Google Home Launches In Australia, Apple Siri Mini-Movie & Comic-Con Trailers 2017 Roundup [Episode 207]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.

Show Notes:
Amazon is hiring for an Australian fulfilment centre in Melbourne [Business Insider Australia]
Google Home and Wi-Fi are going on-sale in Australia from July 20, starting at $199 [Ausdroid]
Free wi-fi for Adelaide’s entire public transport network [iTnews]
Optus will spend $1bn to improve its regional mobile network [iTnews]
Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018 [BBC News]
Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android [The Verge]
An HTC smartphone bug caused ads to appear in its stock keyboard [The Verge]
Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a watery grave [Ars Technica UK]
Apple partners w/ Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for new ‘movie’ ad co-starring Siri [9to5Mac]
Apple flies in top executives to lobby Turnbull government on encryption laws [The Age]
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41 [Rolling Stone]
Home Alone actor John Heard dies [The Independent]
Foxtel Now collapses under the weight of eager Game of Thrones viewers [Tech Guide]
More people are watching Game of Thrones illegally than legally [The Independent]
Here are some of the coolest trailers from Comic-Con 2017 so far [Recode]
All the coolest stuff from this year’s Comic-Con [News.com.au]

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