Selfie Identification, Please

The Article

Selfie Identification, Please
This week in Privacy News, Amazon has new Alexa powered smart switches, Apple patents a screen blurring tech with a weird caveat, and under screen selfie cameras are coming along, but at what cost? Also, Instagram is starting to push selfie verification requirements. We also look at some security news.

More Windows Anti-Trust
This week in the Business News, Galaxy Buds causes ear infection, Apple has a new business subscription plan, and Amazon may be liable for delivery vehicle crashes. Also, Tesla is cutting corners with omitting USB ports in freshly delivered cars, and Windows does more anti-trust like behavior. We conclude with some SillyVille Articles.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783275/amazon-basics-smart-switches-price-release-date-specs

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/apple-patent-fights-lookie-loos-with-glasses-activated-screen-blur/

https://www.theverge.com/22776271/under-display-selfie-cameras-zte-microsoft-xiaomi

https://www.xda-developers.com/instagram-video-selfie-verification/

Security
https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/11/16/evolving-trends-in-iranian-threat-actor-activity-mstic-presentation-at-cyberwarcon-2021/

https://www.techspot.com/news/92213-hackers-use-real-fbi-servers-send-fake-cyberattack.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/11/dan-kaminskys-dns-cache-poisoning-attack-is-back-from-the-dead-again/

Business
https://www.techspot.com/news/92220-samsung-galaxy-buds-2-galaxy-buds-pro-reportedly.html

https://www.apple.com/business/essentials/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-11-12/amazon-com-algorithms-blamed-in-crash-that-paralyzed-aspiring-doctor
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/11/amazon-liable-for-crash-because-software-micromanages-delivery-drivers-victim-says/

https://electrek.co/2021/11/12/new-teslas-delivered-with-surprise-missing-usb-ports-due-to-parts-shortages/

https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/microsoft-edge-protocol-competition.html

Silly
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/11/dooms-creator-goes-after-doomscroll/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783952/peloton-fitness-tech-echelon-ifit-nordictrack

https://nordpass.com/most-common-passwords-list/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/17/22787739/instagram-photo-carousel-new-feature-rage-shake-report-problem

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