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There was a whirlwind of news on our site this week, which means this is a whirlwind Vergecast episode.
To start the show, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller analyze Apple’s acquisition of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion and how that will affect future iPhones.
Policy reporter Makena Kelly and policy editor Russell Brandom join the show to discuss Facebook’s $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission and other repercussions it has to face for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. There’s a whole bunch of other policy news, including the Justice Department announcing an antitrust review of Big Tech and updates on the T-Mobile and Sprint merger.
On top of all of that, there’s a stack of gadget news to get…
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