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

Aug 30th 2023

This Week in Google 731

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Pixel 8 event date, Samsung Food, Workspace AI, tech stock buybacks

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Category: News
  • Google announces Pixel 8 launch event for October 4th
  • Samsung buys popular meal planning app Whisk and rebrands it as Samsung Food
  • Google discontinues Pixel Pass subscription bundle after just one year
  • Chrome OS 116 adding auto correct and local file search
  • Google Chat adding voice messages and interoperability with Slack and Teams
  • Elon Musk makes controversial appearance at Valorant esports tournament
  • Tesla planning LA supercharger location with diner and drive-in movie theater
  • Facebook lifting ban on political ads in preparation for 2024 election
  • Senator Chuck Schumer hosting AI forums with tech executives
  • Meta removes thousands of accounts linked to Chinese influence campaigns
  • Canada's news ban on Facebook failed to reduce platform's usage
  • Twitter facing thousands of arbitration cases from fired employees
  • WordPress offering 100-year domain name registration option
  • Nvidia posts record profits on demand for AI and gaming chips
  • Zuckerberg demonstrates typing 100 words per minute in VR using digital keyboard
  • New Sony Alpha A7C and A7C-R compact mirrorless cameras announced
  • Donation options to support Hawaii residents impacted by recent hurricanes

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