The Level1 Show July 27 2022: All Blocks, No Chains

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Published on 27 Jul 2022, 4:30

0:00 - Intro
1:18 - Amazon to buy primary health-care provider One Medical for roughly $3.9 billion
2:25 - Exclusive: Amazon instructs New York workers 'don't sign' union cards
5:18 - Amazon executives have discussed ditching Amazon Basics to appease antitrust regulators
6:05 - Apple outlines health technology strategy in new report
7:30 - Apple reaches $50 mln settlement over defective MacBook keyboards
8:06 - Apple reads the room, looks to slow hiring in '23
8:24 - Microsoft president sees 'new era' of stagnating labor pool
9:01 - Microsoft eliminates open jobs amid economic downturn
9:30 - Microsoft changes its policy against the sale of open source software in the Microsoft Store
10:33 - Google Announces Hiring Pause
11:26 - Google Begins Publicly Testing Its AR Glasses
12:13 - Smartphone shipments dropped 9% in Q2
13:20 - TikTok owner ByteDance explores self-designed chips
14:32 - Chip designers warm to U.S. bill despite big benefits to Intel
15:51 - Netflix subscriber count in the US and Canada dropped by 1.3 million over the last three months
16:04 - Netflix adds “extra home” fee, will block usage in other homes if you don’t pay
18:24 - No NFTs in Minecraft, Mojang says
19:20 - Crypto Exchange Zipmex Pauses Withdrawals, Citing 'Circumstances Beyond Our Control’
20:46 - Google, Oracle cloud servers suffer outage in UK heatwave
21:21 - GeForce Now 120fps expands to all Android devices
22:32 - Facebook revamps home feed to feel more like TikTok
23:33 - Facebook has started to encrypt links to counter privacy-improving URL Stripping
25:25 - A company called Meta is suing Meta for naming itself Meta
26:38 - Amazon sues admins from 10,000 Facebook groups over fake reviews
27:41 - Microsoft Teams is getting its own Facebook-like social network
28:59 - Snapchat is coming to the web after more than a decade as a mobile app
29:51 - Overrun by influencers, historic sites are banning TikTok creators in Nepal
31:12 - TikTok resists calls to preserve Ukraine content for war crime investigations
31:49 - Yes, crypto Twitter, the FBI is reading your tweets


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