🎧 This Week in Google 455 CanuckCanoeCast | TWiT.TV

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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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🎧 This Week in Google 454 The Oldsmobile of Email | TWiT.TV

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Facebook and Google earnings. Gmail's big redesign. Tasks is back. Google Chat: explaining RCS. YouTube Remix will end Google Play Music. Google fixes its podcasts strategy. Amazon's new robots and in-car delivery.

  • Jeff's Numbers: Jeopardy contestant wants Taco Bell, AI assistants ranked
  • Mathew's Stuff: 100m+ Amazon Prime members
  • Jason's App: Datally by Google

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🎧 This Week in Google 453 Naked Egg Taco | TWiT.TV

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Marissa Meyer is back at Google ('s old offices.) Microsoft announces IoT security Azure Sphere. Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer. Netflix vs. Cannes. Google AIY is the new Heathkit. Grasshopper teaches kids to code. Google's new Gmail. Google Maps tells you to turn right at the Taco Bell. Tesla puts its bumper to the grindstone. Android P gets some ideas from iPhone X. Yahoo and AOL start scanning your email. Will the real President Obama please stand up?

  • Jeff's Pick: Kanye's Twitter philosophy book
  • Stacey's Pick: Ecobee Switch Plus with Alexa

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🎧 This Week in Google 452 The Mormon Bartender Problem | TWiT.TV

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Mr. Zuck Goes to Washington
Hosted by Leo LaporteStacey Higginbotham
Guests: Mike ElganKevin Marks

Mark Zuckerberg answers Congress' questions. Is YouTube for kids? Google Photos automatically generates cat videos. Alexa for Business. Questionable fireplace placement.
  • Kevin's Stuff: indieweb.org
  • Stacey's Things: Nest Hello and Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality?
  • Mike's Joint: Taskade


The discussion about the Facebook hearings in congress makes me feel a tad better, but still they’re very unsettling, and they’re on a relatively simple and easy topic.

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🎧 This Week in Google 451 B055man69 | TWiT.TV

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Shooting at YouTube Headquarters. Facebook's continuing kerfuffle. Apple snags Google's AI head. Chromebooks on school buses. Cheaper Pixel 3 on the way - but not for you. Trump vs. Amazon. Security breaches here, security breaches there, even in our underwear. Don't leave your pepperoni on the hotel balcony.



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🎧 This Week in Google 450 I Just Swallowed a Pollywog | TWiT.TV

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Oracle vs Google, Google vs Apple

Google owes Oracle $8.8 Billion Dollars. Apple and Google fight over the classroom. Should everyone stop using Facebook? Should everybody stop using Twitter? Should everybody start using Google Plus?
  • Stacey's Thing: Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest X Yale Lock
  • Mike's Stuff: Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream
  • Jeff's Number in Absentia: 5.5 GB


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🎧 This Week in Google 449 Grackles, Nuthatches, and Swifts, Oh My! | TWiT.TV

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Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Google News Initiative will fight fake journalism. Uber self-driving car not at fault for killing pedestrian. Congress passes SESTSA/FOSTA. The city that banned bitcoin mining.

  • Jeff's Number: Amazon is #2
  • Stacey's Thing: Alexa Kids Court
  • Leo's Tool: Samsung My BP Lab

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🎧 This Week in Google 448 Raspberry Pi Day | TWiT.TV

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Google Plus Codes, Amazon space iguanas, "The Meat Sweats," Elon at SXSW, flying taxis and drone deliveries, Netflix "Patches," and more!

  • Leo's Pick: Samsung Galsxy S9
  • Stacey's Thing: Laurastar Smart Iron
  • Jeff's Number: Google removed 3.2b bad ads in '17

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🎧 This Week in Google 447 Geothermal It!!! | TWiT.TV

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Android P Developer Preview gets its release. Google sells Zagat to The Infatuation. How the Defense Department is working with Google to train AI to analyze drone footage. Why Google might be working on hypersonic drilling. Facebook is trying to determine the difference between satire and fake news. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asks for help in addressing the effects social media has on the world. The Amazon Echo is laughing at its owners, literally.

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🎧 This Week in Google 446 Kardashassinated | TWiT.TV

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Net Neutrality Gone, Comments Sections are Next What is Vero and why should you delete it? Google Clips takes pictures you wouldn't. Amazon buys Ring. Waymo takes you for a ride. Google and the Right to Be Forgotten. YouTube brings back Logan Paul. Google betas Flutter. Facebook and ther death of Little Things. Net Neutrality is officially over - now the real fight begins.

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🎧 This Week in Tech 655 Banana Is Phone | TWiT.TV

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Samsung announces 2 new phones as Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona. iCloud keys are stored in China. All 150 new emojis for 2018 revealed. Nokia's newest phone is a nod to The Matrix. GDPR and H.R. 1865 and their implications. Intel knew about flaws in chips but didn't mention it. Dropbox announces its IPO. Kylie Jenner's tweet takes down Snapchat and AT&T is taking advantage of the end of Net Neutraility.

Great panel this week. Nice diversity of ideas and conversation here.

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🎧 This Week in Google 445 The Mortician’s Wife | TWiT.TV

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Conspiracy theories arise online and off about the Florida school shooting. A Twitter bot purge significantly reduces the follower counts of conservative users, but Twitter claims it's not political. Google removes the 'view image' button from search results to appease photographers, and a federal judge says that embedding a tweet can be a copyright infringement. Has Google become too big? Plenty of examples featured in a New York Times article suggest that Google has been trying to suppress competition, prompting some critics to say the government should step in. Edible Arrangements also goes after Google because its competitors show up in search results. Google AI can now predict heart attacks through an eye scan. Jeff's number: 1,226,247, the number of people who signed the Change.org petition to revert to the old Snapchat. Kevin's pick: Secure Shell for coding on Chromebooks Joan's pick: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

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🎧 This Week in Google 444 The Fritter Critter | TWiT.TV

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Google brings AMP to email, smart replies to messages, ad blocking to Chrome, and warnings to insecure websites. Cryptocurrency mining comes to Salon and 4200 other sites. Pixel Visual Core comes to Facebook and Snapchat, but not Google Camera. Logan Paul off YouTube - for now. Facebook loses the youngs. • Kevin's Stuff: Beaker Browser and Fritter • Jeff's Number: 280 character wedding vows • Stacey's Thing: Mango Mirror

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🎧 This Week in Tech 653 X Stands for Nothing | TWiT.TV

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HomePod should have been delayed longer. Elon Musk's rollercoaster week: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to Mars just as Tesla has its worst quarter ever. iPhone boot code leaked online. Chrome will shame insecure websites. YouTube suspends Logan Paul for generally being a horrible human being. Rethinking Facebook and Google. T-Mobile warns of phone hacking scam. Uber settles with Waymo. ESPN's new streaming service will not show ESPN.

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🎧 This Week in Google 443 Made on Earth by Humans | TWiT.TV

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The Superbowl commercials were ok, but Elon Musk's Tesla in space is the best ad ever. Nest is no longer separate from Google. Viacom buys VidCon. Alphabet's big tax bill kills company profits. Google's new Twitch competitor. Zuckerberg's mea culpa birthday message. RIP John Perry Barlow. Leo's Picks: Why Paper Jams Exist and Google Motion Stills AR Mode Jeff's Number: Wired abandons banner ad model they invented, goes behind a paywall Stacey's thing: Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

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