This Week in Google (Video-HI)

This Week in Google (Video-HI)
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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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.
Nov. 9, 2017
A wave of technopanic is sweeping the world. Or is it intelligent concern over the power wielded by internet giants like Facebook and Google? Plus,Uber's flying cars, Trump's DOJ tells Time-Warner to sell CNN, Marissa Mayer apologizes to Congress, and Facebook wants your nude pictures (for security's sake). 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. 2, 2017
Google, Facebook, and Twitter testify before Congress about Russian interference, bad ideas on how to 'fix' Facebook, Google's CEO promises to fix the hamburger emoji, Google locks users out of Docs, California wildfires burned irreplaceable documents of Silicon Valley history, and a heated argument about how Queso should be. 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.
Oct. 26, 2017
Pixel 2 XL clicking, hissing, and burn-in (but no explosions). YouTube's brilliant World Series advertising. Mystery Oreos taste gross. 50 new kids' games on Google Home. Google can help you find the perfect Halloween costume. KFC's other 11 Herbs and Spices. Twitter will fix everything next week. Amazon HQ2 shenanigans. Get your Amazon deliveries in your house. The Reaper botnet is very, very big. Essential phone slashing prices. Snap Spectacles didn't sell well. Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana sounds muddy, and is not very smart. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and 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.
Oct. 19, 2017
Pixel 2 arrives tomorrow with a secret custom imaging chip. Google AI can teach itself Go. Snopes and Politifact get fake news ads. How to get a job as a Personality Designer at Google. Samsung's Bixby assistant comes to fridges. Which is worse, KRACK or ROCA? MS vs DOJ goes to the SCOTUS.Leo's Tool: Google Advanced Protection ProgramJeff's Number: 47% of teens favor SnapChat vs 9% for FacebookStacey's Thing: Alexa voice prints are not awesome. 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.
Oct. 12, 2017
Facebook, Twitter, and now Google have discovered that Russia bought political ads during the election. Kaspersky is spying. So is the Google Home Mini. Google buys 60db. Project Loon may give Puerto Rico Internet while Elon Musk gives them power, and Zuckerberg looks on in VR. Don't try to rob a bank using information you find online. YouTube bans bump stock videos. Carl's Jr begs Amazon to buy them in bizarre Twitter campaign. Oculus announces a standalone VR headset. Google Assistant has a higher IQ than Siri. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis 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.
Oct. 4, 2017
Google announced a whole slew of new products this morning in its push to control the home ecosystem. We go down the list and analyze their strategy. 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. 28, 2017
Google is 19 years old. Its present to us? Cool Google Doodles. Its present to itself? 2,000 HTC Engineers. Google and Levi's make a smart jacket. Google might make a better-sounding Home. Amazon is definitely making approximately 724 new Echo devices, including a smaller Echo, Zigbee-enabled Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Buttons, and more. Just don't try playing YouTube videos on your Echo Show. Twitter tests 280 character limits. Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell Guest: Matt Cutts 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. 21, 2017
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.
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