This Week in Tech 586: The AIs are Talking

Apple announces the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Microsoft announces the Surface Studio and Windows 10 Creators Update, Twitter kills Vine and lays off almost 10% of its workforce, Google Home arriving next week, DirecTV Now gives 100 channels for $35, and Uber delivers 50,000 Budweisers with their Otto self-driving semi.
•Leo wants to know – have Apple and Microsoft swapped brains?
•Are we heading toward a world where you don’t know which virtual assistant to ask what?
•What is scarier: a self-driving beer truck, or artificial intelligences thet can talk to each other using unbreakable encryption?