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Digital Trends Live: NBC’s Peacock, no ads for Whatsapp, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Adrien Warner dig into the biggest stories in tech, including the upcoming NBC Peacock streaming service, WhatsApp says no to ads, Airbus’s pilotless jet, SpaceX’s plans to explode a rocket, and much more.

We then look into advancements in batteries, including how using graphene could lead to faster charging and longer-lasting batteries.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson, city manager of Peachtree Corners, visits to talk about the test case for smart cities, and how Peachtree Corners is one of the first cities in America to fully embrace the smart city concept.

We keep hearing promises of flying taxis, but when will they become a reality? DT Senior Editor Drew Prindle looks into how major investments (and major announcements) have been made about flying taxis, and when they might finally become a reality.

Florian Bohn

Florian Bohn, co-founder and chief executive officer of GuRu Wireless, discusses how the company uses millimeter-wave tech to charge devices over the air almost as quickly as using a wired charger.

Kyle Miller

Nibler then speaks with Kyle Miller, director of brand and communications for Bellhops, about using technology to revolutionize the tedious process of moving.

We then head to Ken Yeung, technology editor at Flipboard, for our Tech Briefs segment, where we wrap up the week’s biggest tech news, including the Samsung Galaxy S20, Apple refusing to unlock a cell phone for the government, and NBC pulling the cover off of its upcoming Peacock streaming service.

Finally, we go Between the Streams as we take a look at all the entertainment news worth your attention, including Jared Leto’s Morbius, a Game of Thrones prequel, HBO’s Watchmen, and more.

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