This week: Quibi’s shutdown, Google’s antitrust charges, and Foxconn’s LCD factory failure

It’s Friday, which means there’s a new episode of The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast. Hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to the various Verge reporters who have been closely following the three biggest tech stories this week for an in-depth discussion.

First up, Quibi, the short-form video streaming service, announced it was shutting down after only debuting six months ago. Verge reporter Julia Alexander stops by to discuss the many possible reasons for Quibi’s demise and who is taking the blame.

Senior reporter Adi Robertson then joins in to talk about the antitrust charges Google is now facing from the Department of Justice. Adi breaks down what the specific charges are, Google’s reaction, and what it means for the future of the big tech company.

In the third act, The Vergecast welcomes investigations editor Josh Dzieza to explain his monthslong investigation into Foxconn’s proposed LCD factory

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