This Week in Google (MP3)

This Week in Google (MP3)

United States

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live at https://twit.tv/live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.

Episodes

TWiG 381: Bikinis in the Man Cave  

Google will make $4 billion in sales from the Pixel and Pixel XL. Gooligan hack puts malware on 1 million Android phones. The petition to repeal the Snoopers' Charter has gotten over 100,000 signatures. The Internet Archive is moving to Canada. San Francisco transit hit by ransomware attack. How to start an infinite loop with Amazon Echo and Google Home.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Kevin Marks

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TWiG 380: Cauliflower Sex Tape  

How micro-targeted ads on Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected. Intel's place in a world of single-purpose devices. Google's lip reading Deep Mind. Pixel phone re-sellers unbanned from Google. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in VR on YouTube.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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TWiG 379: Ixnay on the Eet-tway  

Does Facebook have a responsibility to weed out fake news stories? Google releases PhotoScan to digitize your old pictures. Google Translate gets some machine learning improvements. Twitter kicks out alt-right users. BLU phones sending user info to China. Snapchat Spectacles will be available in Tulsa next - and Snapchat files a secret IPO.

Stacey's Thing: June ovenJeff's Number: Facebook's new measurement strategiesLeo's Thing: 2016 MacBook Pro

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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TWiG 378: More Burritoshot than Moonshot  

A day after US elections, we discuss the role social media played in Trump's victory, and in the widespread perception that he would lose. Also, Twitter's COO steps down, Google cancels Project Wing and Google Showtimes, NFL will create a 9 episode VR series for YouTube and Daydream, and Adobe shows "Photoshop for Audio."

Leo's Tool: Action Launcher 3Jeff's Number: WPP will spend $5 billion on Google adsMike's advice: use Gmail AND Inbox

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Mike Elgan

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TWiG 377: Google Throne  

Google Artificial Intelligence invents a crypto system that nobody understands, Android incorporates Harry Potter spells for voice commands, Facebook and Alphabet Q3 results, Could Twitter have saved Vine? IFTTT switches to pre-made "applets."

Stacey is super excited about the new Harry Potter voice commands, Leo is disappointed that "Avada Kedavra" fails to kill anyone.IFTTT will no longer let you write your own recipes - Leo says everyone switch to Zapier, quick!Spatchcocking is the best way to roast a chicken

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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TWiG 376: The Game of Nets  

Google Fiber cancels its expansion plans, lays off workers, and loses its head. AT&T merger - will zero listing its new DirecTV Now service help AT&T compete with Comcast? Google announces Jamboard, a connected digital whiteboard. Leo gives his Pixel impressions after a week of ownership.

Mathew Ingram thinks Google Fiber may have already accomplished its true mission - forcing other ISPs to develop gigabit fiber.Jeff wants a Jamboard NOW.Leo loves his Pixel XL, but...

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guests: Mathew Ingram and Aaron Newcomb

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TWiG 375: The InterNyet  

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Kevin Marks

Google Pixels are shipping - will people who ordered them through Verizon get them sooner? Google makes a deal to put CBS on its upcoming Unplugged TV service, with more deals on the way. Disney and Salesforce bowed out of Twitter sale due to troll problems, but Twitter soldiers on with an election night deal with BuzzFeed. Samsung makes YouTube take down a video of a Note 7 exploding - in Grand Theft Auto V.

•Is Peter Thiel's $1.25 millon donation to Trump a problem? Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think so, but Stacey disagrees. Kevin Marks thinks this is just the tip of the iceberg for Thiel's problems.
•Kevin Marks shows off the Soviet Internet that almost was.
•Google's new fact check feature is cool, but is it too late for this election?

TWiG 374: Somewhere Between Scandal and Risotto  

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guests: Kevin Marks and Danny Sullivan

Samsung stops production of the Galaxy Note 7 after packing it with "so much innovation it became uncontrollable." Verizon wants a discount on its Yahoo purchase after the largest hack in history and possibly the most intrusive government surveillance program. Amazon Music Unlimited, released today, is ridiculously cheap - if you own an Amazon Echo. Who should buy Twitter? Disney, Google, and Apple won't.

