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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives. Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives. Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Location:

Bayside, NY

Description:

Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives. Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-605-8948


Episodes

TNW 155: Reddit+Twitter = Telepath? - Telepath, a Knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone Event

10/15/2020
Telepath, a knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone event. A look at Telepath, which aims to be the kinder, gentler Twitter. An Amazon-Echo-Show-like smart display that doesn't spy on you. A review of Apple's October iPhone event. First, Kaya Thomas discusses her recent Debugger article on Telepath, the social media network that provides a safer, more moderated experience for online interaction. Then, OneZero's Dave Gershgorn stops by to talk about his recent project, a smart...

Duration:00:59:29

TNW 154: Nest Audio Review - Apple's iPhone 12 Event, Big Tech Antitrust Report, Waymo Safety Drivers

10/8/2020
Apple's iPhone 12 event, big tech antitrust report, Waymo safety drivers. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Mathew Ingram, Daniel Bader, Zac Hall, and Andrew Hawkins Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWITLastPass.com/twitexpressvpn.com/tnw

Duration:01:03:40

TNW 153: Finding Joy on TikTok - TikTok's Authenticity, Facebook's App Melding, and Google's Hardware Event

10/1/2020
Facebook begins to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Google announces the Pixel 5 with millimeter-wave 5G. TikTok gains notice as the authentic social media network. First, Harry McCracken of Fast Company joins us to explain Facebook's latest move — the company is slowly merging its messaging apps. Could Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp become a single, merged service? Then, Android Police's David Ruddock stops in to give us his thoughts on Google's fall hardware event. How...

Duration:01:01:23

TNW 152: What The Social Dilemma Misses - TikTok Gives US Taste of its Medicine, California's 2035 Gas Car Ban

9/24/2020
TikTok gives US taste of its medicine, California's 2035 gas car ban. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Jameson Dow, John Herrman, Adam Epstein, and Will Oremus Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: MySudo.com/twitMelissa.com/twitbit.ly/salesforceforservice

Duration:01:16:31

TNW 151: Facebook's VR Quest - TikTok, iOS 14, and Oculus Quest 2 & PlayStation

9/17/2020
Oracle's bid for TikTok and Trump's response to the news. How iOS developers are responding to the launch of iOS 14. What you need to know about the Oculus Quest 2 and PlayStation 5. First, Alex Kantrowitz joins Jason and Mikah to provide the latest updates on TikTok. Oracle (and possibly others) want to have a stake in the company, but the Trump administration plans to weigh in. Then, PCalc developer James Thomson stops by to give us the play-by-play of Apple's decision to launch iOS...

Duration:01:04:22

TNW 150: Xbox Series S and Series X - Console Prices, Apple vs. Epic Games Continues, The 5G Lie

9/10/2020
Console prices, Apple vs. Epic Games continues, the 5G lie. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Randy Ramsay, Rene Ritchie, and Geoffrey Fowler Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: Wasabi.com offer code TWITexpressvpn.com/tnwLastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:58:59

TNW 149: FAA Approves Amazon Drones - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Hands-On, Apple Offer Codes, Technology Escape Pods

9/3/2020
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 hands-on, Apple offer codes, technology escape pods. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Paris Martineau and Hayato Huseman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: WWT.COM/TWIT

Duration:00:58:34

TNW 148: Facebook on Your Face - TikTok CEO Resigns, Facebook Required for Your Oculus, Joe Budden vs Spotify

8/27/2020
TikTok CEO resigns, Facebook required for your Oculus, Joe Budden vs Spotify. Hosts: Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt Guests: Chris Stokel-Walker, Sam Machkovech, Maddie Stone, and Ashley Carman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: bit.ly/salesforceforservicemonday.com/TWITMelissa.com/twit

Duration:01:04:56

TNW 147: A Phone With DIP Switches? - PinePhone Hands-On, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra First Look, Epic Games vs Apple

8/20/2020
PinePhone hands-on, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra first look, Epic Games vs Apple. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Lory Gil and Corbin Davenport Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: ZipRecruiter.com/tnwbarracuda.com/tnwmonday.com/TWIT

Duration:01:13:15

TNW 146: Epic Games vs. Apple - Surface Duo Hands-On, Russian SIMs, Apple's Unannounced Subscription Bundles

8/13/2020
Surface Duo Hands-on, Russian SIMs, Apple's unannounced subscription bundles. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Harry McCracken and Joseph Cox Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: LastPass.com/twitcasper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1itpro.tv/tnw promo code TNW30

Duration:01:04:00

TNW 145: Google & Samsung, Unpacked - Note 20, Z Fold 2, Galaxy Buds, Pixel 4a, and TikTok

8/6/2020
Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event, a brief review of Google's Pixel 4A, and an in-depth look at TikTok — including its ban in certain places, its potential purchase by Microsoft, and its competition. First, Myriam Joire joins us to break down the Samsung Unpacked event, covering the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung's Galaxy Buds and new Galaxy Watch 3, and the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+. Then, Myriam Joire graciously sticks around to briefly...

