This Week in Tech (MP3)

by TWiT

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 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

  

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TWiT 710: Mollie the Crab

This Week in Tech (Audio)

News of the Week

  • Tesla Announces Model Y SUV Crossover
  • Tesla's Many Problems are Due to Musk
  • Huge Facebook Outage: Why?
  • Beto O'Rourke, L33T Hacker
  • Mass Murder on Facebook Live
  • Warren vs Big Tech: Why She's Wrong
  • Hey Techies: Uncle Sam Needs You!
  • Bruce Schneier: The Internet has Split in Three
  • Google to Launch Game Streaming Service
  • Google to Stop Making Laptops and Tablets
  • Apple News/TV Event Coming March 25th
  • 5G Coming this Year, but Why Do We Need It?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Iain Thomson, Sam Abuelsamid, and Matt Cutts

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Posted on 17 March 2019 | 10:47 pm


TWiT 709: Third-Party Dog Hats

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line
  • Will Zuck Make Facebook Private?
  • Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco
  • Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech
  • Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules
  • Huawei Sues the US Government
  • Investors Sue Tesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, and Patrick Beja

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Posted on 11 March 2019 | 1:16 am


TWiT 708: Outrage Moms

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • MWC 2019 and the Future of Smartphones and Wearables
  • This Person Does Not Exist
  • OpenAI and the Text Generator Too Dangerous to Exist
  • Outrage Mobs and Twitter
  • China's Social Credit System Could Take Over the World
  • Google and Saudia Arabia's Woman Tracking App
  • Silicon Valley and the US Military
  • Do We Even Need Facebook?
  • Make Elon Musk Stop Tweeting!!!
  • TikTok fined $5.7 Million
  • Tenn Hacker gets $1 Million in Bug Bounties

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Amy Webb and Brianna Wu

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Posted on 4 March 2019 | 4:40 am


TWiT 707: Will It Bend?

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Foldable Phones Hit MWC 2019
  • Microsoft Announces Hololens 2
  • Netflix at the Oscars
  • Apple and Goldman Sachs Release Credit Card Linked to iPhone
  • Apple to Combine iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps
  • YouTube: Home of Pedophiles, Anti-Vaxxers, and Flat Earthers
  • How Facebook Gets Your Info from Other Apps
  • Facebook In Trouble with UK, Spied on Android Users
  • Stephen Wolfram on Productivity

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Ben Johnson, Florence Ion, and Seth Weintraub

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Posted on 25 February 2019 | 12:54 am


TWiT 706: Tiny, Incremental, and Frictionless

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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Posted on 18 February 2019 | 1:57 am


TWiT 705: Between the Buns

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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Posted on 11 February 2019 | 4:29 am


TWiT 704: To the Woodshed With You!

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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Posted on 4 February 2019 | 2:00 am


TWiT 703: Algorithms are People, Too

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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Posted on 27 January 2019 | 11:00 pm


TWiT 702: Millsplain It to Me

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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Posted on 20 January 2019 | 11:08 pm