Week in Review for the Week of 01/04/21 – DTH

DTH-6-150x150President Trump is permanently banned on Twitter, Parler is suspended on Google Play and faces potential removal on Apple’s App Store, and a group of Alphabet employees announce the intention to form a union.

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SolarWinds – The Gift That Keeps On Giving – DTNS 3943

Hyundai is talking to Apple about cars. A Hyundai representative told CNBC, “We understand that Apple is in discussion with a variety of global automakers, including Hyundai Motor. As the discussion is at its early stage, nothing has been decided.” Is Hyundai the right partner for Apple?

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UK Investigates Google’s Privacy Sandbox Proposal – DTH

DTH-6-150x150The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority launched an investigation into Google’s Privacy Sandbox, Twitch indefinitely suspends President Trump’s account, and Roku acquires Quibi’s content.

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One Struum to Rule Them All – DTNS 3942

Former executives from Discovery and Disney are launching a streaming service called Struum. Struum will not have its own content but will partner with smaller streaming content providers, instead, to offer subscribers the ability to sample content from multiple places for one monthly fee. What’s the business model for Struum and do we think it will work?

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President Trump Suspended From Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Following violent riots in the US Capitol, President Trump’s accounts were temporarily suspended across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, LG refreshes its thin and light Gram laptops, and Sony will sell modular displays to use as virtual movies sets.

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Tracking You, But In A Good Way – DTNS 3941

Verizon’s 3G network will seemingly get another stay of execution. Verizon had initiatially said its 3G network would be shutdown at the end of 2019, later delaying it to the end of 2020. What’s causing the delay and are there practical reasons why it’s still running?

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Executive Order Bans US Transactions with Alipay and WeChat Pay – DTH

DTH-6-150x150A new executive order bans transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority investigates Nvidia’s planned Arm acquisition, and Amazon is working on a contactless sleep apnea tracker.

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We All Live in An AI Submarine – DTNS 3940

We examine three cryptocurrency news items including the US Office of the Comptroller of Currency Interpretive Letter 1174, that says banks may use stablecoins and the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is proposing requiring financial institutions to collect personal information like name and address, for anyone involved in large cryptocurrency transactions.

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Qualcomm Launches Its First Budget 5G Chipset – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 480 5G chipset, Twitter acquires Breaker to work on Twitter Spaces, and Venmo launches a cash checking feature.

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State of the Google Union – DTNS 3939

Its 2021 and this year many of the major auto makers will be introducing all-electric models into their lineup. What can we expect and from whom? CNET’s Roadshow Editor-in-Chief, Tim Stevens is here to fill us in!

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