This Week in Google (Audio)

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.

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episode 590: The Enlarged Bicep of Reason - Google outages, Facebook ads against Apple, Google WFH, Blob Opera


Google outages, Facebook ads against Apple, Google WFH, Blob Opera

  • The Blob Opera.
  • Facebook goes after Apple in newspaper ads.
  • Facebook is a Doomsday Machine.
  • Apple's big mobile ad industry change.
  • Facebook's new TLDR service to summarize the news.
  • Facebook's Super to compete with Cameo.
  • Two big Google outages and how it affects business.
  • Google's WFH strategy is becoming more permanent.
  • 64-camera lighting rig that trained portrait lighting AI.
  • Google Photos gets a bunch of new features.
  • Google acquires Neverware.
  • Google Design Best of 2020.
  • Apple TV app coming to Chromecast.
  • Some Google One tiers getting a 50% price cut.
  • Nest Hub Max can now make Zoom video calls.
  • Google Home Max is now dead.
  • December Pixel feature drop is out.

  • Picks of the week:
  • Stacey's pick: The Spritzer.
  • Jeff's number: MacKenzie Scott gives away $4b to 300+ orgs in four months.
  • Ant's pick: Budget-friendly camera gimbal from Feiyutech.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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 2020-12-17  2h0m