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TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv... You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

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Episodes

EU's Prospective AI Ban | TWiT Bits

4/22/2021
On This Week in Google, Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt discuss the EU's proposed rules for the field of artificial intelligence. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twig/608 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and Jeff Jarvis You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:18:14

How FLoC is Misunderstood | TWiT Bits

4/22/2021
On Tech News Weekly, Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent talk with David Gehring from Distributed Media Lab about the idea behind Google's FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts), how it compares to traditional browser cookies, and the ways that its being misunderstood. For this story and more, check out Tech News Weekly: http://twit.tv/tnw/180 Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guest: David Gehring You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:18:42

Windows Weekly Listener Q&A | TWiT Bits

4/22/2021
On Windows Weekly, Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Leo Laporte take live questions from the audience. Full episode at twit.tv/ww721 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Mary Jo Foley You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:16:13

TCL's Latest Prototype Phone is Wild | TWiT Bits

4/21/2021
On All About Android, Ron Richards, Jason Howell, and Florence Ion check out the latest TCL prototype design that marries a foldable phone with a rollable phone into a single form factor. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/521 Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:04:42

Wordpress Says No to FLoC | TWiT Bits

4/21/2021
On Security Now, Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte discuss the WordPress decision to not support FLoC, and what this means about Google's effort. For this story and more, check out Security Now: http://twit.tv/sn/815 Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:12:12

Apple Finally Reveals AirTag(s) | TWiT Bits

4/20/2021
On MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mikah Sargent, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay talk about Apple's newly announced and long-rumored item tracker: AirTag. Full episode at twit.tv/mbw762 Hosts: Mikah Sargent, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:08:22

How is Facebook's Oversight Board Doing? | TWiT Bits

4/19/2021
On This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte, Alex Kantrowitz, Rich DeMuro, and Ed Bott discuss the Facebook Oversight Board and whether it's the right approach to moderating certain kinds of content on the platform. Full episode on twit.tv/twit819 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ed Bott, Alex Kantrowitz, and Rich DeMuro You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:17:01

FBI Hacks Computers to Protect Them | TWiT Bits

4/16/2021
The FBI is trying to protect computers from Hafnium which affected thousands of Microsoft Exchange Servers. This Week in Enterprise Tech hosts Lou Maresca, Curt Franklin and Brian Chee talk about the implications of these actions by the FBI. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/439 Hosts: Louis Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Brian Chee You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:09:43

Apple's April 20 Event: What's Rumored? | TWiT Bits

4/15/2021
Dan Moren from Six Colors picks apart the invite for Apple's upcoming Spring event to see what the company might unveil. For this story and more, check out Tech News Weekly: http://twit.tv/tnw/179 Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Jason Howell Guest: Dan Moren You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:09:29

Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative is Dead | TWiT Bits

4/15/2021
On This Week in Google, Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt discuss the dissolution of the US carrier's partnership for RCS messaging. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twig/607 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:10:25

Microsoft's $19.7b Nuance Acquisition | TWiT Bits

4/14/2021
On Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Mary Jo Foley discuss Microsoft's $19.7-billion acquisition of Nuance. Full episode at twit.tv/ww720 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Mary Jo Foley You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:13:21

Heads Up Feature Coming to Digital Wellbeing | TWiT Bits

4/14/2021
On All About Android, Jason Howell, Ron Richards, Florence Ion, and Joshua Vergara talk about a new feature coming to Android's Digital Wellbeing toolset called Heads Up that is designed to keep people from walking and using their phones at the same time. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/520 Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards Guest: Joshua Vergara You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:06:21

Why Chrome and Firefox Block Port 10080 | TWiT Bits

4/13/2021
On Security Now, Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte discuss the practice of NAT Slipstreaming and why Chrome and Firefox browsers are blocking port 10080. For this story and more, check out Security Now: http://twit.tv/sn/814 Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:15:39

Apple's April 20 Event: What to Expect | TWiT Bits

4/13/2021
On MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay talk about what products and other announcements we can expect from Apple's upcoming April 20 event. Full episode at twit.tv/mbw761 Hosts: Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, and Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:05:39

Google vs Oracle is Good News For Fair Use | TWiT Bits

4/12/2021
On This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte, Denise Howell, Dan Moren, and Fr. Robert Ballecer discuss the major Supreme Court decision that ruled in favor of Google and Fair Use over Oracle. Full episode at twit.tv/twit818 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Denise Howell, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, and Dan Moren You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:19:40

Is There a Demand for COBOL Developers? | TWiT Bits

4/8/2021
Are COBOL developers in demand in 2021? John Mertic of the Linux Foundation and Open Mainframe Project discusses with Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb of FLOSS Weekly if COBOL developers are in need today in the world of IT. For this and more, check out FLOSS Weekly: http://twit.tv/floss/624 Hosts: Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb Guest: John Mertic You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:07:22

Facebook Silent in Data Leak | TWiT Bits

4/8/2021
On Tech News Weekly, Mikah Sargent and Jason Howell talk with Kari Paul from The Guardian about Facebook's massive data leak and how the company has no plans to notify its users who were affected. For this story and more, check out Tech News Weekly: http://twit.tv/tnw/178 Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Jason Howell Guest: Kari Paul You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:10:24

Google Defeats Oracle in API Case | TWiT Bits

4/7/2021
On This Week in Google, Jason Howell, Stacey Higginbotham, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt discuss the Supreme Court's ruling in Google's favor in its case against Oracle that challenged the ability to copyright API code. For this story and more, check out This Week in Google: http://twit.tv/twig/606 Hosts: Jason Howell, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:09:19

A Fake Microsoft Code Name Couldn't Trick Mary Jo Foley | TWiT Bits

4/7/2021
On Windows Weekly, Mary Jo Foley recounts the time some Microsoft employees tried to trick her into reporting on a fake code name. Project Boa never saw the light of day. Full episode at twit.tv/ww719 Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Mikah Sargent, and Paul Thurrott You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:06:45

Google's Whitechapel Chip Coming to the Pixel 6 | TWiT Bits

4/7/2021
On All About Android, Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Ryne Hager from Android Police talk about the news that Google' internally developed Whitechapel chip is expected to appear in Google's upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone later this year. Subscribe and watch the full All About Android podcast: https://twit.tv/aaa/519 Hosts: Jason Howell and Ron Richards Guest: Ryne Hager You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcasts.twit.tv/

Duration:00:09:36