Duration:01:12:27

TNW 144: Big Tech Zooms to Washington - Antitrust Hearings, New IP, Open AI GPT-3

7/30/2020
Antitrust Hearings, New IP, Open AI GPT-3 Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Will Oremus and Stephen Shankland Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: monday.com/TWITbit.ly/salesforceforserviceZipRecruiter.com/tnw

Duration:01:00:59

TNW 143: What's Good About Game Pass? - Xbox Series X, "Fever Cameras," Twitter Rundown

7/23/2020
Everything Microsoft announced at the Xbox Games Showcase, the recent development and popularity of fever cameras, and a rundown of what's up at Twitter: more active users, Twitter earnings, and the recent hack. First, CNET's Ian Sherr stops by to discuss Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase. Between the next-gen gameplay footage and Xbox Series X console, Sherr had a lot to share. Then, Dave Gershgorn of OneZero details the no-longer-fledgling "fever camera" industry. With facial recognition...

Duration:01:07:07

TNW 142: Twitter Breach of 2020 - Apple News Audio Content, Atlas of Surveillance

7/16/2020
Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Steve Gibson, Rene Ritchie, and Dave Maass Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1itpro.tv/tnw promo code TNW30expressvpn.com/tnw

Duration:01:05:42

TNW 141: Big Mad: Note 20 Without a Charging Brick? - Samsung Galaxy Unpacked, Google Smart Home Summit, Quibi

7/9/2020
Rumors and reports re: Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event, what you need to know about the "Hey Google" Smart Home Virtual Summit, and the trials and tribulations of Quibi. First, Android Police's David Ruddock gives us a rundown of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event. Between news of a new foldable phone and the next iteration of the Note, there's a lot to explore. Then, Stacey Higginbotham stops by to talk "Hey Google." Google's Smart Home Virtual Summit gave a tiny glimpse into the...

Duration:01:15:01

TNW 140: COVID-Inspired Virtual Yearbooks - HAGS App, NDAs and Racial Equality

7/2/2020
NDAs and racial equality in tech, virtual yearbooks in a COVID world, 5G rollout hasn't slowed. Host: Jason Howell Guests: Emily Birnbaum, Jameel Shivji, and Shara Tibken Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: Wasabi.com offer code TWITZipRecruiter.com/tnw

Duration:00:42:22

TNW 139: What You Actually Need to Know About WWDC - Apple's Big Announcements, Facial Recognition Tech

6/25/2020
What you can expect from Apple when iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS ship this fall and the current state of facial recognition technology. First, Jason Snell of Six Colors joins Mikah to provide a summary of Apple's WWDC announcements — this is what you can actually expect when the software ships this fall. Then, Dave Gershgorn of OneZero discusses facial recognition technology used in China that's both banned and praised by US organizations, and the Coalition for Critical...

Duration:00:49:08

TNW 138: Reading the WWDC Code Bits - WWDC Preview, Audio Tweets, Video Game Prescriptions

6/18/2020
Twitter's new audio tweet feature might be ripe for abuse, we get a preview of Apple's WWDC, there's a new prescription for ADHD: a video game, and a Google team has created Pinterest but automated. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Jason Koebler and Zac Hall Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: itpro.tv/tnw promo code TNW30

Duration:00:48:28

TNW 137: How Convergence Led to the Smartphone - Amazon Rekognition, Android 11 Beta

6/11/2020
Smartphone convergence, Android 11 Beta. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Daniel Bader and Brian Cooley Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: LastPass.com/twitexpressvpn.com/tnw

Duration:00:54:07

TNW 136: Social Change and Social Media - Black Tech Pipeline, Using Facebook to Educate, Digital Self Defense

6/4/2020
The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and what you need to do to protect yourself digitally before leaving the house. First, Pariss Chandler, the creator of #BlackTechTwitter and founder of Black Tech Pipeline, shares the origin story of the organization, how to join, and how to help elevate Black voices online and in tech roles. Then, OneZero's Joshua Adams joins the pair to explain how...

Duration:00:52:42