Coronavirus and the effect on tech industry, encryption principles queried by another governmental body and the current state of autonomous vehicles.

Quick News:

  • One million homes get access to ultrafast broadband [Link]
  • Amazon culls one million fake coronavirus products [Link]
  • Pets ‘go hungry’ after smart feeder fails [Link]
  • Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35-mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85 mph [Link]

Topics talked about today:

  • Coronavirus jolts tech firms: Facebook cancels F8 conference; Microsoft, Apple warn [Link]
  • MI5 chief asks tech firms for ‘exceptional access’ to encrypted messages [Link]
  • Tesla crash driver ‘was playing video game’ [Link]