This Week in Google (Video HD)

This Week in Google (Video HD)
By Leo Laporte
About this podcast
Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.

Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.

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Jan. 18, 2018
Google's Arts & Culture app matches your selfie with famous works of art. Facebook will show more content from your friends and family, less news. Why Google Photos won't search for gorillas. Google Home and Chromecast killing Wi-Fi. YouTube will stop monetizing small video producers. Black and white screens fix phone addiction. Leo's Pick: Thee Strange Brands in Your Instagram FeedJeff's Numbers: Apple to pay $38b under repatriation, and Blackrock: Contribute to society or risk losing our supportStacey's Thing: Nanoleaf 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.
Jan. 11, 2018
Google's 1st CES: Assistant is everywhere, but so is rain. People keep stealing Google bikes. AT&T pulls out of a Huawei deal - Huawei CEO is not pleased. Mark Zuckerberg's ""personal challenge"" for 2018 is to do his job. Facebook kills M. Meltdown mitigation hurts. Record number of US border gadget searches. Senate will vote to fix Net Neutrality. IoT at CES.Jeff's Pick: my_aussie_gal on InstagramMathew's Pick: Sarah Silverman and the Twitter Troll Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Mathew Ingram Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show. Sponsors: FreshBooks.com/twig RocketMortgage.com/Twig
Jan. 4, 2018
Say farewell to Pixel C, YouTube on Alexa, and decency on YouTube. Say hello to Trump's big button, SWATing, and corporations as malevolent AIs. Google Images knows how you'll vote. Ads coming to Alexa. Amazon is not really going to buy Target, are they? Equifax gets off scot-free. Facebook's new Center for Deleting Content.Leo's Tool: What 3 Words: a new way to navigateJeff's Number: Million Short: search links without the top million resultsKevin's Stuff: IndieWeb, Homebrew Website Club, and Micro.blog 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.
Dec. 27, 2017
Our best moments of 2017. Google's messaging mess. The most common passwords of 2016. Wikileaks' CIA hacking trove. What's in Android O. YouTube TV. Facebook F8 announcements. Burger King trolls Google Assistant. Harassment in Silicon Valley. "Google Memo" fallout. Amazon's surprise new Echos. Google Home Mini spies on reviewer. Alpha Go Zero learns by itself. We hate Pixel Buds, Pixel 2, 2XL. Google fixes their hamburger emoji. Net Neutrality ends. Happy Holidays! 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. Sponsor: GoToWebinar.com/podcast
Dec. 21, 2017
Facebook's facial recognition software will alert you when someone posts a picture of you, even without being tagged. Snooze your friends. How to use meme wars to run for President. Google Maps has a 6 year lead on the competition. Google AI finds two new planets. Google kills Tango. Twitter hate crackdown. Republican "Net Neutrality" bill. Magic Leap reveals its AR headset. Amazon Echo Spot unboxing.Joan Donovan's Pick: Exploding the PhoneJeff's Number: Elon Musk Tweets His Phone NumberStacey's Thing: Wink+SonosLeo's Tool: Amazon Echo Spot Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Joan Donovan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/Twig GoToWebinar.com/podcast
Dec. 14, 2017
RIP Net Neutrality. Patreon listens to critics, scraps new fees. How to fix media. Facebook is unfixable. Google Home Max unboxing. "Appsperiments" is our new favorite word. Tweetstorms are officially Threads. Don't download that baby poop video.Stacey's Pick: Alexa, Turn on ChristmasJeff's Pick: Tasty One TopLeo's Pick: Silicon Valley's Worst Apologies of 2017 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. Sponsors: videoblocks.com/twig sonic.com/twit RING.COM/TWIG
Dec. 7, 2017
Windows on ARM is born. Net Neutrality has one week to live. Chrome Apps are dead. Google Home Minis are dying. Google Home Max might live on December 14th. Google pulls YouTube from Echo devices. Stacey's Picks: My Tesla Alexa Skill, Harry Potter IR WandAaron's Project: Holiday Cheer BoxLeo's Number: Digital ad spending beat TV in 2017 Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: 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.
Nov. 30, 2017
Google FINALLY fixes their hamburger and beer emoji. Now they turn to the many fixes the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL need. Android 8.1 adds support for Pixel 2's imaging chip. Lens rolling out to Google Assistant on Pixel phones. Uber withheld evidence in Waymo case. YouTube's creepy kids' shows. Jeff Bezos worth $100 Billion. Cyber Monday was Amazon's biggest shopping day ever. Andy Rubin leaves Essential.Stacey's Thing: Senso Bluetooth HeadsetMathew's Stuff: Cryptocurrencies are neat.Jason's Tip: How to enable Pixel Visual Core Processing Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell Guest: Mathew Ingram Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
Nov. 23, 2017
Pixel Buds are "like spiders clawing in your ears." Net Neutrality will die on December 14th, no matter what you do to protest. DOJ blocks AT&T/Time Warner merger. Peter Thiel sells most of his Facebook stock, splits with Y Combinator, might buy Gawker.com assets. Google tracks Android locations. Tesla's big new truck. Stacey's Thing: CleverPetJeff's Number: 9 Ways Twitter can punish miscreants, but usually doesn't.Leo's Tool: Radio3.io 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.
Nov. 16, 2017
Pixel Buds are getting bad reviews. Blasting Facebook and Google. Amazon pays $250 Million for Lord of the Rings TV rights. Alibaba's $25 billion Singles' Day. Self-driving trucks and flying cars. Hacking the Boeing 757. Xerox Alto turns 40. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Kevin Marks and Mathew Ingram Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.