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 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.


episode 607: Let's Go to the Terminal - Pixel 5a 5G rumors, Pixel Watch, CCMI is dead, Project CHIP

  • Celebrating Johannes Gutenberg
  • Google announces Pixel 5A 5G by denying rumors it's canceled
  • Google Pixel Watch Leaks With Dazzling Looks To Challenge Apple - Watch
  • Samsung's third Unpacked event of 2021 set for April 28
  • Is content moderation a dead end?
  • Podcast: LoRaWAN tries to co-opt Amazon Sidewalk
  • Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T have pulled the plug on CCMI, their big RCS project
  • Project CHIP embraces a timeline and the blockchain
  • FCC Permits Hot-car Sensors to Save Children
  • Biden Reassures Chip Summit of Bipartisan Support for Funds
  • Bridgerton the TikTok musical creators signed by CAA
  • Spotify Continues to Remove Joe Rogan Episodes — 42 Shows Deleted
  • Zoom zero-day discovery makes calls safer, hackers $200,000 richer
  • NSA Uncovers Serious Flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server, Urges Public to Patch
  • Amazon's Alabama Union Vote: Here's What Happens Next
  • Facebook is testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked
  • Google Assistant can now find/ring silenced iPhones as Duplex expands to online food orders
  • Android Heads Up! to keep you from walking into a pole
  • Google shuts down the shopping app
  • Google Play Movies & TV app to shut down in June
  • Google I/O 2021 homepage gets a countdown and Breakout easter egg
  • Google Pay 'Spring Challenge' offers a $30 reward for using the new app
  • Google discontinues 'Oh So Orange' Pixel Buds, sold out at all retailers
  • Steak-umm Reignites Twitter Beef With Neil DeGrasse Tyson Over Science: 'Log Off Bro'
  • Coinbase opens at $102 billion valuation on the first day of public trading
  • TikTok as wellness app: "mental pacifier"


  • Stacey: You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism
  • Jeff: Donald Trump Caused The Techlash
  • Jeff: Here's how Americans rank the 50 states, per YouGov
  • Ant: The Ol' Air Freshener Excuse
  • Ant: The Real House Plants of Sonoma County

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

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 2021-04-15  2h38m