This Week in Google (MP3)

Jun 25 2020 135 mins 65.7k

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.







TWiG 577: But Can It Do Network Segmentation? - Facebook Smart Glasses, TikTok Saga, Nvidia Buys ARM
Sep 17 2020 141 mins  
Facebook Smart Glasses, TikTok Saga, Nvidia Buys ARMPixel 5, Chromecast, and Nest Homecoming September 30thWhat is LaCrOS? Decoupling Chrome OS from the Chrome browserMeet vs Zoom vs Skype: Which is better?What people look like on Zoom vs what the rest of their room looks likeNvidia buys ARM for $40 BillionGoogle Fiber goes to 2GbpsFacebook's AR smart glasses are Ray-BansOculus Quest 2 is Facebook's only VR headsetMicrosoft Duo Review - it's not a phone, it's a SmurfaceThe TikTok saga gets funnier by the minute - Trump says he may not sign the dealAmazon opens 1000 local delivery hubsFitness+, Paramount+, TWiT+Amazon is opening invite-only luxury storesKim Kardashian leaves Facebook and Instagram (for a day)Amazon offering $1000 signing bonusStripe offers employees $20,000 to leave San Francisco and take a 10% pay cutThe newest American Girl Doll is an 80s girl Pac-Man championGoogle Changelog: Duo for Android TV | Meet 7x7 grid | Waze lane guidance | ChromeOS handwriting recognition | Google Advance Protection | Home 'presence sensing' | Duo screen sharing Tips and PicksLeo's Tools: Baratunde Thurston's new podcast "How to Citizen"Cory DoctorowDuty-Free inventor gives away $8 BillionStacey's Things: Firewalla Gold ReviewYonomiOlistoJeff's Number: Bessemer releases its investment memos for many companies: Twillio, Twitch, Pinterest, etc.Ant's Stuff: What ZDNet Did For My Confidence Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: twit.cachefly.com ZipRecruiter.com/twig



TWiG 576: Stardenburdenhardenbart - California is Burning, Android 11, Chip IoT Standard
Sep 10 2020 171 mins  
California is Burning, Android 11, Chip IoT StandardCalifornia Fires: Götterdämmerung in real lifeAndroid 11 Update - get all your messages in one placePhone screens of the Future: Projectors and GlassesGlob: Your phone will convey who you are to the worldAndroid 11 permissions auto resetLeo tries not to lose his faith in technologyChip: Apple, Amazon, and Google create an IoT standardPlaying Doom on a Pregnancy TestWill Chip solve Leo's IoT Nightmare?Steve Gibson's IoT security solution- trust nothingIoT Security Cage Match!NextDNS protects Leo from malware - Comcast does this as wellGoogle is tracking you and using that data to recommend you videosYouTube's algorithm is better than Amazon'sThe new emojis are here!Yellow Pages ratholeIf you need consent on YouTube, tweet about itStanford Cable TV News AnalyserAmazon bans foreign sales of plantsAmazon's fake reviews - use FakespotAmazon is the world's biggest pyramid schemeSnowflake is the hot new companyMicrosoft wins JEDI: Jeff Bezos is Sithed offShould Woodward have saved the COVID tapes?Google Changelog: Verified Calls | Carnac the Magnificent | Google Podcasts adds Cast button Leo's Tool: Trader Joes Cacio e PepeStacey's Thing: IFFFT ProJeff's Number: The Sit-In - Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight ShowAnt's Stuff: Clean HDMI-Out On Your Mobile Phone with Filmic ProKarsten's Mask: 3M TEKK Protection Full Face Respirator Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsor: Melissa.com/twit


TWiG 575: Thank You, Chad - Google Town, India vs PUBG, Remembering Chadwick Boseman
Sep 03 2020 176 mins  
Google Town, India vs PUBG, Remembering Chadwick BosemanHerman Cain tweeting from beyond the grave, Walking Cat banned - WTF is going on at [email protected] calls it quits after one exec was accused of running the accountWill Microsoft and Walmart buy TikTok? When?Would you like to live in Google Town?Google might pull fediverse android apps to block hate speechPublic restrooms are a source of aerosolized COVIDShould Google's ads be regulated like the stock market?Google is developing the perfect fingerprinting/cookie systemFacebook threatens to block news from AustraliaRussian trolls use deep fakes on FacebookThe origin of Patreon; Patreon tops $1 BillionSpotify abuses Joe BuddenIndia bans PUBGThe third richest man on earth wants to wire your brainMoral Panic over misinformation | cats | QAnon | Screen time | sex and social media |The Google Changelog: Google Doodle on Android | Google Maps Traffic Lights | birthday reminders | kids space for tablets | Google/Apple COVID tracing API without an app | Pay for Parking in Austin | Lenovo's Assistant-powered clock | Local news in Assistant and podcastsFBI investigating reports of a guy in a jet pack over LAXAnt Pruitt talks about growing up with Chadwick Boseman Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: LastPass.com/twit monday.com/TWIT


