Jason’s morning security encounter; Apple fires contractors; Uber & Lyft take more from drivers than they say; BeauBer; Peloton’s insane prospectus; iPhones have been hacked for years; crimes in SPPPPAAAAACCCCCEEE; biometric boarding scans; open-source self-driving; self-lacing shoes, with AI!

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Show Notes

IN THE NEWS

Apple fires hundreds of contractors hired to listened to Siri recordings

Improving Siri’s privacy protections

How to Preorder Disney Plus For Less Than $4 a Month

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say

Uber and Lyft are putting $60 million toward keeping drivers independent contractors

Uber Takes On Beautician/Barber Over Her BeauBer Mobile App

Scooters may be a better business than Uber or Lyft, says Lime president Joe Kraus

Peloton is paying its two top execs $21.4 million apiece, even as its losses quadrupled to $245 million

Peloton, a bike company, claims it “sells happiness” and is “so much more than a bike”

A DIY Peloton at-home stationary cycling solution for introverts

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Malicious websites were used to secretly hack into iPhones for years, says Google

A very deep dive into iOS Exploit chains found in the wild

NASA Astronaut Accused of Identity Theft in First Criminal Allegation from Space

How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad

APPS & DOODADS

Connect Your Home Router to a VPN to Bypass Censorship, Filtering, and More

Apple will finally help third-party shops make official iPhone repairs with genuine parts

Nike’s self-lacing Huarache can be controlled with Apple Watch and Siri

Open Source Self-Driving – WATCH A SELF-DRIVING CAR DEFTLY ZOOM THROUGH A HEAVY RAINSTORM

BRIC-A-BRAC

Netflix Spent More On Friends Than G7 Has Pledged To Put Out Amazon Fires

Ten Years On, Foursquare Is Now Checking In to You

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Mythbusters Star and Race Car Driver Jessi Combs Dead at 36 After Jet-Car Crash

Alex Trebek Is Beating the Jeopardy of Cancer; Has Finished Chemo and Is Back To Work

Chris Lochhead