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This Week in Tech is hosted by Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy

This show is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.


This Week In Tech Show Archive:

TWiT 718: I'm Saving It for the Nursing Home

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Monday 13th May 2019

The Failed Microsoft Build Hololens Demo Microsoft's Build Keynote May Have Been a Bit Too Geeky Microsoft Adds Linux Kernel to Windows: Is this the Beginning of the End for Windows? Microsoft Word gets PC (Politically Correct, not the Other PC) Should Facebook Be Broken Up? Its Co-Founder Says Yes How Much Should Facebook be Fined by the FTC? Snapchat Can Turn You from a Man to a Woman Google I/O Keynote: Google Lens, Shrinking Machine Learning, and a Focus on Privacy Google Promises Searchable Podcasts and AR in Search Pixel 3a is a Flagship Phone at a Budget Price How Long Will We Wait for Real 5G? Google I/O: Incognito Maps, Project Mainline, and the End of Nest One Broken Chip Can Brick Your Tesla Uber IPO Makes a Few People Very Rich, but Still Loses Billions of Dollars Bezos Shows off his Lunar Lander, Musk Teases Him Jeff Bezos Really Doesn't Like Homeless People The History and Future of Amazon Prime Alexa is Listening Hamas Cyber Attacks Israel, Israel Bombs Hamas US DOJ...


TWiT 717: Foursquare for Drunks

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Sunday 5th May 2019

This Week's StoriesMicrosoft Build PreviewMicrosoft's Privacy Reputation: How Deserved Is It?Surface Studio Pros and ConsFacebook's Privacy Problems on Display at F8Tik Tok: Facebook Killer or Just the Next Vine?The Broken World of Social MediaIs Instagram Spying on Me?Should Mark Zuckerberg be Personally Punished for Facebook's Failings?Google Down on Earnings ReportGoogle I/O PreviewAttack of the Voice AssistantsApple App Store InsanityApple Up on Earnings ReportsSurface vs MacBook vs ChromebookFolding Phones are Still the Future: How Far in the Future Remains to be SeenWho Wants Wearables?How to Auto-delete your Google Location Info2020 Presidential Candidates' Email is Surprisingly Easy to HackACLU Sues US over Warrantless Border Phone SearchesVideo Game Hall of Fame Adds Solitaire and Mario KartRIP Anki and Jibo :(Screaming RoombaVerizon Wants to Sell Tumblr After Destroying ItThe Internet vs Sonic the HedgehogAR Brings 5 Madonnas to LifeFirefox Extensions Down After GlitchVisit...


TWiT 716: A Very Attractive Container of Nope

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Monday 29th April 2019

Top Stories This WeekGalaxy Fold Recalled After Screen FailuresInside the Fake World of InfluencersApple vs Apps vs iPhone AddictionGrowing Up Online: The Always-Connected GenerationDon't Forget to Cancel Apple News+!Amazon Prime to Offer One-Day DeliveryAmazon Invests in Electric VehiclesAmazon Doubles its ProfitsMicrosoft hits $1 TrillionWhich Tech Company has the Best Reputation?Facebook Stole Your Email Contacts, Ready for Massive FinesHertz Sues Accenture for Terrible, Horrible WebsiteNetflix Wins Right to be in the OscarsAI Writes the Best Country Song About Doors Ever$16K Laundry Folding Robot Goes BankruptPodcasts vs LuminaryThanos Easter Egg Snaps Your Google Search Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Paris Martineau, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: twit.cachefly.com capterra.com/twit getquip.com/twit casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT1


TWiT 715: 8K + 5G

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Monday 22nd April 2019

Top Stories This Week: Samsung's Folding Phone Fail Apple vs Qualcomm: It's Over! Qualcomm wins! What Is Intel's Future After Apple? iMac Pro vs MacBook Pro: Which One Wins? iOS 13 Has Everything You Want, But Not the One Thing You Need Brexit, Muller, and US Voting Machines: What's the Connection? Ransomware Attacks: Is This an Act of War? The Mental Health App that Secretly Shares Your Data MalwareTech (Marcus Hutchins) Pleads Guilty Facebook's Bad Day Week 15 Months Summit Learning: Everything You Hate About Facebook, Now in the Classroom! Apple Shuts Down Texture, Android Users S.O.L. The Browser Ballot Part II: Electric Boogaloo YouTube: Notre Dame was Terrorism Sri Lanka vs Social Media, India vs Tik Tok, the UK vs Porn Utah Bans Warrantless Phone Searches Google and Amazon Make Nice Assassin's Creed Helps Fix Notre Dame Playstation 5 Revealed! TWiT's Official Super Smash Bros Ultimate Level Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Nate Lanxon, and Dylan Tweney...


