This Week in Tech (Video HD)

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      episode 654: Bye, Bye Mr. Ajit Pai


      News publishers violated copyright by embedding a tweet. Are video games to blame for the Florida school shooting? A drone causes a helicopter to crash. Are we seeing the end of Facebook? Apple isn't making as much money on the HomePod compared to other products. The controversial Snapchat update. What to expect from Mobile World Congress. An amazing $300M deal for a showrunner at Netflix, and more.

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Christina Warren, and Iain...


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      episode 653: X Stands for Nothing


      HomePod should have been delayed longer. Elon Musk's rollercoaster week: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to Mars just as Tesla has its worst quarter ever. iPhone boot code leaked online. Chrome will shame insecure websites. YouTube suspends Logan Paul for generally being a horrible human being. Rethinking Facebook and Google. T-Mobile warns of phone hacking scam. Uber settles with Waymo. ESPN's new streaming service will not show ESPN.

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Ed Bott, Brian...


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      episode 652: We're All Out of Kidneys


      Tech ads in the Superbowl. Elon Musk's "Not-a-Flamethrower." Apple, Google, and Amazon quarterly results. What are Amazon's health plans? What game company will Microsoft buy next?

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Ashley Esqueda, Mike Elgan, and Sam Machkovech

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      episode 651: Occupy Fiber


      Elon Musk's great ideas: Tesla, SpaceX, flamethrowers. Apple HomePod arrives next week. Google Clips camera is not at all creepy, we swear. Nobody won the Lunar X Prize. Amazon Go officially opens. Montana, New York, AT&T, John Deere, and Burger King take up the Net Neutrality battle. Intel's Spectre patch is a garbage fire.

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Greg Ferro and Iain Thomson

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      episode 650: Frumpy Rump


      EVs and self-driving cars at CES and the Detroit Auto Show. The first cashierless Amazon Go shop opens January 22nd. Apple HomePod is nearly here. Apple hands out $2500 employee stock bonuses as part of its huge cash repatriation plan. Google wants your selfies. Facebook wants you to tell it what "high quality" news is. Twitter emails 677,775 users to tell them that they shared Russian scams.

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Lindsey Turrentine, Tim Stevens, and Georgia Dow

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      2h23m
       2018-01-22

      episode 649: Aging in Place


      Florence Ion, Jason Hiner, and Larry Magid and Leo talk about CES and much more. Voice assistants are everywhere and IoT devices are getting smarter. Innovations in Sleep Tech that will improve your health. Elon Musk's Hyperloop is moving forward. Facebook is changing the Newsfeed feature and you might be shocked how. Some new brands might be popping up on Instagram feed and Stephen Colbert's app, Scripto, is being used by nearly everyone in late night new comedy.

      Host: Leo...


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      2h21m
       2018-01-15

      episode 648: Distracted by the Sex Robots


      The best explanation for the Meltdown and Spectre computer flaws comes from a comic strip. Apple eats crow over slowing iPhones. Magic Leap might not be vaporware after all - will this lead to the death of smartphones? CES 2018 predictions. Prediction #1: no Ajit Pai. SWATting death: who is to blame? Border agents phone searches are way up just as new rules limiting searches are drafted. Please stop giving this man money: Juicero founder now hawking bacteria-filled "raw water."

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      2h40m
       2018-01-08

      episode 647: The Year's Best


      Our best moments of 2017. Silicon Valley's reaction to Trump's immigration ban. Snapchat's IPO makes one high school $24 million. The Dark Overlord. Is Zuck running for president? Google I/O highlights. Amazon buys Whole Foods. Travis Kalanick out as Uber CEO. Google's viral anti-diversity memo. Jerry Pournelle, 8/7/1933 - 9/8/2017. KFC follows 11 herbs and spices. iPhone X: best launch in history. Animoji karaoke. The life lessons from Grandpa that made Jeff Bezos the richest man in the...


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      1h44m
       2017-12-31

      episode 646: 2017 Year in Review


      Mark Zuckerberg tours the country - but he isn't running for president. Amazon puts Alexa everywhere. Silicon Valley's toxic bro culture. Twitter gets political. YouTube Kids gets algorithmically weird. CIA and NSA zero days revealed. Apple Park opens for business. Google's bad hardware year. Bitcoin madness. Uber's many many many many problems. Apple releases iPhone X, iMac Pro. Amazon buys Whole foods. Equifax hack.

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ,...


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      2h56m
       2017-12-24

      episode 645: Not a Bright Guy


      FCC cancels Net Neutrality and Ajit Pai mocks protesters. Apple's new iMac Pro costs a minimum of $4999 and goes up from there. Disney buys 21st Century Fox, gaining X-Men, Fantastic Four, and A New Hope, along with a 60% share of Hulu. Google cancels Tango as ARCore picks up steam. As public sentiment against it grows, even Facebook admits that Facebook is bad for you. Uber spies on everybody. Tweet storms made easy. Mirai botnet that took down huge swathes of the internet was built by...


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      2h22m
       2017-12-18