TNW 102: Google is a Small Country Oct. 3, 2019

from Tech News Weekly (MP3)· ·

Tech News Weekly (Audio) * (02:15) Facebook really cares about your perception of its platform. ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk explains. * (15:55) Microsoft announces new hardware with its surface line of products as well as the rumored dual-screen devices. Mary-Jo Foley shares her thoughts on the new hardware and the new Windows "phone" running Android. * (30:30) Yes, you can remove Google services from your day-to-day. Nithin Coca has proven so by going Google-free for one year. * (42:31) Google contractors reportedly uses homeless people and others to train its facial recognition AI without their knowledge. * (49:51) Taboola acquires Obrain …



  • (02:15) Facebook really cares about your perception of its platform. ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk explains.
    • (15:55) Microsoft announces new hardware with its surface line of products as well as the rumored dual-screen devices. Mary-Jo Foley shares her thoughts on the new hardware and the new Windows "phone" running Android.
    • (30:30) Yes, you can remove Google services from your day-to-day. Nithin Coca has proven so by going Google-free for one year.
    • (42:31) Google contractors reportedly uses homeless people and others to train its facial recognition AI without their knowledge.
    • (49:51) Taboola acquires Obrain to grow its market share in recommendation engines online.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt

Guests: Nithin Coca, Chris Matyszczyk, and Mary Jo Foley

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