TNT 1816: Phelps' Faux Shark Foe

Jul 24, 2017, 10:50 PM

Alphabet may have been issued a $2.7 billion fine last month by European Union regulators for antitrust violations, but that didn't stop the company from reporting over $26 billion in revenue for the first three months of the year, up 21 percent year over year. Alphabet also announced that Google CEO Sundar Pichai will join the company's board of directors. Bloomberg reports that NASA wants to speed up your travel time with a new supersonic jet design. NASA claims to have the technology to reduce the effects of a a sonic boom in a plane that could get you from LA to New York in 3 hrs. In 2015, iRobot released a version of the Roomba that had a camera and sensors for mapping the home to keep it on track as it cleans. Now, iRobot Corp says it could someday sell those home maps to "the Big Three", boosting smart home capabilities and creeping out tin foil hat wearers simultaneously. We also chat about the end of Microsoft Paint, the CGI shark that fooled no one, and Rene Ritchie is here to tell us about the trials and tribulations of the first Pokemon Go Fest

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guest: Rene Ritchie

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