This Week in Google (Video-LO)
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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.

Episodes (Total: 51 / Page: 1)
yesterday · 01:35:07
Google has a whole lotta leaks. Pixel 2 XL! Google Home Mini! Google Pixelbook! Coral Daydream VR headsets! Google might buy HTC's phone division any second now. Chrome will block autoplay videos in January. Google Tez makes payments with sound in India. Apparently everyone is letting users target ads using racist phrases. And we celebrate 20 years of Google.Ron's pick: Sonarr appJason's Pick: Instal custom Oreo themes with Substratum and Andromeda Host: Jason Howell Guests: Mathew Ingram and Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
Sept. 13, 2017 · 02:35:33
Qualcomm says Android beats iPhone. Samsung wants a folding phone. Everybody hates Silicon Valley. Especially Facebook. Even more especially the ex-Googlers who founded Bodega. Oxford commas, "they" as a neutral singular pronoun and how to pronounce cuneiform. Pharma bro: do not pass go.Pharma bro: do not pass go. Blueborn attack could affect 5 billion devices. Equifax - now that none of our information is private, what next? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review. Welcome Alexis Ohanian Jr. 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.
Sept. 7, 2017 · 02:04:33
How important is it for companies to have good morals? Hackers in US power grid. An Oreo deep dive. Essential Phone: beautiful, unfixable. Facebook code controls 16% of the average website. Will Apple or Amazon make the next James Bond film? Farewell, Solaris. Good riddance, Juicero. 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.
Aug. 31, 2017 · 02:20:38
Use the internet to help hurricane Harvey victims. Leo discovers ASMR. Google takes Tango down a notch with ARCore. New Pixel Phones 10/5. 2017 Eclipse Megamovie. Google Translate crowdsources Mr. Squidward Kim Jong Il. Should Estonia nationalize the internet? How the CIA made Google. Essential leaks customer drivers licences. Facebook's transparency mess. Amazon officially owns Whole Foods. Cortana and Alexa get all smoochy. Uber's new CEO is ready for a big job. 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.
Aug. 24, 2017 · 01:53:38
Google partners with Walmart to take on Amazon. Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition clears the FTC. Google Home gets phone calling and Bluetooth features. Supreme Court may have to decide if you can google that on Bing. New Chromebook Pixel and Google Home Dot? Google Assistant headphones? Treble might work on existing phones. Android Oreo is official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is super expensive - unless you bought a Note 7. Terms of service controversies from Sonos, Plex, and Uber. Plus: Hamburger Helper, peanut butter Oreos, foie gras lollipops, queso, bisto, and chicken in a can.Jeff's number: What FB is paying and expecting for Watch episodesStacey's thing: The PreparedJason's tool: Google's Inbox can finally show multiple email accounts at once 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.
Aug. 17, 2017 · 01:53:34
Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer kicked off Go Daddy, Google, Cloudflare, Twitter, and more. Essential phone will be here next week. Pixel 2 passes the FCC, will feature squeezable sides. Allo on the web is still too limited. YouTube will show how many people are watching right now. Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions. Ordering pizza on Facebook. Trump's DOJ wants 1.3 million IP addresses of people protesting Trump. Ikea smart bulbs work with HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Home.Stacey's thing: A New Way to DinnerMike's tool: meetingbirdLeo's pick: MoviePass 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.
Aug. 10, 2017 · 02:22:49
Google engineer writes men's rights diatribe. Google fires him. Discussion ensues. Also: Deepmind vs. Starcraft, get a new phone every 30 days, Amazon's secret brands, Instagram depression, and the 8th best tech writer in the US.Stacey's thing: MightyJeff's number: 3 day podcast festival in NYC 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.
Aug. 3, 2017 · 02:06:19
US Digital Service - making government better. Alphabet Q2 earnings up, stocks down. Chrome's ad blocker is available to devs. Not everybody likes Google's plan to track offline sales. Is privacy a fad? Facebook hits 2 billion users. Bitcoin splits, and miners revolt. ACLU supports John Oliver. Millenials confused by discovery of broadcast TV.Jeff's Number: $600/head SV restaurant with gold-flecked steaksMatt Cutt's Thing: Hack the Pentagon!Kevin Marks' Stuff: IndieWeb.org, Liberty Foundation, extra thumb prosthetic Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Matt Cutts 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.
July 27, 2017 · 02:15:47
No more "OK Google" search on Chromebooks? Facebook profit spikes 71%, laws of Australia trump laws of mathematics? Waze is now on Android Auto, and more. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis Guests: Mike Elgan and 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.
July 20, 2017 · 02:02:02
Musical Podcasts. Google Glass for Enterprise. New Google Feed. Better Google Analytics. Facebook News Subscription. Amazon Meal Kits, Spark, Treasure Truck, and Outfit Compare. Samsung Bixby arrives in the US. Net Neutrality Day results. 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.
