118: Spotify Buys Podcasting, Reddit Worth $3B, FaceTime Bug

Spotify acquires Gimlet Media and Anchor for $230M and thus changes the podcasting landscape forever. While Tencent invests heavily in Reddit who may now be ready to take on Facebook and Google as your frontpage of the web. Apple is in trouble again with a horrendous FaceTime bug and Facebook keeps on being Facebook by spying on you even further.

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

Episode 118. Recorded Tuesday 12 February 2019. 

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01:45 – Spotify buys Gimlet & Anchor

15:12 – Tencent backs Reddit, Apex Legends, Fortnite

30:05 – Tesla in China

33:12 – Apple Stuff

43:42 – Deepmind beats humans at Starcraft II

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.

The outro music is ‘Sorry’ by Comfort Fit

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This podcast is brought to you by Geoff Kim & Kelvin Lee - 2 geeks who chat about technology, pop culture and whatever disturbs The Force.

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