Telstra Plus Rewards Program, Google Cuts Off Huawei & RIP Grumpy Cat [Episode 290]

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

Show Notes:
Google clarifies Works with Nest shutdown, provides extension on existing connections [The Verge]
ACCC apologises for TPG-Vodafone stuff-up [AFR]
Wellness fraud Belle Gibson had overseas travel invoiced to her eight-year-old son [9news]
Election 2019: How the polls got it so wrong in predicting a Labor victory [ABC News]
What’s Missing From Telstra’s New Rewards Program [Gizmodo Australia]
Google cuts Huawei off from Android updates and Google Play store [AFR]
Huawei reportedly cut off by major chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm [Mashable]
An option for China as it tries to help Huawei escape its legal woes [South China Morning Post]
Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online [The Guardian]
US refuses to endorse Ardern’s ‘Christchurch Call’ to tackle online extremism [ABC News]
Apple Music now works with Amazon’s Alexa in Australia [The Age]
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97 [ABC News]
Former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89 [The Canberra times]
Grumpy Cat internet legend dies [BBC News]
Cate Blanchett to star in Stateless, a new TV series about immigration detention in Australia [The Guardian]
Freeform’s Party of Five Reboot Trailer: Deportation, Not Death [Vulture]
‘Star Trek’ Picard spin-off will hit Amazon for global streaming [Engadget]

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