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

Dec 5th 2018

This Week in Google 485

The French Connection

The Google Graveyard
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 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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