Jason Howell and Ron Richards discuss the Washington Post's experiment that found that Facebook's Trending Topics is posing fake news as real news at a high rate. Apple is aiming to recover its business in China, and announced a new research and development center that it's building in Shenzhen to help. The new Google Pixel phones on Verizon will receive OS and security updates the same day as those sold through Google's store. Samsung has adjusted its quarterly outlook in light of the Note 7 battery debacle, and it doesn't look good. Intel is making its own drone called the Falcon 8+ targeting the commercial space. Pandora and Amazon unveiled new music subscription services that differ from the rest of the pack. The creator of Atari has a new VR system that isn't meant for the consumer market, but could drive VR adoption at home. Finally, Apple might be on the cusp of releasing a Magic Keyboard with keys that change based on the apps you run, thanks to color e-ink underneath.
- Russell Holly from VRHeads joins to talk about Nolan Bushnell's new Modal VR company, aiming to do for VR what arcades did for video games in the 80's.
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- Facebook has repeatedly trended fake news since firing its human editors
- Apple to set up R&D center in Shenzhen, bolster China ties
- Update: Verizon says its Pixels will get updates at the same time as Google’s
- Samsung slashes profit forecast by a third following Galaxy Note 7 debacle
- Environment impact
- Intel is launching its own drone, designed for industrial jobs
- Amazon launches new ‘Music Unlimited’ service, starting at $4/month for use on just one Echo
- Ad-free Pandora Plus launches to all, along with a new company logo
- The creator of Atari has launched a new VR company called Modal VR
- This video might be our first look at a new Apple device no one even knew was in development