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Angry Tech News #12: Journalism Monopolist

Windows 11 adoption numbers: real and imaginary, Windows All vulnerabilities, Amazon and Visa spat all over UK citizens, and Quad9 is forced into censorship

Links:

Windows 11 adoption numbers
https://www.techradar.com/news/barely-anyone-has-upgraded-to-windows-11-survey-claims
https://www.onmsft.com/news/windows-11-inches-closer-to-10-market-share-in-latest-adduplex-survey
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/windows-10-home-and-pro

Zero-day in Windows installer
https://www.pcmag.com/news/all-versions-of-windows-are-vulnerable-to-a-new-zero-day-exploit
https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2021/11/29/microsoft-windows-10-windows-11-warning-zero-day-hack-new-attack-update-windows/
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/satya-nadella-sells-half-microsoft-224436215.html

Amazon vs Visa
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59306200
https://techcrunch.com/2021/11/17/amazon-says-it-will-stop-accepting-uk-issued-visa-credit-cards-on-january-19th/

Quad9 and DNS censorship
https://torrentfreak.com/sony-wins-pirate-site-blocking-order-against-dns-resolver-quad9-210621/
https://www.quad9.net/news/press/german-court-rules-against/

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Angry Tech News #9: Independent Kilowatt

Apple repairs, Army lasers, and automated timepieces. Plus: Netflix enters mobile gaming, Yahoo exits China, Amazon steals from its employees, and Crypto scammers steal from fools.

Links:

Netflix mobile games
https://gadgets.ndtv.com/games/news/n-2597216

FTC settles with Amazon over driver tips
https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2021/11/ftc-returns-nearly-60-million-drivers-whose-tips-were-illegally

Yahoo exits China
https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/02/tech/yahoo-china-exit/index.html

Crypto scam using Google ads
https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/4/22763015/cryptocurrency-fake-wallet-phishing-scam-google-ads-phantom-metamask

Apple uses DRM to kill repair shops
https://www.ifixit.com/News/54829/apples-new-screen-repair-trap-could-change-the-repair-industry-forever

Army laser platform
https://www.popsci.com/technology/military-defensive-laser-weapon/

WWVB description (fascinating!)
https://www.nist.gov/pml/time-and-frequency-division/time-distribution/radio-station-wwvb/help-wwvb-radio-controlled