This Week in Tech

Nov 17th 2019

This Week in Tech 745

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Hosted by Leo Laporte

16-Inch MacBook, Stadia's Failure, Disney+ vs Apple+

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Category: News

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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