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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

TNW 100: Cheap Deepfakes

9/19/2019
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- (01:55) Britt Paris, co-author of "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes," discusses the ways that fakes are being detected and how those systems might not be good enough as the technology gets better. - (15:55) Employees at Microsoft are sharing their salary information on an anonymous spreadsheet, and Dave Gershgorn from OneZero was granted access to it. - (32:14) With the launch of Apple Arcade, Ian Sherr from CNET got perspectives from developers to understand the value proposition of creating...

Duration:00:55:46

TNW 99: Facebook On My Face

9/12/2019
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• (01:43) Journalist and analyst John Koetsier explains how a mesh networking app, Bridgefy, is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, where protestors are using the app to stay in touch. • (17:13) Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica shares his initial thoughts on HTC's new Vive Cosmos VR system. • (35:50) We're joined by Dan Moren of Six Colors for an overview of Apple's iPhone event and a few more details about developments that weren't mentioned on stage. • (47:42) Plus, we talk about the...

Duration:01:03:00

TNW 98: Everybody Jumps to Skynet

9/5/2019
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Host: Jason Howell Guests: Zachary Fryer-Biggs and Michael Zelenko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:42:54

TNW 97: The Devil is in the Defaults

8/29/2019
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• (01:49) Alfred Ng from CNET talks about how Ring video doorbells are being used by police for surveillance. • (14:36) Credit cards might be old tech, but Geoffrey Fowler from the Washington Post shows how they can carry the same privacy burden as the phone in your pocket. • (31:22) Tech patents can be downright ridiculous, and Rose Eveleth from Slate reveals why companies have so many of them in their arsenal if they'll never become something real. • (44:18) Virtual Reality is being...

Duration:00:58:09

TNW 96: It's Inside the Network

8/22/2019
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Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Darren Loucaides, Brian Merchant, and Matt Laslo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: zapier.com/TNWFreshBooks.com/tnw

Duration:01:01:32

TNW 95: What is Human-Assisted AI?

8/15/2019
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Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Parmy Olson, Joseph Cox, Keren Elazari, and Alex Wilhelm Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: twit.cachefly.com

Duration:00:51:13

TNW 94: Bixby Who?!

8/8/2019
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Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Russell Holly, Dan Ackerman, and Arol Wright Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

Duration:00:54:28

TNW 93: The Apple Banana

8/1/2019
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Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Emily Birnbaum, Andrew Martonik, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:56:38

TNW 92: Say Boo to a Goose

7/25/2019
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Host: Jason Howell Guests: Iain Thomson, Kevin Purdy, and Emily Mullin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: FreshBooks.com/tnwWWT.COM/TWIT

Duration:00:43:08

TNW 91: Meet the Sweepers

7/18/2019
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Host: Jason Howell Guests: Zachary Crockett, Mark Dent, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: twit.cachefly.com

Duration:00:48:38

TNW 90: Oh Snap, Nintendo

7/11/2019
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- (01:16) Apple announced new MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs, but the old MacBook is going away and that is an opportunity for change according to Raymond Wong from Mashable. - (14:39) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica talks about the sacrifices that Nintendo made to bring the Switch Lite to release. - (20:54) Facebook is striking deals behind the scenes to bring exclusive VR versions of Assassin's Creed and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell to the Oculus catalog. - (23:48) Google made a...

Duration:00:40:31

TNW 89: Unexpected Pi

6/27/2019
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- (01:48) Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage at the Aspen Ideas Festival, and Salvador Rodriquez from CNBC discusses why the topic of regulation was top of mind for Facebook at the event. - (16:38) With the release of iPadOS and Catalina betas, Dan Moren from Six Colors has been busy testing them out so you don't have to. - (33:03) Jason gives a first look at the new and unexpected sudden release of the Raspberry Pi 4, as well as the desktop kit that turns that little computer into a...

Duration:00:41:45

TNW 88: Libra Brings Fiat to Facebook?

6/20/2019
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- (02:04) Brady Dale from Coindesk says that Facebook's newly announced cryptocurrency Libra could ultimately make or break the company. - (17:31) What happens when someone hijacks your SIM card? Matthew Miller from ZDNet shows that its a nightmare that gets worse before it gets better. - (35:57) With E3 in the books, Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica highlights three games that have him most excited including the eagerly anticipated remake of Final Fantasy VII. - (52:14) What exactly...

Duration:00:57:30

TNW 87: How Deep is Your Fake

6/13/2019
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- (01:54) Jason Cipriani from CNET shares a number of ways you can lock down the date in your account. - (14:00) The WWDC dust has settled, and John Gruber from Daring Fireball thinks Apple returned to form by supporting all of its platforms together at once. - (30:48) The Trevor Project is a non-profit that provides support for LGBTQ youth, and Emily Dreyfus from Wired shares why digital support is so appealing to this community. - (42:14) Samantha Cole from Vice talks about the...

Duration:01:08:55

TNW 86: Underwear as a Service

6/6/2019
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- (01:09) Kamilah Taylor, founder of Swaay, talks about the WWDC announcements that matter most to her as a developer. - (18:11) What does it mean when a product shows an Amazon's Choice badge? Louise Matsakis from Wired did some digging to find out. - (30:28) Google shed more light on Stadia, including a list of release titles, pricing, and a special Founder's Edition pre-order tier. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Kamilah Taylor and Louise Matsakis Download or...

Duration:00:42:33

TNW 85: Mo Data, Mo Problems

5/30/2019
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- (01:29) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica spent a week with the Valve Index VR system, and it's really impressive. - (14:22) Twitter is a little late to cracking down on extremism, but Joseph Cox from Vice says they are considering deplatforming offenders. - (28:53) The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler discovered how chatty his iPhone is while he sleeps, and that's concerning. - (40:12) Patron Scan allows bars to keep tabs and block people who behave badly at bars, but is it going...

Duration:00:51:39

TNW 84: Huawei on the Brain

5/23/2019
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• (01:44) Vlad Savov on the troubles with Huawei • (17:55) Taylor Lorenz on the rights of Fortnite streamers • (33:20) Amazon gamify's its warehouse work • (41:07) Kids these days have online-only relationships Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Vlad Savov and Taylor Lorenz Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: peakptt.com use code TWITFreshBooks.com/tnwThe Intrazone

Duration:00:48:28

TNW 83: Too Much AI Whiskey

5/16/2019
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Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Russell Brandom and Owen JJ Stone Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: go.itpro.tv/tnw promo code TNW30twit.cachefly.comGazelle.com/twit

Duration:00:58:21

TNW 82: Sympathy for the Twitter Devil

5/9/2019
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(01:36) The view from Google I/O with Jason Howell (17:59) Mark Gurman from Bloomberg tells what to expect from iOS 13. (29:43) How Will Oremus from OneZero tried to help Satan get more followers on Twitter. (43:19) Should you buy your kids an Oculus Quest? Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Mark Gurman and Will Oremus Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: Linkedin.com/technewsenvoy.com/twitFreshBooks.com/tnw

Duration:00:47:37

TNW 81: VR on the Beach

5/2/2019
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- (01:19) CNET's Scott Stein takes the new Oculus Quest on vacation. - (14:19) Mystery and intrigue around a rare Atari cabinet. Kyle Orland from Ars Technica investigates. - (30:36) Myriam Joire (aka Tnkgrl) gives her Google I/O predictions and a review of the Moto G7. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Scott Stein, Kyle Orland, and Myriam Joire Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsors: hover.com/twitpeakptt.com use code TWIT

Duration:00:57:43