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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.

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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.
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2019-11-20 18:25
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Nihilistic Epistemology for Kids

This Week's Stories: Leo and Ant's Pixel 4 review: it's a decent phone, why does everybody hate it? The love/hate pendulum swings for tech PayPal Buys Honey for $4 Billion and Jimmy Wales' "Facebook Killer" are the future of social media...
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Berries for Accuracy, Pudding for Spread

Today's Stories Google employee fired for leaks Google secretly gathering healthcare data for "Project Nightingale" Google ponders political ads: should it be like Facebook or Twitter? Is YouTube going to take down your content for not being "commercia...
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Smart Home Has Jumped the Shark

This Week's StoriesHacking Alexa with LasersGoogle's open-source security chipGoogle Nest Max uses sonar to know when you are nearby, tells you the weatherGoogle buys FitBitHow Ring tracked your kids on HalloweenGoogle Employees protest Google's climat...
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Gravitas with Purple Hair

This Week's Stories Should Jason Howell delete all his old emails? Breaking News: Twitter bans political ads Google struggling with transparency issues Google will buy Fitbit: will this save WearOS? Moto 360 will relaunch in 2019 Apple gains in wearabl...
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Buried in Rubbermaid

This Week's Stories Google Nest Mini Unboxing Nitpicking the Pixel 4 Why Soli radar is the Pixel 4's most important feature What we were promised with Soli vs what Google delivered Unlock Samsung Galaxy S10 with any thumbprint RIP Phone VR UK Pixel 4 i...
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Grippy Rubber Bottom

This Week's Stories: Pixel 4 is all about photography: Annie Leibovitz, Marc Levoy, and astrophotography With the Pixelbook Go, Google puts style over substance Google Nest Aware is the best panopticon money can buy Google Stadia hopes that controllers...
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You Can't Taste the Crickets

This Week's StoriesWhy TWiT was downPixelbook Go is for StadiaWhat should we do about Hong Kong?Facebook vs truth in politicsAndy Rubin's new phone makes us feel uncomfortableCalifornia legislates IoT securityDark Mode comes to Maps, Books, Duo, Voice,...
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Hey Willie!

This Week's Stories Jeff thinks Dark Mode sucks! Google Translate is being used to send people home at the border Google news snippets are being censored in France What do ISPs lose when Google implements encrypted DNS in Chrome? Car crash detection on...
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Quantum Supremacy Achieved

This Week's Stories Whatever happened to Patch? Amazon announces Echo in everything from earbuds to glasses to ovens Do we trust Amazon? Pixelbook Go looks underwhelming Quantum Supremacy Achieved Google wins the right to be forgotten case Chrome updat...
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All Stick No Carrot

This Week's Stories Pixel 4 event confirmed for October 15th, may include Pixelbook 2 Facebook announces its final rules for the Oversight Board. Facebook Portal wants to take over your TV Facebook wants to trademark the word "Book" Google uses AI to d...
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Looking for Mr. Goodswipe

48 States and 2 territories investigate Google over antitrust accusations. Amazon and antitrust: how much control do these giant companies have over us, and how much do we get back in return? Pixel 4 leak full videos New Pixel 4 features Pixel 4 Motio...
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Y'all Good?

This Week's Stories Android 10 arrives for Pixel phones YouTube pays $170 Million to settle child privacy complaints Google secretly gives your personal data to advertisers using cookie syncing Ad tech will destroy podcasting as we know it Half of all ...
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Pretty Fly for a Fi Guy

This Week's Stories Android Q: No Dessert for You Levandowski indicted for Google self-driving theft Should you buy a Pixel 3a or wait for the Pixel 4? Google and Dell team up on an enterprise laptop How WYSIWIG was named Google moves Pixel 3a manufact...
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The Corgi Parade

This Week's Stories:- The WeWork IPO is a harbinger of recession- IKEA's IoT Future- Deepfakes: don't believe your eyes- Nest Cameras' Green Light is Always On- Goodbye Works With Nest, Hello Google Home- The Ballad of Dev Null- Google Nest Hub Max com...
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Bill Nye the Chromebook Guy

This Week's Stories- The difficult past 3 years at Google- Rivals angry at Google's EU search engine auction- Google's next anti-trust complaint: job search- Incognito mode cat and mouse- Pixel boss moves up at Google- Did you own an OG Pixel? Here's h...
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Call Me When it Comes in Shimmer

This Week's Stories- Samsung Unpacked 2019- Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband- Google auctions off search in Europe- White House drafts executive order against Google- Turkey cracks down on online broadcasters- 8Chan kicked off Cloudflare, Tu...
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The Jimmy Hoffa Unboxing

- The dangers of listening to Jeff Jarvis- YouTubers unionizing- Pixel 4 features: gesture control, face unlock- Why Google is paying people $5 for their face- Apple buying Intel's modem business makes no damn sense- Do filter bubbles really exist? NO....
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It's a Hot Mesh

