This Week in Google (Video LO)

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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 / 20:00 UTC.
April 19, 2018
Marissa Meyer is back at Google ('s old offices.) Microsoft announces IoT security Azure Sphere. Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer. Netflix vs. Cannes. Google AIY is the new Heathkit. Grasshopper teaches kids to code. Google's new Gmail. Google Maps tells you to turn right at the Taco Bell. Tesla puts its bumper to the grindstone. Android P gets some ideas from iPhone X. Yahoo and AOL start scanning your email. Will the real President Obama please stand up?Jeff's Pick: Kanye's Twitter philosophy bookStacey's Pick: Ecobee Switch Plus with Alexa 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: WordPress.com/twig
April 12, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg answers Congress' questions. Is YouTube for kids? Google Photos automatically generates cat videos. Alexa for Business. Questionable fireplace placement.Kevin's Stuff: indieweb.orgStacey's Things: Nest Hello and Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality?Mike's Joint: Taskade Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham Guests: Mike Elgan and 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. Sponsor: RocketMortgage.com/Twig
April 4, 2018
Shooting at YouTube Headquarters. Facebook's continuing kerfuffle. Apple snags Google's AI head. Chromebooks on school buses. Cheaper Pixel 3 on the way - but not for you. Trump vs. Amazon. Security breaches here, security breaches there, even in our underwear. Don't leave your pepperoni on the hotel balcony. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Wendy Nather and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
March 29, 2018
Google owes Oracle $8.8 Billion Dollars. Apple and Google fight over the classroom. Should everyone stop using Facebook? Should everybody stop using Twitter? Should everybody start using Google Plus?Stacey's Thing: Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest X Yale LockMike's Stuff: Lenovo Mirage Camera with DaydreamJeff's Number in Absentia: 5.5 GB Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Mike Elgan 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: www.light.house promo code TWIT RocketMortgage.com/Twig
March 21, 2018
Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Google News Initiative will fight fake journalism. Uber self-driving car not at fault for killing pedestrian. Congress passes SESTSA/FOSTA. The city that banned bitcoin mining.Jeff's Number: Amazon is #2Stacey's Thing: Alexa Kids CourtLeo's Tool: Samsung My BP Lab 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: WordPress.com/twig
March 15, 2018
Google Plus Codes, Amazon space iguanas, "The Meat Sweats," Elon at SXSW, flying taxis and drone deliveries, Netflix "Patches," and more! Leo's Pick: Samsung Galsxy S9 Stacey's Thing: Laurastar Smart Iron Jeff's Number: Google removed 3.2b bad ads in '17 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: casper.com/twig - promo code: TWIG RocketMortgage.com/Twig trywinc.com/twig
March 8, 2018
Android P Developer Preview gets its release. Google sells Zagat to The Infatuation. How the Defense Department is working with Google to train AI to analyze drone footage. Why Google might be working on hypersonic drilling. Facebook is trying to determine the difference between satire and fake news. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asks for help in addressing the effects social media has on the world. The Amazon Echo is laughing at its owners, literally. Hosts: Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jason Howell 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: www.light.house promo code TWIT
Feb. 28, 2018
What is Vero and why should you delete it? Google Clips takes pictures you wouldn't. Amazon buys Ring. Waymo takes you for a ride. Google and the Right to Be Forgotten. YouTube brings back Logan Paul. Google betas Flutter. Facebook and ther death of Little Things. Net Neutrality is officially over - now the real fight begins. 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: RocketMortgage.com/Twig
Feb. 22, 2018
Conspiracy theories arise online and off about the Florida school shooting. A Twitter bot purge significantly reduces the follower counts of conservative users, but Twitter claims it's not political. Google removes the 'view image' button from search results to appease photographers, and a federal judge says that embedding a tweet can be a copyright infringement. Has Google become too big? Plenty of examples featured in a New York Times article suggest that Google has been trying to suppress competition, prompting some critics to say the government should step in. Edible Arrangements also goes after Google because its competitors show up in search results. Google AI can now predict heart attacks through an eye scan. Jeff's number: 1,226,247, the number of people who signed the Change.org petition to revert to the old Snapchat.Kevin's pick: Secure Shell for coding on ChromebooksJoan's pick: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Kevin Tofel and 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: WordPress.com/twig RocketMortgage.com/Twig
Feb. 15, 2018
Google brings AMP to email, smart replies to messages, ad blocking to Chrome, and warnings to insecure websites. Cryptocurrency mining comes to Salon and 4200 other sites. Pixel Visual Core comes to Facebook and Snapchat, but not Google Camera. Logan Paul off YouTube - for now. Facebook loses the youngs. • Kevin's Stuff: Beaker Browser and Fritter • Jeff's Number: 280 character wedding vows • Stacey's Thing: Mango Mirror Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham 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. Sponsor: FreshBooks.com/twig

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