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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 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 for...

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


TWiT 612: Sky Pirates of Silicon Valley

5/1/2017
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Apple slashes affiliate commissions and stops paying Qualcomm royalties. Google's founders each have their own flying contraptions in the works. Amazon's new Echo Look wants pictures of your clothes. Uber wants all of your data. WikiTribune wants to fight fake news. Hackers just want money from Netflix. The Juicero was just a bad, bad idea. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Greg Ferro, Devindra Hardawar, and Ashley Esqueda Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration: 02:40:58


TWiT 611: Bezel Come Back

4/24/2017
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At the F8 Developer Conference, Facebook shows off its hot new augmented reality technology - which looks a whole lot like Snapchat. Apple is secretly working on non-invasive blood sugar detection, which could be a boon to millions of diabetics. Apple also wants to save the Earth by using 100% recycled materials in its products, covering its headquarters in solar panels, and manufacturing its own sweat. Wait, what? Google, which has made billions in ad revenue, is working on an ad...

Duration: 02:39:00


TWiT 610: Zombie Shopping Malls

4/17/2017
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United "overbooking": what's the real story? A murder streamed on Facebook Live. Apple sues Qualcomm, Qualcom sues Apple right back. Windows 10 Creators Update is here - are you excited for 3D Paint? The internet Archive emulates early Macs. Princeton creates an unblockable ad blocker. Nintendo stops selling the NES Classic - why? The death of the American mall. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Snell and Katie Benner Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration: 01:53:47


TWiT 609: Strippers, JFK and Stalin

4/10/2017
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Apple issues a mea culpa for the Mac Pro and promises a new model is on the way - just not this year. YouTube TV launches - it isn't perfect, but it may be the most promising over-the-top TV solution. Facebook launches a fund to fight fake news. Jeff Bezos is spending $1 billion a year of his own money on Blue Origin. XBox's Project Scorpio specs revealed. Is the Twitter outrage over Pepsi's new ad justified? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Harry McCracken, Christina Warren, and Iain...

Duration: 02:28:15


TWiT 608: Supercanoe

4/3/2017
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US Congress votes to kill ISP privacy rules. Fixing fake news is harder than anyone imagined. Apple AR might not be good for gamers. Twitter changes default profile picture. The best 2017 April Fools jokes. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Larry Magid, Brianna Wu, and Erin Griffith 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: 02:08:43

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