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TNT 1748: Grand Theft Unicorn

April 17, 201739 min
Over the weekend a man posted a minute long video of himself murdering Robert Godwin Sr, who appeared to have no relation to the murderer. The video remained on Facebook for hours before being taken down. A representative from Facebook says they know they need to do better.
Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) struck an agreement with Google in an antitrust case from 2015. The ruling imposes a fine of $7.8 million and new rules require Google to loosen its exclusive placement of apps on Android devices, including allowing users to select a competing search engine during setup.
Tesla just slashed prices on its Model S. The 75 kilowatt-hour version will get a price cut of $7,500, which means it will start at $69,500, which is still $1,500 more than the price of the previous entry-level Model S Tesla that is now discontinued.
Plus, Roaches might be hiding inside your PS4 (sorry), Uber might be forced to add tipping to its app in NY, training autonomous vehicle AI with Grand Theft Auto, and Katie Benner from The New York Times talks about how Airbnb is facing major challenges to its business thanks to the American Hotel industry.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell
Guest: Katie Benner
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