Uber trucking, vertical take-off planes; Google Express hits New England; Amazon starts own delivery service; Elon delivers to Mars; Snap brings Spectacles; Blackberry is done; DOS attacks get bigger; Meerkat’s Houseparty; Netflix Tax; watch out for Schumer.

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Show Notes

INTRO

Asked To Name Foreign Leader He Admires, Johnson Has Another ‘Aleppo Moment’

IN THE NEWS

Self-driving cars will have to pry the steering wheel from our cold, dead hands, poll says

Future Autonomous Vehicle Driver Study September 2016

Uber’s trucking plan will connect drivers with cargo

Uber Could Be Taking to the Skies With Vertical-Takeoff Planes

Google’s home delivery service, Google Express, hits New England

Amazon looking to abandon UPS, FedEx in favor of its own delivery service

Mars | SpaceX

SpaceX’s Big Fucking Rocket – The Full Story

Elon Musk Pays Tribute to ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’ With ‘Heart of Gold’

Snap, Inc. Introduces Spectacles, Sunglasses That Record and Upload Video Memories to SnapChat

Think Snapchat’s Spectacles are weird? I’m sorry, but you’re old

Spectacles by Snap

BlackBerry will stop designing its own phones and focus on software

Spurned Pokemon Go players file complaints with federal government

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

The CyberWire Podcast (iTunes Link)

Defending Against Hackers Took a Back Seat at Yahoo, Insiders Say

It looks like criminals hacked Yahoo, not a country

Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net

Web Host Hit by DDoS of Over 1Tbps

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #39 Scam Of The Week: Apple Store Phishing Attack Goes For Whole Enchilada

Verizon technician admits he sold customer data for years

Police can’t read your iMessages, but here’s what they can see

Researchers Find Speed Cameras Vulnerable To Hacking

Which celebrities generate the most dangerous search results?

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

watchOS 3 Breathe App

Danny Meyer Just Single-Handedly Made the Apple Watch Relevant to the Hospitality Industry

Meerkat built a new app in secret, and almost 1 million people are using it

Getting rid of Meerkat

The Family Hub™ refrigerator by Samsung

MEDIA CANDY

Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s Hollywood boss, is joining Spotify’s board

The Netflix Tax Is Coming, and Why Not?

The Internet Tax Freedom Act: In Brief

F.C.C. Delays Vote on Cable Set-Top Boxes

MORON OF THE WEEK

Woman Sues USC Frat After Drone Falls On Her Head During Party

California Fights Hollywood Age Discrimination With Censorship

OOOH FANCY

New Tech Uses WiFi to Read Your Inner Emotions – Accurately, and From Afar

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

Social Blue Book

Nissan creates self-driving chairs because standing in line was too hard

Pigeons Resist Misguided Leaders

International Podcast Day

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

SOLPad

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

NIGHT ATTACK 136: RIPPITY DEE (W/ AUNTY DONNA)

Vin Friggin’ Scully