Episode 78

New Fitbits and how to kill a pirate


March 14th, 2018

1 hr 24 mins 42 secs

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About this Episode

In this week's episode, we run a little long talking about Marc's move away from piracy and Dan's purchase of a Plex Pass. Then we get into an MIT study blaming humans for the real spread of fake news, Snapchat's latest "feature," YouTube's attempt to curb conspiracy theories, the new Fitbit devices, and a gripe about Sony.

Speed round:
-Larry Page bankrolled a flying taxi
-Facebook's paying Warner music when you upload cover songs
-Fortnite is coming to iOS for some reason
-Trump nixed Broadcom's plan to buy Qualcomm
-Peer-to-peer Google Pay might arrive in Canada sooner than P2P Apple Pay
-Apple is buying Texture
-Philips Hue has outdoor lights now
-Ecobee's releasing their Alexa-enabled smartswitch in Canada soon for $100
-Alexa's been laughing at people (but they're fixing it)
-WWDC is June 4
-Canadian mobile carriers are implementing a wireless public alert system as of April 6

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