Level1 News January 22 2020: No Cookies 4 You

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1:23 - Alphabet stock hits $1 trillion market cap for first time
2:33 - Comcast settles lying allegations, will issue refunds and cancel debts
4:32 - Apple’s latest AI acquisition leaves some Wyze cameras without people detection
5:58 - Amazon to ask court to block DoD's $10bn early Valentine's date with a Microsoft JEDI
7:48 - Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions
10:14 - Verizon Media launches OneSearch, a privacy-focused search engine
13:01 - Annual global PC shipments grow for the first time in 8 years
13:40 - The Boring Company's Las Vegas tunnel is nearly 50% done
15:29 - Elon Musk shows how Teslas will talk to pedestrians
17:26 - Bing loses out to DuckDuckGo in Google’s new Android search engine ballot
19:05 - US patents hit record 333,530 granted in 2019; IBM, Samsung (not the FAANGs) lead the pack
20:20 - Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens: It’s the Real Deal
23:15 - Visa is acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion, 2x its final private valuation
25:13 - Microsoft pledges to be carbon negative by 2030 and re-capture all of its past emissions
26:24 - Spencer Dinwiddie Could Decentralize Pro Sports – If Accredited Investors Want In
28:15 - It actually happened — Akon just founded his own crypto city in Africa
32:22 - Google Stadia promises more than 120 games in 2020, including 10 exclusives
34:17 - Toyota Kinto combines leasing, car sharing and other services in Europe
36:03 - 16 Top Programming Skills Show Focusing on Data is Key for Jobs
37:54 - NBC's New Peacock Streaming Service Is Just One Big Ad-Injection Machine
41:02 - Best Buy CEO Corie Barry being investigating for alleged misconduct
41:53 - The Evil List: Which tech companies are doing the most harm?
48:05 - A hacker is patching Citrix servers to maintain exclusive access
49:33 - Oracle Ties Previous All-Time Patch High with January Updates
50:38 - This App Lets Us See Everywhere People Drive
52:40 - Data Science Community Rocked by Pet Adoption Contest Cheating Scandal
54:38 - Cookies track you across the internet. Google wants to phase them out.
56:12 - Google to phase out user-agent strings in Chrome
58:01 - Google can view millions of patient health records in most states
59:08 - Exploit Fully Breaks SHA-1, Lowers the Attack Bar
1:00:17 - Records on Clearview AI reveal new info on police use

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