This Week in Tech: 18th - 22nd February

Published on February 22nd, 2019. Written by .

In this week's roundup:

  • Mark Zuckerberg to meet UK culture secretary
  • Samsung announced new Galaxy lineup
  • Google call hidden microphone in Nest device a 'mistake'
This Week in Tech: 18th - 22nd February

Picture of Mark Zuckerberg in front of US Senates last year during one of their many scandals

Mark Zuckerberg to meet UK culture secretary

The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has made time to meet up with the UK's culture secretary, Jeremy Wright.

Facebook spent months last year under scrutiny by governments all across the world after many of their security scandals.

This Week in Tech: 18th - 22nd February

Samsung announced new Galaxy lineup

This week Samsung announced a new lineup of Galaxy devices. From the Galaxy Fold to the Galaxy S10 series.

You can read more about the new lineup here.

Google call hidden microphone in Nest device a 'mistake'

The Nest Secure hub and the Nest Guard have a hidden microphone. Google, the owner of Nest, say that not telling people about this was a genuine mistake and just wasn't written down on the packaging or on the specs.

A Google spokesperson said that the Nest Secure only has a microphone on it to detect if a windows has been smashed. 

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