Oct 9th 2016
This Week in Tech 583
Party On, Zuck!
Leo is back, and ready to discuss the latest tech topics with our favorite TWiT regulars!
- Replacements for recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 arrive - and promptly begin exploding.
- Google announces Pixel phones, Google Home, and more, but our panel think these products will have trouble succeeding.
- Disney, Google, and Apple have all passed on purchasing Twitter.
- Yahoo was hacked, kept it secret, and then let the US government spy on its users - Verizon wants a $1 billion discount.
- Clowns are most likely not going to attack your school.
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- Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone catches fire on Southwest plane
- Third Replacement Note 7 catches fire, Minneapolis MN [News]
- AT&T is done with the Note 7 as another fire is reported in Virginia
- Samsung knew its replacement phones were catching on fire, five days ago' and didn’t say anything
- The Galaxy Note brand is now damaged beyond repair
- Everything You Need To Know About Google’s Pixel Phone
- PSA: If you like updates, don’t buy the Google Pixel phone from Verizon
- DxOMark gives the Google Pixel's camera a score of 89, the highest ever and three points above the iPhone 7 (David Cardinal/DxOM
- All the big announcements from Google's Pixel event
- No laptops, no tablets, no Andromeda: What we didn't get from Google's October 4th event - CNET
- Google Home will go on sale today for $129, shipping November 4
- Google WiFi goes official for $129, pre-orders starting in November
- Pour one out for the Blackberry
- Google’s Andromeda: One OS to rule them all
- The 2016 clown panic: 10 questions asked and answered
- Jack Dorsey Is Losing Control of Twitter
- Twitter gets no love from Disney, Google, Apple - CNET
- Owning Twitter could bring Salesforce and its influence-seeking CEO new power
- 4chan is running out of money: Martin Shkreli says he’s interested in buying it
- Security News This Week: Verizon Reportedly Wants a $1 Billion Discount on the Yahoo Deal
- Delete Your Yahoo Account
- Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific inform