This Week's Stories Your face is worth 5 bucks to Google Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC but doesn't have to change much Pixel 4 rumors: no fingerprint sensor? Google bans repair business ads in search Google settles lawsuits over Wi-Fi slurping, age ...
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...And His Last Name was Higginbotham

This Week's Stories TikToK Takes Over VidCon Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook vs Congress over anti-trust, censorship, data tracking Elon Musk Wants to sew wires into your brain FaceApp gives Russian your pictures Facebook Fined $5 Billion - is the ...
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Skylab Coprolites

This Week's Stories:Google's 4000 word Privacy PolicyGoogle and Dish, sitting in a tree?The problem(s) with YouTubeFacebook privacy is already a problemThe Chome OS 75 debacleDebian 10 Buster is not for ChromebooksLinux is the futureGoogle Stadia FAQ: ...
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A Phone for Every Country

Chinese Border Patrol Installing Malware on Visitors' Phones Samsung Galaxy Fold Ready for Launch (Again) Trump Says Huawei Can Sell Phones in the US Again - But Can They? (They Can't.) Galaxy Note 10 Launch August 7 Google Jigsaw's Toxic Culture Less...
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This Week's Stories Mathew introduces the panel to Media Ecology Has the internet made us too distrustful? Google's new campaign to teach children to "Be Internet Awesome" Professor was 7 words away from being hacked Senator pushes for algorithm-free s...
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A Secret Route in Jersey

This Week's StoriesFacebook's Libra cryptocurrency - Don't call it "Zuck Bucks"Google Caught "Red Handed' Scraping Genius LyricsFacebook Moderators Live in a Special Kind of HellSenator wants to strip internet platforms of protections unless they are "...
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That's a Lot of Baldur's Gate

This Week's Stories Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report Who is Stadia for? Console Gamers. New York Times is WRONG about Google News Pixel 4 Leaked - by Google! Google Bought 270 Companies Between 2001 and 2019 Should Sprint and T-Mobile be Allow...
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Where Do You Put the Naked People?

This Week's Stories- YouTube takes down Crowder content- YouTube recommendation engine problems- Google Maps Rolling Out a New Speedometer Feature- Symantec Twitter Bots- Google to reveal Stadia pricing & launch on Thursday, June 6th live stream- R...
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Never Hug an Elmo

This Week's Stories Google's White Collar Sweatshop Killing CDA 230 Would Kill the Internet Musk's Starlink Satellites Could Kill Space Exploration The US vs Huawei: This is How the US Economy Crashes Google's Cold Fusion Experiment Fizzles YouTube Blo...
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The "Ocho"

This Week's Stories Google Glass is Back in Business Huawei on the Ropes Inside Google's Civil War Flapjack: New Chromebook Tablets on the Way Virtual Desks for Chromebooks Qualcomm is Officially an Evil Monopoly T-Mobile / Sprint Merger in Question 5G...
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I'm Bi-Cola, Myself

This Week's StoriesDid Nest Die at Google I/O?Own a Pixel? You Could Get $500 in Microphone LawsuitGoogle's New IoT SDK ModuleGoogle Assistant for Sonos is HereGoogle's Titan Security Key can be Hacked14-Year-Old Hate-Spewing Female YouTuberHey Faceboo...
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Machine Learning is the New Chicken Sexer

This Week's Stories Google I/O Highlights Pixel 3A Unboxing Nest Hub Max > Google Home Hub AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Google Leans into Helpfulness vs Privacy Project Euphonia: Speech-to-text for People who are Hard to Understand Trouble i...
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Knee Deep in Schnitt

This Week's Stories Google I/O Preview Facebook's New Look: Bye-Bye, Blue, Hello Groups and Stories Facebook Dating: Tinder for Grandma Google Will Let You Limit Your Location History Oculus Quest and Rift S Launch May 21st - is Oculus Still Worth...
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Laundry Folding as a Service

This Week's Top Stories Facebook Demands Users' Email Passwords, Steals Their Contacts Sri Lanka Shuts Down Social Media Smoking Cessation and Depression Apps Could be Sharing and Selling and Your Data Samsung Galaxy Fold Delayed to June 13th • Mr Dors...
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Gelato in Perugia With Craig

This Week's Stories Documents "Confirm" Facebook Used Your Data Against Rivals Google I/O Plans: Will Pixel 3a Be There? YouTube Falsely Hints Notre Dame Fire was Terrorism Defending Assange: Hard but Necessary The Open Internet is Under Attack YouTube...
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Get Off Stacey's Lawn!

This Week's Stories Staceysplaining Google Cloud Next Australia and the UK vs Free Speech on Social Media Google Drone Tests in Australia Google Cancels its AI Ethics Board in Record Time Larry and Sergei: MIA G Suite and Google Home: Better, but Still...
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Inbox Nicorette

Top Stories this Week The end of the line for inbox and G+ The history of G+ Killed by Google, a website devoted to all of the apps, hardware, and services that Google has dumped over the years Simple phone hack using Google Fi could save you enough mo...
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I Didn't Say It, Oprah Did!

