JTT Tech News and Commentary – November 20, 2020

* *General Tech News** Zoom Announces No Time Limits for Family Video Get-Togethers on Thanksgiving* Twitter Rolls Out Their Own Stories feature, known as “Fleets”. Also testing a Clubhouse Rival* Netflix Experimenting with a TikTok-like Feed of Funny Videos* Sunshine Contacts, an Invite-Only Address Book App from Marissa Mayer’s New Startup* Google Launching New Tool to Help Keep Cities Cool* Foxconn Reportedly Testing Folding iPhone for September 2022 Release* Why have a Folding Phone when You Can Roll Your Phone?* AMD Announces Instinct MI100 GPU, and CDNA Breaks the 10 Teraflop barrier* But Why Use GPUs when we have Cerebras’ Wafer-Size Chip at 10,000 times the speed?* Apple’s M1 Chip Outperforms the GTX 1050 Ti and Radeon RX 560 in benchmarks, and emulate graphically demanding apps faster than Intel-based Macs can run them* Apple Responded to Privacy Concerns over Mac Software Security Process* macOS Big Sur Update Bricking Some Older MacBook Pro Models* Apple Announces App Store Small Business Program, Reducing App Store Commision to 15 Percent for Small Businesses* Apple to Pay $113 Million to Settle ‘Batterygate’* AirBNB IPO, And Turned Profit Last Quarter* Amazon Shifting Alexa’s Cloud AI to Their Own Silicon* Amazon Gets In to the Pharmacy Business* Trump Admin Puts a Hold on TikTok Ban That They Seem To Have Forgotten About* Chipotle to Open First Digital-Only Restaurant as Online Orders Increase* Seamless Car Charging comes to Electrify america with Plug&Charge* GM Recalls Chevy Bolt Electric Cars Due To Battery Fire Risk* *Gaming News** AMD 6800 and 6800 XT Graphics Cards are Out, and So Are The Reviews* NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3060 Ti Performance Leaked – Faster than RTX 2080 Super* Nvidia to Have Feature Similar to AMD’s Smart Access Memory Tech* Blizzard Updates World of Warcraft ot run on Arm Based Macs* Xbox Series X Disc Drive Problem* PS5 Storage Glitch Bricks Consoles! How to Avoid it!* PS5 Users Could Play PS4 Version of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War by Mistake* Nintendo Game and Watch Handheld* Oculus Quest 2 Update Adds 90Hz Refresh Rate, Fitness Tracking, and More* *Space and Science News** COVID Vaccine from Moderna shows 95% effectiveness Rate* The Normal Human Body Temperature Has Dropped in Two Decades, but Why?* Put Those Jams In Your Brain and Rock Out! You Can Literally Have Music In Your Head!* 3D Printed Tiles Help Revive Coral Beds in Hong Kong’s Coastal Waters* Giant Gator Spotted in Florida Golf Course During Hurricane Eta* Scientists Grow Bigger Monkey Brains Using Human Genes, Recreating Evolution* BMW Makes World’s First Electrified Wingsuit* SpaceX Successfully Launches Second Crew to Space on First Operational MissionSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/joeys-totally-tech/exclusive-content