On this week's show: the Canadian government committed over $2.2 billion to clean energy technology investments; there are cell phone spying devices around Parliament Hill (update — as of this writing, we're pretty sure it was the RCMP); Infiniti launches first Internet of Things smart city lab in North America — based in Toronto; the Samsung S8 and S8+ and all their bells and whistles.
-Facebook is cloning GoFundMe and baking it into its platform.
-Verizon is mashing AOL and Yahoo together in a new company called Oath.
-Apple is refunding customers who recently purchased Workflow.
-Tesla is now the most valuable car company in the world.
-Android overtook Windows as most popular OS in the world.
Dan — How to Identify Outdated Apps That Might Not Be Compatible With iOS 11
Riley — Casio DBC 30 Telememo watch
Marc — Best Choice Acoustic Bass Guitar
- Federal budget sets new standard for Canadian clean tech | The Globe and Mail
- Someone is spying on cellphones in the nation's capital | CBC News — During tests in December and January, the CryptoPhone set off alerts at locations around Parliament Hill, including the nearby Byward Market, the Rideau Centre shopping mall and CBC offices in downtown Ottawa.
- Infiniti Launches Accelerator for IoT, Smart City Startups in North America | Techvibes — After opening a lab in Hong Kong in 2015, this Canadian base marks Infiniti’s first lab in North America.
- Facial Recognition Feature on Galaxy S8 Bypassed Using Just a Photo | Mac Rumors — The YouTube video embedded below, recorded at the S8 launch event, shows the registered user of the device presenting a picture of himself to the phone's front-facing camera.
- Facebook clones GoFundMe with ‘personal fundraiser’ feature | The Verge
- Verizon is mashing Yahoo and AOL into a new company called Oath | The Verge
- Tesla is the most valuable US carmaker because of hope, not results | The Verge
- Android Overtakes Windows as World’s Most Popular Operating System | Techvibes