TWiT 714: Baby's First Chinese Internet

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Monday 15th April 2019

This Week's Stories Julian Assange: Journalist or Wrecking Ball? House Passes Net Neutrality Bill, Senate and President Say No Cops Want Google to Give them the Goods Apple Wants All Mac Software Notarized How Far Do You Let Alexa into Your Life? Amazon is Moving Out of Seattle How AI Could Change Health Insurance YouTube Tries to Measure "Quality Watch Time" Keeping Your Child Safe on the Internet Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb and Christina Warren Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Ziprecruiter.com/Twit Molekule.com promo code TWIT1 expressvpn.com/twit WordPress.com/twit


TWiT 713: Earables

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Monday 8th April 2019

This Week's NewsIce Tea, Sandwiches, and CybersecurityTeslas Hacked by StickersAustralia Bans Violent Material on Social MediaApple News+: Dead Tree Media's Savior or Annihilator?Facebook Wants Real NewsApple's 5G QuandaryApple and Amazon "Hearables"The Google GraveyardFake Cancer HackMar-A-Lago Chinese Malware AttackUS DOJ Loves Netflix, Hates Spielberg Host: Jason Snell Guests: Harry McCracken, Carolina Milanesi, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: FreshBooks.com/twit LastPass.com/twit capterra.com/twit Atlassian.com/IT


TWiT 712: Cultured Hill Folk

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Monday 1st April 2019

Apple's Celebrity Event Apple and Fashion Apple Credit Card Apple News+ Airpower is dead Lyft IPO Gig Economy and IPOs Apple's Persistent Butterfly Keyboard Problem Hacker Dupes FB and Google Out of $122 Million Jeff Bezos and the Saudis ASUS Security Flaw Vulnerabilities in Supply-Chains New Regulations in the EU Elizabeth Warren and the Right to Repair Facebook and Live Huawei's Revenue FTC Fines Robocall Companies Swatter Gets 20 Years Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dan Patterson, Philip Elmer-DeWitt, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: twit.cachefly.com casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT1 Wasabi.com offer code TWiT getquip.com/twit


TWiT 711: Your Pain is Their Business Model

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Monday 25th March 2019

What's Wrong with Google Stadia?Google Stadia: Built for YoutubeApple Event: What to ExpectMicrosoft Pivoted to Services. Can Apple?Devin Nunez' Cow Gains Half a Million FollowersThe World of Hate on Twitter and InstagramFacebox Stored Your Password in Plain TextGoogle Kills off G+, Allo, Inbox, etc. Is Google Phone next?DARPA's Open Source Voting SystemPwn2Own 2019: Safari, Firefox, & Edge CrackedThe Luxury of Screenless LifeCoding with the Pope Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Larry Magid, and Ed Bott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: butcherbox.com/twit enter TWIT Atlassian.com/IT do.co/twit capterra.com/twit


TWiT 710: Mollie the Crab

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Sunday 17th March 2019

News of the Week Tesla Announces Model Y SUV Crossover Tesla's Many Problems are Due to Musk Huge Facebook Outage: Why? Beto O'Rourke, L33T Hacker Mass Murder on Facebook Live Warren vs Big Tech: Why She's Wrong Hey Techies: Uncle Sam Needs You! Bruce Schneier: The Internet has Split in Three Google to Launch Game Streaming Service Google to Stop Making Laptops and Tablets Apple News/TV Event Coming March 25th 5G Coming this Year, but Why Do We Need It? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Sam Abuelsamid, and Matt Cutts Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: hellofresh.com/twit80 use the code TWIT80 eero.com/twit code TWIT expressvpn.com/twit thousandeyes.com/twit


TWiT 709: Third-Party Dog Hats

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Monday 11th March 2019

Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line Will Zuck Make Facebook Private? Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules Huawei Sues the US Government Investors Sue Tesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, and Patrick Beja Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Wasabi.com offer code TWiT WordPress.com/twit Atlassian.com/IT FreshBooks.com/twit