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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      episode 423: I Can't Hear You Over the Internet


      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

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      episode 422: The Missing Link


      Qualcomm (which is a TWiT sponsor) says Android beats iPhone. Samsung wants a folding phone. Everybody hates Silicon Valley, especially Facebook - most especially, the ex-Googlers who founded Bodega. Oxford commas, "they" as a neutral singular pronoun, and how to pronounce cuneiform. Pharma bro: do not pass go.

      Blueborn attack could affect 5 billion devices. Equifax - now that none of our information is private, what's next? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review. Welcome Alexis Ohanian...


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      episode 421: Not OK, Google


      How important is it for companies to have good morals? Hackers in US power grid. An Oreo deep dive. Essential Phone: beautiful, unfixable. Facebook code controls 16% of the average website. Will Apple or Amazon make the next James Bond film? Farewell, Solaris. Good riddance, Juicero.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

      Guest: Kevin Marks

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      episode 420: Low Irish Talking


      Use the internet to help hurricane Harvey victims. Leo discovers ASMR. Google takes Tango down a notch with ARCore. New Pixel Phones 10/5. 2017 Eclipse Megamovie. Google Translate crowdsources Mr. Squidward Kim Jong Il. Should Estonia nationalize the internet? How the CIA made Google. Essential leaks customer drivers licences. Facebook's transparency mess. Amazon officially owns Whole Foods. Cortana and Alexa get all smoochy. Uber's new CEO is ready for a big job.

      Hosts: Leo...


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      episode 419: Foie Gras Lollipop


      Google partners with Walmart to take on Amazon. Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition clears the FTC. Google Home gets phone calling and Bluetooth features. Supreme Court may have to decide if you can google that on Bing. New Chromebook Pixel and Google Home Dot? Google Assistant headphones? Treble might work on existing phones. Android Oreo is official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is super expensive - unless you bought a Note 7. Terms of service controversies from Sonos, Plex, and Uber. Plus:...


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      1h53m
       2017-08-24

      episode 418: I Want a Three-Tier Tiffen


      Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer kicked off Go Daddy, Google, Cloudflare, Twitter, and more. Essential phone will be here next week. Pixel 2 passes the FCC, will feature squeezable sides. Allo on the web is still too limited. YouTube will show how many people are watching right now. Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions. Ordering pizza on Facebook. Trump's DOJ wants 1.3 million IP addresses of people protesting Trump. Ikea smart bulbs work with HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Home.

      Stacey's...


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      1h53m
       2017-08-16

      episode 417: Fire and Furry


      Google engineer writes men's rights diatribe. Google fires him. Discussion ensues. Also: Deepmind vs. Starcraft, get a new phone every 30 days, Amazon's secret brands, Instagram depression, and the 8th best tech writer in the US.

      Stacey's thing: MightyJeff's number: 3 day podcast festival in NYC

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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      2h22m
       2017-08-10

      episode 416: Mr. Nutter Butter Has a Message for You


      US Digital Service - making government better. Alphabet Q2 earnings up, stocks down. Chrome's ad blocker is available to devs. Not everybody likes Google's plan to track offline sales. Is privacy a fad? Facebook hits 2 billion users. Bitcoin splits, and miners revolt. ACLU supports John Oliver. Millenials confused by discovery of broadcast TV.

      Jeff's Number: $600/head SV restaurant with gold-flecked steaksMatt Cutt's Thing: Hack the Pentagon!Kevin Marks' Stuff: IndieWeb.org, Liberty...


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      2h6m
       2017-08-03

      episode 415: Sinkhole Ahead!


      No more "OK Google" search on Chromebooks? Facebook profit spikes 71%, laws of Australia trump laws of mathematics? Waze is now on Android Auto, and more.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

      Guests: Mike Elgan and Aaron Newcomb

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      2h15m
       2017-07-27

      episode 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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       2017-07-20