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 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.

  

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TWiT 666: Leave John Legend, Um, Alone!

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ZTE shuts down, but help is on the way from an unlikely tweet. Google I/O shows off creepy robocallers and helpful directions. Microsoft Build brings Cortana/Alexa integration and the return of Kinect. Congress releases over 3500 Russian Facebook election ads. Cambridge Analytica "dies," is reborn as Emerdata. Robocaller gets $120 million fine. Tesla hits a firetruck and sheds execs. You will be able to buy a Boston Dynamics robodog in 2019.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Harry McCracken, Florence Ion, and Sam Abuelsamid

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Posted on 14 May 2018 | 4:46 am


TWiT 665: Konnichihuahua

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Apple has its best Q2 ever, despite analyst predictions. 20 years of iMac. Cambridge Analytica must give US voter his data. Unroll.me foiled by GDPR. NPR buys PocketCasts. Change your Twitter password. Sprint/T-Mobile merger. Net Neutrality vote in the Senate May 9th. Cyber Command gets a promotion.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Ant Pruitt, Mikah Sargent, and Ashley Esqueda

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Posted on 7 May 2018 | 3:14 am


TWiT 664: Warm Tushie Tech

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Sprint and T-Mobile make it official. Amazon, Google, and Facebook all have amazing quarterly earnings reports. Amazon's home robot and the battle for smart home supremacy. Facebook's community guidelines. Golden Gate Killer found with open source DNA site. Who wants Snap's second generation Spectacles? Apple's rumored AR/VR headset. What tech brings you joy?

Host: Becky Worley

Guests: Georgia Dow, Ben Brock Johnson, and Brianna Wu

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Posted on 30 April 2018 | 12:59 am


TWiT 663: Reasonably Miserable

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Security conference season in full swing. iPhone X takes over a third of ALL smartphone profits. Google tries to fix messaging again. Who do you trust with your data? IRS servers down on Tax Day. SCOTUS dismisses DOJ vs Microsoft: CLOUD Act makes it moot. Twitter bans ads from Kaspersky.

Host: Iain Thomson

Guests: Mike Elgan, Greg Ferro, and Dwight Silverman

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Posted on 23 April 2018 | 1:25 am


TWiT 662: Scraped On the Back End

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Mark Zuckerberg comes out of his Congressional testimony unscathed. China will dominate AI in the coming decade. HomePods are not selling like HotCakes. Apple leaks leakers leaking leaks. Waymo wants to test truly driverless cars in California.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Amy Webb, Lindsey Turrentine, and Jason Hiner

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Posted on 16 April 2018 | 3:56 am


TWiT 661: The Ant Man Canon

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Facebook issues the latest in a long string of apologies.YouTube shooter and the lure of fame. Apple plans its own chips for 2020, Mac Pro for 2019. Is Amazon spending too much on video? Terry Myerson out at Microsoft - the end of the Windows era. FBI seizes Backpage.com.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Lisa Schmeiser, and Mark Milian

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Posted on 9 April 2018 | 3:05 am


TWiT 660: Bankwupt

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Best April Fools Tech Jokes. Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS service. Apple's Education Event. US wants visa applicants' social media accounts. Tim Cook talks privacy. Ready Player One review. SpaceX's satellite internet plans. Fatal Tesla crash.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Wesley Faulkner, Alex Wilhelm, and Andy Ihnatko

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Posted on 2 April 2018 | 1:58 am


TWiT 659: A Game of Hold My Beer

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More revelations in the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal. Congress sneaks the CLOUD Act into the omnibus spending bill. Craigslist takes down personal ads in first of many unintended consequences of SESTA/FOSTA Act. Uber may be at fault for self-driving death. Child porn in the Bitcoin blockchain.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Harry McCracken, Denise Howell, and Iain Thomson

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Posted on 26 March 2018 | 2:39 am


TWiT 658: The Matador Defense

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Controversial RyzenFall AMD flaws revealed. Leo gives up Facebook for good over Cambridge Analytica scandal. Broadcom gives up its Qualcomm takeover. Apple announces an education-themed event on March 27th. Farewell Adrian Lamo. Theranos officially charged with fraud. Bitcoin mining will drain the world's energy.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Georgia Dow, Greg Ferro, and Jason Hiner

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Posted on 19 March 2018 | 1:56 am