This Week in Tech (MP3) show

This Week in Tech (MP3)

Summary: Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, John C. Dvorak, and other tech luminaries in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Winner of People's Choice Podcast and Best Technology Podcast in the 2005 People's Choice Podcast Awards. Released every Sunday at midnight Pacific.

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 TWiT 725: Ubers in the Mud | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:43:33

This Week's Stories The iPhone turns 12 today Jony Ive is leaving Apple Can AirPods actually harm your ears? Apple is going to manufacture Mac Pros in China Say goodbye to your Microsoft eBooks Another city just got hacked! Boeing's $9 an hour solution to a shortage of engineers working on the 737 Max Verizon will lock cell phones to networks for up to 60 days It looks like Huawei is back in business White Hats are helping hotels find vulnerabilities Cloudflare was offline for a few hours this week Are Huawei phones more vulnerable to hacks than other smartphones? A potential hacked was averted with 7 words! Why is GrubHub buying up web addresses? Want to fit in, in Silicon Valley? You must learn "Bro Talk" then Hans Zimmer has composed the sound of BMW's new concept car Is Twitter finally getting serious about harmful tweets? Some drivers in Colorado find themselves in a muddy field after following Googles Maps Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Hiner, Dwight Silverman, and Christina Warren Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: calm.com/twit capterra.com/twit twit.cachefly.com legalzoom.com - offer code: TWIT

 TWiT 724: Paste & Match Style | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:24:30

This Week's Stories Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra and Congress' response The appalling working conditions of Facebook's moderators exposed More conversation on the distinction between a "platform" and a "publisher" Ravelry, a site for knitting enthusiasts, has taken a stand against white supremacists Google was just caught red-handed Pandora is being sued for showing Tom Petty song lyrics Netflix is petitioned to cancel an Amazon show Apple is recalling selected MacBook Pro laptops because of a fire danger Apple is considering moving up to 30% of production out of China The system designed to verify age in the UK for porn has been delayed A horror story involving a phone hack, a SIM card and what Google isn't doing Apple has approved over 1,000 Best Buy locations as official repair centers Is Google Chrome spying on us? Facebook, Google, and The New Wilderness Philips Hue's new light Trulifi is announced GE's smart lightbulb update is maybe not so smart A city in Florida pays $600K to a hacker to get its data back Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Nate Lanxon, and Kate O'Neill Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: capterra.com/twit Atlassian.com/teams/it hellofresh.com/twit80 use the code TWIT80 Wasabi.com offer code TWiT

 TWiT 723: I Feel Sub-Tweeted | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:19:30

Sony and EA MIA at E3 - does E3 matter anymore? Computex, on the other hand, was huge this year What is a Gamer? E3 2019 was the year streaming gaming broke big E3 2019: The Keanussaince Why are games announced so far in advance? Stadia, xCloud, and the future of streaming games Think VR is Over? Oculus Quest would like a word with you. Xbox Scarlett announcement What will games look like in 10 years? How Nintendo Won E3 2019 Pixel 4 Leaked - by Google! The Ethics of video game journalism Huawei stops making Matebooks, blames Trump Apple doubles down on privacy, but Celebrite says it can crack any iPhone Pax > E3 Microsoft buys Double Fine Target cash registers fail nationwide Argentina loses power US attacks Russian power stations: the cyber Cold War escalates US Border Patrol leaks 100,000 licence plate photos La Liga app spied on users to try to stop piracy Telegram DDoSed by China over Hong Kong protests Facebook to launch "Zuck Bucks" cryptocurrency next week Huawei delays the Mate X foldable phone, but it's not Trump's fault. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Cherlynn Low, Jeff Cannata, and Shane Satterfield Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: expressvpn.com/twit casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 thousandeyes.com/twit Molekule.com promo code TWIT1

 TWiT 722: Poultry Carceral State | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:17:32

