Mar 11th 2018
This Week in Tech 657
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SXSW features killer robots and killer barbeque. Alexa's spontaneous laugh makes us afraid of an AI takeover. Amazon wants to take over your checking account. Can blockchain reinvent fintech? Android users more loyal than iOS users. Is AI really all that smart? Apple hires M. Night Shyamalan. Millennials love Apple more than anything. Mario takes over Google Maps. Facebook asks if pedophilia is ok. On Twitter, fake news spreads faster than the truth. China's new Department of PreCrime.
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- SXSW As Cool And As Real As It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate
- HBO’s Elaborate SXSW Stunt Proves It’s All in On Westworld
- Amazon knows why its echo was laughing at customers.
- Next Up for Amazon: Checking Accounts
- Keybase is now supported by the Stellar Development Foundation
- Android beats iOS in smartphone loyalty, study finds
- A Review of the Samsung Galaxy S9, in Emoji
- Your Love of Your Old Smartphone Is a Problem for Apple and Samsung
- Apple Music on Track to Overtake Spotify in U.S. Subscribers
- INSIDE ELSAGATE, THE CONSPIRACY-FUELED WAR ON CREEPY YOUTUBE KIDS VIDEOS
- THE NETFLIX PRIZE: HOW A $1 MILLION CONTEST CHANGED BINGE-WATCHING FOREVER
- Google to Sell Zagat to The Infatuation, an Upstart Review Site
- Putting Mario on the Map
- Facebook asks users: should we allow men to ask children for sexual images?
- On Twitter, the lure of fake news is stronger than the truth | Science News
- Twitter grappples with health issues as Jack Dorsey periscopes live
- Popular trivia app HQ is giving away its largest prize by far this weekend
- Twitter wants everyone to get a blue verification badge
- The real reason for large DDoS attacks? It's IP Spoofing, not memcached
- China using big data to detain people before crime is committed: report - The Globe and Mail
- Marriott Employee Roy Jones Hit ‘Like.’ Then China Got Mad - WSJ