Welcome to Alphabet City.
This is the show that normally covers everything related to Alphabet Inc.
The company that owns lots of other companies.
This episode is going to be a little bit more Google centric than usual.
I am you guide [INAUDIBLE] actor and you are the audience full of math.
Today we're talking about [UNKNOWN] congress.
A new assistant trick and your comment but first it's Galaxy Gateway.
Let's talk about the Galaxy Fold a block called let's go digital, found a very detailed report by [INAUDIBLE] group Named CCSCIMD research.
The report looked at the phone market in general but had some very interesting details about the foldable Samsung phone.
The group estimates that the foldable phone will cost $636.70 to build.
At retail, the Galaxy F is expected to cost $1,800.
To give Samsung a 65% profit margin.
The firm says Samsung will pack in two batteries for a total of 5,000 to 6,000 milliamp hours.
Other notes from the report say that foldable phones will make up more tha 9% of global smartphone sales by 2022.
Time for some more Galaxy S10 stuff.
Because Moto UK published a report with all kinds of details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10.
First step, the S10 would launch at a Samsung event before Mobile World Congress.
The phone would be released on March 8. The report also says there will be three models of the S10, the regular S10, the S10 plus and a flat version.
For screen sizes the flat version also known as the S10 lite would have a 5.8 inch screen.
The regular S10 would have a 6.1 inch screen, and the plus would go with a 6.4 inch wide.
The S10 would support reverse While it's charging.
Mean the phone could charge other devices like headphones wirelessly.
What about storage?
The Flat will get 120 Gigs, the Plus will top out with a terabyte of storage.
His [INAUDIBLE] says the price of that terabyte monster will around $1700.
As for the 5G model, [INAUDIBLE] says it'll be in late Q2 at the earliest.
Let's go to Uptown Updates.
Sundar Pichai took on the U.S. house judiciary committee for several hours of questioning.
We've got a full highlight package up on our YouTube channel.
Long story short, Pichai said the company does not have any political bias.
He also said Google does not have any current plans to launch a product in China.
Pichai also said that the company had looked into the concept internally With a team of over 100 people.
Otherwise, we also learned that technology is still a very difficult concept for certain lawmakers to handle.
It's not a trick question.
You know, you make $100,000 a year.
You ought to be able to answer that question.
Does Google know, through this phone, that I am moving over there and sitting next to Mr.
Johnson, which would make him real nervous?
Google announced that Assistant is getting even smarter.
This time, Assistant will proactively tell you If your flight is predicted to be delayed, you will also see why the flight would be delayed.
Google says, it uses historical flight status data combined with machine learning to make predictions about flight delays.
Let's go to Comment Cove
This is the part of the show where we shine a spotlight at the most amazing audience the world you guys Angelo asks, what happened to Project Loon.
That's a good question.
We haven't covered a major development of loon for a long time.
Last I checked loon signed a deal with telkom Kenya.
To provide Internet services by balloon.
The service should go live in 2019.
Now, Loon spawn out of Alphabet's X company back in July.
X is Alphabet's research and development unit.
apagoogoo says, I will really miss Google plus.
It was really versatile and handy, and useful for everyday toggling between my work life and personal life, And of course I'm kidding, I find it annoying because it kept trying to conflate the me that makes music videos with the me that does everything else.
Never signed up for it, never used it, and still it managed to negatively impact me.
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