Top Stories this Week Articles 13 and 11 Pass - What it Means for Memes Google Stadia: Will ISPs Kill It? Will Twitch? Win Some, Lose Some: Google Makes $17B on the Stock Market on the Same Day EU Fines It $1.7B How to Steal $122 Million from Google an...
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Name Your Child Fester

News of the Week• Google Stadia: Pros and Cons• EU Fines Google $1.7B Over Ads• Google's European Browser Ballot• Google+'s Last Day: April Fools• Google Stadia: Pros and Cons• EU Fines Google $1.7B Over Ads• Google's European Browser Ballot• Google+'s...
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Tech NewsFoursquare Still Tracks Your Every MovementIBM Used Your Flickr Photos to Train Its Facial RecognitionFacebook's "Privacy Pivot" Is Anything ButElizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Big TechGoogle Will Unveil "The Future of Gaming" Next WeekGoogl...
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Former TV Guide Critic

The Best Samsung Galaxy S10+ You Can Buy: First LookFacebook Pivots to PrivacySaudi Women Tracking App Might Not Be So Bad After AllGoogle's Dragonfly is DeadWaymo's Lidar PlayGoogle's Privacy-Focused AI FrameworkAI Will Be Better Than Us at Understand...
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Hermione Said So

Foldable Phones: is $2000 Too Much?All the Other Wacky Phones at MWC 2019HoloLens 2 and the CloudOur Heads-Up Display Future5G at MWC 2019: When is 5G Really Coming?Congress Wants a Word With GoogleGoogle vs Oracle Might be Coming BackHow Do You Pronou...
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Jeff Gives It a Pass

Samsung Galaxy Fold Will Replace Your Computer Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e Samsung Galaxy Buds YouTube Advertisers Flee Over Pedophilia New YouTube Strike System Articles 11 and 13 are About to Pass Conspiracy Theories on YouTube and Pinterest Nest...
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Get Yourself a Harvard Man

Articles 11 and 13 are Back & Worse than Ever What if Google Won't Pay Fines?Amazon Buys Eero: Is this the PanopticonApple's Plans to Screw Over PublishersLife Without Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and MicrosoftNYPD Hates WazeShould Facebook Ban...
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I Made Queso!Spotify Buys Gimlet and AnchorFacebook at 15Why Publishing DiedAlphabet Q1 EarningsVerily Opens Opioid Rehab, Makes Smart ShoesMarshmello's Fortnite ConcertChrome Password Checker ExtensionGoogle Makes Audio More AccessibleAssistant Coming...
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The Dork Face Problem

Google IO dates are announced.Features for Android Q include a new face-detection API.Google makes a big hire that is all about bringing Fuchsia to market.Gmail for Android gets a redesign but it still isn't Inbox. What happens when you cut every piece...
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What Doesn't Kill You, Makes You Viral

France fines Google €50M for GDPR violations, Google appeals.Amazon issues workers vests to keep robots from harming them.Millions of mortgage docs leak online.Viacom buys Pluto TV for $340M.Microsoft Edge mobile browser alerts users to fake news.Googl...
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A Faust Without a Devil

• Facebook's 10 Year Photo Challenge: Threat or Menace?• The Best of the Rest at CES 2019• Google and WordPress Make News• Who is Watching Your Doorbell Videos?• The Google Changelog: RCS Comes to Fi• All Hail the Egg!• Galaxy S10 Launches 2/20• Bird S...
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A Controlled Ink Leak

Google Assistant is everywhere at CES 2019, including an amusement park ride.Facebook opens its political ads archive, showing who is targeting you and how much they spent.Don't blame millennials: Fake news is spread by boomers.The Internet Archive tri...
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I'm An Engineer, Darn It!

Facebook hopes for a better 2019 after a public image drubbing in 2018.Google's Waymo Under Fire in Arizona - Literally.Your cell phone has a huge security flaw, and there is no plan to fix it.How much of the internet is made of bots? And how soon will...
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The Year's Best

A look back at the biggest tech stories of 2018.Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey HigginbothamDownload or subscribe to this show at
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You're Filling It Wrong

Google takes Manhattan Almost 50% of Google's workers are temps, contractors, or vendors. Facebook vs New York Times Harassment on Twitter Jack Dorsey's beard shavings, Azalia Banks, and ISIS A very Google holiday season RIP Oath • Tesla fart app Pete...
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The Road to Nunavut

Huawei CFO gets bail in Canada, awaits extradition to USChina detains Canadian ex-diplomat in retaliationMarriott breach blamed on ChinaNo Chinese spy chips found on Super Micro servers Google CEO tells Congress "No plans" for Chinese search enginePich...
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