🎧 This Week in Google 471 Twitch Slap | TWiT.TV

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Trump vs Google, Au Revoir G+
  • Trump says Google is unfair, warns that tech companies "better be careful"
  • FCC can legally redefine competitive broadband markets to include services you can't actually get
  • Google France Surrenders its Google+ Page
  • Want to Buy a Black Market Ukranian Pixel 3 XL?
  • Fortnite Creator Angry that Google Blabbed About Security Flaw
  • IGTV Struggles to Grow
  • CHANGELOG: Doodle 4 Google winner, helping vets find jobs, Google Go can read text out loud, Mini stickers for Gboard
Picks of the Week
  • Stacey's Thing: Smart Olive Bottle
  • Leo's Tool: Dumb Squeeze Bottles
  • Jeff's Number: LTE for Pixelbook 2

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🎧 This Week in Google 470 Sparkle Vamps | TWiT.TV

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Social Media Bad, Hot Chips Good
  • Data and Society's Joan Donovan tells us how to stop online hate.
  • Leo explains why Google's location history tracking policy is a big deal.
  • Google is working on its own Amazon Show competitor.
  • NYU is giving Facebook 10,000 anonymized MRI scans to help train its AI systems.
  • At the Hot Chips conference, Google's Pixel Visual Core and AMD's chip roadmap are all the rage.
  • Facebook wants to rate how trustworthy you are to fight fake news
  • Changelog: new Google Fit and some good news
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about the Pixel 3 XL - in Russian!
  • Google's Shortwave could change podcasting forever.
Picks of the Week:
  • Joan's Stuff: Antisocial Media by Siva Vaidhanathan and Custodians of the Internet by Tarleton Gillespie
  • Stacey's Thing: Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy by Jonathan Haskel
  • Leo's Pick: Apple History on Triangulation

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🎧 This Week in Google 469 The Brooklyn Hello | TWiT.TV

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Twitter v InfoWars, Vote Hacks, 5G
  • Twitter gives Alex Jones a Time Out.
  • Keeping Google from tracking your location is more complicated than you'd think.
  • The return of the Google Changelog!
  • Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is also a Weber grill SmartThings hub
  • 8.8.8.8 is 8.
  • Fortnite is on Android, but not on the Play Store: how not to download malware.
  • Facebook lays out the new media reality.
  • Black Hat and DEF CON show just how easy it is to hack voting machines.
  • Verizon will debut 5G home internet in 4 cities while thumbing their nose at Net Neutrality.
  • Windows 10 may be coming to Chromebooks.
Picks of the Week:
  • Stacey's Thing: The Feather Thief
  • Jeff's Numbers: FB raised $300m for 750k charities with birthday fundraising, and $999 for Rotimatic
  • Leo's new TWiG theme: Tiger Rag by Lous Armstrong and The Mills Brothers

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🎧 This Week in Google 468 Extra Stolen Privacy | TWiT.TV

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Android Pie, Pixel 3, Google China

  •  Android Pie hits Pixels and Essential Phone.
  •  New Pixel 3 images and video leak.
  •  Google's China dilemma.
  •  Should Leo buy the Magic Leap?
  •  Does Facebook want your bank info?
  •  Silicon Valley's war on Alex Jones.
  •  Is Ajit Pai still evil?
  •  Stacey's Things: June Oven and Anki Vector.
  •  Jeff's Number: Your baby's first words could be "OK Google."

