Nilay, Dieter, and Paul have returned from CES 2018 and are all together in the New York City office for this week’s Vergecast. As I was typing out the timestamps on here, I realized there’s a lot of news this week. So check it out! We’ve got highlights from the Detroit Auto Show, the changing algorithm of your Facebook News Feed, and the most gadgety gadget we’ve seen in a while, Nintendo Labo.
There’s a whole lot more discussed in between all of that — like Paul’s weekly segment “Win or Lose 2: the secret to winning” — so listen to it all, and you’ll get it all.
02:31 - YouTube is taking down Tide Pod Challenge videos and oh my god don’t eat laundry pods
03:40 - YouTube tightens rules around what channels can be monetized
12:00 - Nintendo is making a bunch of weird DIY cardboard toys for the Switch and they’re awesome
17:30 - The best, worst, and weirdest cars from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show
19:40 - Apple’s CarPlay is finally coming to Toyota and Lexus vehicles
23:13 - Is BMW going to make you pay for Apple CarPlay every year?
24:43 - Tim Cook says the next iOS update will allow users to disable intentional battery slowdowns
32:55 - Facebook’s startling new ambition is to shrink
44:54 - Paul’s weekly segment “Win or Lose 2: the secret to winning”
47:59 - Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan
51:12 - Half of US Senate supports reversing FCC’s net neutrality ruling, but it still won’t be overturned
52:23 - Verizon’s streaming TV service might have standalone app ‘channels’
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