Tech Talk Y'all

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Tech Talk Y'all is a weekly technology news show covering what has happened this week in tech, with hosts Sanjay Parekh and Adam Walker. Sanjay and Adam talk about technology, weird and wacky tech news, and make weekly tech recommendations (a fan favorite). Depending on your level of humor, episodes may or may not be funny (but they definitely are). Signup for episode show notes at:


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Tech Talk Y'all is a weekly technology news show covering what has happened this week in tech, with hosts Sanjay Parekh and Adam Walker. Sanjay and Adam talk about technology, weird and wacky tech news, and make weekly tech recommendations (a fan favorite). Depending on your level of humor, episodes may or may not be funny (but they definitely are). Signup for episode show notes at:




The disaster recovery configuration was a disaster

In this episode: Twitter hired experts for case against Musk—now Musk won’t pay them...Elizabeth Holmes made an 'attempt to flee the country' after her conviction, prosocuters sayWiFi Routers Used to Produce 3D Images of HumansNew Tech Can See People Through Walls Using WiFi Break U.S. ‘No Fly List’ Leaks After Being Left in an Unsecured Airline Server...NYSE says Tuesday's trading glitch due to 'manual error'Microsoft and OpenAI extend partnership - The Official Microsoft BlogJustice...


Twitter, Tweetbot, and Tesla, going down?

In this episode: Tesla suddenly slashes prices on many models. ‘I think the real driver for all of this is falling demand.’The Cheapest And Most Expensive Cars To Maintain, RankedA Tesla buyer says she feels 'duped' and 'taken advantage of' after missing out on a $13,000 price cutTesla video promoting self-driving was staged, engineer testifiesTwitter officially bans third-party clients with new developer rulesThird-party Twitter apps are facing issues, users sayTweetbot is down again...


Wait, do flowers float?

In this episode: Deere & Co. will allow farmers to repair their own equipmentMinnesota company rolls out fully electric fire truckThe FAA has ordered a temporary nationwide pause on all domestic flights until 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning following a computer failure impacted flights.Elon Musk drove more than a million people to Mastodon – but many aren’t sticking around Medium embraces MastodonA New Direction for Mojo Vision’s Groundbreaking TechnologySony and Honda just announced their new...


I’ve lost all my words, but let’s call it Stream ID

In this episode: Former Zulily software engineer charged for theft scheme inspired by ‘Office Space’ movieHacker claims to be selling Twitter data of 400 million usersShopify Tells Employees to Just Say No to MeetingsWith Only 6 Words, Patagonia Explained the Brilliant Reason It Closed All of Its Stores and Paid Its Employees to Take a Week OffInnocent Black Man Jailed After Facial Recognition Got It Wrong, His Lawyer Says AD BREAK Wireless Power Consortium works with Apple on next...


Got a breach? Let’s blame the users.

In this episode: Twitter experiences a widespread global outageCalifornia Bans Tesla From Marketing Its EVs As "Full Self-Driving"For Sale on eBay: A Military Database of Fingerprints and Iris ScansAndrew Tate detained in Romania over rape and human trafficking caseStudy finds AI assistants help developers produce code that's more likely to be buggy AD BREAK What’s in a PR statement: LastPass breach explainedComcast Xfinity accounts hacked in widespread 2FA bypass attacksDuckDuckGo now...


Not puppet master, puppet disaster

In this episode: After outcry over blocking links to Mastodon, Twitter announces ban on "promotion" of other social platformsElon Musk launches poll asking if he should quit as Twitter CEOTwitter Users Say Elon Musk Should Quit as BossElon Musk suggests journalists want to cause harm to him and his family after restoring suspended Twitter accountsTwitter Reinstates Suspended Accounts of Several JournalistsMSG defends using facial recognition to kick lawyer out of Rockettes showElectric...


A chatbot threatening legal action, great idea?

Musk bans Twitter account tracking his jet, threatens to sue creatorElon Musk Is Taking Legal Action Against Student Who Tracks His Private JetTwitter Suspends Accounts of Half a Dozen JournalistsTwitter is blocking links to MastodonElon Musk Gets Viciously Booed by Stadium Crowd at Dave Chappelle ShowA Tesla owner says his Model Y ordered him to pull over before it suddenly shut down, trapping him inside AD BREAK US scientists reach long-awaited nuclear fusion breakthrough, source...


AI thinks I have no follow through

Tesla finally delivers first electric Semi to Pepsi after years of delayTesla says it is adding radar in its cars next month amid self-driving suite concernsTwitter will reportedly charge $11 on iOS for Blue subscription to offset App Store feesExclusive: Musk’s Neuralink faces federal probeMicrosoft Eyes ‘Super App’The future of watching football is hereWe gave ChatGPT a college-level microbiology quiz. Lastpass says hackers accessed customer data in new breachNFTs minted on FTX breakNorth...


Don’t piss off the swifties & Why are we arming the robots?

In this episode: Elon Musk summons Twitter engineers amid mass resignations and puts up poll on Trump banElon Musk posts pictures with engineers as they leave a Twitter 'code review' at 1:30 a.m.Banned Twitter users return: ‘We’re coming back with a vengeance’Twitter has stopped enforcing its covid misinformation policies11 (and counting) things journalism loses if Elon Musk destroys TwitterElon Musk says Twitter will begin manually authenticating Blue, Grey, and Gold accounts as soon as...


