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 613: My Husband's an iDoctor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:13:14

Mark Zuckerberg drops in for dinner unannounced, talks with firemen, and feeds a calf. Is he running for President, or just trying to convince us he's not secretly a robot? Apple has more than $250 billion in cash - what should it do with all that money? Microsoft introduces Windows 10 S, the Surface Laptop, Code Builder for Minecraft: Education edition, and more tools for schools. How much technology do schools need? Amazon's new echo has a camera, and its next one will have a touchpad. Is ubiquitous voice computing going to lead to the end of privacy forever? The Google Docs phishing attack makes us question if users are to blame. Facebook and Twitter want to be your next TV. Amy Webb's new book is The Signals are Talking Nick Bilton's new book is American Kingpin Brianna Wu is running for Congress in Massachusetts Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Nick Bilton, Amy Webb, and Brianna Wu 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 612: Sky Pirates of Silicon Valley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:40:58

Apple slashes affiliate commissions and stops paying Qualcomm royalties. Google's founders each have their own flying contraptions in the works. Amazon's new Echo Look wants pictures of your clothes. Uber wants all of your data. WikiTribune wants to fight fake news. Hackers just want money from Netflix. The Juicero was just a bad, bad idea. Ashley Esqueda has the last three pairs of chunky hot pink LA Eyeworks glasses in existence Greg Ferro points out that American blimps used safe, non-explosive helium. Devindra Hardawar begs you not to see The Circle Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Greg Ferro, Devindra Hardawar, and Ashley Esqueda 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 611: Bezel Come Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:39:00

At the F8 Developer Conference, Facebook shows off its hot new augmented reality technology - which looks a whole lot like Snapchat. Apple is secretly working on non-invasive blood sugar detection, which could be a boon to millions of diabetics. Apple also wants to save the Earth by using 100% recycled materials in its products, covering its headquarters in solar panels, and manufacturing its own sweat. Wait, what? Google, which has made billions in ad revenue, is working on an ad blocker. The Samsung Galaxy S8 came out this week and has yet to explode. Bixby, Samsung's voice assistant, seems to be fizzling. According to Qualcomm, the first Windows PC using an ARM chip could be out later this year. In completely unrelated news, Intel has canceled the Intel Developer Forum. HTC's newest phone, codenamed Ocean, will have a squeezable frame and a questionable logo. Steve Ballmer's new site makes government spending more accessible. Another bad week for Uber. And McDonald's new uniforms highlight the techno-dystopia we all live in. Jason Hiner loves Revolutionary War themed musicals. Serenity Caldwell loves roller derby. Owen J.J. Stone loves his father and cherishes the stories that he recorded before his death. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Serenity Caldwell, and Jason Hiner 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 610: Zombie Shopping Malls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:53:47

United "overbooking": what's the real story? A murder streamed on Facebook Live. Apple sues Qualcomm, Qualcomm sues Apple right back. Windows 10 Creators Update is here - are you excited for 3D Paint? The internet Archive emulates early Macs. Princeton creates an unblockable ad blocker. Nintendo stops selling the NES Classic - why? The death of the American mall. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Snell and Liz Gannes 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 609: Strippers, JFK and Stalin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:28:15

Apple issues a mea culpa for the Mac Pro and promises a new model is on the way - just not this year. YouTube TV launches - it isn't perfect, but it may be the most promising over-the-top TV solution. Facebook launches a fund to fight fake news. Jeff Bezos is spending $1 billion a year of his own money on Blue Origin. XBox's Project Scorpio specs revealed. Is the Twitter outrage over Pepsi's new ad justified? Harry McCracken loves the serial comma. Iain Thomson insists that it should properly be called the Oxford comma. Christina Warren is more annoyed by people who mix up "your" and "you're". Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Harry McCracken, Christina Warren, and Iain Thomson 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 608: Supercanoe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:08:43

US Congress votes to kill ISP privacy rules. Fixing fake news is harder than anyone imagined. Apple AR might not be good for gamers. Twitter changes default profile picture. The best 2017 April Fools jokes. Brianna Wu wants to fix the government from within. Erin Griffith's husband learned to solve a Rubik's Cube during this show. Larry Magid remembers when facts mattered in news. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Larry Magid, Brianna Wu, and Erin Griffith 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 607: Ozark Puddin' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:14:22

