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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.

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TWiT 632: Smartest Dumb People in the World

9/18/2017
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Apple's new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X don't win over the TWiT panel. Will Google's Pixel 2? Facebook's election-rigging issues won't go away. Google appeals a record fine from the EU just as it gets a new pay discrimination suit here at home. Bodega is in the news for the first and only time. The cryptocurrency bubble starts to pop. Equifax is the security story that keeps on giving... your data away. Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Guests: Jeff Jarvis, Owen JJ Stone, and Mark...

Duration: 02:20:07


TWiT 631: This One's for Jerry

9/11/2017
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Apple will release the new iPhones on Tuesday. Thanks to leaks, we already know most of the details - does this spoil Apple's big day? Red Sox busted for using Apple Watch to steal signals from the Yankees. Moto X4 will be an Android One phone. Google may buy HTC. Equifax leaks 143 million records, wait more than a month to tell anyone. Facebook finally admits that Russians bought $100,000 worth of election ads. Solaris employees laid off from Oracle. Farewell, Jerry Pournelle. Host: Leo...

Duration: 02:15:11


TWiT 630: Moving at the Speed of Paper

9/4/2017
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On September 12th, Apple will hold the its first event in the new Steve Jobs Theater. Predicted to appear: the new iPhone 8, a 4K Apple TV, and an LTE Apple Watch. Does Google have the power to shut down people who criticize it? Alexa and Cortana join forces. Uber's new CEO has a lot of work ahead of him. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Brianna Wu, Larry Magid, and Phil Libin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is...

Duration: 02:22:20


TWiT 629: When in Doubt, Hit the Raccoon

8/28/2017
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Will Meg Whitman Be Uber's next CEO? Germany decides when it is okay for self-driving cars to kill people, and which people they should kill. Android Oreo is official. Samsung releases the Galaxy Note 8. Apple might announce its new iPhones on September 12th. Google may announce the new Pixels on October 5th. Nobody really knows when the Essential will arrive. Google teams up with Walmart as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods goes through and Kale goes on sale. Facebook and Focus feature...

Duration: 02:13:48


TWiT 628: Trash Analytics

8/21/2017
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Next week: All the Android you can handle! Google to launch Android O. Essential Phone arrives. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 announcement. Squeeze the Pixel 2. Is "google" the next "escalator"? Jeff Immelt may be Uber's next CEO. Intel makes Coffee Lake a reality, and hints at the 10nm chip beyond: Ice Lake. The Daily Stormer gets kicked off GoDaddy, Google, Cloudflare, Russia, and more. Katie Roof was not alive for the last total US solar eclipse. Mike Elgan knows the best baker in Barcelona....

Duration: 02:09:51


TWiT 627: Do You Inkwell?

8/14/2017
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Leo, Ashley Esqueda, Michael Nunez, and Dylan Tweney debunk the "Google Memo." Mark Zuckerberg still refuses to admit he is running for president. If you use Instagram's "Inkwell" filter, you are probably depressed. Google is taking over the open internet. An MIT Algorithm can tell if you are sarcastic on Twitter. HBO hack fallout. Phishing the White House. Podcast patent troll loses to EFF. Email Patent Troll vs Techdirt. Snap stock down after Facebook/Instagram copies all their best...

Duration: 02:16:05


TWiT 626: CEO Barbie

8/7/2017
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WannaCry hero pinched by the feds: should infosec professionals avoid the US?. Google's internal anti-diversity viral memo: women can't code? Vic Gundotra: iPhone photos beat Android and DSLR? Did Facebook narrowly avoid creating SkyNet? Who in their right mind would want to be Uber's CEO? Is your drone spying on you? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb, Iain Thomson, Rob Reid, and Piper Reese Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth...

Duration: 02:22:16


TWiT 625: Walking to the Bodega

7/31/2017
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Apple pays $506 million and €1.7 billion for patent infringements. Trump says that Apple will build 3 big plants in the US; Apple declines to comment. Apple kills the iPod Nano and Shuffle. Coders aren't happy about the new spaceship campus. Amazon, Alphabet, and Twitter stocks slide after earning reports, but Facebook is flying high. Your Roomba is NOT spying on you. Sweden leaks private info of all its citizens. Hackers crack safes, pwn voting machines, and inject code into mice at DEF...

Duration: 02:25:13


TWiT 624: There's A Real Argy Bargy Going On

7/24/2017
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Audi is getting serious about AI. Expect to see ads and check Facebook while you're driving. Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0 and will consumers buy in? Amazon 22 years later has gone from book store to taking over the world. What security step will replace the Lap Top Ban? Apple teases latest ARKit. Niantic fails Pokémon Go fans in Chicago. We are excited about Steven Spielberg's adaptation of 'Ready Player One.' And Is the future VR ... or AR? Host: Leo Laporte Download or...

Duration: 02:20:19


TWiT 623: Binders Full of CEOs

7/17/2017
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Disney will build a Star Wars-themed hotel where each guest gets a story. Uber says they are getting lots of applications for their open CEO post, but nobody big seems interested. Apple iPhone 8 rumors abound. Google is trying to eliminate Zika by releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitos in Fresno, CA. Amazon is creating a new messaging app called Anytime. Prime Day was Amazon's biggest sales day ever, and Best Buy stock dropped $1 billion over the rumor that Amazon is developing...

