Tech News Today

Mar 30th 2017

Tech News Today 1736

FacePalmer

Fake news, Twitter canoes
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Guests: Patrick Tucker
Category: News

Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus, is leaving Facebook after three years with the company post acquisition. Its unclear whether the move was Luckey’s or Facebook’s doing.

We're getting more information on last weekend's high-speed crash involving a self-driving Uber. Business Insider says that according to the police report, the driverless Uber was hit while traveling through a yellow light.

Twitter announced that usernames in at-replies will no longer count against the 140 character limit. Instead of showing at-names inline with the tweet, those names will now be displayed above the tweet itself, and its tappable so you can see who's in the Twitter canoe.

Plus, we talk about Amazon's plan to run all the Wal-Marts out of town, and a Microsoft-branded Samsung Galaxy S8. Plus, Kevin Tucker from DefenseOne tells us why our brain makes us believe and spread fake news.

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