Kayne surpasses a full Scaramouchie; Instagram rolling out TikTok competitor, shopping page; US surpasses China in app downloads; Calm app gets TV show; Netflix doing great during the pandemic, might be running out of subscribers; Peacock is here, already losing content; GigRev; that epic Twitter hack, and what we know; Russian, Chinese hackers targeting COVID-19 vaccine research; Data Dividend Project; Logitech MX Master 3; Nest Home Mini; ATEM Mini; apps for the natural world; Apple CarKey; teens dressing as grandmas to buy booze.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

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IN THE NEWS

Instagram’s TikTok competitor is coming to the US next month

Instagram is launching a new shopping page that’ll highlight brands and collections

US beat China on App Store downloads for first time since 2014, due to coronavirus impact

The Calm meditation app is getting its own celebrity-filled HBO Max show

The pandemic has been great for Netflix

Why Netflix shares are down 10%

NBC Peacock: How to watch free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, what’s available, how to cancel

Peacock is already losing movies a day after its full debut

FAN MARKETING APP GIGREV CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts

Who’s Behind Wednesday’s Epic Twitter Hack?

NSA says Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research

Data Dividend Project – DATA RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS.

APPS & DOODADS

Logitech MX Master 3

Nest Home Mini

Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Live Production Switcher

Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Live Production Switcher Pro

The Best Apps For Identifying Bugs, Trees & More In The Woods And Garden

Apple CarKey is out, but you’ll need a new BMW to use it

BMW Digital Key

BRIC-A-BRAC

Filmmaker Asks People To Describe Their Favorite Movie “As Boring As Possible” And They Deliver (30 Tweets)

Teens Are Dressing As Mask-Wearing Grandmas To Buy Booze

British Airways scrapping entire 747 fleet amid coronavirus downturn

Japanese robot to clock in at a convenience store in test of retail automation

US and Canada Editor, Apple Podcasts