This Week In Google-logo

This Week In Google

TWiT

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.
More Information

Location:

CA

Networks:

TWiT

Description:

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.

Language:

English


Episodes

TWiG 427: Wig Radar

10/18/2017
More
Pixel 2 arrives tomorrow with a secret custom imaging chip. Google AI can teach itself Go. Snopes and Politifact get fake news ads. How to get a job as a Personality Designer at Google. Samsung's Bixby assistant comes to fridges. Which is worse, KRACK or ROCA? MS vs DOJ goes to the SCOTUS. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:12:06


TWiG 426: Vulnerable to Journalism

10/11/2017
More
Facebook, Twitter, and now Google have discovered that Russia bought political ads during the election. Kaspersky is spying. So is the Google Home Mini. Google buys 60db. Project Loon may give Puerto Rico Internet while Elon Musk gives them power, and Zuckerberg looks on in VR. Don't try to rob a bank using information you find online. YouTube bans bump stock videos. Carl's Jr begs Amazon to buy them in bizarre Twitter campaign. Oculus announces a standalone VR headset. Google Assistant...

Duration: 01:54:55


TWiG 425: Dogatonic

10/4/2017
More
Google announced a whole slew of new products this morning in its push to control the home ecosystem. We go down the list and analyze their strategy. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 01:53:40


TWiG 424: The Echo Chamber

9/27/2017
More
Google is 19 years old. Its present to us? Cool Google Doodles. Its present to itself? 2,000 HTC Engineers. Google and Levi's make a smart jacket. Google might make a better-sounding Home. Amazon is definitely making approximately 724 new Echo devices, including a smaller Echo, Zigbee-enabled Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Buttons, and more. Just don't try playing YouTube videos on your Echo Show. Twitter tests 280 character limits. Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell Guest: Matt...

Duration: 01:48:27


TWiG 423: I Can't Hear You Over the Internet

9/20/2017
More
Google has a whole lotta leaks. Pixel 2 XL! Google Home Mini! Google Pixelbook! Coral Daydream VR headsets! Google might buy HTC's phone division any second now. Chrome will block autoplay videos in January. Google Tez makes payments with sound in India. Apparently everyone is letting users target ads using racist phrases. And we celebrate 20 years of Google. Host: Jason Howell Guests: Mathew Ingram and Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration: 01:35:06


TWiG 422: The Missing Link

9/13/2017
More
Qualcomm says Android beats iPhone. Samsung wants a folding phone. Everybody hates Silicon Valley. Especially Facebook. Even more especially the ex-Googlers who founded Bodega. Oxford commas, "they" as a neutral singular pronoun and how to pronounce cuneiform. Pharma bro: do not pass go. Pharma bro: do not pass go. Blueborn attack could affect 5 billion devices. Equifax - now that none of our information is private, what next? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review. Welcome Alexis Ohanian...

Duration: 02:35:43


TWiG 421: Not OK, Google

9/6/2017
More
How important is it for companies to have good morals? Hackers in US power grid. An Oreo deep dive. Essential Phone: beautiful, unfixable. Facebook code controls 16% of the average website. Will Apple or Amazon make the next James Bond film? Farewell, Solaris. Good riddance, Juicero. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guest: Kevin Marks Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:04:33


TWiG 420: Low Irish Talking

8/30/2017
More
Use the internet to help hurricane Harvey victims. Leo discovers ASMR. Google takes Tango down a notch with ARCore. New Pixel Phones 10/5. 2017 Eclipse Megamovie. Google Translate crowdsources Mr. Squidward Kim Jong Il. Should Estonia nationalize the internet? How the CIA made Google. Essential leaks customer drivers licences. Facebook's transparency mess. Amazon officially owns Whole Foods. Cortana and Alexa get all smoochy. Uber's new CEO is ready for a big job. Hosts: Leo Laporte,...

Duration: 02:20:38


TWiG 419: Foie Gras Lollipop

8/23/2017
More
Google partners with Walmart to take on Amazon. Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition clears the FTC. Google Home gets phone calling and Bluetooth features. Supreme Court may have to decide if you can google that on Bing. New Chromebook Pixel and Google Home Dot? Google Assistant headphones? Treble might work on existing phones. Android Oreo is official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is super expensive - unless you bought a Note 7. Terms of service controversies from Sonos, Plex, and Uber. Plus:...

