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Angry Tech News #5: Concrete Inductor

A deep-dive into wireless EV charging, plus obligatory commentary on Facebook outage, Windows 11, Twitch and Nieman Marcus data breaches

Links:

Windows 11 Launch
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/08/31/windows-11-available-on-october-5/

Twitch leak
https://www.androidpolice.com/twitchtv-just-got-leaked-in-its-entirety-heres-what-you-should-do/

Nieman Marcus leak https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20211004/06290247692/neiman-marcus-breach-exposes-data-46-million-users.shtml

Whitmer announcement
https://www.michiganbusiness.org/press-releases/2021/09/whitmer-announces-initiative-nation-leading-wireless-ev-charging-infrastructure-michigan/

Indiana project
https://techxplore.com/news/2021-07-indiana-magment-magnetized-concrete-electric.html

Cambridge transit zero-emissions
https://www.cambridgeday.com/2021/10/09/mbta-plans-removal-of-buses-overhead-wires-and-a-fleet-overhaul-transit-group-isnt-aboard/

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Angry Tech News #4: Manifest Transit

Airtags as a security hole, ApplePay as a security hole, The end of useful browser extensions, and Down With Proprietary Charging cables

Links:

Airtag phishing attack: https://medium.com/@bobbyrsec/zero-day-hijacking-icloud-credentials-with-apple-airtags-stored-xss-6997da43a216

https://screenrant.com/airtag-track-stalk-people-apple-privacy-features-explained/

ApplePay Express Transit mode hacked
https://threatpost.com/apple-pay-visa-hacked-locked-iphones/175229/

Google to kill Manifest v2
https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/27/google_chrome_manifest_v2_extensions/

Brazil fines Apple for not including charger
https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/27/brazil-will-fine-apple-again-for-not-including-charger-with-iphone-13

One charger to rule them all
https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/eu-plans-one-mobile-charging-port-all-setback-apple-2021-09-23/

I wasn’t kidding about this one
https://www.komando.com/gadgets/iphone-11-charging-slower-and-why/602882/