Tech News Today

Oct 20th 2016

Tech News Today 1624

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AT&T might be in talks to acquire Time Warner
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Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss Tesla's announcement that all new models will ship with self-driving technology. Apple is working with home builders to bring HomeKit-enabled technology into homes as they are built. Instagram is rolling out new suicide prevention tools to help users find help when it's needed. The NBA commits to broadcasting one game per week in virtual reality thanks to its partnership with NextVR. Apple found that ninety percent of Apple-branded power adapters and charging cables on Amazon are counterfeits. Microsoft, Verizon, and PayPal each reported earnings with mixed results. AT&T might be working to acquire Time Warner, according to discussion happening in recent weeks. Nintendo unveils its new hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch.

  • Alex Wilhelm from Mattermark joins to discuss Microsoft's solid earnings report, Verizon's decline in revenue and subscriber growth, and Paypal's success with Venmo.
  • Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica gives his thoughts on what makes the Nintendo Switch compelling.

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