•Jeff thinks Facebook should buy Twitter, Leo thinks the only person who could buy Twitter is a "Wall Street bastard."
•Leo, Danny, and Jeff have a wide ranging argument about the journalistic ethics behind printing leaks from illegally hacked data
•Danny Sullivan "can't even" with Allo.

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TWiG 373: The Best of Google  

Hosts: Jason Howell, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Duncan Jaffrey

Full analysis of yesterday's #madebygoogle event with special guest Duncan Jaffrey from AusDroid, who was at the event.

•Google's focus on AI
•Is the Pixel Phone too pricy?
•What are Google Home's advantages over the Amazon Echo?
•Mourning the death of Nexus

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TWiG 372: Fail Whale on Ice  

Hosts: Jason Howell and Jeff Jarvis

Guests: Ron Richards and Kevin Marks

This week, Jason Howell takes over for Leo as we discuss the rumors surrounding next week's Google event, Snapchat's new Spectacle camera sunglasses, and who could buy Twitter. Also: the end of Blackberry's hardware business, most Galaxy Note 7 users have returned their phones, and Elon musk has plans to send a million people to Mars.

•October 4th, Google will hold an event. Rumors suggest they will announce two "Pixel" branded phones, the new "Andromeda" OS, the Amazon Echo competitor Google Home, and more. •Snapchat announced Spectacles, their new camera sunglasses, which shoot 10-second round videos.
•Google, Verizon, Salesforce, and even Disney have been rumored to be interested in buying Twitter.
•Blackberry announced today that they will no longer make hardware.
•Samsung says that over 60% of potentially unsafe Galaxy Note 7 phones have been returned.
•Elon Musk spoke at length yesterday about his desire to colonize Mars within his lifetime.

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TWiG 371: Perfectly Paranoid, Yet Oddly Convenient  

Hosts: Jason Howell, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jeff Jarvis

Allo released today, Google officially announces their October 4th event, and Samsung has 500,000 replacement Note 7s ready. We also talk Facebook, YouTube, and the US Presidential election.

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TWiG 370: The Avocado Is a Pear Shaped Fruit  

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mathew Ingram, Aaron Newcomb, and Kevin Marks

Samsung is losing billions of dollars due to the exploding Galaxy Note 7 recall. Google has released fixes for two big exploits discovered this week - but how long will it take to get to your Android? And Google's new Pixel phones are coming October 4th.

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TWiG 369: Faster Than the Speed of Regret  

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Ron Richards

Google announces an event on October 4th rumored to feature two Pixel-branded phones, Google Home, a 4k Chromecast, and more. Samsung reels in the wake of exploding Note 7 batteries, and Apple isn't the only one to have a big event today - Sony unveils the PlayStation 4 Pro.

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TWiG 368: Kanye Is Fat Elvis  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Nest's platform team moves to Google's IOT team, Google discontinued the Chromebook Pixel 2, and Google+ gets a new look.

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TWiG 367: What's a Topo Chico?  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

A loving eulogy to Gawker, Nougat is here, Samsung is developing an Echo competitor, and it's National Waffle Day!

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TWiG 366: Movin' On Up  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Kevin Marks

A demo of Google's new Duo video calling app, a look at Intel and Micron's new XPoint memory, Ford has plans for a fleet of autonomous cars by 2021, camping in a Tesla, and more.

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TWiG 365: Corgi Shorts  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jeff Jarvis

Facebook says no to adblockers while Proctor & Gamble says no to Facebook, Intel spends $400 million to buy artificial intelligence company Nervana Systems, and Google Fiber puts the breaks on its rollout in San Jose while exploring alternate technologies.

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TWiG 364: Abs of Chipotle  

Hosts: Jason Howell and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Aaron Newcomb

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might bump up Samsung's already amazing 2016 revenues, everybody else had a great 3rd quarter as well (except Twitter), Google AMP might take over mobile search, Comcast wants to sell all your web data to advertisers, and one weird trick for amazing abs: Chipotle. Every day. For a year.

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TWiG 363: Use Fifth Grade Words, Please  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billon, controversy surrounds the DNC email leak and the timing of its release, and Twitter has to tell everyone what the heck it is.

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TWiG 362: Oh! Oh! Oh!  

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Mike Elgan

Can Twitter fix its problems with trolls, racists, and abuse? Is Google trying to kill Hangouts? Is Google Fi The best phone service in the world? (no, maybe, yes)

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