Duration: 01:53:38


TWiG 418: I Want a Three-Tier Tiffen

8/16/2017
More
Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer kicked off Go Daddy, Google, Cloudflare, Twitter, and more. Essential phone will be here next week. Pixel 2 passes the FCC, will feature squeezable sides. Allo on the web is still too limited. YouTube will show how many people are watching right now. Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions. Ordering pizza on Facebook. Trump's DOJ wants 1.3 million IP addresses of people protesting Trump. Ikea smart bulbs work with HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Home. Hosts: Leo...

Duration: 01:53:34


TWiG 417: Fire and Furry

8/9/2017
More
Google engineer writes men's rights diatribe. Google fires him. Discussion ensues. Also: Deepmind vs. Starcraft, get a new phone every 30 days, Amazon's secret brands, Instagram depression, and the 8th best tech writer in the US. Mighty3 day podcast festival in NYC Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:22:49


TWiG 416: Mr. Nutter Butter Has a Message for You

8/2/2017
More
US Digital Service - making government better. Alphabet Q2 earnings up, stocks down. Chrome's ad blocker is available to devs. Not everybody likes Google's plan to track offline sales. Is privacy a fad? Facebook hits 2 billion users. Bitcoin splits, and miners revolt. ACLU supports John Oliver. Millenials confused by discovery of broadcast TV. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Matt Cutts and Kevin Marks Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration: 02:06:19


TWiG 415: Sinkhole Ahead!

7/26/2017
More
No more "OK Google" search on Chromebooks? Facebook profit spikes 71%, laws of Australia trump laws of mathematics? Waze is now on Android Auto, and more. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Mike Elgan and Aaron Newcomb Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:15:47


TWiG 414: Never a Freshman

7/19/2017
More
Musical Podcasts. Google Glass for Enterprise. New Google Feed. Better Google Analytics. Facebook News Subscription. Amazon Meal Kits, Spark, Treasure Truck, and Outfit Compare. Samsung Bixby arrives in the US. Net Neutrality Day results. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:02:02


TWiG 413: You Never Know What's Not Going to Happen

7/12/2017
More
Today is the Net Neutrality Day of Action. Go to BattleForTheNet.com and write your congressperson. Also, The Pixel XL 2 may feature a squeezable frame. Allo is coming to the desktop in "a few weeks." Android 7.1 has "Panic Detection" mode. Facebook will sell ads in Messenger. Amazon Prime Day sales up 60% over last year's record-setting haul - with Echo Dot as the top-selling item. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may explode onto the scene on August 23rd. Make Nokia great again. China teleports...

Duration: 02:27:47


TWiG 412: The Yodeling Pickle

7/5/2017
More
Harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley. Amazon Dash Wand First look. Health data privacy pros and cons. Facebook tracking its users. Bixby still can't speak English. US partially lifts laptop ban. All-girl Afghanistan robotics team denied US visas. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:37:01


TWiG 411: Dinah Won't You Blow

6/28/2017
More
EU fines Google €2.42 billion, Canada demands global de-listing. Google News' redesign causes Jeff concern. YouTube Party. Amazon Show unboxing. Facebook hits 2 billion users. Petya ransomware may be retaliation for Russian cyberwarfare on Ukraine. Jeff's report from Vidcon. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 02:20:26


TWiG 410: Addicted to Convenience

6/21/2017
More
Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods and how it could change grocery stores. The transition from an economy of goods to one of experiences. Uber and Lyft get their way in Texas after refusing to comply with an ordinance requiring fingerprint background checks for drivers. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns and whether or not the corporate culture of Uber was necessary for its success. Stacey's Thing: Radical Technologies - The Design of Every Day Life by Adam GreenfieldMike's Number: 18, the...

Duration: 01:49:55


TWiG 409: Practical Telepathy

6/14/2017
More
Leo, Jeff, and Stacey are all off this week, so Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Kevin Marks are in charge. The Essential phone will be a Sprint exclusive, but that doesn't mean you can't buy one and use it with whatever service you want. Google's successor to the Pixel XL may be getting even bigger, and might get made by LG this time around. The current Pixel XL will self-destruct on October of 2018. Google's cute little self-driving cars are self-driving off into the sunset. Google...

Duration: 01:36:47


TWiG 408: Being Internet Awesome

6/7/2017
More
Google will add a feature to Chrome that will block "bad ads." Meanwhile, Funding Choices will let you pay sites for an ad-free experience. Google helps kids "Be Internet Awesome." Amazon announces a way to get Prime on the cheap, and an inexpensive "Ice" phone. HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo.... FIGHT! Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell Guest: Danny Sullivan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the...

Duration: 01:38:47

See More