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🎧 This Week in Google 467 Techno Tragicomedy | TWiT.TV

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Lenovo Smart Display, Pixel Rumors.
  • Jeff unboxes his new Lenovo Smart Display. Our live Duo demo goes about as well as you'd expect.
  • Facebook finds more political shenanigans.
  • Google's Censored Search in China.
  • Stacey has all the news from Google Cloud Next.
  • Amazon's facial recognition software outs 28 US lawmakers as crooks.
  • All the Pixel 3, Pixelbook, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Stand rumors we know.
  • You want a notch on your phone? Fine. Two notches? Sure, why not? Three notches? HOLD UP THERE, BUDDY!
Picks of the Week
  • Jeff's Number: 5 years of Chromecast
  • Stacey's Thing: OSRAM SMART+ Outdoor Flex RGBW
  • Jason's Tool: Fighting Spam Calls with Android

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🎧 This Week in Google 466 Ich Bin Nicht Einverstanden! | TWiT.TV

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News from Google Cloud Next 2018
  • AI takes to the cloud at Google Cloud Next 2018
  • Despite Facebook's inability to deal with controversy, Facebook stock is fine. Oh wait, no - they just reported disappointing earnings and now it's down 20 percent.
  • Google earnings: doing peachy, despite that pesky $5 billion fine.
  • Google employees are unphishable, and now you can be, too. But cover your webcam just in case.
  • Orrin Hatch still isn't dead; Abe Vigoda still is.
Picks of the Week:
  • Jeff's Pick: GDPR at a German Bakery
  • Kevin's Picks: IndieWeb.org, Kill Sticky, and Contrast Widget

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🎧 This Week in Google 465 Cindy and Dindy | TWiT.TV

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Linux on Chrome OS, AT&T & HBO
  • YouTube TV Crashes during the World Cup
  • AT&T's Ultimatum for HBO
  • Google may face record EU fines for Android
  • Google and Walmart take on Amazon Prime Day
  • How to get Linux on your Chromebook with Project Crostini
  • WSJ vs Google
  • FCC will charge you $225 to complain
  • Google gets into console gaming?
Tips and Picks
  • Stacey's Thing: Delta's Alexa Enabled Touch Faucet
  • Kevin's Stuff: Android app shortcuts arrive on Chrome OS
  • Leo's Tool: JMP.chat

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🎧 This Week in Google 464 There’s a Flag for That | TWiT.TV

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Linux on Chrome OS, AT&T & HBO
  • YouTube TV Crashes during the World Cup
  • AT&T's Ultimatum for HBO
  • Google may face record EU fines for Android
  • Google and Walmart take on Amazon Prime Day
  • How to get Linux on your Chromebook with Project Crostini
  • WSJ vs Google
  • FCC will charge you $225 to complain
  • Google gets into console gaming?
Tips and Picks
  • Stacey's Thing: Delta's Alexa Enabled Touch Faucet
  • Kevin's Stuff: Android app shortcuts arrive on Chrome OS
  • Leo's Tool: JMP.chat

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🎧 This Week in Google 463 The Final Nail in the Snap Coffin | TWiT.TV

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Apple Vs Samsung Finally Settled
  • After 7 long years, Apple vs Samsung is finally over.
  • How many cameras is too many on one phone? Five? Sixteen?
  • Facial recognition is not ready for law enforcement prime-time.
  • How can Facebook, Twitter, etc. defend against foreign interference if the US government won't help them?
  • Zero rating trumps net neutrality in California just in time for AT&T Watch TV
  • Pictures of Tweets take over Instagram
  • Adobe Project Rush will revolutionize video editing this year
Picks of the Week:
  • Jeff's Number: $117,000/year is the new poverty line in San Francisco
  • Mathew's Stuff: get your Mt Gox Bitcoin refund!
  • Ant's Things: Amazon Smile and Geek Questioner

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🎧 This Week in Google 462 The People Formerly Known as the Audience | TWiT.TV

