This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Sep 4th 2019

This Week in Google 524

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Android 10, #ChickenSandwichWars
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Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  Android 10 arrives for Pixel phones
  •  YouTube pays $170 Million to settle child privacy complaints
  •  Google secretly gives your personal data to advertisers using cookie syncing
  •  Ad tech will destroy podcasting as we know it
  •  Half of all state Attorneys General probing Google
  •  Social Media #ChickenSandwichWars wipe out US chicken supplies
  •  Google Sidewalk Labs teams up with Ontario teachers to finance infrastructure projects
  •  USB 4 - a standard, or a "standard"?
  •  XKCD.com hacked!
  •  Are filter bubbles real, and does Google abuse them? (No and no)
  •  Facebook tests hiding likes
  •  Dorian tweets
  •  Are Chromebooks dying too young?
  •  Jack hacked! Hitgirl too! Twitter responds by killing SMS tweeting.
  •  Gmail can now warn co-workers not to send you email while you're on vacation

Picks of the Week

  •  Stacey's Thing: YourThings from Georgia Tech and UNC
  •  Jeff's Numbers: Project Jaquard's $877 Backpack Strap, and $70 off Facebook Portal

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