Episode: CES, Best Buy & a $7k Alexa-enabled Toilet. Really?


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CES, Best Buy & a $7k Alexa-enabled Toilet. Really?
CES is now the biggest electronics show on the Vegas Strip, but are the Internet, Best Buy, and $7k Alexa-enabled toilets helping curb Strip trip? Um, yes, and here's why. Plus our Fast Five: - Alphabet draws an Android #MeToo lawsuit; - PC sales feel the US v China burn; - Apple's innovation impression is wearing thin; - Foldable TVs & phones are so (not) cool; and - Elon Musk goes 'rocket retro' with the new SpaceX Starship. Our Tech Bites Winner: US Mobile carriers reveal just how little they care about consumer privacy and safety; meanwhile Amazon's Ring lets people see if the postman actually rings twice. Our Crystal Ball: How many people will actually put a foldable phone in their pocket, and will parachute pants really make a comeback? And did you know... CES was launched in the 1960s as the Computer Electronics Show in NYC, featuring the latest in pocket radios. This episode features: Daniel Newman (@danielnewmanUV), Fred McClimans (@fredmcclimans), and Olivier Blanchard (@oablanchard). If you haven't already, please subscribe to our show on iTunes or SoundCloud. For inquiries or more information on the show you may email the team at info@futurumresearch.com or follow @FuturumXYZ on Twitter and feel free to direct inquires through that channel as well. To learn more about Future research please visit www.futurumresearch.com. Futurum Research is a research and analysis provider, not an investment advisor. The Futurum Tech Podcast is a newsletter/podcast intended for informational use only. Futurum Research does not provide personalized investment advice. No investment advice is offered nor implied by this podcast.

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