Mozilla vs Microsoft: The Battle of the Default Browser

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Your AI Voice
This week in the Privacy News, Ireland falls behind the EU on GDPR violations, Amazon One palm scanning extends to venues, and Biden picks a privacy “champion” for the FTC. Also, meet your AI voice deepfake. The new emerging technology will allow you to create your own AI voice…or maybe you could create an AI of someone elses voice. We also look at security news.

Mozilla vs Microsoft: The Battle of the Default Browser
This week in Business News, the Sacklers may not get immunity after all, Google underpays contract workers, and Apple must allow other payment methods. Also, Facebook has a VIP database and Mozilla creates a workaround to easily add Firefox as the default browser in Windows 10. We finish with some silly news.

The Articles

Privacy
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/09/ireland-fails-to-enforce-eu-law-against-big-tech/

https://www.techspot.com/news/91244-amazon-one-palm-scanning-technology-now-used-admission.html

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/09/bidens-ftc-pick-is-a-privacy-champion-who-wants-limits-on-facial-recognition/

https://www.theverge.com/22672123/ai-voice-clone-synthesis-deepfake-applications-vergecast

Security
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/09/apple-fixes-imessage-zero-day-exploited-by-pegasus-spyware/

https://www.ign.com/articles/little-big-planet-1-2-3-ps3-vita-online-servers-shutting-down

https://www.techspot.com/news/91225-unsecured-database-exposed-over-60-million-fitness-wearable.html

https://www.vox.com/recode/22623871/walgreens-covid-test-site-data-vulnerability

Business
https://www.npr.org/2021/09/16/1037806819/opioids-purdue-pharma-sackler-settlement-bankruptcy-deal

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/10/google-underpaid-workers-illegal-pay-disparity-documents

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/09/injunction-apple-must-open-up-app-store-payments-in-90-days/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/09/leaked-documents-reveal-the-special-rules-facebook-uses-for-5-8m-vips/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/13/22671182/mozilla-default-browser-windows-protections-firefox

Silly
https://nypost.com/2021/08/17/guinness-record-holder-ate-mcdonalds-big-macs-every-day-for-50-years/

https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/09/16/substation-snake-Duke-Energy-Denton-North-Carolina/5881631810630/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/cow-mcdonalds-drive-thru_n_61296373e4b06e5d80cd6449

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/couple-converted-hearse-road-trip

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