76: Vero, Canadian ridesharing, and the Samsung Galaxy S9
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February 28, 2018
In this week's news we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ (briefly), ridesharing apps in Manitoba (at length), Google Assistant helping you with your cell phone bills (an average conversation) and a trendy new social media app called Vero (for a very long time). Speed round: -Intel knew about Meltdown and Spectre and didn't tell the US government -Apple now uses Google Cloud for iCloud services -California has officially greenlit self-driving car testing -YouTube Live will soon support automatic English captions during live streams -BlackBerry shipped 850,000 KEYone phones in 2017Links:Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ | The Official Samsung Galaxy SiteTappCar will be on Winnipeg streets Friday | Winnipeg SUNUber, Lyft continue Winnipeg prep even though they won't be ready to roll next week | CBC NewsStudies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities | AP NewsKoodo and Telus expand on Google Assistant integration, explain how it will work | MobilesyrupVero - True Social | VeroVero Manifesto — Vero -…