Auto-correcting humanity; shocking, collusion; a peach is now just a peach; community commitments; indentured Ubertude; Slack smarmy; Google’s bony finger of shame; Pzizz on you; Trainspotting 2; AuthaGraph map FTW; bomb sniffing spinach; In-N-Out rules!

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Show Notes

INTRO & IN THE NEWS

AT&T and DirecTV colluded in an illegal plot that kept Dodgers games off the air, DOJ lawsuit alleges

Cable prices have risen at more than double the rate of inflation for 20 years

Sad Face: Apple’s Peach-Butt Emoji Is Now Just a Peach

“I heart my beloved employer!”: Companies are turning to employees to promote them on social media

Instagram is finally going to make it easier to shop for the products you see in your feed

Airbnb Community Commitment

Google is scaling back its planned expansion of Fiber

Uber is partnering with GM’s mobility arm on a car rental program for drivers

Microsoft’s IFTTT alternative is now open to everyone

Why Slack may live to regret its smarmy letter to Microsoft

The iPhone 8 is coming — and it could make Apple CEO Tim Cook look like a genius

Obama Administration Allocates $2.2 Million to Teach Former Coal Workers to Fly Drones

Was a Trump Server Communicating With Russia?

HERE’S THE PROBLEM WITH THE STORY CONNECTING RUSSIA TO DONALD TRUMP’S EMAIL SERVER

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

The CyberWire Podcast (iTunes Link)

Google Publicly Discloses Security Flaw In Adobe Flash, Microsoft Windows

Beware! This Android banking trojan intercepts SMS messages and bypasses 2SV

This Evil Office Printer Hijacks Your Cellphone Connection

Security Now #584

Risky.biz Podcast

AT THE LIBRARY

Lamb Special Gift Ed: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal Imitation Leather by Christopher Moore

Appetites by Anthony Bourdain

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Instapaper drops monthly subscriptions

Instapaper Premium

Having fun with Touch ID and the Touch Bar in 1Password

Werewolf Cards 2nd Edition by Corey Fields

Pzizz

MEDIA CANDY

Vimeo is planning to launch a subscription streaming service

MORON OF THE WEEK

Burning love: Loyal owners won’t return the Galaxy Note 7, so Samsung is making sure the phone sucks

Steven Seagal Is Now A Citizen Of Russia, Courtesy Of Putin

Californians should be embarrassed by how much they hype overrated In-N-Out Burger

OOOH FANCY

A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award

Magnificent Libraries around the World

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

MIT scientists have developed bomb-sniffing spinach

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Microsoft Will Pay Consumers To Switch From Apple Devices

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

The Hustle Newsletter