli-powered ‘Sleep Sensing’ for $99 (9to5Google)Intel’s 11th Gen desktop chips are here with faster speeds but fewer cores (The Verge)Dropbox will have a free password manager in April — if you’ve got 50 or fewer passwords (The Verge)Xi Warns Against Tech Excess in Sign Crackdown Will Widen (Bloomberg)Alibaba browser pulled from Chinese app stores (FT)Exclusive: Investors value China's Ant Group at over $200 billion after IPO halt - sources (Reuters)A Hacker Got All My Texts for $16 (Motherboard)


Google’s 2nd gen Nest Hub gets sleep tracking thanks to the Soli chip. Intel’s 11th Gen desktop chips launch. Xi brings the hammer down on Chinese tech. And the craziest cellphone hack I’ve ever heard isn’t a hack at all, since it’s in a nutso-buttso unregulated grey area. 

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