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 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 for National Mental Health Awareness Month Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Louise Matsakis, Ant Pruitt, and Daniel Rubino Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 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 Sponsors: - 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 Sponsors: offer code TWiT - promo code: 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 Sponsors: promo code TWIT1

 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 Sponsors:

 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 Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT1 offer code 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 Sponsors: enter TWIT

 TWiT 710: Mollie the Crab | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:17:33

News of the Week Tesla Announces Model Y SUV Crossover Tesla's Many Problems are Due to Musk Huge Facebook Outage: Why? Beto O'Rourke, L33T Hacker Mass Murder on Facebook Live Warren vs Big Tech: Why She's Wrong Hey Techies: Uncle Sam Needs You! Bruce Schneier: The Internet has Split in Three Google to Launch Game Streaming Service Google to Stop Making Laptops and Tablets Apple News/TV Event Coming March 25th 5G Coming this Year, but Why Do We Need It? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Sam Abuelsamid, and Matt Cutts Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: use the code TWIT80 code TWIT

 TWiT 709: Third-Party Dog Hats | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:27:01

Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line Will Zuck Make Facebook Private? Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules Huawei Sues the US Government Investors Sue Tesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, and Patrick Beja Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: offer code TWiT

 TWiT 708: Outrage Moms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:32:02

MWC 2019 and the Future of Smartphones and Wearables This Person Does Not Exist OpenAI and the Text Generator Too Dangerous to Exist Outrage Mobs and Twitter China's Social Credit System Could Take Over the World Google and Saudia Arabia's Woman Tracking App Silicon Valley and the US Military Do We Even Need Facebook? Make Elon Musk Stop Tweeting!!! TikTok fined $5.7 Million Tenn Hacker gets $1 Million in Bug Bounties Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb and Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT

 TWiT 707: Will It Bend? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:16:22

Foldable Phones Hit MWC 2019 Microsoft Announces Hololens 2 Netflix at the Oscars Apple and Goldman Sachs Release Credit Card Linked to iPhone Apple to Combine iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps YouTube: Home of Pedophiles, Anti-Vaxxers, and Flat Earthers How Facebook Gets Your Info from Other Apps Facebook In Trouble with UK, Spied on Android Users Stephen Wolfram on Productivity Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ben Johnson, Florence Ion, and Seth Weintraub Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT1

 TWiT 706: Tiny, Incremental, and Frictionless | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:28:02

Amazon Cancels NY HQ2 Plans Amazon Pays $0 Federal Income Taxes Amazon Buys Eero • Facebook vs Anti-Vaxxers The Most Popular App in China Samsung Galaxy S10+eF5G Our 5G Augmented Reality Future Apple News Event March 25th New HoloLens Coming Next Sunday Buzzfeed Unionizes Pokemon Go Trespassing Legal Battle Fortnite Carlton Dance Legal Battle Apex Legends Eats Fortnite's Lunch? Tetris 99 is the Battle Royale Game You Didn't Know You Needed Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Lindsey Turrentine, and Sam Machkovech Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: offer code TWiT use code TWIT

 TWiT 705: Between the Buns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:18:13

Alphabet Earnings: Google's Cost Per Click Cutting out Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft The US to Ban Huawei 5GTech Germany Outlaws Facebook's Business Model What if Google Just Doesn't Pay Its Fines? Amazon Might Back Out of NY HQ2 * Amazon Live is Twitch for Infomercials Spotify Buys Gimlet and Anchor Apple to Pay France 500M Euros in Back Taxes Angela Ahrendts Says Goodbye to Apple Apple's Security Wins and Losses of the Week Microsoft Says: Don't Use IE or Office 2019 Sprint Sues AT&T Over Fakey 5GE Marshmello Fortnite Concert is a Herald of the Future 2020 Olympic Medals Will be Made Out of Recycled iPhones Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Matt Cutts, Gina Trapani, and Dwight Silverman Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 TWiT 704: To the Woodshed With You! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:33:08

How to Watch the Superbowl Commercials Without All That Annoying Football Apple's Not So Horrible Quarterly Earnings Facetime Flaw Dulls Apple's Privacy Shine Apple Spanks Facebook and Google for Data Slurping How Much Does Facebook Suck? Huawei's Tendrils Family Tree DNA Gives FBI DNA Records Japanese Govt Will Hack IoT Devices SF to Ban Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Spotify Wants to Buy Podcasters Gimlet for $200M Americans Got 26.3 Billion Robocalls in 2018 Netflix vs Amazon = Quality vs Quantity Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Devindra Hardawar, and Christina Warren Download or subscribe to this show at Subscribe to our new show Hands-On Tech at Sponsors:

 TWiT 703: Algorithms are People, Too | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:16:20

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger to Merge 2019 Predictions- Amazon Will Rise, Twitter Will Fall CRISPR Babies Confirmed Amazon Scout Will Usher in the Age of Autonomous Delivery France Fines Google 50M Euros Google loses right to be forgotten case Foldable Phones are on the Way! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Hiner, Greg Ferro, and Brian McCullough Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT code TWIT offer code TWiT


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