This week: Quibi’s shutdown, Google’s antitrust charges, and Foxconn’s LCD factory failure

The Verge Friday, 23 October 2020
This week: Quibi’s shutdown, Google’s antitrust charges, and Foxconn’s LCD factory failureIllustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge

It’s Friday, which means there’s a new episode of The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast. Hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to the various Verge reporters who have been closely following the three biggest tech stories this week for an in-depth discussion.

First up, Quibi, the short-form video streaming service, announced it was shutting down after only debuting 6 months ago. Verge reporter Julia Alexander stops by to discuss the many possible reasons for Quibi’s demise and who is taking the blame.

Senior reporter Adi Robertson then joins in to talk about the antitrust charges Google is now facing from the Department of Justice. Adi breaks down what the specific charges are, Google’s reaction, and what means for the future of...

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Quibi Is Shutting Down Just 6 Months After Launch [Video]

Quibi Is Shutting Down Just 6 Months After Launch

According to 'The Wall Street Journal' the streaming service is to be one of the shortest-lived to date.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:05Published
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After raising nearly $2 billion in funding and promising to reinvent the way people consume entertainment programming, Quibi is shutting down six months after its launch.

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