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Episode Info: Welcome to Tech News Nightly, your source for technology news. I am your host Ray and tonight we have stories about a weaponized tweet, Android O, and Door Dash. Before we get to the news, let’s talk about you. First off, I want to thank each and every one of you for listening to the show. Your loyalty and dedication to helping get the show out to the masses has been showing. Our numbers are climbing each week, and that is all because of you. Secondly, I want to thank you for engaging with me with emails on the topics I give to you. It is awesome to look at the inbox and see an email from a listener that wants to weigh in on a subject. Because of this, starting next week, I am going to start taking a day each week to read and respond to listener emails in a show! So listen to each show and send me those emails to get featured on the show! Last but not least, please keep on sharing the show with others. If they don’t know anything about podcasts, teach them. Direct them to and let them explore themselves. The purpose of this show is to inform and entertain, so share it with people that you know would enjoy the show. Okay….on with the news! Back in December, Kurt Eichenwald, journalist and author, opened a tweet of an animated image that immediately caused him to suffer a seizure.  The tweet also included a message that said “you deserved a seizure your posts” in all capital letters. The image sent To Mr. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, was a blinding strobe light. The FBI arrested John Rayne Rivello at his home in md on Friday and accused him of sending the electronic file. Rivello has been charged with criminal cyberstalking with the intent to kill or cause bodily harm, a charge that could land him in prison up to 10 years. Dallas police and the FBI led the investigation into Rivello, and the police said he sent the strobe light knowing it would likely cause Mr. Eichenwald, who has publicly discussed his epilepsy, to suffer a seizure. Mr. Eichenwald’s lawyer has argued that the used of the strobe light was akin to sending an explosive or poison in the mail. Investigators found evidence of the plan to attack Mr. Eichenwald from a search of Rivello’s Twitter account. They also searched one of Rivello’s digital accounts and found a screenshot of Eichenwald’s Wikipedia page that had been altered to show a fake death of
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