This Week in Tech

Jul 16th 2017

This Week in Tech 623

Binders Full of CEOs

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Uber CEO search, iPhone 8 speculation, Amazon Anytime messaging app, airport face scanning, and more
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
Category: News

Disney will build a Star Wars-themed hotel where each guest gets a story. Uber says they are getting lots of applications for their open CEO post, but nobody big seems interested. Apple iPhone 8 rumors abound. Google is trying to eliminate Zika by releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitos in Fresno, CA. Amazon is creating a new messaging app called Anytime. Prime Day was Amazon's biggest sales day ever, and Best Buy stock dropped $1 billion over the rumor that Amazon is developing a Geek Squad competitor. If you don't want Homeland Security to scan your face, you shouldn't travel. Windows Phone 8.1 is dead. US welcomes Afghan girls robotics team, and the "world's first robot lawyer" - meanwhile, Elon Musk warns that we need AI regulation sooner rather than later.

  • Devindra Hardawar is still mad that new iPhones have no headphone jack.
  • Georgia Dow needs a house with two VR rooms.
  • Jill Duffy is learning Romanian on Duolingo.

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