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The Comunicano for Tuesday July 31st 2018

The "SIMjacking" is the story everyone needs to understand..that and how to protect yourself.....Bye
July 31 · Issue #354 · View online
Andy Abramson
The “SIMjacking” is the story everyone needs to understand..that and how to protect yourself…..Bye Bye Virgin America song and all….Is Big Tech running to fast….Walmart learns it can’t deliver…..WhatsApp wants you to play a foursome….Uber drops trucks, goes all in with self-driving cars (for now)….Google adds takes swipes at MacOS and Windows….T-Mobile getting closer to 5G with Nokia…..How to work at Amazon…Happy birthday Chromecast...and the Big Burger Rip Off at McDonalds…these stories and more are all in today’s COMUNICANO!!!

Bye Bye Virgin America
Virgin America Safety Video #VXsafetydance - YouTube
As a frequent flier, I always enjoyed the Virgin America safety video. It was engaging, funny, real and like so much like Virgin America, just right. Like the airline, it’s going away this week.
Privacy Watch
‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone Numbers
How to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks
Government Watch
How to Slow Big Tech’s Roll
Spectrum: Unlicensed bands in focus at US senate hearing on 5G
Delivery Watch
Walmart stumbles with its 'last mile' package delivery plan
Facebook Watch
Facebook’s Next Privacy Challenge: Less Data to Target Ads
WhatsApp launches four-person group video calling
Tesla Watch
Tesla's Elon Musk Tesla delivered a Model 3 straight from the factory this Sunday
Uber Watch
Uber’s self-driving trucks division is dead, long live Uber self-driving cars
Google Watch
Google blasts you with Windows and Mac error messages in new Chromebook ad
Google debuts VR-ready Chrome for Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo
YouTube web player now adapts to different aspect ratios
Mobile Watch
T-Mobile and Sprint: How Fewer Competitors Could Increase Competition
Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award
Apple Watch
I went to Best Buy and the salesman tried to break a MacBook
Amazon Watch
How to work at Amazon as your first job
Amazon is planning to give Prime Video a big makeover
Odds & Ends
How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions
Good for enterprises: Chromebooks to get Android’s Always-on VPN feature
Chromecast at 5
Chromecast turns 5: Google's first big hardware win - YouTube
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