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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 701: Safe Bladder Space

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Monday 14th January 2019

All of our favourite products and trends at CES 2019! Impossible Burger Health and wearables Amazon vs Google Smart products and "Smart" products Laptops 5G Wireless power Toilet tech and ultrasonic bladder monitoring Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Cherlynn Low, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: WordPress.com/twit www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT FreshBooks.com/twit go.itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30


TWiT 700: A Carwash for Your Face

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Monday 7th January 2019

Apple tanks on Tim Cook's earnings warning - is the golden age of iPhone over? Are Facebook and Google too big to Fail? No. Here's why. China and the US duel over security, AI, and quantum computing. Qualcomm vs Apple legal battles heat up. Fortnite and Pokemon Go rake in the dough in 2018. Amazon wins big over the holiday season. Microsoft wants to give you control over your digital data. For the 1st time in 20 years, an entire year's worth of books, movies, and art enters the public domain. The 10-second toothbrush, the Kurigization of Things (KoT) and more reasons why you shouldn't go to CES 2019. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Mike Elgan, and Alex Wilhelm Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Atlassian.com getquip.com/twit LastPass.com/twit Ziprecruiter.com/Twit


TWiT 699: Our Year's Best

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Sunday 30th December 2018

The Best of TWiT from 2018! Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: eero.com/twit code TWIT LastPass.com/twit betterment.com/twit


TWiT 698: A Christmas Miracle

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Monday 24th December 2018

Mark Zuckerberg promised to fix Facebook in 2018. How'd that go?Apple hits $1 Trillion; Jeff Bezos hits $150 Billion; Amazon warhouse workers hit $15/hr.Elon Musk's ups and downsThe biggest mergers of 2018Net neutrality ends, SESTA/FOSTA, and more legal newsBloomberg's big blunderChina's social credit system and CRISPR babiesThose we lost in 2018 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: John C. Dvorak, Owen JJ Stone, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: simplecontacts.com/twit promo code TWIT betterment.com/twit twit.cachefly.com brex.com/twit


TWiT 697: The Big Leek Cabal

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Monday 17th December 2018

Elon Musk is a terrible person to work for.The internet is a garbage fire of hate.It is not Google's fault that searching for "idiot" results in pictures of Donald Trump.The Chinese are not spying on you with secret spy chips on Super Micro servers.The Chinese are spying on you by hacking Marriott.The Chinese may or may not be spying on you with Huawei phones and 5G infrastructure.Taylor Swift is most definitely spying on you at her concerts.The Australian government really, really wants to spy on you.YouTube Rewind 2018 is awful. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Paris Martineau, Harry McCracken, and Michael Nuñez Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Avnet.com/Music1 BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 Molekule.com promo code TWIT75


TWiT 696: I've Got Mark-Level Sign-Off

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Monday 10th December 2018

What role did Facebook play in the French riots?Tumblr bans porn, Facebook bans vague hints that sex might be a thing that exists.Meanwhile in the UK, Parliament releases sensitive internal Facebook memos and emails.Tik Tok is where all the youngs are at.And then there were 5: Google tries to make sense of its Messaging platforms. Meanwhile, Apple's iMessage is the one app that could rule them all.Microsoft puts some Chromium in their Edge.Canada arrests Huawei's CFO for allegedly violating sanctions on Iran.Australia passes a dangerously vague anti-encryption law. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Rich DeMuro, Patrick Beja, and Sam Abuelsamid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: TWIT2.robinhood.com www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT RING.COM/TWIT expressvpn.com/twit


TWiT 695: Friends in Bikinis

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Monday 3rd December 2018

Black Friday was Amazon's biggest sales day everMarriott Hack hit half a billion Starwood guests for 4 yearsIndian Microsoft scammers bustedAmazon's new machine learning racecar, quantum blockchain, and more from re:InventWhen is Amazon rolling out Prime Health?UK grabs thousands of Facebook emails from bikini app companyGoogle's China woes continueApple at the Supreme Court Microsoft tops Apple as world's most valuable company Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Nate Lanxon, Devindra Hardawar, and Dwight Silverman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: tryhopsy.com/twit WordPress.com/twit audible.com/twit RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2


TWiT 694: Reverse Superlatives

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Monday 26th November 2018

US government tells allies not to buy Huawei productsChina to fully roll out "social credit" scoring system by end of 2020Is Apple bringing back the iPhone X?Google News may leave EU over link taxCards against Humanity wins Black Friday, Sears loses.For one brief shining moment this week, Microsoft was the world's most valuable companySocial media influencers and social media backlashAmazon wants to buy Fox sports channels Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Jason Snell, and Adam Fisher Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT slack.com betterment.com/twit


TWiT 693: Big Boy Easy Bake Oven

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Monday 19th November 2018

Facebook's latest crisis is... its reaction to its last crisis.Waymo plans a driverless car service.Amazon announces its new headquarters in Queens and North Virginia.Google's "smart city" in Toronto gets some pushback.Julian Assange has been charged with... something?SpaceX gets approval to launch 7000 internet satellites.Japan's cybersecurity chief is 100% unhackable - because he has never touched a computer.Alphabet's Verily gives up on glucose-measuring contact lenses. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Brianna Wu, Larry Magid, and Georgia Dow Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: MasterClass.com/TWIT RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 WordPress.com/twit twit.cachefly.com


TWiT 692: Ravioli for the Recount

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Monday 12th November 2018

Apple's new iPad Pro is not the future of Apple, but it does point to it. Alibaba sells $1 billion in the first 85 seconds of Singles Day. Tech doomsayer says that the vast majority of people will soon be "The Useless Class." 22% of Americans still trust Facebook. Oprah's favorite things list on Amazon does not include goat soap. Amazon must give police Echo data and recordings in murder case. DEA and ICE are installing secret surveillance cameras in street lights. China unveils the first AI news anchor. Tesla Bioweapon Defense Mode keeps owners in smoke-filled California safe. With Net Neutrality gone, Sprint starts throttling Skype. FCC has harsh words about robocalls. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Mikah Sargent, and Wesley Faulkner Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: expressvpn.com/twit TWIT2.robinhood.com RING.COM/TWIT FreshBooks.com/twit