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This Week in Tech (Audio)

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This Week in Tech is the top-ranked flagship tech podcast from TWiT.tv. Every Sunday, Leo Laporte and a roundtable of insiders explore the week's hottest tech news from AI to robots, and PCs to privacy. When it comes to tech, TWiT is IT. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

This Week in Tech is the top-ranked flagship tech podcast from TWiT.tv. Every Sunday, Leo Laporte and a roundtable of insiders explore the week's hottest tech news from AI to robots, and PCs to privacy. When it comes to tech, TWiT is IT. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

 

#10

TWiT 974: Get at the Young Youngs - Tesla Robotaxi, Marissa Mayer's Sunshine

---House, Senate leaders nearing deal on landmark online privacy bill ---Marissa Mayer's eternal Sunshine ---Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil its robotaxi on Aug. 8; shares pop ---Amazon's Grocery Stores to Drop Just Walk Out Checkout Tech ---X's 'complimentary' Premium push gives people blue checks they didn't ask for ---President Biden is now posting into the fediverse ---Yahoo is acquiring Artifact to bring its AI features to Yahoo News ---MrBeast calls for slowing down video editing styles ---A TikTok Whistleblower Got DC's Attention. Do His Claims Add Up? ---Price of zero-day exploits rises as companies harden products against hackers ---App Store guidelines now allow game emulators; more ---How Tech Giants Cut Corners to Harvest Data for A.I. ---Google Pledges to Destroy Browsing Data to Settle 'Incognito' Lawsuit ---SF Giants using facial recognition tech to fast-track ticket line ---Apple (AAPL) Explores Home Robots After Abandoning Car Efforts Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Mikah Sargent] (https://twit.tv/people/mikah-sargent) , [Lisa Schmeiser] (http://twitter.com/lschmeiser) , and [Harry McCracken] (http://twitter.com/harrymccracken) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [kolide.com/twit] (https://kolide.com/twit) --- [bitwarden.com/twit] (http://bitwarden.com/twit) --- [robinhood.com/boost] (http://robinhood.com/boost) --- [zscaler.com/zerotrustAI] (http://zscaler.com/zerotrustAI) --- [mylio.com/TWIT25] (http://mylio.com/TWIT25) ... Read more

08 Apr 2024

2 HR 40 MINS

2:40:38

08 Apr 2024


#9

TWiT 973: The Inverted Goldilocks Zone - Gmail turns 20, AI PC definition, xz Utils backdoor

Gmail turns 20, AI PC definition, xz Utils backdoor ---20 years of Gmail ---Backdoor found in widely used Linux utility breaks encrypted SSH connections ---An Accidental Discovery of a Backdoor Likely Prevented Thousands of Infections ---EU probes Apple, Meta and Alphabet under landmark new law ---Google Podcasts service shuts down in the US next week ---Daniel Kahneman, Who Plumbed the Psychology of Economics, Dies at 90 - The New York Times ---The great rewiring: is social media really behind an epidemic of teenage mental illness? ---Social Media, Authoritarianism, and the World As It Is - LPE Project ---Phison Announces Strategic Partnerships Deploying aiDAPTIV+ at NVIDIA GTC 2024 ---Microsoft says this single key is the difference between an AI PC and just a PC with AI Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Allyn Malventano] (https://twitter.com/malventano) , [Daniel Rubino] (https://twitter.com/Daniel_Rubino) , and [Doc Rock] (https://www.createbetter.life/) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [zscaler.com/zerotrustAI] (http://zscaler.com/zerotrustAI) --- [wix.com/studio] (https://www.wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_all_brnd_all_en_03/24_all__thisweekintech%5E1&experiment_id=%5Eresponsive%5E%5Ehp) --- [Download StepDog] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/stepdog-watch-face-dog/id1474625303?platform=appleWatch) --- [www.stamps.com promo code TWIT] (http://www.stamps.com) --- [eufy.com] (http://eufy.com) --- [NetSuite.com/TWIT] (http://NetSuite.com/TWIT) ... Read more

01 Apr 2024

3 HR 09 MINS

3:09:52

01 Apr 2024


#8

TWiT 972: Judicial Whimsy - US vs. Apple, The ELVIS Act

---U.S. versus Apple: A first reaction ---Critics of the TikTok Bill Are Missing the Point ---Tennessee becomes first US state with law protecting musicians from AI ---In One Key A.I. Metric, China Pulls Ahead of the U.S.: Talent ---Murthy v Missouri at SCOTUS ---Unpatchable vulnerability in Apple chip leaks secret encryption keys ---Windows 11, Tesla, and Ubuntu Linux hacked at Pwn2Own Vancouver ---Vernor Vinge (1944-2024) Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Cathy Gellis] (https://mastodon.cloud/@cathygellis/) , [Rob Pegoraro] (http://robpegoraro.com/) , and [Brianna Wu] (https://twitter.com/BriannaWu) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [zscaler.com/zerotrustAI] (http://zscaler.com/zerotrustAI) --- [ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT] (http://ecamm.com/twit) --- [canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT] (http://canary.tools/twit) --- [hims.com/twit] (http://hims.com/twit) --- [rocketmoney.com/twit] (http://rocketmoney.com/twit) --- [kolide.com/twit] (https://kolide.com/twit) ... Read more

