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Congress roasts Google, Facebook and Twitter (The 3:59, Ep. 310)

On today's podcast, we talk about Russian trolls influencing the US presidential election, Google's complicated Pixel 2 XL warranty and smart dining.

Facebook, Google and Twitter had a lot to answer for in back-to-back hearings on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

The tech giants visited Washington to testify before the Senate and House intelligence committees. Congress members slammed the companies for how they've handled Russian propaganda spreading on their websites. 

Also on the podcast, we chat about Google's vague warranty terms and what it means if you bought a Google Pixel 2 XL, and a new feature on how technology is upgraded fine dining

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder.

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Congress roasts Google, Facebook and Twitter (The 3:59, Ep. 310)

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