TNW 110: Now Composed by AI Dec. 5, 2019

from Tech News Weekly (Audio)· ·

Tech News Weekly (Audio) * Caroline Haskins, formerly of Vice and now of BuzzFeed, joins us to talk about Amazon's Ring. The company, which makes video doorbells and a neighborhood watch app, has made headlines for its close partnership with the police. * Mishaal Ruh-mawn from XDA Developers gives us a tour of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765, an SoC with support for 5G connectivity, 120Hz displays, and loads of RAM. * Jason and Mikah discuss Zoe Schiffer's report, published on The Verge, regarding luggage-maker Away and the company's reportedly toxic work environment. * Jason tells Mikah about Amazon's new AI-powered keyboard, …



  • Caroline Haskins, formerly of Vice and now of BuzzFeed, joins us to talk about Amazon's Ring. The company, which makes video doorbells and a neighborhood watch app, has made headlines for its close partnership with the police.
    • Mishaal Ruh-mawn from XDA Developers gives us a tour of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765, an SoC with support for 5G connectivity, 120Hz displays, and loads of RAM.
    • Jason and Mikah discuss Zoe Schiffer's report, published on The Verge, regarding luggage-maker Away and the company's reportedly toxic work environment.
    • Jason tells Mikah about Amazon's new AI-powered keyboard, which can improvise a background track while a musician plays live.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Caroline Haskins and Mishaal Rahman

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