The Mac Pro is Only for the People Who Need It The iPad Grows Up with iPadOS Where is Apple Headed? iTunes is Dead! Hurrah! Apple Triples Down on Privacy Memoji Makeup is a Minefield SwiftUI is the Future of Coding 3D Touch is Almost Officially a Failure Cyberpunk 2077 is Going to be the Best Keanu Reeves Game Ever Who is Google Stadia For? Google's Outage Last Week Shows that We are Not Ready for Google Stadia YouTube's Biggest Problem: The Recommendation Engine Jeff Bezoz Interrupted By Animal Rights Protestor Fed Ex to Cut Ties with Amazon Amazon Drones Are Still A Ways Off 68 Percent of Facebook Investors Vote to Fire Mark Zuckerberg Facebook's Bitcoin Alternative is a Solution in Search of a Problem Microsoft Thinks Gamers Stink RIP Maker Faire Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Harry McCracken, and Megan Morrone Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Atlassian.com/teams/it capterra.com/twit WordPress.com/twit www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT

 TWiT 721: Google+ is Still Up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:22:40

Google Down! Is it 768K Day? Huawei Stops Making Phones WWDC Preview: Is iTunes Doomed? WWDC Preview: Is the Mac Pro Doomed? WWDC 2019 Preview: Is Intel Doomed? WWDC Preview: Is Non-mobile Computing Doomed? WWDC Preview: Will Apple Free the Watch? WWDC Preview: Is your Eyesight Doomed? WWDC Preview: iPhone Privacy Ruined by 3rd Party Apps The Final iPod Touch Just Launched Apple's Monopoly Propaganda Push Foxconn: Tariffs in China and Mexico, Nothing Going in Wisconsin Alexa, Delete What I Said Today DOJ "Investigating" Google Will Amazon Buy Boost Mobile? Will Microsoft? BlueKeep Still Threatening 1M Windows Computers Microsoft's Modern OS Manifesto The US Requires All Immigrants to Provide Social Media Details The UK Wants in on Your Encrypted Chats Australian Cops Spy on You in McDonald's North Face Gets Busted Spamming Wikipedia RIP BBM T-Series Beats PewDiePie to 100 Million Play Cuphead on your Tesla Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Lisa Schmeiser, and Wesley Faulkner Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Wasabi.com offer code TWiT thousandeyes.com/twit eero.com/TWIT code TWIT LastPass.com/twit

 TWiT 720: Everybody Loves Furry Pikachu | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:17:50

Baltimore City Government held for Ransom by Hackers Using NSA tools Own a House? Hackers Probably have your Social Security Number. PlayDate: The Gaming Handheld with a Crank Is Huawei Spying on Us? Intel Breaks the 5.0GHz Barrier Chinese Owner of Grindr Leaked User Data to Employees US Air Force Being Cyber Attacked by US Navy AMD Brings Ray Tracing to Computex GDPR: One Year Later Assange Charged under the Espionage Act AI Deepfake Brings Mona Lisa to Life Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Delayed Due to Disturbing GGI SpaceX Launches Starlink Internet Satellites The United States vs Lootboxes Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Patrick Norton and Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 twit.cachefly.com capterra.com/twit

 TWiT 719: I Am Gozor, the Lunchmaster! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:28:12

This Week's Stories The US vs Huawei San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Chinese Owners Must Sell Grindr FCC: Carriers Should Block Robocalls Do You Know if Your iPhone has Been Hacked? Big Tech's Problems Are Sociological, Not Psychological - Just Like Game of Thrones Silicon Valley Millionaires: Silicon Valley is Bad Get Off My Lawn! Is Tech Still Great? Fake Joe Rogan Is Medium Killing Blogs? Hit By Ransomware? Just Pay the Ransom ZombieLoad Fix Could Slow down Computers 40% Hacking School Lunch Google Knows What You Buy RIP Grumpy Cat Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Michael Fisher, and Brian McCullough Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: thousandeyes.com/twit ZipRecruiter.com/Twit Atlassian.com/teams/it expressvpn.com/twit

 TWiT 718: I'm Saving It for the Nursing Home | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:39:02

