The Current

The Current for Jan. 23, 2020

Today on The Current: We discuss the alleged Saudi Arabian phone hack of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, asking what the Kingdom could have had to gain. Then, how the TikTok app from China became the most addictive — and potentially lucrative — social media platform. And finally, a leading oncologist says despite all the money spent and progress made, the way we treat cancer today is an “embarrassment.”
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current: We discuss the alleged Saudi Arabian phone hack of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, asking what the Kingdom could have had to gain. Then, how the TikTok app from China became the most addictive — and potentially lucrative — social media platform. And finally, a leading oncologist says despite all the money spent and progress made, the way we treat cancer today is an "embarrassment."