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

Jan 23rd 2019

This Week in Google 492

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Viral

Google Fined €50M, Chinese Debt Radar
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Category: News
  • France fines Google €50M for GDPR violations, Google appeals.
  • Amazon issues workers vests to keep robots from harming them.
  • Millions of mortgage docs leak online.
  • Viacom buys Pluto TV for $340M.
  • Microsoft Edge mobile browser alerts users to fake news.
  • Google buys Fossil smartwatch tech.
  • Google powers US data centers with 1.6 million solar panels.
  • Facebook wants to attract teens to its new LOL meme hub.
  • OPEN Government Data Act becomes law.
  • China confirms that scientist He Jiankui used CRISPR to gene-edit babies.
  • Chinese app encourages users to shame debtors near them.
  • How good are you at detecting phishing emails? Try this quiz!

Picks of the Week:

  • Stacey's Things: @Hourly Fox and KonMari your IoT gadgets
  • Jeff's Number: 11 countries hate Article 11

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