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25 May 2019

This Week in Tech (MP3)

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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 719: I Am Gozor, the Lunchmaster!

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    This Week's Stories

    • The US vs Huawei
    • San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition
    • Chinese Owners Must Sell Grindr
    • FCC: Carriers Should Block Robocalls
    • Do You Know if Your iPhone has Been Hacked?
    • Big Tech's Problems Are Sociological, Not Psychological - Just Like Game of Thrones
    • Silicon Valley Millionaires: Silicon Valley is Bad
    • Get Off My Lawn! Is Tech Still Great?
    • Fake Joe Rogan
    • Is Medium Killing Blogs?
    • Hit By Ransomware? Just Pay the Ransom
    • ZombieLoad Fix Could Slow down Computers 40%
    • Hacking School Lunch
    • Google Knows What You Buy
    • RIP Grumpy Cat

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Georgia Dow, Michael Fisher, and Brian McCullough

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  • Posted on 20 May 2019

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    TWiT 718: I'm Saving It for the Nursing Home

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    • The Failed Microsoft Build Hololens Demo
    • Microsoft's Build Keynote May Have Been a Bit Too Geeky
    • Microsoft Adds Linux Kernel to Windows: Is this the Beginning of the End for Windows?
    • Microsoft Word gets PC (Politically Correct, not the Other PC)
    • Should Facebook Be Broken Up? Its Co-Founder Says Yes
    • How Much Should Facebook be Fined by the FTC?
    • Snapchat Can Turn You from a Man to a Woman
    • Google I/O Keynote: Google Lens, Shrinking Machine Learning, and a Focus on Privacy
    • Google Promises Searchable Podcasts and AR in Search
    • Pixel 3a is a Flagship Phone at a Budget Price
    • How Long Will We Wait for Real 5G?
    • Google I/O: Incognito Maps, Project Mainline, and the End of Nest
    • One Broken Chip Can Brick Your Tesla
    • Uber IPO Makes a Few People Very Rich, but Still Loses Billions of Dollars
    • Bezos Shows off his Lunar Lander, Musk Teases Him
    • Jeff Bezos Really Doesn't Like Homeless People
    • The History and Future of Amazon Prime
    • Alexa is Listening
    • Hamas Cyber Attacks Israel, Israel Bombs Hamas
    • US DOJ Indicts Chinese Hackers for Anthem Attack
    • US Govt. Wants to Ban Loot Boxes
    • Samsung's Next Phone Could Have a 64 Megapixel Camera
    • Singapore Makes Fake News Illegal
    • Arya Stark's App for Creatives
    • Worldwide Helium Shortage Forces Party City to Close 45 Stores

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Mark Sullivan

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  • Posted on 13 May 2019

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    TWiT 717: Foursquare for Drunks

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    This Week's Stories

    • Microsoft Build Preview
    • Microsoft's Privacy Reputation: How Deserved Is It?
    • Surface Studio Pros and Cons
    • Facebook's Privacy Problems on Display at F8
    • Tik Tok: Facebook Killer or Just the Next Vine?
    • The Broken World of Social Media
    • Is Instagram Spying on Me?
    • Should Mark Zuckerberg be Personally Punished for Facebook's Failings?
    • Google Down on Earnings Report
    • Google I/O Preview
    • Attack of the Voice Assistants
    • Apple App Store Insanity
    • Apple Up on Earnings Reports
    • Surface vs MacBook vs Chromebook
    • Folding Phones are Still the Future: How Far in the Future Remains to be Seen
    • Who Wants Wearables?
    • How to Auto-delete your Google Location Info
    • 2020 Presidential Candidates' Email is Surprisingly Easy to Hack
    • ACLU Sues US over Warrantless Border Phone Searches
    • Video Game Hall of Fame Adds Solitaire and Mario Kart
    • RIP Anki and Jibo :(
    • Screaming Roomba
    • Verizon Wants to Sell Tumblr After Destroying It
    • The Internet vs Sonic the Hedgehog
    • AR Brings 5 Madonnas to Life
    • Firefox Extensions Down After Glitch
    • Visit NAMI.org for National Mental Health Awareness Month

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Louise Matsakis, Ant Pruitt, and Daniel Rubino

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  • Posted on 06 May 2019

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    TWiT 716: A Very Attractive Container of Nope

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    Top Stories This Week

    • Galaxy Fold Recalled After Screen Failures
    • Inside the Fake World of Influencers
    • Apple vs Apps vs iPhone Addiction
    • Growing Up Online: The Always-Connected Generation
    • Don't Forget to Cancel Apple News+!
    • Amazon Prime to Offer One-Day Delivery
    • Amazon Invests in Electric Vehicles
    • Amazon Doubles its Profits
    • Microsoft hits $1 Trillion
    • Which Tech Company has the Best Reputation?
    • Facebook Stole Your Email Contacts, Ready for Massive Fines
    • Hertz Sues Accenture for Terrible, Horrible Website
    • Netflix Wins Right to be in the Oscars
    • AI Writes the Best Country Song About Doors Ever
    • $16K Laundry Folding Robot Goes Bankrupt
    • Podcasts vs Luminary
    • Thanos Easter Egg Snaps Your Google Search

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Paris Martineau, and Mikah Sargent

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  • Posted on 29 Apr 2019

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    TWiT 715: 8K + 5G

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    Top Stories This Week:

    • Samsung's Folding Phone Fail
    • Apple vs Qualcomm: It's Over! Qualcomm wins!
    • What Is Intel's Future After Apple?
    • iMac Pro vs MacBook Pro: Which One Wins?
    • iOS 13 Has Everything You Want, But Not the One Thing You Need
    • Brexit, Muller, and US Voting Machines: What's the Connection?
    • Ransomware Attacks: Is This an Act of War?
    • The Mental Health App that Secretly Shares Your Data
    • MalwareTech (Marcus Hutchins) Pleads Guilty
    • Facebook's Bad Day Week 15 Months
    • Summit Learning: Everything You Hate About Facebook, Now in the Classroom!
    • Apple Shuts Down Texture, Android Users S.O.L.
    • The Browser Ballot Part II: Electric Boogaloo
    • YouTube: Notre Dame was Terrorism
    • Sri Lanka vs Social Media, India vs Tik Tok, the UK vs Porn
    • Utah Bans Warrantless Phone Searches
    • Google and Amazon Make Nice
    • Assassin's Creed Helps Fix Notre Dame
    • Playstation 5 Revealed!
    • TWiT's Official Super Smash Bros Ultimate Level

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Nate Lanxon, and Dylan Tweney

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  • Posted on 22 Apr 2019

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