Tech monopolies; 1st autopilot death; Facebook pulls the rug under businesses; booze & books; the sky’s gone out; Apple camera blocking; US customs wants to tweet you; Symantec fail; OITNB; NASA Juno Mission; Chatbot lawyers; 1kg not 1kg; laser bazooka!!!

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Show Notes

INTRO

Tesla driver killed in crash with Autopilot active, NHTSA investigating

In self-driving-car crashes, most people think automakers should be liable

Cluster failure: Why fMRI inferences for spatial extent have inflated false-positive rates

IN THE NEWS

Brexit Is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions

Brexit Sends Tourists Flocking to London to ‘Buy, Buy, Buy’

Brexit vs. Braveheart: Will the Celtic nations seek revenge on England for its historic blunder?

Elizabeth Warren says Apple, Amazon and Google are trying to ‘lock out’ the competition

Google Just Plugged Into Japan With Its Own Undersea Cable

Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family

Facebook’s new algorithm change is what makes publishers so afraid of Facebook

Facebook is shutting down its Paper newsreading app on July 29th

Booze & books! Barnes & Noble to serve beer & wine

On-demand food service delivers beer with your meal

The Sun Has Just ‘Gone Blank’ – Could There Be An Ice Age On The Way?

Cosmic Rays Continue to Intensify

‘Happy Birthday’ Is Now Officially In The Public Domain

Digital Audio Progress Highlights Tech’s More Human Future

Apple in Talks to Acquire Jay Z’s Tidal Music Service

Apple Patents Technology to Block iPhone Cameras in Sensitive Locations. That Could Be Dangerous.

Now You Can See Everything Google Knows About You and Delete the Embarrassing Stuff

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

The CyberWire Podcast (iTunes Link)

US Customs wants to collect social media account names at the border

Agency Information Collection Activities: Arrival and Departure Record (Forms I-94 and I-94W) and Electronic System for Travel Authorization

Go Update Norton Antivirus Right Now. Symantec Really Screwed Up.

Large botnet of CCTV devices knock the snot out of jewellery website

Burglar who dropped phone has no right to privacy, judge says

IRS hacked again – say goodbye to that PIN system!

Disposable Fingerprints

Used Hard Drives – Really?

The Big Hack

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Clementine

AT THE LIBRARY

But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klostermann

The Swarm: The Second Formic War (Volume 1)

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Having Trouble Pasting Chrome URLs on a Mac? You’re Not Alone and a Fix Is Coming.

How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law

Mossberg: New Even earphones tune themselves to each individual’s hearing

Get Through Airport Customs Faster With This Free App

Introducing Software Heritage, the Library of Alexandria for Code

MEDIA CANDY

New Star Trek Beyond trailer features more Enterprise destruction and a new Rihanna track

Matt LeBlanc is ‘planning to quit Top Gear if co-host Chris Evans does not go first’

Serial’s Adnan Syed gets murder retrial due to unreliable cell tower location tracking

Orange is the New Black

My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard

Weezer and Nine Inch Nails Want You You to Know More About a Space Probe

How The Cure endures: This is how a band turns 40 with style

Danger Mouse 2015

MORON OF THE WEEK

This Is Why There’s a Naked Taylor Swift in Kanye West’s New NSFW Video

OOOH FANCY

Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

Quick Doctor! Into the TARDIS!

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

DadLAD Has Perfect Response To His Daughter’s Selfies By Replicating Them In Awesome Style

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

How Much Does 1 Kilogram Weigh?

Here’s what would happen if everyone on Earth jumped at the same time