Stacey's LONG list of great IoT gadgets at CES. The Ara modular smartphone's rise and fall. The death of Google Hangouts API. WayMo makes LIDAR way cheaper. Marissa Mayer to leave Yahoo after sale. Bogus "inventor of e-mail" sues Techdirt.
- Aaron's Thing: The Onion Omega2
- Stacey's Do Buy: truMedic Instashiatsu Plus Neck and Shoulder Massager
- Stacey's Don't Buy: GE Z-Wave Wireless Smart Door Sensor
- Leo's Thing: Project Fi - A World of Thanks
Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.
Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
- Qualcomm has already shipped more than a billion chips for the Internet of Things
- Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 details leak, promising big power savings for smartphones
- ZigBee's Dotdot language is the latest bid for IoT harmony
- Google Weave
- Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017
- Pepper and Nao
- Mint from Breathometer
- Lief Therapeutics
- Willow Breast Pump
- Chip Pro
- U by Moen
- iKettle and FridgeCam
- Plott Cubit
- Google Tango is being used at the Detroit Institute of Arts for a richer museum experience
- Google Voice is getting an upgrade
- The dream of Ara: Inside the rise and fall of the world’s most revolutionary phone
- Waymo self-driving minivan will start test drives this month
- Faraday Future impressed all the right people at CES
- Tesla hires Apple’s creator of Swift as new VP of Autopilot Software
- SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale
- Sonos CEO and co-founder stepping down after 14 years at wireless speaker company
- Techdirt, sued by lawyer who sunk Gawker, fights back against the "inventor of e-mail"
- If a Best Buy technician is a paid FBI informant, are his computer searches legal?
- The Onion Omega 2 ($5)
- Do Buy: truMedic Instashiatsu Plus Neck and Shoulder Massager
- Don't Buy: GE Z-Wave Wireless Smart Door Sensor, Hinge Pin
- Project Fi - A World of Thanks