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

Nov 3rd 2021

This Week in Google 636

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Facebook is Meta, Pixel 6 Pro camera test, Zillow's big mistake, Tesla's Hertz deal
Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's annual AR/VR conference.
  • Related: Microsoft Teams enters the metaverse race with 3D avatars and immersive meetings.
  • Zuckerberg’s Meta promises a ‘future’ these video games delivered years ago.
  • Facebook teases ‘Project Cambria’ high-end VR / AR headset.
  • Ant's time with the Pixel 6 Pro and the camera system.
  • Google warns that ‘high demand’ for Pixel 6 Pro has heavily delayed shipping, the retail stock is scarce.
  • Zillow, facing big losses, quits flipping houses and will lay off a quarter of its staff.
  • Google is turning on two-step verification for a lot of personal accounts.
  • EEOC Launches Initiative on Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Fairness.
  • Email is 50 years old, and still where it’s @.
  • Waymo cars are coming to NYC to train autonomous vehicles, manual driving only for now.
  • Spain adopts EU copyright law, paving way for Google News to return.
  • Google News to return to Spain.
  • Australia also wants Google to unbundle search from Android.
  • Calling Gina: Microsoft launches Google Wave.
  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Hasn’t Signed Contract With Hertz Despite Earlier Announcement.

PICKS:

  • Stacey - Flic Twist: The Wireless Dial for your Smart Home.
  • Jeff - Taco bell wedding.
  • Jeff - Turns out Taco Bell weddings are a thing.
  • Jeff - "I make the best mac n cheese".
  • Ant - FLOSS Weekly has been on fire!
  • Ant - Andre Mack Playlist on Bon Appetit.
  • Jason - Chromecast with Google TV promo with Netflix.
  • Jason - Donate to my Movember.

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