Canadian complaints; the never ending election; if I only had a brain; Uber, Lyft & DoorDash lie to buy their law, make millions; EU hits Amazon with antitrust charge; AI cracks PDEs; Eric Schmidt moves to Cyprus; fast radio bursts; Silk Road’s bitcoin; Furry Season Landscaping; Carfax for cops; Ransomware Facebook ads; virtual Hall of Fame; podcast news; streaming devices; Apple’s event; Loser.com; the finances of C19 safe concerts; feedback loop; goodbye, Alex.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Legendary LA Diner Swingers Reopens Next Month Thanks to Lots of Fan Support

Man Missing Most Of His Brain Challenges Everything We Thought We Knew About Consciousness

IN THE NEWS

Uber and Lyft Got the Result They Wanted on Election Night

Proposition 22’s Victory Shows How Uber and Lyft Break Democracy

EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges. A huge fine could follow

AI has cracked a key mathematical puzzle for understanding our world

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is reportedly becoming a citizen in the European island nation of Cyprus, which could cost him $2.5 million and give him tax breaks

First Fast Radio Burst Confirmed To Have Come From Inside The Milky Way

The feds just seized Silk Road’s $1 billion stash of bitcoin

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Furries are running around the Four Seasons Total Landscaping Company

Partial License Plates, Manner of Death, and the Peter Principle – Writer’s Detective Bureau Podcast

CARFAX for Police

Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads

MEDIA CANDY

Hear Danny Elfman’s First Solo Pop Single in Nearly 40 Years, ‘Happy’

Watch Depeche Mode’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech

Nine Inch Nails at Rock Hall 2020: Watch Trent Reznor’s Induction Speech

Star Trek: Discovery

How Spotify Is Strengthening Our Investment in Podcast Advertising With Acquisition of Megaphone

Apple, Sony Both Held Talks About Buying Podcaster Wondery

TWiT.tv

APPS & DOODADS

Brydge Stone Pro

Kiddle

Apple TV 4k

All Slingbox devices will stop working in two years

Here’s everything Apple announced at the ‘One More Thing’ event today

MORON OF THE WEEK

What a LOSER!

FEEDBACK LOOP

Your old Android device will no longer support many websites in 2021

Trump will lose his Twitter ‘public interest’ protections in January

Coronavirus Study in Germany Offers Hope for Concertgoers

TWEETS HAVE SPOKEN: TWITTER SEARCH LINKS TRUMP TO ‘LOSER’

Company forced to change name that could be used to hack websites

FCC fines T-Mobile $200M over Sprint’s alleged abuse of low-income subsidies

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Alex Trebek