Reboot It! Episode 84 with Mark Boltz-Robinson and Amanda Berlin - Bitcoins, iPhones, and WannaCry

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Stories

Bitcoin Price Now Down 15% from All-Time High

https://www.coindesk.com/17k-breached-bitcoin-price-now-down-15-from-all-time-high/

 

Coinbase halts Bitcoin Cash transactions amidst accusations of insider trading

https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/20/16800940/coinbase-bitcoin-cash-fork-insider-trading-probe

 

U.S. blames North Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-northkorea/u-s-blames-north-korea-for-wannacry-cyber-attack-idUSKBN1ED00Q

 

Facebook’s Latest Facial Recognition Tools Introduce New Privacy Concerns

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2017/12/19/facebook_announces_new_facial_recognition_features.html

But this is OK: https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/12/why-privacy-activists-are-wary-of-those-new-airport-face-scans/548975/?utm_source=SFFB



 

iPhone slowdown blamed on controversial fix for aging batteries

https://www.slashgear.com/iphone-slowdown-blamed-on-controversial-fix-for-aging-batteries-19512365/

 

Apple under fire as it admits it DOES deliberately 'smooth out' the performance of older iPhones to keep them running as their batteries age

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5199917/Apple-admits-DOES-deliberately-slow-older-iPhones.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

 

Alteryx - Amazon S3 breach https://www.upguard.com/breaches/cloud-leak-alteryx