98: Facebook F8, Microsoft Build, Google I/O

And we’re back! It’s been a massive week of developer conferences and keynotes by 3 of the leading technology companies, and we break them all down in quite some detail. Listen in for an in depth discussion on all the announcements including a Facebook dating app, a Cortana/Alexa partnership and a personal assistant robot that can make calls and confirm bookings for you.

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Episode 98. Recorded Sunday 13 May 2018.

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00:00 – Facebook F8

  • Dating feature and other F8 highlights | Digg
  • F8 keynote in under 10 minutes | Engadget
  • Facebook plans to create its own cryptocurrency | cheddar

22:05 – Microsoft Build

  • Biggest highlights and all the news | TechRadar
  • Microsoft Build 2018 keynote in under 5 minutes | The Verge
  • Joe Belfiore on the future of Windows | The Verge

35:10 – Google I/O

  • 15 mind-blowing announcements Google made at I/O | Tech Insider
  • AI system for accomplishing real-world tasks over the phone | Google AI blog
  • Google Duplex: We need to talk about the ethics | CNET
  • Google Assistant can call your parents | Funny or Die

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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