This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Engadget’s Karissa Bell about some surprising moves from the White House. President Biden plans to nominate antitrust scholar Lina Khan to the FTC, and he’s bringing on Tim Wu, the creator of the term “net neutrality,” as a special advisor. Is this a sign that this administration will take Big Tech to task? Also, we dive into the latest from OnePlus, why Microsoft is rebranding Xbox Live, and of course, the Snyder Cut of Justice League.
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Why is the Biden Administration hiring critics of Big Tech? – 1:10
Intel’s new CEO announces a $20 billion plan to produce fabs in Arizona (and why this is good) – 27:16
Snapdragon 780G could catch up to Apple – 33:14
Xbox drops “Live” – 37:19
OnePlus event – 40:17
OnePlus Watch – 44:50
Working On – 48:47
Pop Culture Picks – 57:57
Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Cherlynn Low
Guest: Karissa Bell
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O'Brien