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How a full moon and a 'huge lever' helped free Ever Given from Suez canal Substack is raising $65 million amid newsletter boom LinkedIn confirms it's working on a Clubhouse rival, too Spotify enters live social audio with acquisition of Locker Room The Unofficial Twitter Spaces FAQ Discord's new Clubhouse-like feature, Stage Channels, is available now Cameo Aims to Connect Celebrities With Fans and It's Now Valued at $1 Billion Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS Google testing Memory as add-on to assistant: combination of to-do list, notes app, reading list, Pinterest Google Stack, to organize your (paper) documents Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files Don't shun Dr. Google — researching mysterious symptoms online is actually a good idea, study finds T-Mobile is betting big on Google's Android services: RCS, YouTube TV, Pixel, and more HoloLens for 120,000 Army personnel: Microsoft inks $21.9 billion deal Google canceling April Fools' Day jokes for the second year in a row Voltswagen: A new name for a new era of e-Mobility Amazing Icelandic volcano drone footage Twitter's 'unofficial mayor' Chrissy Teigen quits platform after years of harassment You and the Algorithm: It Takes Two to Tango Facebook sets reopening date for S.F., Bay Area offices, with no free food and no transit Google: Some workers are likely to return to U.S. offices in April Periscope shuts down today Socially distanced dance troupe Sources: Google's next wireless earbuds are the 'Pixel Buds A' Google is making some big upgrades to directions in Google Maps Google Meet extending 'unlimited' video calls for free Gmail accounts to June Google TV rolling out 'Kids Profiles' to Chromecast now Say "Hey Google..." to the new Fiat 500 Family YouTube tests hiding dislike counts in response to targeted campaigns, improve wellbeing Verizon will shut down its 3G network in 2022 I Like That The Boat Is Stuck Picks: Mike - Hey World Mike - AeroPress Go Mike - ImprovedTube Jeff - SHARGE: World Smallest 65W 3-Port Laptop & USB Wall Charger Ant - I Created Some Lightroom and Capture One Presets Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt Guest: Mike Elgan Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: