This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Dec 5th 2018

This Week in Google 485

The French Connection

The Google Graveyard
Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.
Guests: Kevin Tofel
Category: News
  •  When will Google kill Hangouts? Definitely not until after it kills Allo, but (probably) before it kills Android Messages.
  •  Pixel Slate pros and cons.
  •  Pixel 3 XL review after a month of use: still buggy.
  •  Flutter 1.0 will bridge the Android / iOS divide.
  •  Is Microsoft switching to Chrome?
  •  Google's censored search Engine for China: employees may strike, many have quit already
  •  Contractors at Google demand equal treatment.
  •  Facebook email trove leaked by UK government.
  •  Qualcomm's newest chipset features 5G and in-screen fingerprint reader.
  •  Waymo One launches self-driving taxi service.

Picks of the Week

  •  Kevin's stuff: e Foundation
  •  Stacey's Thing: Onelink Safe & Sound Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm
  •  Jeff's Number: Bose's $199 AR audio sunglasses
  •  Jason's Tip: say "Pretty Please" to Google Assistant

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