This Week in Tech 584: It’s not a Fact, but it is Trending

The Note 7 is officially dead – Samsung stops production and the CPSC issues an official recall. Will Google’s new Pixel Phones benefit? Is Google Assistant going to be a big draw? Also, Facebook tries to take over the enterprise with Workplace. Fallout from the Yahoo hack and surveilance debacle – Verizon may back out of their purchase deal. And nobody wants to buy Twitter at all. What would it take to make Twitter a functional business?
• Leo and Nate are mad at Yahoo and Marissa Mayer for keeping their hack secret for so long
• Nate and Mike both wrote interesting articles about Google’s new fact checking labels – how do you survive in an post-fact world?
• Ben Thompson has a simple solution for fixing Twitter: just fire everyone.Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech

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