Super Mario to invade the movie theater?Nintendo is trying to get in the movie business. Meanwhile, Google is doing its best to be in your home. Get all caught up in tech right here.
These are the top stories of the week, Google Invades Your Home, Mario Might Invade the Movies, and everything else you need to know. There's no way to avoid it, Google made waves. First up, Google announced Google Home, it's Amazon Echo competitor. No pricing was announced, but it's expected later this year. Google also showed off a new version of Android wear. It will have a new interface, handwriting support, and apps won't need a phone to work. Then there's Google's VR solution called Daydream. It's not an actual product. It's a platform for manufacturers to develop phones and headsets that work better than Google Cardboard. And lastly, Google showed up Two new messaging apps called Allo and Duo. For more information on all of that, we've got that covered at cnet.com. [SOUND] Nintendo might be getting into the movie making business, according to a report by Japanese daily newspaper Asahi. Currently Nintendo wants to partner with a movie production company, and is talking to several Right now. Film making would be a stand alone business with movies hitting Japan, the United States, and other countries. Nintendo aims to get it's first movie released in 2-3 years. Maybe we can get a good Super Mario Brother's movie. Fingers crossed! A company called Auto is in the news It retrofits trucks to be self-driving. The company is made up of former employees of Google, Tesla and Nokia Here. Otto's tech uses a combinations of cameras, Lidar and radar to handle the driving. The company has already conducted tests with a safety driver in the back seat and other tests With no safety driver at all. And before you say it, yes the Simpsons predicted this. So much more new to know, let's go rapid fire, Nokia's back in the phone game, sort of. Nokia licensed out its name to a company called HMD which will produce Android phones. In securities and exchanged commission filing, It was revealed that Berkshire Hathaway has a $1 billion stake in Apple. Bloomberg reports Twitter will no long count photos or links as a part of its 140 character limit. That could happen in the next few weeks. And Uber confirmed that it is testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Now you're all caught up in tech. To get your daily dose of tech news, check out CNET. COM/UPDATE. For a weekly dose, hit up CNET.COM/RADAR. I'm Iyaz Akhtar signing off. [BLANK_AUDIO]