PCWorld Show Episode 9: Apple's PC diss, Intel's tick-tock retirement, Microsoft's creepy AI

Gordon, Melissa and Jon discuss the topics that got PCWorld fired up this week (and two of them just couldn't resist trolling Apple).

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This week, Gordon Mah Ung, Melissa Riofrio, and Jon Phillips discuss:

  • Phil Schiller’s trolling of PC users at the latest Apple event
  • Intel’s decision to retire its “Tick-Tock” roadmap strategy
  • Microsoft’s creepy AI tweetbot, TayTweets, which answers tweets and DMs in the voice of a so-called millennial
  • Whether Apple will eventually win its legal battle with the FBI

Programming note: We shot this episode of the PCWorld Show one day before TayTweets was gamed by the Internet and started spewing bile, forcing Microsoft to shut down the account.


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