This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Paris Martineau

Apr 24th 2019

This Week in Google 505

Laundry Folding as a Service

Facebook Steals Users' Email Contacts

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Category: News

This Week's Top Stories

  •  Facebook Demands Users' Email Passwords, Steals Their Contacts
  •  Sri Lanka Shuts Down Social Media
  •  Smoking Cessation and Depression Apps Could be Sharing and Selling and Your Data
  •  Samsung Galaxy Fold Delayed to June 13th • Mr Dorsey Goes to Washington
  •  Android Q Will Kill the Back Button
  •  Google I/O Preview
  •  Google's Undersea Cable Infrastructure
  •  Jacquard on TEDtalks
  •  Jarvis on Our Addiction to Stories
  •  The EU Wants Your Biometric Data
  •  The WashPo Columnist that Hates Podcasts (and Whistling)
  •  Sprint Settles with AT&T Over Fake 5G
  •  IoT Over 5ghz
  •  That $16,000 Laundry Folding Goes Bankrupt, but a $3000 Competitor is on the way
  •  Google Punishes Walkout Organizers
  •  Most Tweets Made By Young, Female Democrats
  •  AOC Quits Facebook & Thinks You Should, Too
  •  Facebook is Ready to be Fined by the FTC
  •  Tik Tok Unbanned in India
  •  Exploding Frisbees, Underwater Relay Racing, Pommel Horse Sawing, and More Game Ideas from Artificial Intelligence

Picks of the Week

  •  Stacey's Thing #1: The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairy Tale (Once Upon A Con)
  •  Stacey's Thing #2: IoT Inspector
  •  Jeff's Number #1: How Google saved 6 million lbs in food waste
  •  Jeff's Number #2: Court denies Boston entrepreneur share of $65 million Facebook settlement
  •  Leo's Tool: The Land Before Time, "Scottish" edition

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