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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.

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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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 654: Bye, Bye Mr. Ajit Pai

2/18/2018
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News publishers violated copyright by embedding a tweet. Are video games to blame for the Florida school shooting? A drone causes a helicopter to crash. Are we seeing the end of Facebook? Apple isn't making as much money on the HomePod compared to other products. The controversial Snapchat update. What to expect from Mobile World Congress. An amazing $300M deal for a showrunner at Netflix, and more. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Christina Warren, and Iain Thomson Download or...

Duration:02:15:47

TWiT 653: X Stands for Nothing

2/11/2018
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HomePod should have been delayed longer. Elon Musk's rollercoaster week: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to Mars just as Tesla has its worst quarter ever. iPhone boot code leaked online. Chrome will shame insecure websites. YouTube suspends Logan Paul for generally being a horrible human being. Rethinking Facebook and Google. T-Mobile warns of phone hacking scam. Uber settles with Waymo. ESPN's new streaming service will not show ESPN. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ed Bott, Brian X. Chen, and...

Duration:02:18:54

TWiT 652: We're All Out of Kidneys

2/4/2018
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Tech ads in the Superbowl. Elon Musk's "Not-a-Flamethrower." Apple, Google, and Amazon quarterly results. What are Amazon's health plans? What game company will Microsoft buy next? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ashley Esqueda, Mike Elgan, and Sam Machkovech 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. Sponsors:RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT Molekule.com promo code...

Duration:02:20:17

TWiT 651: Occupy Fiber

1/29/2018
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Elon Musk's great ideas: Tesla, SpaceX, flamethrowers. Apple HomePod arrives next week. Google Clips camera is not at all creepy, we swear. Nobody won the Lunar X Prize. Amazon Go officially opens. Montana, New York, AT&T, John Deere, and Burger King take up the Net Neutrality battle. Intel's Spectre patch is a garbage fire. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Greg Ferro and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in...

Duration:02:20:26

TWiT 650: Frumpy Rump

1/21/2018
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EVs and self-driving cars at CES and the Detroit Auto Show. The first cashierless Amazon Go shop opens January 22nd. Apple HomePod is nearly here. Apple hands out $2500 employee stock bonuses as part of its huge cash repatriation plan. Google wants your selfies. Facebook wants you to tell it what "high quality" news is. Twitter emails 677,775 users to tell them that they shared Russian scams. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lindsey Turrentine, Tim Stevens, and Georgia Dow Download or...

Duration:02:23:40

TWiT 649: Aging in Place

1/14/2018
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Florence Ion, Jason Hiner, and Larry Magid join Leo talk about CES and much more. Voice assistants are everywhere and IoT devices are getting smarter. Innovations in Sleep Tech that will improve your health. Elon Musk's Hyperloop is moving forward. Facebook is changing the Newsfeed feature and you might be shocked how. Some new brands might be popping up on Instagram feed and Stephen Colbert's app, Scripto, is being used by nearly everyone in late night new comedy. Host: Leo...

Duration:02:21:09

TWiT 648: Distracted by the Sex Robots

1/7/2018
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The best explanation for the Meltdown and Spectre computer flaws comes from a comic strip. Apple eats crow over slowing iPhones. Magic Leap might not be vaporware after all - will this lead to the death of smartphones? CES 2018 predictions. Prediction #1: no Ajit Pai. SWATting death: who is to blame? Border agents phone searches are way up just as new rules limiting searches are drafted. Please stop giving this man money: Juicero founder now hawking bacteria-filled "raw water." Host:...

Duration:02:40:22

TWiT 647: The Year's Best

12/31/2017
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Our best moments of 2017. Silicon Valley's reaction to Trump's immigration ban. Snapchat's IPO makes one high school $24 million. The Dark Overlord. Is Zuck running for president? Google I/O highlights. Amazon buys Whole Foods. Travis Kalanick out as Uber CEO. Google's viral anti-diversity memo. Jerry Pournelle, 8/7/1933 - 9/8/2017. KFC follows 11 herbs and spices. iPhone X: best launch in history. Animoji karaoke. The life lessons from Grandpa that made Jeff Bezos the richest man in the...

Duration:01:44:15

TWiT 646: 2017 Year in Review

12/24/2017
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Mark Zuckerberg tours the country - but he isn't running for president. Amazon puts Alexa everywhere. Silicon Valley's toxic bro culture. Twitter gets political. YouTube Kids gets algorithmically weird. CIA and NSA zero days revealed. Apple Park opens for business. Google's bad hardware year. Bitcoin madness. Uber's many many many many problems. Apple releases iPhone X, iMac Pro. Amazon buys Whole foods. Equifax hack. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Jason Howell, and...

Duration:02:56:17

TWiT 645: Not a Bright Guy

12/17/2017
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FCC cancels Net Neutrality and Ajit Pai mocks protesters. Apple's new iMac Pro costs a minimum of $4999 and goes up from there. Disney buys 21st Century Fox, gaining X-Men, Fantastic Four, and A New Hope, along with a 60% share of Hulu. Google cancels Tango as ARCore picks up steam. As public sentiment against it grows, even Facebook admits that Facebook is bad for you. Uber spies on everybody. Tweet storms made easy. Mirai botnet that took down huge swathes of the internet was built by...