Do the research, and let me know

Elon Musk gives ultimatum to Twitter employees: Do ‘extremely hardcore’ work or get outMusk Steps Up Purge of Twitter Engineers Who Criticize HimTwitter Closes All Of Its Office Buildings as Employees Resign En MasseMusk declines former tech CEO's offer to run Twitter for himElon Musk says he's sleeping at Twitter's HQ 'until the org is fixed'Twitter’s SMS Two-Factor Authentication Is Melting DownTwitter is bringing back end-to-end encrypted DMsNew Twitter accounts won’t be able to buy Blue...


Always double the chocolate

Twitter Now Asks Some Fired Workers to Please Come BackTwitter Employees File Class-Action Lawsuit for Mass Layoffs with No NoticeElon Musk’s response to fake verified Elon Twitter accounts: a new permanent ban policy for impersonationTwitter lost more than 1.3 million users in the week after Elon Musk bought it Facebook Parent Meta Is Preparing to Notify Employees of Large-Scale Layoffs This WeekSignal is the latest app to roll out a Stories feature‘Batteries on wheels’: EV buses could help...


Obviously unicorns fight crocodiles (and more twitter news)

In this episode: Elon Musk, Twitter’s new owner, tweets conspiracy theory about attack on Paul PelosiMusk says Twitter will charge $8/month for blue check markGM temporarily suspends advertising on Twitter following Elon Musk takeoverElon Musk begins mass layoffs of Twitter staffElon Musk dissolves Twitter's board of directorsElon Musk’s Twitter is working on paid-video feature with ‘high’ riskInstagram down: Users complain about app crashing 30 seconds after using itAI Image Generators...


There’s a new Chief Twit in town…

10/28/2022"Chief Twit" Elon Musk arrives at TwitterHQ carrying a sinkElon Musk completes Twitter takeover and fires top executivesRecord-breaking chip can transmit entire internet's traffic per secondFacebook and TikTok are approving ads with ‘blatant’ misinformation about voting in midtermsYouTube will let doctors and nurses apply to be labeled as reliableNetflix Profile TransfersIntroducing LinkedIn Audio EventsScientists design algorithm that...


Security via scavenger hunt

Detroit Airport's 'Parallel Reality' Screen Shows You Only Your Flight Details, Passengers in DisbeliefCalifornia drivers can now sport digital license plates on their carsCompany Documents Show Meta’s Flagship Metaverse Falling ShortFacebook parent Meta admits defeat after Giphy deal is blocked by UK regulatorsThe same app can pose a bigger security and privacy threat depending on the country where you download itHow is a thief taking thousands from London gym-goers?Documents detail plans...


The metaverse and NFTs are going out - hand in hand

Signal will remove support for SMS text messages on AndroidSmashing success: NASA asteroid strike results in big nudge$1.2 Billion Metaverse Horrified by Report It Only Had 38 Active UsersRussian-speaking hackers knock multiple US airport websites offlineCall it data liberation day: Patients can now access all their health records digitally CNN accused of rug pull as it abandons its NFT project Gen Z canceled the ‘hostile’ thumbs-up emojiSnap a photo of your living room, and InteriorAI will...


Who is a cartoon in real life….

In this episode: Elon is now buying twitterMusk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Bid, Aiming to Avoid TrialTwitter shares surge 22% after Elon Musk revives deal to buy company at original priceWith 11 Short Words, Elon Musk Just Revealed His Plans for Twitter. There's Only 1 ProblemElon Musk Doubles Down on Plan to End Ukraine War for Some ReasonBanished for an Unleashed Dog: Airbnb Bans Bewilder Guests and HostsEU Passes Law to Switch iPhone to USB-C by End of 2024Iconic Goodwill gets serious...


An AI would be very security minded

In this episode: Why is a NASA spacecraft crashing into an asteroid?Apple Music to sponsor Super Bowl halftime showJames Earl Jones Steps Back From Voicing Darth Vader, Signs Off on Using Archived Recordings to Recreate Voice With A.I.Darth Vader's voice in Obi-Wan Kenobi was entirely AI-generatedWalmart Is Making Its First Move Into the Metaverse With Virtual Worlds on RobloxGoogle’s making it even easier to remove your personal info from searchGoogle kills Stadia, will refund game...

I actually have my 3D printed teeth

In this episode: Ethereum completes the “Merge,” which ends mining and cuts energy use by 99.95%Coloradans can now pay state tax bills with cryptocurrencyTikTok just launched a BeReal clone called TikTok NowHilton to design astronaut suites, facilities for Voyager’s private space station StarlabWatch out, Zoom - Slack is here to eat your lunchFramework’s new Chromebook is upgradable and customizableElon Musk Says the Optimus, Tesla's Human-Like Robot, Will Premiere on September 30 Amid...

I want robot wars in my driveway

Good buy, Type O’s: iMessages can finally be editedUber Eats to Begin Delivering Food with Autonomous VehiclesDeere Invests Billions in Self-Driving TractorsLocked Out of ‘God Mode,’The Nissan Leaf can now officially power buildingsBrush up on your office lingo with Biz Jargon voice navigationJoe ColemanZoom Readies Email and Calendar ProductsCanva moves beyond graphic design to launch a visual worksuiteA 22-year-old TikToker fooled millions by pretending to be an AI-generated imagePeloton's...

Who lies on LinkedIn? Apparently everyone.

In this episode: Can new technology tell if you’re lying on LinkedIn?Open source password manager Bitwarden raises $100MSamsung says customer data stolen in July data breach‘LOTR: The Rings Of Power’ Forges Biggest Premiere Viewership Ever For Amazon Prime Video Floppy disks in Japan: Minister declares war on old-fashioned technologyNext-gen USB promises to be twice as fast, using cables you may already ownFarewell, Typos! Twitter Unveils an Edit Button.Real Money, Fake Musicians: Inside a...