TWiG 574: The Right to Be For Scottin - Bezos Hits $200B, Palantir IPO, Trump vs Twitter
Aug 27 2020 141 mins  
Bezos Hits $200B, Palantir IPO, Trump vs Twitter Jeff Bezos, the 200 Billion Dollar Man Palantir files for IPO; flips off Silicon Valley How much government secrecy is too much government secrecy?Verily is getting into insurance for health insuranceGoogle to block heavy ads Oculus Connect renamed to Facebook Connect Facebook requires Oculus users to log in via Facebook Donald Trump asks the Supreme Court to let him block Twitter users Border Patrol claims the right to collect electronic data and keep it for 75 years from all citizens within 100 miles of the US Border Why college students should take a gap year in 2020 and what they should do with it Trader Joes has cacio e pepe, and other pasta tips The Scottish Wikipedia is written by an American in broken EnglishZoom day is the new snow day Why boys are doing better than girls in quarantine Picks of the WeekLeo's Tool: Audible PlusStacey's Thing: S'moresUpStacey's Thing 2: THE CORPORATION FROM ALIEN SHARES ITS REOPENING PLAN Jeff's Number: Tech 5 account for 20% of stock market valueJeff's Number 2: Forty Ant's Stuff: DJI Osmo Mobile 4 Ant's Stuff 2: Guest appearance on He Shoots He Draws podcastKarsten's Mask: A.I.R. SoloTM Personal UV Respirator Karsten's Mask 2: Leather ALIEN Facehugger Mask Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsor: Wasabi.com offer code TWIT


TWiG 573: Australian for Leistungsschutzrecht - Facebook vs QAnon, Trump vs TikTok, Google vs Australia
Aug 20 2020 148 mins  
Facebook vs QAnon, Trump vs TikTok, Google vs AustraliaGoogle's deprecation policy is killing it.Google goes to the Australian public for help after the government blocks snippetsThe Internet War is over, and Google won What if Facebook dies? Why America should kill TikTok Twitter changing Retweet to "Quote Tweet" Testing the new 6Ghz bandwidth 5G spectrumSpot robot now caring for patients in hospitals German princess gets her drunk rants taken off of GoogleTrump praises QAnon as Facebook moves to block themZoom comes to Google Nest Hub, WebEx comes to The Pine Phone ultra-secure Linux phone and the Obama Phone for low-income folkGPT-3 AI-generated blog post hits the front page of Hacker News Zombie pigs!Ryan Renolds sells Aviation Gin for $610 million Mint Mobile Plus has the best movie selection any streaming provider DNC 2020: The YouTube Convention The Google Changelog: Google Duo --> Google Meet | Multi-room Nest audio | Google AI hardware in new hands | Google Travel COVID info | Google Maps detail | Android 11 vs camera choice | Activity Cards in Search Picks of the Week: Stacey's Thing: Firewalla Gold: Multi-Gigabit Cyber SecurityJeff's Numbers: Amazon adds 3,500 jobs Ant's Stuff: Adobe Max RegistrationAnt's Stuff 2: An amazing content creator and an amazing makerKarsten's Mask: Handmade leather mask from MereLeather in Ukraine. Very comfortable comes with paper filters, or you can use your own n95 inserts. Karsten's Mask 2: YouTuber builds gun that shoots masks onto people's faces Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: GetRoman.com/TWIG monday.com/TWIT twit.cachefly.com


TWiG 572: Cafe Ground Zero - Trump vs. TikTok and Tencent, Microsoft Surface Duo, Twitter Limits Replies
Aug 13 2020 133 mins  
Trump vs. TikTok and Tencent, Microsoft Surface Duo, Twitter Limits RepliesSarah Cooper: Google UX designer, Tik Tok starTrump vs. TikTok: what does it all mean? Trump's Tencent ban makes Reddit, Tesla, and Spotify illegalRate Stacey's Zoom backgroundTrump vs. TikTok part 2: where does our data go? Microsoft announces Surface Duo Lucid Air electric carNew Jersey Supreme Court says the police can make you unlock your phoneTwitter rolling out reply-limiting feature"Meeterial" Design: Google pushes Meet into everybody's facesWhy are there no ads on TechDirt? US opens 3.5Ghz band to consumer use - this could seriously help out 5G Happy Birthday IBM PCBoeing 747s are still updated via 3.5 Floppy diskVaporwave's mini-boom of 3.5 floppiesAlamo Drafthouse offers private theater rentalsSleepover at the final BlockbusterGenius lost their suit against Google because they don't have standingVerily steps into the COVID testing arenaAmazon wants to launch 3,236 satellitesAmazon wants to take over JC PennysJarvis' entire history of media and journalism in 45 minutesGoogle Changelog: Google Lens homework filter | Google Search adds 3D molecules | Google Phone beta app for all | Earthquake alerts | Google Lookout | A bunch of new Android updates | Google profile cardsPicks of the Week: Stacey's Thing: DONATE BLOODJeff's Number: Dreyer Stet GameAnt's Stuff: Jett Fuel JavaKarsten's Mask: GIZDA FAce Shield Karsten's Mask 2: Essential Mask Brace Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: monday.com/TWIT Melissa.com/twit WWT.COM/TWIT


