This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Oct 19th 2016

This Week in Google 375

The InterNyet

Google Unplugged, Yahoo earnings, Samsung blows up GTA.
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Kevin Marks
Category: News

Google Pixels are shipping - will people who ordered them through Verizon get them sooner? Google makes a deal to put CBS on its upcoming Unplugged TV service, with more deals on the way. Disney and Salesforce bowed out of Twitter sale due to troll problems, but Twitter soldiers on with an election night deal with BuzzFeed. Samsung makes YouTube take down a video of a Note 7 exploding - in Grand Theft Auto V.

  • Is Peter Thiel's $1.25 millon donation to Trump a problem? Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think so, but Stacey disagrees. Kevin Marks thinks this is just the tip of the iceberg for Thiel's problems.
  • Kevin Marks shows off the Soviet Internet that almost was.
  • Google's new fact check feature is cool, but is it too late for this election?

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