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The Vergecast live at SXSW 2018: podcast edition

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For those who want the audio version

This week, The Vergecast is in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest 2018 in front of a live audience. Nilay, Dieter, Casey, and Ashley run through the news and share their expertise about Google’s new plan to make the web faster, using Samsung’s Galaxy S9, and Android P for developer testing. If you wanted to see the show, sorry you missed it! But good news for you, I recorded it so you can listen to it whenever you want.

You should do that now here.

And here’s the articles discussed on the show this week:

00:45 - Google’s latest plan could change how you browse the web

10:03 - Amazon has a fix for Alexa’s creepy laughs

17:16 - Samsung Galaxy S9 review

27:17 - Android P is available for developer testing

32: 57 - Paul’s weekly segment “Shoes — You’ve got em

35:24 - On Twitter, lies spread faster than the truth

41:02 - Snap confirms layoffs of ‘just over 120’ engineers

45:00 - Barack Obama is reportedly planning Netflix shows

50:59 - Q&A