Duration: 02:07:43


TWiT 622: Running for Human

7/10/2017
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Huge pro-Net Neutrality protests planned for this week. The first Tesla Model 3 rolled off the line on Friday. Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley. The Nokia 3310 Trump/Putin "Caviar" phone costs $2500. the iPhone 8 might use facial recognition instead of Touch ID. Merck shut down by Petya ransomware. The role of government in cybersecurity and privacy. The role of technology and those versed in it in government. Jawbone closes down. Amazon Prime is a great deal, but Prime Day might not...

Duration: 02:11:59


TWiT 621: Butler in a Box

7/3/2017
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New York Times reporter Katie Benner joins us to talk about sexual harassment in Silicon Valley. Former host of MacBreak Weekly Scott Bourne joins us to talk about what it was like getting the 1st iPhone 10 years ago. This Week in Law host Denise Howell talks about the EU's €2.42 billion judgement against Google, and Zillow's suit against McMansion Hell. Iain Thompson rounds out the panel with some luddite views of the Amazon Echo Show and harsh words for The Guardian. Host: Leo...

Duration: 02:03:51


TWiT 620: From Key West to Key Largo

6/26/2017
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Amazon buys Whole Foods, might buy Slack. Travis Kalanick reigns as Uber CEO. The best drones money can buy. iPad Pro is the future of Mac laptops. Neighbor spoofing robocaller made a million calls a day. Apple Music now $99/year. Why Apple made the iPhone. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Tom Merritt, Jason Hiner, and Owen JJ Stone Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

Duration: 02:16:03


TWiT 619: Honey, I Shrunk the Panel

6/19/2017
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Amazon buys Whole Foods, and has its eyes on Slack. Apple's HomePod - Sonos killer? Facebook's Safety Check causes stress. Twitter's redesign. Voter fraud conspiracies. E3 announcements. Host: Jason Calacanis Guests: Brian Alvey, Dave Mathews, and Peter Rojas Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

Duration: 02:02:12


TWiT 618: Snakes vs Alligators

6/12/2017
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Leo is out this week, so Jason Snell takes the reins. At WWDC this week, Apple announced their Amazon Echo killer, the HomePod. They also announced big updates to iOS 11, the 10.5" iPad Pro, and the (at least) $4999 iMac Pro. Catering to a slightly less spendy demographic, Amazon announced that it will offer lower priced Prime subscriptions to people on Government Assistance. Uber had (another) bad week - capped off with Eric Holder's report to the Uber board. Host: Jason Snell Guests:...

Duration: 01:49:25


TWiT 617: Ask for the Camel With TWO Humps

6/5/2017
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WWDC is tomorrow! What will Apple announce? A Siri Speaker, perhaps? Google will updat Chrome to block annoying ads, but what will count as "annoying?" Where did Microsoft go wrong? One word: Vista. The US Supreme Court decides that patent rights end at sale. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Phil Libin, and Philip Elmer-DeWitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

Duration: 02:10:21


TWiT 616: That's Not a Hot Dog

5/29/2017
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Is Apple just pretending to be innovative? Does AlphaGo's latest victory mean that general AI is around the corner? Who knows more about you, Facebook or Google? Should the NSA stockpile exploits? How long can Tesla stay on top of the EV market? Are robot cops coming? And... Is that a hot dog? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dan Patterson, Tim Stevens, and Clayton Morris Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is...

Duration: 02:17:40


TWiT 615: Biz Sized Hole

5/22/2017
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All the highlights from Google I/O. Tim Cook has a blood sugar tracking watch. Facebook's guidelines for content moderation. Biz Stone is going back to Twitter. What happened with WannaCry. Minecraft devs don't want you to poison your birds. The FCC is going ahead with their plan to end Net Neutrality whether you like it or not. The internet is broken, and one of the men responsible is trying to fix it. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jeff Jarvis, Nathan Olivarez-Giles, and Mark...

Duration: 02:14:55


TWiT 614: $46 at the Piggly Wiggly

5/15/2017
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The WannaCry ransomware attack is far from over. Amazon introduces the Echo Show - will the touchscreen voice assistant/videophone flop? Microsoft announces their own voice assistant, the Cortana Speaker. The US plans to ban laptops on flights from Europe. Comcast and Charter agree not to compete on wireless. Russian hackers pwned by French presidential campaign Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Guests: Roberto Baldwin, Christina Warren, and Alex Wilhelm Download or subscribe to this show...

Duration: 02:21:05


TWiT 613: My Husband's an iDoctor

5/8/2017
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Mark Zuckerberg drops in for dinner unannounced, talks with firemen, and feeds a calf. Is he running for President, or just trying to convince us he's not secretly a robot? Apple has more than $250 billion in cash - what should it do with all that money? Microsoft introduces Windows 10 S, the Surface Laptop, Code Builder for Minecraft: Education edition, and more tools for schools. How much technology do schools need? Amazon's new echo has a camera, and its next one will have a touchpad....

Duration: 02:13:14

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