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 631: This One's for Jerry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:15:11

Apple will release the new iPhones on Tuesday. Thanks to leaks, we already know most of the details - does this spoil Apple's big day? Red Sox busted for using Apple Watch to steal signals from the Yankees. Moto X4 will be an Android One phone. Google may buy HTC. Equifax leaks 143 million records, wait more than a month to tell anyone. Facebook finally admits that Russians bought $100,000 worth of election ads. Solaris employees laid off from Oracle. Farewell, Jerry Pournelle. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Ant Pruitt, and Ben Johnson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 630: Moving at the Speed of Paper | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:22:20

On September 12th, Apple will hold its first event in the new Steve Jobs Theater. Predicted to appear: the new iPhone 8, a 4K Apple TV, and an LTE Apple Watch. Does Google have the power to shut down people who criticize it? Alexa and Cortana join forces. Uber's new CEO has a lot of work ahead of him. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Brianna Wu, Larry Magid, and Phil Libin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 629: When in Doubt, Hit the Raccoon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:13:48

Will Meg Whitman Be Uber's next CEO? Germany decides when it is okay for self-driving cars to kill people, and which people they should kill. Android Oreo is official. Samsung releases the Galaxy Note 8. Apple might announce its new iPhones on September 12th. Google may announce the new Pixels on October 5th. Nobody really knows when the Essential will arrive. Google teams up with Walmart as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods goes through and Kale goes on sale. Facebook and Focus feature stream studio movies; Netflix and dispensaries develop new strains of weed. Australian beaches are now safer thanks to shark-detecting drones. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lisa Schmeiser and Harry McCracken Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 628: Trash Analytics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:09:51

Next week: All the Android you can handle! Google to launch Android O. Essential Phone arrives. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 announcement. Squeeze the Pixel 2. Is "google" the next "escalator"? Jeff Immelt may be Uber's next CEO. Intel makes Coffee Lake a reality, and hints at the 10nm chip beyond: Ice Lake. The Daily Stormer gets kicked off GoDaddy, Google, Cloudflare, Russia, and more. Katie Roof was not alive for the last total US solar eclipse. Mike Elgan knows the best baker in Barcelona. Matt Cutts is trying to not wear a tie for 30 days. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Katie Roof, Matt Cutts, and Mike Elgan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 627: Do You Inkwell? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:16:05

Leo, Ashley Esqueda, Michael Nunez, and Dylan Tweney debunk the "Google Memo." Mark Zuckerberg still refuses to admit he is running for president. If you use Instagram's "Inkwell" filter, you are probably depressed. Google is taking over the open internet. An MIT Algorithm can tell if you are sarcastic on Twitter. HBO hack fallout. Phishing the White House. Podcast patent troll loses to EFF. Email Patent Troll vs Techdirt. Snap stock down after Facebook/Instagram copies all their best features. Forget everything you know about passwords. Hacking computers with DNA. Ashley Esqueda knows about the secret island where we are raising Leo Laporte clones. Dylan Tweney would prefer that you not use a Valley Girl accent when talking about his company. Michael Nunez is feeling kind of sweaty right now. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ashley Esqueda, Dylan Tweney, and Michael Nuñez Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 626: CEO Barbie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:22:16

WannaCry hero pinched by the feds: should infosec professionals avoid the US? Google's internal anti-diversity viral memo: women can't code? Vic Gundotra: iPhone photos beat Android and DSLR? Did Facebook narrowly avoid creating SkyNet? Who in their right mind would want to be Uber's CEO? Is your drone spying on you? Amy Webb's Journalism professor told her that nobody would ever publish camera phone photos Rob Reid got his start writing humorous Amazon reviews Iain Thompson's phrase of the week: "They over-egged the pudding on that one." Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb, Iain Thomson, Rob Reid, and Piper Reese Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 625: Walking to the Bodega | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:25:13

Apple pays $506 million and €1.7 billion for patent infringements. Trump says that Apple will build 3 big plants in the US; Apple declines to comment. Apple kills the iPod Nano and Shuffle. Coders aren't happy about the new spaceship campus. Amazon, Alphabet, and Twitter stocks slide after earning reports, but Facebook is flying high. Your Roomba is NOT spying on you. Sweden leaks private info of all its citizens. Hackers crack safes, pwn voting machines, and inject code into mice at DEF CON. Flash is finally dying - in 2020. Everything you ever wanted to know about the upcoming Bitcoin split but were afraid to ask. Alex "Will" Wilhelm sleeps in Leo's parents' bedroom. Mike Murphy was NOT bought by Steve Job's widow this week. Steve Kovach can see the Empire State Building right now. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Mike Murphy, and Steve Kovach Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 621: Butler in a Box | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:03:51