TWiG 571: The First Rule of Pixel Club - Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked
Aug 06 2020 148 mins  
Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 X PRIZE $1M Next-Gen Mask ChallengeWe spend as much time on the Pixel 4a announcement as Google did. Twitter hack "mastermind" arrested: 17-year-old Florida teen had access to all your Twitter info.Why Trump is mad at Tik Tok, and why Microsoft wants to buy themWhy Tik Tok videos are the most important artform of 2020 The growing use of Instagram as a news sourceSamsung is still pushing Dex with a Microsoft integration Bye, Bye Bixby - Samsung doesn't mention it at Unpacked 2020 as its founder leaves the business and Google moves inHere's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 More 5G bandwidths are on the wayTwitter patches bug in Android 8 and 9 versions of the app TIL: Animals lick their fur to get Vitamin D Get rid of gas: chew better and season with epazoteWhy Google bought a big chunk of ADT The Google Changelog: Yahoo kills community captions | Nearby Share | RIP Google Play Music | Google Camera 7.5 | Google live-captioning Google Pay digital bank accounts | new Gboard suggestions | Free Stadia Pro games | Don't talk about Pixel Club!Google offers $10 million bondPicks of the Week: Leo's Tool: Avocado Mask and Shirt from Abrazos in San Miguel De AllendeStacey's Thing: BraveTarts Jeff's Numbers: 1/3-1/2 of biz travel will go away because Zoom Ant's Stuff: Inexpensive photo hack Karsten's Mask: 3D Printed Mask with Filters - comes custom printed in many colorsZak's College Fund: Analogue Pocket on eBay Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: ZipRecruiter.com/twig LastPass.com/twit monday.com/TWIT


TWiG 570: Four CEOs Walk Into a Zoom Meeting - Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021
Jul 30 2020 133 mins  
Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021Rating the Zoom backgrounds of the tech titansWith all the competing political concerns, what should the government do with big tech?Google wants Samsung to drop Bixby. Could Google and Samsung team up to make the perfect Android phone?Google says its employees can stay home until July 2021. Are you ready for another year of quarantine?Google gets its own international cableStaceysplaining the Quantum Internet The Google Changelog: Message emoji reply | Motion Editor | Store price matches | The Matchup | YouTube's Summer of MoviesCES will be online-only in 2021Snooker World Championship has smaller ballsStreaming takes over the EmmysRobots take the fashion world by stormAI employee fools Russian design firmSamsung Note 20 coming August 5thAll Dogs in Shenzen will be microchipped by the end of the yearWoz sues YouTube over bitcoin hackTech to keep Alexa from spying on you Leo's Tool: Vocodes. Vocal playground.Stacey's Thing: FOOT SPA!!!!Jeff's Number: Mackenzie Scott giving away $1.7bAnt's Stuff: Faded WordsKarsten's Mask: Uvex Bionic Face Shield: Whether you're facing down Karens in the line at Starbucks or Federal thugs in Portland, the Uvex Bionic Face Shield is your best bet for full face protection. Karsten got his at National Tool Warehouse. Cheaper option: Amazon now selling its in-house-designed face shield at cost - CNETKarsten also loves Ben Heck and got to produce him for half a second at Revision 3. Here is Ben's AutoMask. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWIT1 monday.com/TWIT


TWiG 569: Lettuce Cats - Twitter hack fallout, Tesla's Austin Gigafactory, Softbank sells ARM to Nvidia?
Jul 22 2020 150 mins  
Twitter hack fallout: some verified Twitter accounts are still downZuckerberg pinkie swears that he doesn't have a deal with TrumpSoftbank wants to sell ARM - will Nvidia buy it?Tesla's next gigafactory will be built in AustinTwitter bans thousands of Q-Anon accountsGoogle's camera wizard goes to AdobeHow Linotype workedCanon EOS R5 reviewFTC Facebook Antitrust Giphy dramaEric Schmitt wants to start a university for artificial intelligence codersCisco's Indian caste system discrimination suitEU voice assistant antitrust suitElectric clocks in Europe are falling behind - time to mine bitcoinGoogle Changelog: authenticated logos | Shoploop | Google Maps Bikeshare | Life in a DaySmoked Queso recipe from Meat ChurchTik Tok might move to AmericaPicks of the Week:Stacey's Thing: Camera mount for a telescopeJeff's Numbers: Amazon is the #1 US Advertiser: $7b spentAnt's Pick 1: Lexicon Valley PodcastAnt's Pick 2: Trumpatine - Trump tweets read by Emperor PalpatineKarsten's mask 1: Fiber Optic Light-Up MaskKarsten's mask 2: 10 popular masks everyone is buying on AmazonKarsten's mask 3: These "movie monsters" face masks are the coolest way to stay safe and support a good cause Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Sponsors: monday.com/TWIT Zendesk.com/twit GetRoman.com/TWIG


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