This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Apr 29th 2020

This Week in Google 557

Shoelace: It's Not a Social Network

Elon Musk vs Coronavirus, Facebook and Oprah's Virtual Graduation
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Category: News

Elon Musk vs Coronavirus, Facebook and Oprah's Virtual Graduation

  •  Elon Musk: "FREE AMERICA NOW!"
  • Colleges worry they will go out of business if they stay closed in the fall. Is Zoom the answer?
  •  What we don't know about Coronavirus is as important as what we do know - how media needs to improve
  •  Mark Zuckerberg tightens his control of Facebook
  •  Jeff Bezos back to day-to-day operations at Amazon
  •  Apple/Google virus contact tracing API launches today
  •  Facebook and Oprah hold a virtual graduation ceremony for the class of 2020
  •  Berkeley Students recreate campus in Minecraft
  •  Google requires all advertisers to verify their identities
  •  Yale Law Journal: advertising is obsolete in the information age
  •  Google Meet is now free for all
  •  Waze tests lane advice
  •  Google kills Shoelace, the social network nobody knew about

Picks of the Week

  •  Leo's Tool: Sourdough Discard Recipes
  •  Mathew's Thing: Boston Dynamics’ Spot helps COVID-19 patients
  • Jeff's Numbers: Cotter dog derby

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