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

Nov 4th 2020

This Week in Google 584

Halo Made Me Cry

Baby Shark, CA Props 22 & 24 Win Big
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Category: News

Baby Shark, CA Props 22 & 24 Win Big

  • Mississippi police pilot program to live-stream Ring doorbell cams
  • Baby Shark is the most viewed video on YouTube
  • Raspberry Pi 400 is a full computer with a keyboard
  • Google revenues up year-over-year
  • California Prop 22 passes - a big win for Uber and Lyft
  • The Calm app won election night
  • California Prop 24 passes - a big win for privacy advocates
  • Jack Dorsey keeps his job
  • Twitter and Facebook flag Trump's controversial election posts
  • DxOMark gives Pixel 5 camera 120 points
  • Google Changelog: Google One VPN | Pixel 5 Reverse Wireless Charging | Nest HVAC Sensor | RIP Play Music | Enhanced Voice Typing
  • Google's mobile driver's license proposal
  • Walmart kills inventory robots


  • Picks of the Week
  • Stacey's Thing: Amazon Halo
  • Stacey's Thing from last week: Whoop Fitness
  • Jeff's Stuff: Amazon buys Orange County Register printing plant for $63m--will tear it down
  • Jeff's Stuff 2: Alexis Ohanian recalls selling Reddit for $10m to my old boss
  • Jeff's Stuff 3: Xiaomi to build a factory to produce 10m phones a year without humans
  • Jeff's Stuff 4: Zoom has the happiest employees
  • Ant's Thing: Fund in the name of Chad Boseman for St Jude Children’s Research
  • Ant's Thing 2: Go Watch Hands-On Tech

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