Tech News Today

Oct 26th 2016

Tech News Today 1628

Groupon's Great Deal

Microsoft doubles down on premium hardware
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Guests: Sean Hollister
Category: News

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss all of the announcements from the Microsoft event, including the Surface Studio, the Surface Book i7, inside out virtual reality, and Windows 10 Creators Update. Google Access places plans for future rollouts of Google Fiber on hold as it announces layoffs and restructuring. IBM's Watson will work with OnStar to bring artificial intelligence to the vehicle, so the gas tank never reaches empty again. Pocket is about to roll out an expanded recommendations engine that could be incredibly useful to users of the read-it-later service. Apple is delaying the release of its AirPod wireless headphones. Finally, Groupon is buying its closest competition in the daily deal space, Living Social.

  •  Sean Hollister from CNET discusses whether placing Google Fiber on pause actually means it's going away for good.

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