Australia’s Facial Recognition Database, Google Pixel 2 & Harvey Weinstein Scandal [Episode 218]

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

Show Notes:
Turnbull denies new facial recognition measures amount to ‘mass surveillance’ [The Guardian]
Real-time payments to be launched after Australia Day [SMH]
Google announces Pixel 2 smartphones and a whole host of other hardware [The Age]
All the Greatest Gadgets Announced at Google’s Big Show, From Pixel 2 to Google Home Mini [Wired]
AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years [TechCrunch]
3 billion Yahoo accounts affected in 2013 hack, company says [ABC News]
Say hello to Apple’s new iOS 11 emoji [Mashable]
Apple Doesn’t Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According to Benchmark Analysis [MacRumors]
Music legend Tom Petty dies [CNN]
Harvey Weinstein Forced Out of His Own Company [Variety]
Why Netflix has to raise prices [SMH]

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