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The Future of Media, Gaming, and Bezels
  • As Instagram launches IGTV, the future of broadcasting is rapidly evolving. We explore Skam Austin, a new Facebook/Instagram show/experience/new media experiment.
  • Fortnight is bringing eSports into the mainstream at last.
  • Meanwhile, a new European copyright law will make memes illegal.
  • Disney fights back against Comcast in the battle for Fox.
  • Android Messenger might finally be the Google messaging platform we've been waiting for.
  • The Oppo Find X solves the all screen, no notch problem with a pop-up camera.
  • How to get your money back if you've been scammed by a Nigerian prince.
  • Sell your CryptoKitties now! Leo and Stacey explain blockchain and ICOs.
  • Picks of the Week:
    • Stacey's Thing 1: SYLVANIA LIGHTIFY ZigBee Outdoor Colored Gardenspot Starter Kit
    • Stacey's Thing 2: Delta Voice Activated Faucet with Alexa
    • Jeff's Number 1: Facebook RAICES campaign raises over $13 million, $3 million during this show alone.
    • Jeff's Number 2: Facebook stock at all-time high
    • Jeff's Number 3: Twitter and Square on the verge of doubling
    • Leo's Tool: Google Podcasts App

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    🎧 This Week in Google 461 The Backhaul Gonna Bite Ya | TWiT.TV

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    Mega Merger Yes, Net Neutrality No
    • Net Neutrality Ends! AT&T/Time Warner merger approved! Comcast to buy Fox! What it all means.
    • Facebook's new political ad policy angers publishers
    • Pixel 3 Leak
    • Amazon Cube combines Alexa with a universal remote
    • Tanzania outlaws unregistered bloggers
    • Plume offers subscription Wi-Fi
    Picks of the Week:
    • Stacey's Thing: Wyze Pan Cam
    • Jeff's Number: Google turning 20
    • Leo's Tool: Brittanica Insight

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    🎧 This Week in Google 460 A Confusing Number of People | TWiT.TV

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    Privacy Spats and Flying Cars
    • Microsoft Buys GitHub, users promptly freak out
    • Apple Screen Time vs Google Digital Wellbeing
    • Google cancels Pentagon drone program after protests
    • Larry Page's flying car takes off
    • Google's Project Oasis puts the world's weather on your coffee table
    • Apple and Facebook's privacy spat
    • WhatsApp founders and Facebook's privacy spat
    • Facebook still wants your nude pictures
    Tips and Picks
    • Stacey's Thing: Awair Glow
    • Jeff's Number: Sundar is just Sundar
    • Leo's Tool: Google Lens standalone app

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    🎧 This Week in Google 459 Status Update: Terror | TWiT.TV

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    Internet Trends, Algorithmic Idiocy
    • Analyzing Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Trends Report
    • FBI wants US citizens to reset their routers
    • California gets halfway to Net Neutrality
    • Chrome 67 brings PWAs to life
    • Are location-targetted ads too creepy?
    • Stacey Higginbotham explains why you shouldn't panic about the security flaw in Z-Wave.
    Tips and Pics:
    • Joan's Pick: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
    • Stacey's Things: Jabra 65t headphones with Alexa, Wyze Cam Pan

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    🎧 This Week in Google 457 Trouble at the Cheese Factory | TWiT.tv

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    Facebook Transparency Report Facebook shuts down 1.3 Billion fake accounts. Google Clips gets better. So does Google One storage. 3500 Russian Facebook election ads can't be wrong! Amazon's Rooney rule. Senate votes for Net Neutrality. China's frightening social credit score system. Analyzing Wi-Fi EasyMesh.
    • Leo's Tool: Surface Hub 2
    • Jeff's Number: Use miles to visit UA 747 boneyard
    • Stacey's Thing: Hubitat
    • Mike's Stuff: 16GB Pixelbook and Squid

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    Facebook soothes our privacy fears by launching a dating service. Cambridge Analytica shuts down. GDPR is going to be a mess. What will Google show at I/O? Signs point to Assistant updates, Maps, and social gaming. Google launches secure .app domains. NBC and Google team up to create VR shows. Sprint / T-Mobile merger is good for business, bad for consumers.

    • Jeff's Number: Nacho Cheese Fries and IMHO controversy
    • Mathew's Stuff: Snap's stock slumps
    • Stacey's Husband's Thing: New Top Level Domain Name Stats
    • Jason's Tool: You can review Google Assistant actions

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