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 Indicts Chinese Hackers for Anthem Attack US Govt. Wants to Ban Loot Boxes Samsung's Next Phone Could Have a 64 Megapixel Camera Singapore Makes Fake News Illegal Arya Stark's App for Creatives Worldwide Helium Shortage Forces Party City to Close 45 Stores Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Mark Sullivan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: WordPress.com/twit thehelm.com/twit Wasabi.com offer code TWiT calm.com/twit

 TWiT 717: Foursquare for Drunks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:31:55

This Week's Stories Microsoft Build Preview Microsoft's Privacy Reputation: How Deserved Is It? Surface Studio Pros and Cons Facebook's Privacy Problems on Display at F8 Tik Tok: Facebook Killer or Just the Next Vine? The Broken World of Social Media Is Instagram Spying on Me? Should Mark Zuckerberg be Personally Punished for Facebook's Failings? Google Down on Earnings Report Google I/O Preview Attack of the Voice Assistants Apple App Store Insanity Apple Up on Earnings Reports Surface vs MacBook vs Chromebook Folding Phones are Still the Future: How Far in the Future Remains to be Seen Who Wants Wearables? How to Auto-delete your Google Location Info 2020 Presidential Candidates' Email is Surprisingly Easy to Hack ACLU Sues US over Warrantless Border Phone Searches Video Game Hall of Fame Adds Solitaire and Mario Kart RIP Anki and Jibo :( Screaming Roomba Verizon Wants to Sell Tumblr After Destroying It The Internet vs Sonic the Hedgehog AR Brings 5 Madonnas to Life Firefox Extensions Down After Glitch Visit NAMI.org for National Mental Health Awareness Month Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Louise Matsakis, Ant Pruitt, and Daniel Rubino Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: thousandeyes.com/twit FreshBooks.com/twit LastPass.com/twit Atlassian.com/teams/it

 TWiT 716: A Very Attractive Container of Nope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:31:33

Top Stories This Week Galaxy Fold Recalled After Screen Failures Inside the Fake World of Influencers Apple vs Apps vs iPhone Addiction Growing Up Online: The Always-Connected Generation Don't Forget to Cancel Apple News+! Amazon Prime to Offer One-Day Delivery Amazon Invests in Electric Vehicles Amazon Doubles its Profits Microsoft hits $1 Trillion Which Tech Company has the Best Reputation? Facebook Stole Your Email Contacts, Ready for Massive Fines Hertz Sues Accenture for Terrible, Horrible Website Netflix Wins Right to be in the Oscars AI Writes the Best Country Song About Doors Ever $16K Laundry Folding Robot Goes Bankrupt Podcasts vs Luminary Thanos 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/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1

 TWiT 715: 8K + 5G | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:21:05

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 Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: Atlassian.com/teams/it Wasabi.com offer code TWiT www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT simplecontacts.com/twit promo code TWIT

 TWiT 714: Baby's First Chinese Internet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:23:10

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:59:42

This Week's News Ice Tea, Sandwiches, and Cybersecurity Teslas Hacked by Stickers Australia Bans Violent Material on Social Media Apple News+: Dead Tree Media's Savior or Annihilator? Facebook Wants Real News Apple's 5G Quandary Apple and Amazon "Hearables" The Google Graveyard Fake Cancer Hack Mar-A-Lago Chinese Malware Attack US 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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:20:10

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/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 Wasabi.com offer code TWiT getquip.com/twit

 TWiT 711: Your Pain is Their Business Model | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:33:52

What's Wrong with Google Stadia? Google Stadia: Built for Youtube Apple Event: What to Expect Microsoft Pivoted to Services. Can Apple? Devin Nunez' Cow Gains Half a Million Followers The World of Hate on Twitter and Instagram Facebox Stored Your Password in Plain Text Google Kills off G+, Allo, Inbox, etc. Is Google Phone next? DARPA's Open Source Voting System Pwn2Own 2019: Safari, Firefox, & Edge Cracked The Luxury of Screenless Life Coding 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

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