Google is the Long Con

Episode 58 · November 19th, 2018 · 39 mins 32 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • NYC and Arlington Va Win the Contest for Amazon’s Split East Coast Headquarters (2:22)
  • Lime recalls some scooters due to fire concerns (4:02)
  • Disney stock jumps after streaming service news (5:02)
  • Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone (6:36)
  • Signal's new privacy feature making it tougher to know a sender’s identity (8:56)
  • Alibaba eclipsed Amazon's estimated Prime Day sales in less than 10 minutes (10:04)
  • Prison time, hefty fines for data privacy violations: draft U.S. Senate bill (14:00)
  • Using Wi-Fi to “see” behind closed doors is easier than anyone thought (15:57)
  • Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read? (18:23)

Weird & Wacky Tech:

  • iPhones are Allergic to Helium (20:10)
  • A Poison-Detecting Watch for Gas and Oil Workers (22:15)
  • Netflix Developed Truly Eye-Opening Technology That Could Change Everything (23:38)
  • Samsung Electronics to release first foldable smartphone in March: sources (26:09)
  • An AI Lie Detector to Start Questioning Travelers in the EU (27:41)
  • Google wants to improve your smart home with iRobot’s room maps (29:20)

Tech Recommendations(30:25):

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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