Nov 17th 2019
This Week in Tech 745
Highly Illegal - and Very Affordable
16-Inch MacBook, Stadia's Failure, Disney+ vs Apple+
This Week's Stories
- Apple's November Surprise: 16-Inch Macbook Pro brings back the scissor-switch keyboard and physical ESC key
- Surface Book 3 Rumors, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X Reviews
- Microsoft's Project xCloud launches in early 2020 as the odds-on favorite to dominate game streaming
- Google Stadia launches tomorrow as a failure
- Goldman Sachs re-evaluating Apple Card credit limits after sexism accusations
- Google will offer checking accounts to anyone who wants Google to know absolutely everything they pay money for.
- Google's secret "Nightingale" health-care project and Fitbit purchase: Google wants to own your health data
- Apple's Research App: do we trust Apple with our health data more than Google?
- Disney+, Apple+, Peacock TV, etc - when will the streaming bubble burst?
- YouTube creators: are you a kids' channel or an adult channel?
- Is YouTube fracturing the world? Should we go back to all reading the same newspaper?
- Apple kicks vaping apps out of the App Store, Canadian pot stocks crash - legal marijuana's bad week
- Minecraft Earth launches in the US - the perfect demo for Azure Anchors
- Hololens is still the future
- So is the Oculus Quest
- Are Apple Glasses?
- British Labor Party offers free broadband - could this work in the US?
- AI can tell if you are going to die - doctors baffled
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- The 16-inch MacBook Pro is now available to order
- The 16-inch MacBook Pro – Marco.org
- A fully loaded 16-inch MacBook Pro costs $6,099
- Goldman will re-check Apple Card credit scores after sexism claims
- Two years later, Apple’s AR/VR headset plans reportedly pushed back two years
- Apple to remove vaping apps from its App Store - Axios
- Apple launches Research app, US users can enroll in three health studies - 9to5Mac
- Google's patient data project 'Nightingale' is under investigation
- Google’s health-care project with NIH was scuttled over data privacy concerns - The Washington Post
- The problem with Google’s health care ambitions is that no one knows where they end
- Google wants to be your new bank
- YouTube’s new kids’ content system has creators scrambling - The Verge
- Online Cesspool Got You Down? You Can Clean It Up, For a Price - The New York Times
- Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on why Spectacles are a new kind of camera
- Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping