Did a Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia unequivocally penetrate into Jeff Bezos’ phone? It certain looks that way, formed on a debate research of what happened after a video was sent to a Amazon CEO and Washington Post owners around WhatsApp by Mohammed bin Salman, a.k.a. MBS.
A United Nations news this week called a occurrence partial of a broader debate opposite a Washington Post seeking to suppress a coverage of Saudi Arabia, allegedly including a successive murdering of Saudi anarchist and Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Within hours of receiving a sinful video, “a large and unapproved exfiltration of information from Bezos’ phone began, stability and sharpening for months thereafter,” according to a debate report.
It’s an unusual proof of a perils of digital communication. But what else was leaked from a phone, and because didn’t Bezos and his group have improved confidence protocols in place during a time? That’s a initial subject on a GeekWire Podcast this week.
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Plus, an NFL quarterback invents a new approach of interacting with a Microsoft Surface inscription on a sidelines, a new glance of a Microsoft Duo dual-screen device, and Seattle startup Mystery teams adult with a famed Gottman Institute to rekindle romance. We explain what this partnership says about Mystery’s incomparable business model.
And finally, listen to a finish for a answer to final week’s trivia question: What do Jonas Salk, who detected and grown a polio vaccine, and John Ehrlichman, a Nixon help and Watergate figure, have in common as it relates to Seattle startups?
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