This Week in Tech (MP3)

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 Dec 24, 2018

Description

Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.

Episode Date
TWiT 706: Tiny, Incremental, and Frictionless
2:28:02

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Amazon Cancels NY HQ2 Plans
  • Amazon Pays $0 Federal Income Taxes
  • Amazon Buys Eero • Facebook vs Anti-Vaxxers
  • The Most Popular App in China
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+eF5G
  • Our 5G Augmented Reality Future
  • Apple News Event March 25th
  • New HoloLens Coming Next Sunday
  • Buzzfeed Unionizes
  • Pokemon Go Trespassing Legal Battle
  • Fortnite Carlton Dance Legal Battle
  • Apex Legends Eats Fortnite's Lunch?
  • Tetris 99 is the Battle Royale Game You Didn't Know You Needed

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Lindsey Turrentine, and Sam Machkovech

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Feb 18, 2019
TWiT 705: Between the Buns
2:18:13

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Alphabet Earnings: Google's Cost Per Click
  • Cutting out Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft
  • The US to Ban Huawei 5GTech
  • Germany Outlaws Facebook's Business Model
  • What if Google Just Doesn't Pay Its Fines?
  • Amazon Might Back Out of NY HQ2 * Amazon Live is Twitch for Infomercials
  • Spotify Buys Gimlet and Anchor
  • Apple to Pay France 500M Euros in Back Taxes
  • Angela Ahrendts Says Goodbye to Apple
  • Apple's Security Wins and Losses of the Week
  • Microsoft Says: Don't Use IE or Office 2019
  • Sprint Sues AT&T Over Fakey 5GE
  • Marshmello Fortnite Concert is a Herald of the Future
  • 2020 Olympic Medals Will be Made Out of Recycled iPhones

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Matt Cutts, Gina Trapani, and Dwight Silverman

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Feb 11, 2019
TWiT 704: To the Woodshed With You!
2:33:08

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • How to Watch the Superbowl Commercials Without All That Annoying Football
  • Apple's Not So Horrible Quarterly Earnings
  • Facetime Flaw Dulls Apple's Privacy Shine
  • Apple Spanks Facebook and Google for Data Slurping
  • How Much Does Facebook Suck?
  • Huawei's Tendrils
  • Family Tree DNA Gives FBI DNA Records
  • Japanese Govt Will Hack IoT Devices
  • SF to Ban Law Enforcement Facial Recognition
  • Spotify Wants to Buy Podcasters Gimlet for $200M
  • Americans Got 26.3 Billion Robocalls in 2018
  • Netflix vs Amazon = Quality vs Quantity

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Georgia Dow, Devindra Hardawar, and Christina Warren

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Feb 04, 2019
TWiT 703: Algorithms are People, Too
2:16:20

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger to Merge
  • 2019 Predictions- Amazon Will Rise, Twitter Will Fall
  • CRISPR Babies Confirmed
  • Amazon Scout Will Usher in the Age of Autonomous Delivery
  • France Fines Google 50M Euros
  • Google loses right to be forgotten case
  • Foldable Phones are on the Way!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Jason Hiner, Greg Ferro, and Brian McCullough

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Jan 27, 2019
TWiT 702: Millsplain It to Me
2:31:28

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Apple's Tim Cook Calls for Data Privacy.
  • 773M Passwords Pwned - How to Find Out If Yours Was.
  • Amazon Tries to Make Alexa Sound "Newsy."
  • Google Buys Fossil.
  • 74% of Facebook Users are Clueless.
  • Facebook's 10 Year Challenge.
  • Atari Founder Making Alexa Board Games.
  • Stop Using Windows Phone!
  • Tokyo Hotel Fires Half its Robots.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sebastian Peak, Mikah Sargent, and Wesley Faulkner

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Jan 20, 2019
TWiT 701: Safe Bladder Space
2:28:10

This Week in Tech (Audio)

All of our favourite products and trends at CES 2019!

  • Impossible Burger
  • Health and wearables
  • Amazon vs Google
  • Smart products and "Smart" products
  • Laptops
  • 5G
  • Wireless power
  • Toilet tech and ultrasonic bladder monitoring

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Cherlynn Low, and Stacey Higginbotham

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Jan 14, 2019
TWiT 700: A Carwash for Your Face
2:14:22

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Apple tanks on Tim Cook's earnings warning - is the golden age of iPhone over?
  • Are Facebook and Google too big to Fail? No. Here's why.
  • China and the US duel over security, AI, and quantum computing.
  • Qualcomm vs Apple legal battles heat up.
  • Fortnite and Pokemon Go rake in the dough in 2018.
  • Amazon wins big over the holiday season.
  • Microsoft wants to give you control over your digital data.
  • For the 1st time in 20 years, an entire year's worth of books, movies, and art enters the public domain.
  • The 10-second toothbrush, the Kurigization of Things (KoT) and more reasons why you shouldn't go to CES 2019.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Iain Thomson, Mike Elgan, and Alex Wilhelm

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Jan 07, 2019
TWiT 699: Our Year's Best
3:56:42

This Week in Tech (Audio)

The Best of TWiT from 2018!

Host: Leo Laporte

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Dec 30, 2018
TWiT 698: A Christmas Miracle
2:24:10

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Mark Zuckerberg promised to fix Facebook in 2018. How'd that go?
  • Apple hits $1 Trillion; Jeff Bezos hits $150 Billion; Amazon warhouse workers hit $15/hr.
  • Elon Musk's ups and downs
  • The biggest mergers of 2018
  • Net neutrality ends, SESTA/FOSTA, and more legal news
  • Bloomberg's big blunder
  • China's social credit system and CRISPR babies
  • Those we lost in 2018

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: John C. Dvorak, Owen JJ Stone, and Alex Lindsay

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Dec 24, 2018
TWiT 697: The Big Leek Cabal
2:29:02

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Elon Musk is a terrible person to work for.
  • The internet is a garbage fire of hate.
  • It is not Google's fault that searching for "idiot" results in pictures of Donald Trump.
  • The Chinese are not spying on you with secret spy chips on Super Micro servers.
  • The Chinese are spying on you by hacking Marriott.
  • The Chinese may or may not be spying on you with Huawei phones and 5G infrastructure.
  • Taylor Swift is most definitely spying on you at her concerts.
  • The Australian government really, really wants to spy on you.
  • YouTube Rewind 2018 is awful.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Paris Martineau, Harry McCracken, and Michael Nuñez

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Dec 17, 2018