US Senate votes to end ISP privacy regulations. The "Turkish Crime Family" demand $100,000 in iTunes gift cards for iCloud hack. Android O needs a name. Supreme Court hears printer ink patent case. Tesla Model 3 is on the way. Samsung Galaxy S8's big announcement is coming this week. US and UK ban electronics bigger than a phone on flights from Middle Eastern countries by Middle Eastern carriers. Google screws up messaging - again. Georgia Dow has two VR rooms in her house. Rob Reid knows what music aliens like best. Nathan Olivarez-Giles wants a car with a naturally aspirated engine.​​ Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Rob Reid, and Nathan Olivarez-Giles 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 606: My YouTube Cover Band | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:04:13

Uber's President quits, saying that the job was not what he signed on for. Orson Wells' "new" movie comes to Netflix. How to make money in the new music industry. Pwn2Own winners do the impossible hack. Is your vibrator tracking you? All this, and growing human flesh on robots - what could go wrong? Tom Merritt has a new sci-fi novel: Pilot X. Roberto Baldwin is in a Devo cover band. Steve Kovach is the Dark Knight. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Steve Kovach, Tom Merritt, and Roberto Baldwin 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 605: Think of the Koalas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:22:20

Daylight Saving Time is a blight on mankind. All the details in the Wikileaks dump of CIA hacking tools. How our data can be used against us. Nintendo Switch breaks launch records. A father gets embarrassed by his kids live on BBC. Would you hire someone from Uber? Mike Elgan's Pick: Gastronomad.net Baratunde Thurston's Pick: CivicHallLabs.org Ashley Esqueda's Pick: TakeThis.org Kickstarter Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Baratunde Thurston, and Ashley Esqueda 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 604: Flabby, Flaccid, and Flatulent | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:04:55

Snapchat has a huge IPO -and makes one high school $24 million. Is Apple killing the lightning port on the iPhone 8? Spotify crosses the 50 million user mark. Mobile World Congress 2017 had a whole bunch of great phones. Nintendo Switch cartridges taste horrible on purpose. Overwatch wins Game of the Year at GDC. All this and Uber's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week. Florence Ion shows off the new LG G6. Peter Rojas Alex Wilhelm pronounces "flaccid" wrong. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Peter Rojas, Alex Wilhelm, and Florence Ion 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 603: Tricks for Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:15:24

Inside Uber's unrestrained workplace culture, predictions for Snapchats looming IPO, Mobile World Congress report with new phones, Pearl the VR nominated short film, Nokia returns with the 3310, FCC Chairman Pai rushes to block new privacy rules, and a serious Cloudfire bug exposed. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: David Pogue, Becky Worley, 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 602: Normcore Phone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:25:19

Apple fights the new right to repair legislation, Bill Gates wants robots to pay taxes, 4chans effect on the internet, Verizon is bringing back "unlimited" data plans, SpaceX set for wireless internet by 2019, and Zuckerberg's global community. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Christina Warren, and Ed Bott 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 601: Fiber to the Press Release | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:14:15

Will Twitter's new anti-harassment tools succeed? Tim Cook hints at Apple's AR future. Gigabit fiber vs. 5G wireless vs. satellite internet in a 3-way race to own your broadband. House passes email privacy bill. Coding is the next blue-collar job. Mike Elgan knows why Twitter's new tools will fail. Jason Hiner doesn't like the MacBook Pro Touch Bar. Liz Gannes knows the perfect way to listen to podcasts. Leo Laporte looks amazing in heart-shaped glasses. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Liz Gannes, Mike Elgan, and Jason Hiner 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 600: Bloviating Blowhards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:49:22

Apple may launch an alternate reality device this year, FCC clears its investigations into Zero Rating and opening cable boxes, Oculus Rift loses $500 million suit, Google must turn over foreign emails, Snap IPO, Tesla's new tunnel. Robert Scoble is staking his career on his claim that Apple will launch an AR device this year Leo is staking dinner in Paris that Apple will not release a see-through iPhone this year Peter Cohen is furious about Zero Rating Georgia Dow wants to fight Leo in VR Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Robert Scoble, Georgia Dow, and Peter Cohen 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 599: Fold With Dignity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:23:48

Silicon Valley's reaction to Trump's immigration ban and plans for the coming apocalypse. Hugo Barra joins Facebook as VP of VR. Google killed 1.7 bad ads last year. Sprint buys a third of Tidal. Five states will legalize the "Right to Repair" your own tech. 3D TV is dead. Owen J.J. Stone thinks Marrisa Mayer should be fired from Yahoo Michael Nuñez wants to Make America Rage Again Phil Libin is a real life cyborg Leo has port envy Host: Leo Laporte 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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