This Week in Google (Video HD)

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.



      episode 453: Naked Egg Taco

      Marissa Meyer is back at Google ('s old offices.) Microsoft announces IoT security Azure Sphere. Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer. Netflix vs. Cannes. Google AIY is the new Heathkit. Grasshopper teaches kids to code. Google's new Gmail. Google Maps tells you to turn right at the Taco Bell. Tesla puts its bumper to the grindstone. Android P gets some ideas from iPhone X. Yahoo and AOL start scanning your email. Will the real President Obama please stand up?

      • Jeff's Pick: Kanye's...



      episode 452: The Mormon Bartender Problem

      Mark Zuckerberg answers Congress' questions. Is YouTube for kids? Google Photos automatically generates cat videos. Alexa for Business. Questionable fireplace placement.

      • Kevin's Stuff:
      • Stacey's Things: Nest Hello and Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality?
      • Mike's Joint: Taskade

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

      Guests: Mike Elgan and Kevin Marks

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      episode 451: B055man69

      Shooting at YouTube Headquarters. Facebook's continuing kerfuffle. Apple snags Google's AI head. Chromebooks on school buses. Cheaper Pixel 3 on the way - but not for you. Trump vs. Amazon. Security breaches here, security breaches there, even in our underwear. Don't leave your pepperoni on the hotel balcony.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

      Guests: Wendy Nather and Ant Pruitt

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      episode 450: I Just Swallowed a Pollywog

      Google owes Oracle $8.8 Billion Dollars. Apple and Google fight over the classroom. Should everyone stop using Facebook? Should everybody stop using Twitter? Should everybody start using Google Plus?

      • Stacey's Thing: Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest X Yale Lock
      • Mike's Stuff: Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream
      • Jeff's Number in Absentia: 5.5 GB

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

      Guest: Mike Elgan

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      episode 449: Grackles, Nuthatches, and Swifts, Oh My!

      Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Google News Initiative will fight fake journalism. Uber self-driving car not at fault for killing pedestrian. Congress passes SESTSA/FOSTA. The city that banned bitcoin mining.

      • Jeff's Number: Amazon is #2
      • Stacey's Thing: Alexa Kids Court
      • Leo's Tool: Samsung My BP Lab

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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       2018-03-22  2h11m

      episode 448: Raspberry Pi Day

      Google Plus Codes, Amazon space iguanas, "The Meat Sweats," Elon at SXSW, flying taxis and drone deliveries, Netflix "Patches," and more!

      Leo's Pick: Samsung Galsxy S9

      Stacey's Thing: Laurastar Smart Iron

      Jeff's Number: Google removed 3.2b bad ads in '17

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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       2018-03-15  2h20m

      episode 447: Geothermal It!!!

      Android P Developer Preview gets its release. Google sells Zagat to The Infatuation. How the Defense Department is working with Google to train AI to analyze drone footage. Why Google might be working on hypersonic drilling. Facebook is trying to determine the difference between satire and fake news. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asks for help in addressing the effects social media has on the world. The Amazon Echo is laughing at its owners, literally.

      Hosts: Jeff Jarvis, Stacey...


       2018-03-08  1h53m

      episode 446: Kardashassinated

      What is Vero and why should you delete it? Google Clips takes pictures you wouldn't. Amazon buys Ring. Waymo takes you for a ride. Google and the Right to Be Forgotten. YouTube brings back Logan Paul. Google betas Flutter. Facebook and ther death of Little Things. Net Neutrality is officially over - now the real fight begins.

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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       2018-03-01  1h57m

      episode 445: The Mortician's Wife

      Conspiracy theories arise online and off about the Florida school shooting. A Twitter bot purge significantly reduces the follower counts of conservative users, but Twitter claims it's not political. Google removes the 'view image' button from search results to appease photographers, and a federal judge says that embedding a tweet can be a copyright infringement. Has Google become too big? Plenty of examples featured in a New York Times article suggest that Google has been trying to...


       2018-02-22  2h16m

      episode 444: The Fritter Critter

      Google brings AMP to email, smart replies to messages, ad blocking to Chrome, and warnings to insecure websites. Cryptocurrency mining comes to Salon and 4200 other sites. Pixel Visual Core comes to Facebook and Snapchat, but not Google Camera. Logan Paul off YouTube - for now. Facebook loses the youngs.

      • Kevin's Stuff: Beaker Browser and Fritter

      • Jeff's Number: 280 character wedding vows

      • Stacey's Thing: Mango Mirror

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and...


       2018-02-15  1h57m