This Week in Google (MP3)

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 / 20:00 UTC.

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      TWiG 414: Never a Freshman


      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

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      TWiG 413: You Never Know What's Not Going to Happen


      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...


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      2h27m
       

      TWiG 412: The Yodeling Pickle


      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

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      2h37m
       

      TWiG 411: Dinah Won't You Blow


      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

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      2h21m
       

      TWiG 410: Addicted to Convenience


      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:...


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      1h49m
       

      TWiG 409: Practical Telepathy


      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....


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      1h36m
       2017-06-15

      TWiG 408: Being Internet Awesome


      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...


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      1h38m
       2017-06-08

      TWiG 407: Grepping Mary Meeker


      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

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      2h30m
       2017-06-01

      TWiG 406: Call Me Mr. Pruneface


      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....


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      2h0m
       2017-05-25

      TWiG 405: Google I/O


      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

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      1h40m
       2017-05-18