The Vergecast
The Vergecast

Questions about Facebook's oversight board, Quibi's popularity, and the rumored Pixel 4a

Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn welcome Dan Seifert, Casey Newton, and Julia Alexander to talk about gadget news, Facebook's oversight board, and updates in the streaming world.

Stories discussed this week:

The doomsday bunker market is thriving amid the coronavirus pandemic

Amazon asks Congress to pass a law against price gouging during national crisis

Uber’s response to COVID-19: face masks, selfies, and fewer people in the car

The lockdown live-streaming numbers are out, and they’re huge

Elon Musk defies coronavirus order and asks to be arrested 

Tesla has already started making cars again at its California factory

Twitter introducing new labels for tweets with misleading COVID-19 information

Google says that the majority of its employees will work from home until 2021

The mastermind of Google’s Pixel camera quietly left the company in March

Google Pixel 4a Performance Review tests the phone's ...

Android 11's public beta to launch with June 3rd live stream …

TCL wants to be the next big name in budget phones

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) review: return to baseline

Dell launches new XPS 17 and redesigned XPS 15 with 16:10 edge-to-edge displays

Alienware’s Area-51m, m15, and m17 laptops are getting new 10th Gen Intel chips and upgraded GPUs

Facebook will pay $52 million in settlement with moderators who developed PTSD on the job

Half of all Facebook moderators may develop mental health issues

How Facebook is using AI to combat COVID-19 misinformation and detect ‘hateful memes’

Facebook’s independent oversight board could be overwhelmed by the challenge

Tenet is now Hollywood’s litmus test for what happens next 

The Mandalorian’s second season won’t be delayed, says Disney CEO

AMC Theaters will no longer play Universal movies after Trolls ...

Alamo Drafthouse launches Alamo on Demand VOD service

HBO Max will use anime from Crunchyroll to compete with Netflix’s growing empire

HBO is teaming up with Scener to give subscribers the ability to watch TV together

WarnerMedia expands free HBO Max deal to HBO subscribers ...

Quibi will add sharing features as the app struggles to find subscribers

Jeffrey Katzenberg Blames Pandemic for Quibi’s Rough Start

Major CBS All Access changes coming this summer as company speeds up relaunch

Wannabe influencers are being trained to film a believable YouTube apology video

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