Tech News Today: Episode 1806 (Video)

Amazon has quietly started offering in-home installation of smart home devices, treading on Best Buy’s Geek Squad turf. Amazon Smart Home Services is live in seven markets, and has a focus on smart home installations that integrate Amazon’s voice assistant platform into the home.

Twitter announced new advanced filter settings for your personal war against trolls and bots. You can now mute any user who doesn’t follow you, or any user who has a brand-new account. All of these measures are designed to control how much hate speech and misinformation you see, while simultaneously not blocking anyone’s free speech. Hosted by Megan Morrone, Jason Howell. Guests: Rob Reid, Adam Burakowski.

Tech News Today explores the most important stories of the day in conversation with the world’s leading journalists.