This Week in Tech (Video HI)

Jun 29 2020 148 mins 11.4k

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.







TWiT 787: Dreamliner - TikTok Sale, Trump YouTube Ads, Apple Announcement
Sep 06 2020 136 mins  
TikTok Sale, Trump YouTube Ads, Apple AnnouncementRob Reid's Ted Talk on synthetic biology and pandemics from 2019The Privileged Have Entered their Escape PodsMicrosoft Duo reviews coming September 10thA guy in a jetpack sited by planes near LAXFacebook bans political ads the week before the electionPinterest bans political adsTrump stops advertising on TV, switches to YouTubeCable TV is the rotary phone of the 21st centuryPolitical polling has utterly changed in the past 10 yearsChina government will ban the sale of TikTok's algorithmWe still don't know who will buy TikTokApple announcement coming 9/8?AG Barr wants to go after Google for anti-trust nowAmazon furious over JEDI contract going to MicrosoftAmazon Halo fitness band uses AI to judge your tone of voice, records your conversations, and takes naked selfies of youUS court rules that the NSA surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden is illegalCalifornia's assembly kills effort to expand broadband to all CaliforniansCableCARD nearing its endBiden/Harris signs coming to Animal Crossing: New HorizonsFisher-Price baby controller toy understands the Konami CodeIt takes Google Maps users 24 years to walk 1 light yearNvidia RTX 3080 coming soon for $1499 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Rob Reid, Dan Patterson, and Louis Maresca Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: forwardnetworks.com/twit eero.com/twit code TWIT barracuda.com/twit LastPass.com/twit









TWiT 783: The Galaxy Jaffle - Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap
Aug 10 2020 160 mins  
Trump vs Tik Tok, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 First Impressions, Black Hat/DEFCON Recap Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 20, Z Fold 2, Watch 3, Buds Live, and moreDEFCON / Black Hat 2020: What if they held a security conference and nobody came?Snapdragon flaw makes half of all Android phones hackableWe learned to hack any satellite at Black Hat 2020. Here's how!Tencent taught us how to hack printers at Black HatSmart light bulbs are mini servers that anyone can hackJackpotting ATMS, reverse engineering a Tesla battery, and moreBitcoin hacks take over YouTubePhil Schiller replaced by Greg Joswiak at AppleWhy Tim Cook is the best CEO Apple has ever hadThe final Intel iMac is the best computer Apple has ever madeGarmin paid $10 million to pay off their ransomware hackersTik Tok is the best new artform of the generationWhat is China doing with Tik Tok to manipulate us?Trump declares a national emergency, banning Bytedance as of September 15th - Tik Tok, WeChat, and Tencent all affectedWho will buy Tik Tok? Microsoft and Twitter are in the running; who else?How will China repay us for banning ByteDance?US offers $10 million bounties for hackers trying to affect US electionsIntel hacked - but that's the least of their worries.Google has been "accidentally" listening to everything you say and will use that in their ADT mergerGoogle lost money for the first time ever this quarterYouTubers turning to subscriptions for revenueWhat year did you start watching more things online than on TV?Rene Ritchie thinks you should read Axiom's End by Lindsay EllisHow Lexy Savvides got her startRIP Frances Allen, one of IBM's greatest programmers of all timeBlack Girls Code wants more women of color to join the tech industryTaking Boston Dynamic's Spot robot for a walk in San FranciscoWant an Analogue Pocket? Here's how to get one!Flying cars are finally legal to drive, but only in one US state Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Rene Ritchie, and Lexy Savvides Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: manscaped.com/twit monday.com/TWIT casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 bit.ly/salesforceforservice








TWiT 779: No Future for Green Pants - TikTok's Bad Week, RIP Quibi, mmhmm
Jul 12 2020 151 mins  
TikTok's Bad Week, RIP Quibi, mmhmmmmhmm is a fun new way to use meeting softwareUS might ban TikTok, India already has. What is the future for the embattled platform? Is TikTok safe to use? Apple Glass on the way: Foxconn is making thousands of semi-transparent lenses for Apple glassesAmazon wants to rule the world. Is that really all that bad? Is there any hope for Quibi? (Nope)Google's "Works With Google" virtual event demonstrated Android 11's new IoT features and their Smart Home devices.Is Microsoft looking to buy Magic Leap? MS exec becomes Magic Leap CEO - is she a Trojan Horse? Ninja joins YouTube after Mixer diesTwitter partner Dataminr accused of giving Black Lives Matter protester surveillance to policeTikTok, Linked In, and others accused of copying users' clipboards, blame a bug in a Google SDK Amazon briefly tells employees to take TikTok off their phones, backpedals furiously when their marketing department throws a fitHow much of the TikTok hate is just anti-Chinese bias? US teens worried about losing TikTokHow mmhmm works with Zoom, Teams, and Google MeetMicrosoft Teams adds "Together Mode," which puts meeting attendants in seats in an auditoriumAR still isn't ready for the outside world, but it works great for Snapchat and TikTok filtersNorth Focals, Jins Meme ES, Amazon Lens, Snap Spectacles, Bose Frames - different smart glasses with different use casesWhen will AR get a killer App? User-focused design is the answer, but not a lot of AR companies are doing that. Foxconn invests $1B to open a factory in IndiaSearching for the perfect car phone holderAre Millennials killing IoT? Walmart is launching an Amazon Prime competitor in JulyJack Dorsey donates $3 Million to Basic IncomeTwitter might be starting a subscription service Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Louise Matsakis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Phil Libin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 WWT.COM/TWIT Molekule.com promo code TWIT10 mintmobile.com/twit


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