Tech News Weekly

Oct 22nd 2020

Tech News Weekly 156

AOC is Among Us on Twitch

Hosted by Jason Howell
The Failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in Your Living Room
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Category: News

The failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in your living room.

  • Joseph Cox from Motherboard details a lengthy voyage of Phantom Secure, a secure smartphone service that catered to and participated in the criminal underground.
  • Mario Kart is coming to your living room! Rebecca Spear from iMore tested the new Mario Kart Live kit and shows why it makes such a good toy for humans and cats.
  • Quibi failed fast and hard, and Josh Constine from SignalFire has thought extensively about why it wasn't able to capitalize on the opportunity that shelter-in-place provides for video streaming services.
  • Twitch saw Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez nearly break live streaming records while playing Among Us, and Kyle Orland from Ars Technica dissects what that means for the upcoming election.

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