TWiG 375: The InterNyet
October 19, 2016•129 min
Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham
Guest: Kevin Marks
Google Pixels are shipping - will people who ordered them through Verizon get them sooner? Google makes a deal to put CBS on its upcoming Unplugged TV service, with more deals on the way. Disney and Salesforce bowed out of Twitter sale due to troll problems, but Twitter soldiers on with an election night deal with BuzzFeed. Samsung makes YouTube take down a video of a Note 7 exploding - in Grand Theft Auto V.
•Is Peter Thiel's $1.25 millon donation to Trump a problem? Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think so, but Stacey disagrees. Kevin Marks thinks this is just the tip of the iceberg for Thiel's problems.•Kevin Marks shows off the Soviet Internet that almost was.•Google's new fact check feature is cool, but is it too late for this election?