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Do You Know What Happened In Tech The Week Of October 3rd?

Google announced a bunch of products, Snapchat might be making a big move, and Samsung is on fire. Our weekly tech news quiz.

Posted on October 7, 2016, at 2:49 p.m. ET

  1. Google's Daydream VR viewer, announced this week, most resembles which one of these other products?

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    Yeezys

    Seriously, it's like sneakers/sweatpants for your face.

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  2. This week, Google debuted a product it designed entirely on its own. What was it?

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    Meet Pixel, Google's newest smartphone.

    Google's smartphone comes with unlimited photo storage, Google Assistant, and a stabilizing camera.

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  3. Google also announced "Home," a competitor to which Amazon product?

    Google

    Google Home

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    Home will compete with Amazon's Echo speaker with Alexa voice control.

    Home is a voice-controlled speaker that STRONGLY resembles Amazon's popular black cylinder.

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  4. Google announced two other products besides the ones we've mentioned above. What wasn't one of them?

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    No smart lights from Google yet

    Google announced Google Wifi, Chromecast Ultra, and an update to Google Assistant on Tuesday in a addition to Pixel and Google Home.

  5. The embattled tech company Yahoo was hit with more embarrassing news this week. What was it this time?

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    Oops! Yahoo helped the US government spy on its users.

    It came to light this week that Yahoo had built a custom software for US intelligence to spy on Yahoo users' email accounts.

  6. Which of these terrible incidents did not involve a Samsung Galaxy Note7?

    Samsung
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    Wrong! 

    No children were harmed in the exploding of this phone

    Thankfully. Also, can we talk about how a REPLACEMENT phone exploded?! Those are supposed to be the safe ones.

  7. Uber and the town of Summit in New Jersey announced a plan to jointly subsidize rides. Uber's trying to get a bigger foothold in what part of America?

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    The 'burbs

    Uber and Summit are reducing prices for rides to the local train station. The ride-sharing company is looking to expand from urban centers to more spread out communities.

  8. According to documents leaked to the Wall Street Journal this week, Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc might go public with a valuation of how much?

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    A smooth $25 billion

    Like, whoa. And it could happen as early as March.

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