This Week in Tech

Sep 29th 2019

This Week in Tech 738

The Twerklight Sonata

Hosted by Leo Laporte

New Amazon Echo Gadgets, Microsoft Surface Event Preview, Project Voldemort...

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  What we expect at Wednesday's big Microsoft Surface event
  •  Gemmy the Twerking Alexa Bear demo
  •  Echo Loop and Echo Frames will take Alexa with you
  •  Facebook Horizon: is this the VR future we signed up for?
  •  Tesla's Smart Summon feature makes us a little nervous
  •  Do we really trust all these voice assistants?
  •  Amazon is throwing Alexa spaghetti at the wall
  •  Google wins major Right to Be Forgotten ruling
  •  Amazon Sidewalk is Amazon's proprietary mesh network for pet tracking and more - will they sell it to the police? Will this and Amazon's Ring Neighbors app lead to a police state?
  •  Amazon pushes voice agent interoperability - Cortana jumps at the chance, Siri and Google Assistant play coy
  •  Checkm8 is an unstoppable jailbreak that works on any iPhone from the iPhone 4S to the iPhone X
  •  Apple will release AppleTV+ movies in theaters as Oscar bait
  •  Mac Pro to be made in Texas
  •  Google will stop showing news snippets in France
  •  QuestLove is moving from Pandora. Is Pandora dead? What is the state of the streaming music world?
  •  Snapchat's 'Project Voldemort' tracks all the ways Facebook steals from them
  •  Elizabeth Warren wants to reinstate the Office of Technology Assessment so congress will know what they are talking about on tech
  •  Listen to TWiT's new show Smart Tech Today starting Monday, October 7th!

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