It’s Friday, which suggests there’s a brand new episode of The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast. Hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn speak to the assorted Verge reporters who’ve been intently following the three greatest tech tales this week for an in-depth dialogue.
First up, Quibi, the short-form video streaming service, introduced it was shutting down after solely debuting 6 months in the past. Verge reporter Julia Alexander stops by to debate the various potential causes for Quibi’s demise and who’s taking the blame.
Senior reporter Adi Robertson then joins in to speak concerning the antitrust prices Google is now dealing with from the Division of Justice. Adi breaks down what the precise prices are, Google’s response, and what means for the way forward for the large tech firm.
Within the third act, The Vergecast welcomes investigations editor Josh Dzieza to clarify his months-long investigation into Foxconn’s proposed LCD manufacturing facility in Wisconsin and the various quirks and hurdles staff and residents needed to face after an final failure to supply any LCD panels in any respect.
This was a rollercoaster of a Vergecast, and you’ll hearken to the complete dialogue right here or in your most well-liked podcast participant to listen to all of it.
Tales from this week: