E22 LWT – Google acquires Fitbit & Police using Alexa as evidence (5 November 2019)

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Time Stamps

0m 00s – Intro

0m 38s – Notable News

2m 30s – Google acquires Fitbit
https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/01/google-is-acquiring-fitbit/

9m 08s – Apple shifting iPhones in a subscription direction and bundle their TV subscription with other services
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/apple-card-users-can-now-finance-iphone-purchases-for-24-months-interest-free/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/30/20939856/apple-tv-plus-student-plan-apple-music-subscription

14m 45s – Netflix’s releases companion podcast called ‘The Only Podcast Left’ https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/31/20942754/netflix-scripted-the-only-podcast-left-spotify-daybreak-release-date

17m 55s – Spotify posts operating profit for the 3rd quarter of 2019 https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20936612/spotify-q3-earnings-cheaper-plans-profitable-costs-cuts

20m 35s – Uber creates an Uber money division
https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20936727/uber-money-fintech-debit-credit-cards-finance-digital-wallets

23m 30s – Police using Alexa for evidence
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2019/11/police-ask-alexa-whodunit-in-suspicious-death-case/

27m 32s – ABC launching iView for free internationally
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2019/10/abc-iview-australia/

32m 07s – New logo for Microsoft Edge
https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/new-microsoft-edge-browser-icon/