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Nov 5, 2021

This week's Jam: there is a proposal to ban private jets, Facebook is removing its facial recognition tech, the earth's inner core is not a solid, Amazon kept driver's tips, and so much more!

Discussion: Ban Private Jets - Link 

Dumb Tech of the Week

  • Canon's Powershot PX is smart home camera for family moments - Link
  • 'Squid Game' cryptocurrency, $SQUID, is a scam - Link
  • Chromecast volume controls are disabled on Android 12 due to a ‘legal issue’ - Link

Tech News Bytes

  • Facebook is shutting down its face recognition system - Link
  • The McPlant tastes just like any McDonald's burger - Link
  • Microsoft's Mesh for Teams brings mixed reality to work - Link
  • 'New hidden world' discovered in Earth's inner core - Link
  • Instagram is letting people publicly participate in Stories for the first time - Link
  • More than 140,000 Amazon drivers to be repaid nearly $60 million in alleged withheld tips - Link

Follow Up Story

  • Tesla launches Supercharger pilot program to charge other EVs - Link