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Facebook Announces Plans for a Cryptocurrency | TWiT Bits

6/24/2019
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Leo Laporte, Kate O'Neill, Nate Lanxon and Devindra Hardawar discuss Facebook's foray into the world of cryptocurrencies. The currency will be built on blockchain and the social media giant maintains it will be a "simple global currency and infrastructure that empowers billions of people." Our panel has some thoughts about this. Full episode at twit.tv/twit724 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Kate O'Neill, Nate Lanxon, and Devindra Hardawar You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our...

Duration:00:20:27

The Future of VR | TWiT Bits

6/22/2019
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Leo Laporte talks about the current state of gaming on VR platforms such as the Oculus Quest and a caller talks about using 3D video and VR to train surgeons. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1602 Host: Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:09:44

When Is It OK To Pay the Ransom for Ransomware? | TWiT Bits

6/21/2019
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Riviera Beach, a town in Florida paid a ransom of 65 Bitcoin to retrieve data locked behind ransomware. Are there consequences to paying the ransom? For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/347 Hosts: Louis Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Brian McHenry You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:09:41

How Google's Jigsaw is Building Tools to Fight Digital Threats | TWiT Bits

6/21/2019
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Jigsaw's Chief Operating Officer Dan Keyserling on how they are building technology to help fight attacks on free speech, online harassment, violent extremism, and other injustices with projects like Project Shield and more. Watch the full episode of Triangulation: https://twit.tv/tri/403 Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Dan Keyserling You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:10:14

Nintendo and "Free-to-Play" | TWiT Bits

6/20/2019
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Nintendo revealed the release date for Dr. Mario World, and it is obvious that Nintendo is all about "free-to-play" for its mobile game releases. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/425 Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards Guest: Raymond Wong You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:09:11

SIM Swap Horror Story | TWiT Bits

6/20/2019
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One evening, Matthew Miller from ZDNet awoke to discover that his T-Mobile SIM had been hijacked, and that was the beginning of the toppling of a delicate house of cards that affected his entire online identity. Watch the full episode of Tech News Weekly: https://twit.tv/tnw/88 Host: Jason Howell Guest: Matthew Miller You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:09:55

15-inch MacBook Pro Recall Program PSA | TWiT Bits

6/20/2019
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Patrick Norton goes over Apple's new MacBook Pro recall program, which applies to certain 15-inch laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017. Their page can be found at https://apple.co/2N2KFAy Full episode at twit.tv/twich522 Host: Patrick Norton You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:02:10

Facebook Libra - Don't call it "Zuck Bucks" | TWiT Bits

6/20/2019
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency - Don't call it "Zuck Bucks" For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twig/513 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jeff Jarvis You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:23:23

Facebook Launches Libra Cryptocurrency | TWiT Bits

6/19/2019
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Facebook launches its own cryptocurrency. Zuck wants to own the world. Full episode at twit.tv/ww626 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:04:47

New Nvidia Shield TV Imminent | TWiT Bits

6/18/2019
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New information in the Google Play Developer Console seems to show a new Nvidia Shield TV with updated hardware is in the works. Everyone agrees that the original Shield TV is hall of fame material. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/425 Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards Guest: Raymond Wong You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:05:02

Linux TCP SACK Flaw | TWiT Bits

6/18/2019
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A new flaw was just revealed inLinux's TCP stack. There are problem (three CVE's) with a TCP feature known as "Selective ACKnowledgement" (SACK). Watch the full episode of Security Now: https://twit.tv/sn/719 Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:14:55

iOS 13 Hidden Features | TWiT Bits

6/18/2019
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Some new features to look forward to in iOS 13. Watch the full episode of MacBreak Weekly: https://twit.tv/mbw/666 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:14:51

HomeKit Secure Video - What You Need to Know | TWiT Bits

6/18/2019
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On iOS Today, Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent explain HomeKit Secure Video coming this fall in iOS 13: How it works, how much it will cost, and what companies will support it. Full episode at twit.tv/ios451 Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:08:10

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Coming | TWiT Bits

6/16/2019
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Facebook to launch "Zuck Bucks" cryptocurrency next week. Full episode at twit.tv/twit723 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Cherlynn Low, Shane Satterfield, and Jeff Cannata You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:03:59

Value Electronics 2019 TV Shootout Results | TWiT Bits

6/15/2019
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Scott Wilkinson talks with Leo Laporte about the results of the 2019 Value Electronics Shootout. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1600 Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Scott Wilkinson You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:09:05

Solving VoIP/UC Garble Problems | TWiT Bits

6/14/2019
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Tim Titus, CTO of PathSolutions talks VoIP/UC troubleshooting with Brian Chee and solving garble problems. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/346 Host: Brian Chee Guest: Tim Titus You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:10:14

Lessons from a Silicon Valley 'Alpha Girl': Salesforce's Magdalena Yeşil | TWiT Bits

6/14/2019
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Author Julian Guthrie talks with Megan Morrone on Triangulation about one of the big takeaways from her latest book Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took On Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime which follows the story of four pioneering women in the cutthroat, male-dominated world of venture capital in Silicon Valley. Buy "Alpha Girls": https://amzn.to/2WvaihA Watch the full episode of Triangulation: https://twit.tv/tri/402 Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Julian...

Duration:00:04:13

How to Protect Your Facebook Account | TWiT Bits

6/13/2019
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Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Jason Cipriani about how you don't have to delete your Facebook account to gain some measure of privacy over your location, apps, old posts, and other personal information on your phone or computer. Watch the full episode of Tech News Weekly: https://twit.tv/tnw/87 Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guest: Jason Cipriani You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:08:18

New Radeon RX 5700 XT Details | TWiT Bits

6/13/2019
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Sebastian Peak attended the Next Horizon Gaming E3 event and learned quite a bit about AMD's new graphics cards (RX 5700 & RX 5700 XT), including Game Clock, RDNA, and Radeon Image Sharpening. Full episode at twit.tv/twich521 Hosts: Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:11:12

Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report | TWiT Bits

6/12/2019
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We read Mary Meeker's 333-page slide deck so you don't have to. Full episode at twit.tv/twig512 Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guest: Kevin Tofel You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Duration:00:14:01