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Google antitrust suit, Hummer EV, voter information hacking, and entertainment news- TNCS Ep 114



In this week’s episode we discuss some entertainment and gaming news. In tech news we provide some details on the Google antitrust lawsuit filed by the US Justice Department. GMC revealed a new all electric Hummer and it has some wild features. The FBI announces that there has been confirmed cyber threats from Russia and Iran targetting U.S. voters and another hacking group donates some of their ransom to charity. In space news, NASA successfully captures material from an asteroid and SpaceX plans to bring the internet to Mars.

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Mindhunter cancelled
Variety: ‘Willow’ Sequel Series Officially a Go at Disney Plus, Jon M. Chu to Direct.
https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/willow-sequel-series-warwick-davis-jon-m-chu-disney-plus-1234811000/
Halo: The Master Chief Collection runs at 120FPS on Xbox Series X/S
https://www.gamesradar.com/halo-the-master-chief-collection-runs-at-120fps-on-xbox-series-xs/?fbclid=IwAR2XOKj0S8FpBzJS9GWqzK581C7uxEdgd7QPG5S3vX3AqJsa6V8SoJ5c-wE
Phil Spencer Hints at Xbox Game Pass ‘Streaming Sticks’ for Your TV, No Console Required
https://www.ign.com/articles/phil-spencer-xcloud-xbox-game-pass-streaming-sticks-tv-no-console?sf131032896=1&fbclid=IwAR0L48uYL-SYxxTunvPSCWTsGSyhKjPhJ7Ehf-9Bq8ZqBKnbekm6i7WbX7s
The Associated Press: Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google.
https://apnews.com/0510e8f9047956254455ec5d4db06044
GMC Hummer EV revealed with Wrangler-beating off-road ability, 0-60 in 3 seconds for $112,595
https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/2022-gmc-hummer-ev-electric-truck-specs-horsepower-price-features/?fbclid=IwAR1ZEcxvbQ08y27BGu3UoH9SkryuuD7KDUHraXw-8NI59fZqBQknov6kdwI
ZDNet: Ransomware gang donates part of ransom demands to charity organizations.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-gang-donates-part-of-ransom-demands-to-charity-organizations/
CNBC: Iran and Russia obtained U.S. voter registration data in effort to influence election, national security officials say.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/21/fbi-to-make-an-announcement-on-a-major-election-security-issue.html
Exclusive: National Guard called in to thwart cyberattack in Louisiana weeks before election
https://www.reuters.com/article/BigStory12/idUSKBN27823F?fbclid=IwAR2azVFzKsVJyKTxSHs5XxOrPzTKiA6xtHpdqR8LlkRVrDPAHUDyRJFjwKA
PCMag: SpaceX’s Starlink to Supply Free Satellite Internet to Families in Texas School District.
https://www.pcmag.com/news/spacexs-starlink-to-supply-free-satellite-internet-to-families-in-texas
The Sun (US): Elon Musk vows to build ‘internet bridge’ to MARS using Starlink probes – for space colony of a MILLION people.
https://www.the-sun.com/lifestyle/tech/1679116/elon-musk-starlink-satellites-mars/
Police are using facial recognition for minor crimes because they can
https://www.cnet.com/news/police-are-using-facial-recognition-for-minor-crimes-because-they-can/?fbclid=IwAR1B5AzzMHolrb7a1_I4E60WeJmRmYWuY0vF3gKEwKPfmNLQkxna0Tu_l8A
NASA steals bits of asteroid Bennu: What you need to know about the mission
https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-steals-bits-of-asteroid-bennu-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-mission/?fbclid=IwAR2XOKj0S8FpBzJS9GWqzK581C7uxEdgd7QPG5S3vX3AqJsa6V8SoJ5c-wE

Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tGIMQvGk2w

This news story originally appeared at Media - Trend Magazine on 16 May 2022