July 13, 2017 · 02:27:47
Today is the Net Neutrality Day of Action. Go to BattleForTheNet.com and write your congressperson. Also, The Pixel XL 2 may feature a squeezable frame. Allo is coming to the desktop in "a few weeks." Android 7.1 has "Panic Detection" mode. Facebook will sell ads in Messenger. Amazon Prime Day sales up 60% over last year's record-setting haul - with Echo Dot as the top-selling item. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may explode onto the scene on August 23rd. Make Nokia great again. China teleports matter to space.Jeff's Numbers: Google spends $800,000 on newsbots that write 30,000 articles a month in the UK. Google doesn't owe France 1.1bn euros in back taxes. Danny's Stuff: Silk Vault Slim Wallet Case, The Big SickStacey's Thing: Fibaro HomeKit Sensors Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Danny Sullivan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
July 5, 2017 · 02:37:01
Harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley. Amazon Dash Wand First look. Health data privacy pros and cons. Facebook tracking its users. Bixby still can't speak English. US partially lifts laptop ban. All-girl Afghanistan robotics team denied US visas. 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.
June 29, 2017 · 02:21:30
EU fines Google €2.42 billion, Canada demands global de-listing. Google News' redesign causes Jeff concern. YouTube Party. Amazon Show unboxing. Facebook hits 2 billion users. Petya ransomware may be retaliation for Russian cyberwarfare on Ukraine. Jeff's report from Vidcon. 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.
June 22, 2017 · 01:49:55
Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods and how it could change grocery stores. The transition from an economy of goods to one of experiences. Uber and Lyft get their way in Texas after refusing to comply with an ordinance requiring fingerprint background checks for drivers. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns and whether or not the corporate culture of Uber was necessary for its success.Stacey's Thing: Radical Technologies - The Design of Every Day Life by Adam GreenfieldMike's Number: 18, the number of Girl Scout badges introduced for cybersecurity educationLeo's Tool: Search for "Spinner" on Google 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.
June 14, 2017 · 01:36:47
Leo, Jeff, and Stacey are all off this week, so Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Kevin Marks are in charge. The Essential phone will be a Sprint exclusive, but that doesn't mean you can't buy one and use it with whatever service you want. Google's successor to the Pixel XL may be getting even bigger, and might get made by LG this time around. The current Pixel XL will self-destruct on October of 2018. Google's cute little self-driving cars are self-driving off into the sunset. Google Drive wants to back up your whole computer. Softbank is buying Boston Dynamics. Google's Project Sunroof lets you know which neighbors have solar power. Facebook expands safety check in a possibly stressful way.Kevin's Pick: IndieWeb and IndieWeb Summit Ron's Pick: AstroJason's Pick: pix2pix fotogenerator Host: Jason Howell Guests: Ron Richards 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.
June 7, 2017 · 01:38:47
Google will add a feature to Chrome that will block "bad ads." Meanwhile, Funding Choices will let you pay sites for an ad-free experience. Google helps kids "Be Internet Awesome." Amazon announces a way to get Prime on the cheap, and an inexpensive "Ice" phone. HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo.... FIGHT!Jason's Pick: Kotlin for Beginners (Udacity)Stacey's Thing: SnoozDanny's Stuff: Personal Search Tab Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell Guest: Danny Sullivan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
June 1, 2017 · 02:30:23
Government's role in online privacy. Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet trends report. Android creator Andy Rubin's new Essential phone. The true meaning of "covfefe." Does Netflix care about Net Neutrality? Chipotle hacked. Google's expensive gender pay gap. 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.
May 25, 2017 · 02:00:23
Google releases the Jamboard, their smart whiteboard. How Google's ATAP has changed. Google can now track your offline credit card purchases. Why is it so hard to get Android apps on Chromebooks? What is Fuschia? Android Automotive will take over your car's dashboard. Java creator James Gosling is going to AWS. 1Password introduces Travel Mode to protect you at the border. Chaos Computer Club demonstrates how to hack Samsung's Iris Detection with just a camera and a contact lens. The FCC really wants to kill net neutrality, and they will beat you up if you ask them polite questions. Ford's new CEO is all about self-driving cars, but Waymo has a huge lead over everyone else. Uber angers customers, drivers, and pretty much the entire city of Pittsburgh.Jeff's Number: Google Street view is 10 years old, and artists love it.Stacey's Thing: WeMo Dimmer SwitchRon Amadeo's Stuff: Elegato Stream Deck Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Ron Amadeo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
May 18, 2017 · 01:40:33
Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, and Jeff Jarvis report live from Google I/O to discuss today's keynote. Stacey Higginbotham joins them from Austin, TX. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jason Howell Guest: Chris DiBona Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.
May 10, 2017 · 01:46:14
Amazon announces the Echo Show, an Echo with a touch screen and video calling functionality. Google I/O is next week - what will we see? Guest host Jason Howell demonstrates the Dex, Samsung's phone dock that turns your Galaxy S8 into a desktop computer. What is Fuchsia, Google's new OS? Use Google Home API and a Raspberry Pi to create a smart candy dispenser. Google plans their own city. Hackers break SMS two factor authentication. America bans laptops of flights from Europe.Jason's Tool: Google search highlights events near youJeff's Numbers: Snap and Yelp earningsStacey's Thing: Notifi Smart DoorbellStacey's dog Sophie's Tricks: twirl, sit, touch, walk 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.
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