TNT 1763: Kern, Baby, Kern

May 09, 2017, 12:42 AM

Facebook is running full-page ads in British newspapers in an attempt to educate the public in advance of the June 8 parliamentary election in Britain. Facebook also announced the removal of tens of thousands of accounts it believes were spreading false news across the network.

The Associated Press says that the FBI paid a private company $900,000 to hack the iPhone of the San Bernadino killer last year. Despite the Freedom of Information Act, James Comey had claimed that the total would remain classified.

Citymapper, a mapping, and transportation app is broadening its business by getting into the bus business. The Citymapper Smartbus, or the CMX1, will hit the streets of London on a fixed route on May 9th, armed with intelligence from the Citymapper app.

There's a battle brewing among digital assistants in the home and rumors are swirling that Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple all have new devices on the way. Plus, drones for farmers and Liz Gannes from 60 DB is here to discuss the politics of augmented reality.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guest: Liz Gannes

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