Vergecast: Chinese spy chips, Microsoft announcements, and Pixel 3 previewsOctober 5, 2018
This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul bring in experts to report on the top stories on the site this week. Reporter and host of Why’d You Push That Button Ashley Carman stops by the studio to explain the Bloomberg report detailing “Chinese spy chips” that may have been planted on servers from companies like Apple and Amazon.
We’ve also got a Google hardware event coming up next week, so they run through the leaks and rumors of gadgets that we might see. Check back next week for our full event coverage on this show.
2:48 – Chinese spy chips would be a ‘god-mode’ hack, experts say with Ashley Carman
29:18 – “This week in Elon Musk” with Liz Lopatto
33:37 – Microsoft Surface event 2018: the 5 biggest announcements with Dan Seifert
1:10:03 – Paul’s weekly segment “Type like nobody’s watching”
1:16:36 – LG V40 Review: one phone, five cameras
Also, in case you missed it, Nilay talked to Meredith Rose from Public Knowledge about the Music Modernization Act. You can listen to that along with this episode right in the Vergecast feed.