102: Microsoft buys GitHub, IGTV, Google podcasts

It’s the catch all episode! With no major tech conventions, we looked at stories that happened over the last few weeks, covering Microsoft, Google, Instagram, YouTube, Tesla, IBM and more. It really is everything you need to know in tech.

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Episode 102. Recorded Sunday 1 July 2018. 

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00:00 – Intro

02:20 – Microsoft buys Github

  • GitHub – Why Microsoft Paid $7.5B for the Future of Software | The Biz Doc’s YouTube
  • Satya Nadella Talks Microsoft GitHub Acquisition | CNBC YouTube
  • Microsoft’s GitHub takeover sends shockwaves through the open source community | siliconANGLE

10:51 –  IGTV

  • Instagram’s IGTV event highlights in 10 minutes | CNET YouTube
  • How brands are using Instagram’s new long-form video feature IGTV | Digiday

21:48 – Google section

  • New Google Podcasts App Review | Twit YouTube
  • A new way to sell merch on YouTube | YouTube
  • Google fixes its PR problem for Duplex | YouTube

36:07 – IBM’s Project Debator

  • AI learns the art of debate | IBM blog
  • IBM’s debating computer—an AI expert’s verdict | phys.org

41:47 – Tesla battery in Sydney

  • Sydney launches new transport depot with industrial-scale Tesla batteries | techly
  • Clover Moore announcement | Facebook
Episode 102 artwork

The Lazy Couch is a geek culture podcast hosted by Kelvin Lee and Geoff Kim, based out of Sydney Australia. Topics range from the latest trends in technology to comic book movies and all things geeky. If you enjoyed listening to us, you can help the show by leaving us a review on iTunes or get in touch with us on @thelazycouch.

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