This Week in Tech (MP3)Author: TWiT
24 Aug 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 732: Why is My Fridge Playing ICP?

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • Amazon's paid tweeters program backfires
    • Telus email out for the past 4 days
    • $3 Million Fortnite winner SWATted
    • How Gamergate launched a culture war
    • Esports is officially mainstream - how to get an esports scholarship to college
    • Verizon sells Tumblr for about 2% of what Yahoo bought it for 6 years ago
    • iPhone 11 coming September 10 - how private will it be?
    • Apple sues Corellium for virtualization service
    • Google's challenging past 3 years
    • Google forces Nest to leave recording lights on
    • iPhone 11 Pro Max?
    • Pixel 3a's faux 20x zoom
    • Rival search engines drop out of Google's search engine ballot auction
    • Amazon's Rekognition face recognition system can't tell the difference between congressmen and criminals
    • "NULL" vanity plate garners man $12,000+ in parking violations
    • 3 simple ways to defeat face recognition
    • Update your Windows 10 system NOW. Seriously.
    • New Bluetooth KNOB attack
    • Huawei gets a break
    • Georgia required to use paper ballots
    • FTC willing to break up big tech
    • IKEA gets serious about smart tech
    • Disney after account sharers
    • Don't use Kaspersky anti-virus
    • Tesla owner implants her key in her arm
    • Apple shuts down 3rd-party WebKit anti-tracking abusers

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Matt Cutts, Denise Howell, and Owen JJ Stone

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  • Posted on 19 Aug 2019

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    TWiT 731: An Electric Cannonball

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    This Week's Stories

    • Video games don't cause mass shootings, but toxic gamer culture doesn't help
    • White House proposes social media censorship
    • Apple wants as many people as possible to get the Apple Card
    • Are Teslas reliable?
    • Chase forgives Canadian customers' debt
    • Apple locks out DIY battery repairs
    • FedEx splits with Amazon
    • Amazon's PillPack fighting with CVS and Walgreens
    • Woz wants you off Facebook
    • Teenagers work overnight to make Amazon Echo
    • Samsung Note 10 kills headphone jack and Bixby button, embraces Microsoft
    • FBI, NSA want hackers, even if they used to smoke pot
    • Defcon takes on voting machine security
    • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
    • US Navy ditching touchscreen controllers

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Brianna Wu, Ben Johnson, and Sam Abuelsamid

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  • Posted on 12 Aug 2019

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    TWiT 730: Moonlighting as Marshmello

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    This Week's Stories

    • Apple Earnings: services up, iPhone down
    • Phone season starts this week
    • Apple gearing up on R&D
    • Amazon takes over
    • RIP Amazon Dash button
    • Your Assistant is listening
    • Apple Card won't let you bet on the ponies
    • Capital One hack
    • Apple Bluetooth security hack
    • Facial recognition for drunks
    • Chinese smile to pay
    • Elon Musk is boring holes in Las Vegas
    • AI customer service hell
    • Amazon partnering with police
    • Turkey cracks down on Internet
    • Instagram from Facebook
    • Livestreaming Funerals
    • Spotify takes off
    • US Govt vs social media addiction
    • Locast gets sued
    • Ninja moves to Mixer

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Mike Elgan, Mikah Sargent, and Ant Pruitt

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  • Posted on 05 Aug 2019

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    TWiT 729: My Baby Filled Her Rings

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    • Apple buys Intel's modem business
    • House passes anti-robocall bill
    • Samsung Galaxy Fold finally coming in September
    • As T-Mobile/Sprint merger approved by DoJ, Dish launches a new mobile carrier
    • iPadOS is the Future of Apple
    • iPhone 11 is all about the camera
    • Note 10 - no headphone jack, no buttons
    • How Apple fights factory thefts
    • Apple Card coming in August
    • Google will buy your face for $5
    • Facebook founder wants to break up Facebook
    • Google bans repair business search ads
    • Big government vs big tech
    • Do not install PremierOpinion software from VoiceFive
    • Pampers develops "smart" diapers

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Lisa Schmeiser, and Lexy Savvides

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  • Posted on 29 Jul 2019

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    TWiT 728: Facebook Fa Schifo

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • Is FaceApp safe? As safe as any other photo app.
    • Russian Intelligence Service hacked
    • Apollo 11 helped launch computer programming
    • Elon Musk wants to sew a chip in your brain
    • Equifax fined $700 million
    • TikTok takes over
    • Celebrate World Emoji Day
    • New MacBook Air have slower SSD
    • Apple Pushes Exclusive Podcasts
    • Trump threatens Google
    • Congressional hearings on Big Tech
    • Google kicks Chinese app developer off Play Store
    • Tinder removes itself from the Play Store
    • Oakland Bans Facial Recognition
    • Amazon has record sales on Prime Day
    • How should Facebook Libra be regulated?
    • Influencers are taking over the world
    • Boston Dynamics Spot Mini is coming

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Paris Martineau, Seth Weintraub, and Iain Thomson

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  • Posted on 22 Jul 2019

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