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 609: Put Garlic On My Shopping List - Google and Apple earnings, Dogecoin, Basecamp drama, Google IO '21

  • Google Earnings Smash Sales Records as Digital Ad Market Booms
  • Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google became big tech companies by acquiring hundreds of smaller companies
  • Google Cloud brings in $4B in Q1, up 46 percent
  • Google Fiber coming to another Utah city
  • Sundar Pichai talks about COVID in India
  • Google's Oscar commercial
  • Apple reports another blowout quarter with sales up 54%, authorizes $90 billion in share buybacks
  • Dogecoin price surges after tweets from Elon Musk and Mark Cuban
  • Amazon to hike wages for over 500,000 workers
  • 4chan founder Chris Poole has left Google
  • What really happened at Basecamp
  • YouTube is a media juggernaut that could soon equal Netflix in revenue
  • Roku says it may lose YouTube TV app after Google made anti-competitive demands
  • Comic unapologetic about putting garlic on fans shopping lists
  • Google adds COVID restriction alerts, new road-trip mapping features, as vaccines enable safer travel
  • Google Fi marks 6th birthday with new 'Simply Unlimited' plan that lacks 'Unlimited Plus' extras
  • Google-run Android Earthquake Alerts System is now providing warnings in first two countries
  • Google Assistant can now correctly set timers or alarms even after you flub a voice command
  • Google Photos for Android rolling out new 'Sharpen' and 'Denoise' editor tools
  • Google Assistant can now correctly set timers or alarms even after you flub a voice command
  • YouTube adds even more video resolution controls and options on mobile
  • It took Google 526 days to give you a way to search through Stadia's 172 games
  • Kevin Tofel: Looks like I'm going to be a GT Yellow Jacket
  • What Old Tiktok-ERs Look like (by Ant)
  • Be Mindful Of The Dance Moves You're Doing On Tiktok
  • Pichai teases 'significant' announcements at Google I/O 2021 as product cycles return to normal
  • Google posts I/O 2021 schedule, starting with Sundar Pichai keynote on May 18 at 10 a.m
  • Samsung unpacks its Galaxy Book Pro, Pro 360 and more
  • Amazon sees 'positive outcome' in FCC's SpaceX satellite ruling
  • Minutes before Trump left office, millions of the Pentagon's dormant IP addresses sprang to life
  • Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42
  • Introducing Immersive View, A Fun New Way to Meet
  • 90s Kids Guide to the Internet
  • WaPo reports on brain interfaces with a touch of moral panic
  • She never returned a VHS of Sabrina and 20 years later faced a felony
  • Verizon Explores Sale of Media Assets, Including Parts of Yahoo and AOL


  • Stacey - Ember Mug
  • Jeff - Oscar Viewership Rises To 10.4M In Final Numbers
  • Ant - I Finally Created an NFT (Why not?)
  • Ant - My Newest Short Film
  • Ant - Photo Pursuit: Stories Behind the Photographs

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

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 2021-04-29  2h48m