Tech News Weekly

Oct 3rd 2019

Tech News Weekly 102

Google is a Small Country

Facebook cares, Microsoft Duo
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • (02:15) Facebook really cares about your perception of its platform. ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk explains.
  • (15:55) Microsoft announces new hardware with its surface line of products as well as the rumored dual-screen devices. Mary-Jo Foley shares her thoughts on the new hardware and the new Windows "phone" running Android.
  • (30:30) Yes, you can remove Google services from your day-to-day. Nithin Coca has proven so by going Google-free for one year.
  • (42:31) Google contractors reportedly uses homeless people and others to train its facial recognition AI without their knowledge.
  • (49:51) Taboola acquires Obrain to grow its market share in recommendation engines online.

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