Episode 108

The #tenyearchallenge conspiracy theory and some other snappy news


January 24th, 2019

1 hr 4 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

In this week's episode, Marc and Riley talk about Xiaomi's foldable phone teaser, the new-and-maybe-exciting RAZR revival, Spotify's artist blocking feature, the potential for a Google Pixel Watch, the #tenyearchallenge and what it could mean for AI training, Facebook's imminent foray into petitions, and Chrome remote desktop features.

Speed round:

  • A guy was convicted of two murders based on Garmin smartwatch data
  • Microsoft is announcing HoloLens 2 at MWA next month
  • Apple is accepting "shot on iPhone" submissions until Feb. 7
  • Amazon pulled the Echo Clock due to connectivity problems
  • A new dating app will let your friends swipe for you
  • autonomous robot bars might be a thing
  • Shopify is opening a tv and film production house, tailored for streaming services, in Ottawa
  • Rogers is testing Google Assistant features for plan management
  • Netflix apologized to Quebec for using Lac-Megantic footage in Birdbox but won't get rid of it

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