Duration:02:22:33

TWiT 644: This Is Fine

12/10/2017
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Bitcoin hits $20,000, then drops back to $15,000. San Francisco to ban robots. DeepMindAI teaches itself to be a chess grandmaster in 4 hours. Net Neutrality dies in 4 days. Qualcomm and Microsoft announce Windows on ARM computers. Facebook Messenger for Kids targets 6-year-olds. 2017's top 10 YouTube videos and earners. Jony Ive is back in charge at Apple design. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Serenity Caldwell, Dwight Silverman, and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:02:33:57

TWiT 643: Ambien Tech

12/3/2017
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Cyber Monday was Amazon's biggest day ever, but Jeff Bezos still lost his $100 Billion dollar crown. Apple fixes an ugly macOS security flaw, but then immediately breaks the fix. Google finally figures out how to make hamburgers and beer. Uber is still incredibly crooked. Bitcoin clears $10,000. Elon Musk is sending a Roadster to Mars and discovering a sunken city in Chicago. The US Supreme Court will decide if the Fourth Amendment applies to your phone. Host: Leo Laporte Guests:...

Duration:02:31:36

TWiT 642: Grandpa's Hairy Thumb

11/26/2017
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Net Neutrality's demise set for December 14th - lawsuits to follow. Black Friday breaks mobile records. Time's top 10 gadgets of the year. Jeff Bezos, now worth $100 billion, credits his grandpa's hairy thumb as inspiration. How to tell if you liked a Russia-sponsored Facebook page. Elon Musk tests the bounds of credibility with his latest battery claims. Uber confesses to hiding a 2016 data breach and paying off the hackers. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Jill Duffy, and...

Duration:02:25:37

TWiT 641: The Tesla Zamboni

11/19/2017
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Tesla unveils a semi and a $200,000 Roadster. The first church of artificial intelligence. Apple delays the HomePod until 2018. Amazon is close to launching their cashierless store, and just paid a quarter of a million dollars for the rights to produce Lord of the Rings TV shows. Who is tracking you this Thanksgiving? TechShop goes Bankrupt. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Iain Thomson, and Phil Libin Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:02:08:36

TWiT 640: Stand Clear of the Closing Doors

11/12/2017
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DOJ suggests that phone encryption kills people. Facebook wants to see you naked. Apple gets ready for its best holiday ever. Twitter gets 50 character names to go with its 280 character tweets. XBox One X is the best game system out there. Bill Gates will build his own city. Car ownership will be a thing of the past in 5 years. Intel and AMD team up. Alibaba sells $25 billion worth of stuff in one day while America's retail sector is tanking. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ben Johnson,...

Duration:02:17:17

TWiT 639: Anywhere but Albany

11/5/2017
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The iPhone X is the best phone a huge pile of money can buy. Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, cashes out $1 billion in Amazon stock. Congress has some words with Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Can Facebook be fixed? Can Twitter? Animoji, poop emoji, and burger emoji continue to be news. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Brian X. Chen, and Ed Bott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by...

Duration:02:31:46

TWiT 638: The Frightful 5 on the Splinternet

10/29/2017
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Ordering the iPhone X. The Essential phone and its lack of press coverage. Who owns your face, malicious face recogntion and the lack of face case law. The splintered internet explained. The iPhone calulator flaw. Burn-in problems reproted for the Pixel 2. AI dominating companies and the Frightful 5 identififed. Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft earnings beat expectations. The consequence of monopolies. The General Data Protection Regulation and its implication for your personal data....

Duration:02:26:58

TWiT 637: 11 Verified Herbs and Spices

10/22/2017
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Pixel 2 first look. Apple innovation. Twitter will end hate speech next week. Bixby in the kitchen, Cortana in the living room. KRACK is bad, ROCA is worse. Netflix will spend $8 million on original content. Magic Leap gets another $500 million. Host: Leo Laporte 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:02:16:30

TWiT 636: A Fat Suit for Your Phone

10/15/2017
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The New York Times clamps down on social media. Twitter will clamp down on hate. Qualcomm drags China into its fight with Apple. Google drags Target into its fight with Amazon. TransUnion drags itself into everyone's fight with Equifax. Oculus announces a wire-free VR headset. Shell buys into electric charging. Atari 2600 turns 40. US vs Japan giant robot fight go! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Erin Griffith, Dan Patterson, and Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:59:00

TWiT 635: Benji's Bag of Dongles

10/8/2017
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The guy who created the like button now says it's dangerously addictive. Facebook Chief Security Officer John Stamos says press doesn't understand how hard it is to prevent voter manipulation. Yahoo admits that hack perpetrated under Yahoo Chief Security Officer John Stamos impacted all 3 billion Yahoo users. Google heats up the home voice assistant war, but can it catch up with Alexa? And does Apple even have a chance as Siri turns 6? Google puts another stake in the headphone jack....

Duration:02:16:07

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