New York Times reporter Katie Benner joins us to talk about sexual harassment in Silicon Valley. Former host of MacBreak Weekly Scott Bourne joins us to talk about what it was like getting the 1st iPhone 10 years ago. This Week in Law host Denise Howell talks about the EU's €2.42 billion judgement against Google, and Zillow's suit against McMansion Hell. Iain Thompson rounds out the panel with some luddite views of the Amazon Echo Show and harsh words for The Guardian. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Denise Howell, Scott Bourne, and Katie Benner Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 620: From Key West to Key Largo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:16:03

Amazon buys Whole Foods, and might buy Slack. Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO. The best drones money can buy. iPad Pro is the future of Mac laptops. Neighbor spoofing robocaller made a million calls a day. Apple Music now $99/year. Why Apple made the iPhone. Owen JJ Stone has strange ideas about geography. Tom Merritt writes books about time travel. Jason Hiner writes books about amazing podcasters. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Tom Merritt, Jason Hiner, and Owen JJ Stone Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 619: Honey, I Shrunk the Panel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:02:12

Amazon buys Whole Foods, and has its eyes on Slack. Apple's HomePod - Sonos killer? Facebook's Safety Check causes stress. Twitter's redesign. Voter fraud conspiracies. E3 announcements. Jason's Pick: Zero Fasting Tracker Brian's Pick: React Native Peter's Pick: Star Trek Bridge Crew Dave's Pick: Boosted Board, EZ Robot Host: Jason Calacanis Guests: Brian Alvey, Dave Mathews, and Peter Rojas Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 618: Snakes vs Alligators | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:49:25

Leo is out this week, so Jason Snell takes the reins. At WWDC this week, Apple announced their Amazon Echo killer, the HomePod. They also announced big updates to iOS 11, the 10.5" iPad Pro, and the (at least) $4999 iMac Pro. Catering to a slightly less spendy demographic, Amazon announced that it will offer lower priced Prime subscriptions to people on Government Assistance. Uber had (another) bad week - capped off with Eric Holder's report to the Uber board. Mikah Sargent thinks Taylor Swift is fine. Harry McCracken is on Team Katy. Lisa Schmeiser has a blank space, baby, and she'll write your name. Jason Snell has Katy Perry on the counter in his kitchen. Host: Jason Snell Guests: Mikah Sargent, Harry McCracken, and Lisa Schmeiser Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 617: Ask for the Camel With TWO Humps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:10:22

WWDC is tomorrow! What will Apple announce? A Siri Speaker, perhaps? Google will update Chrome to block annoying ads, but what will count as "annoying?" Where did Microsoft go wrong? One word: Vista. The US Supreme Court decides that patent rights end at the sale. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Phil Libin, and Philip Elmer-DeWitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 616: That's Not a Hot Dog | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:17:40

Is Apple just pretending to be innovative? Does AlphaGo's latest victory mean that general AI is around the corner? Who knows more about you, Facebook or Google? Should the NSA stockpile exploits? How long can Tesla stay on top of the EV market? Are robot cops coming? And... Is that a hot dog? Clayton Morris recommends Cosmic Disclosure for the latest in UFO conspiracies. Dan Patterson recommends Gerrit Lansing for the latest in political data analytics. Tim Stevens knows that if you gaze long at the Cap'n Crunch, the Cap'n Crunch also gazes at you. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dan Patterson, Tim Stevens, and Clayton Morris Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 615: Biz Sized Hole | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:15:08

All the highlights from Google I/O. Tim Cook has a blood sugar tracking watch. Facebook's guidelines for content moderation. Biz Stone is going back to Twitter. What happened with WannaCry. Minecraft devs don't want you to poison your birds. The FCC is going ahead with their plan to end Net Neutrality whether you like it or not. The internet is broken, and one of the men responsible is trying to fix it. Jeff Jarvis went to Google I/O, and all he got was this t-shirt. Mark Millian secretly hates the way Leo pronounces "Bloomberg Business Week" Nathan Olivarez-Giles has mad street cred. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jeff Jarvis, Nathan Olivarez-Giles, and Mark Milian Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

 TWiT 614: $46 at the Piggly Wiggly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:21:10

The WannaCry ransomware attack is far from over. Amazon introduces the Echo Show - will the touchscreen voice assistant/videophone flop? Microsoft announces their own voice assistant, the Cortana Speaker. The US plans to ban laptops on flights from Europe. Comcast and Charter agree not to compete on wireless. Russian hackers pwned by French presidential campaign Christina Warren needs friends in Seattle. Father Robert Ballecer just got back from Malta. Roberto Baldwin got hung up on by AT&T customer service. Alex Wilhelm's name will not set off your Amazon Voice Assistant. Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Guests: Roberto Baldwin, Christina Warren, and Alex Wilhelm Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-techBandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

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