25 Mar 2024

2 HR 48 MINS

2:48:52

25 Mar 2024


#7

TWiT 971: The Element of Chaos - SpaceX Spy Satellites, New Apple Carplay

---The Panel discusses video Formats and aspect ratios ---House of Reps pass bill that could ban TikTok ---TechDirt: TikTok ban would be unconstitutional and doesn't actually help with threats ---TikTok estimated to be worth $100B, or $40B if it doesn't include the algorithm ---US wants to ban TikTok for the sins of every social media company ---What social media is the panel using? ---Musk's SpaceX is building spy satellite network for US intelligence agency, sources say ---Musk dumps Don Lemon after sitting through one interviuew ---"Gurman: CarPlay is now all Apple has left, should they charge for the more advanced version? + Apple planning for the biggest AirPods push yet with new low-end, mid-range models" ---Microsoft is hosting its Surface/AI event next week, what do we think about Microsoft's current PC and AI ambitions? ---FCC raises broadband minimums to 100Mbps/20Mbps, up from 25Mbps/3Mbps ---Pornhub says adios to Texas ---Profile of the UberCheats dev, who created an app to see how the Uber algorithm was screwing over workers ---What media is the panel watching? Host: [Devindra Hardawar] (https://twitter.com/Devindra) Guests: [Alex Lindsay] (https://twit.tv/people/alex-lindsay) , [Glenn Fleishman] (https://glennf.com/) , and [Scott Stein] (https://twitter.com/jetscott) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [NetSuite.com/TWIT] (http://NetSuite.com/TWIT) --- [panoptica.app] (http://panoptica.app) --- [ziprecruiter.com/twit] (http://www.ziprecruiter.com/twit) --- [mintmobile.com/twit] (http://mintmobile.com/twit) --- [expressvpn.com/twit] (http://expressvpn.com/twit) ... Read more

18 Mar 2024

3 HR 05 MINS

3:05:31

18 Mar 2024


#6

TWiT 970: Where Does Jazz Come From? - TikTok Ban, Creepy AI, Practical Fusion

TikTok Ban, Creepy AI, Practical Fusion ---Why Trump now opposes banning TikTok ---Spain tells Sam Altman, Worldcoin to shut down its eyeball-scanning orbs ---OpenAI announces new members to the board of directors ---OpenAI Responds to Elon Musk's Lawsuit ---Palantir wins US Army contract for battlefield AI ---Welcome to the Valley of the Creepy AI Dolls ---AI Marilyn Monroe Marks Another Step Forward In Extending Celebrity Brand Value Beyond The Grave ---The Panel discusses Bluesky and general social media ---FDA Clears First Over-the-Counter Continuous Glucose Monitor ---Microsoft says Russian hackers stole source code after spying on its executives ---Apple hit with €1.8bn fine for breaking EU law over music streaming ---MIT Claims Superconducting Breakthrough Means Fusion Power Can Be Practical ---"Disgraceful": Messy ToS update allegedly locks Roku devices until users give in Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Roberto Baldwin] (https://twitter.com/strngwys) , [Mike Masnick] (https://twitter.com/mmasnick) , and [Louise Matsakis] (https://twitter.com/lmatsakis) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [robinhood.com/boost] (http://robinhood.com/boost) --- [kolide.com/twit] (https://kolide.com/twit) --- [bitwarden.com/twit] (http://bitwarden.com/twit) ... Read more

11 Mar 2024

2 HR 24 MINS

2:24:12

11 Mar 2024


#5

TWiT 969: Chasing Shadows in the Digital Abyss - Doomed Apple Car, Chinese EVs, MWC Roundup

---Apple's Car Was Doomed by Its Lofty Ambitions to Outdo Tesla ---Frame glasses ---Elon Musk sues OpenAI over AI threat ---Why Elon Musk's OpenAI Lawsuit Leans on A.I. Research From Microsoft ---Elon Musk Asks Satya Nadella for Tech Support: 'I Don't Mean to be a Pest' ---Yahoo lays off the leaders of Engadget ---South Korean streamers struggle with Twitch's sudden exit ---TikTok Begins Removing Universal Music Publishing Songs ---Progressive Web Apps in the EU will work fine in iOS 17.4 ---Push alerts are the latest technique the FBI uses to track criminal suspects ---Peering through Lenovo's transparent laptop into a sci-fi future ---Best of MWC 2024: AI, Wearables, and Bending Phone Concepts That Amaze ---Republican US senator wants to hike tariffs on Chinese vehicles ---Robert "Bob" G. Heil - Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Anthony Ha] (http://twitter.com/anthonyha) and [Sam Abuelsamid] (https://twit.tv/people/sam-abuelsamid) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [expressvpn.com/twit] (http://expressvpn.com/twit) --- [rocketmoney.com/twit] (http://rocketmoney.com/twit) --- [Download StressFace] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/stressface/id1585384209?platform=appleWatch) --- [wix.com/studio] (https://www.wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_all_brnd_all_en_03/24_all__thisweekintech%5E1&experiment_id=%5Eresponsive%5E%5Ehp) --- [lookout.com] (http://lookout.com) ... Read more

04 Mar 2024

2 HR 49 MINS

2:49:30

04 Mar 2024


#4

TWiT 968: Don't Tell the Moon - NVIDIA Dominates, Gemini Taken Down

---How Exactly NVIDIA Is Pulling This Off ---Google takes down Gemini AI image generator. Here's what you need to know ---AT&T restores service after hours of outage ---AT&T is giving customers a bill credit following massive outage ---Police arrest LockBit ransomware members, release decryptor in global crackdown ---Walmart agrees to buy Vizio to grow ad business ---Walmart isn't buying Vizio for its hardware. It wants the TV maker's ad business ---Wyze sent camera thumbnails from 13,000 systems to other users ---Reddit files to list IPO on NYSE under the ticker RDDT ---KeyTrap' DNS Bug Threatens Widespread Internet Outages ---Microsoft fixes Edge browser bug that was stealing Chrome tabs and data ---SpaceX May Be Withholding Satellite Internet in Taiwan, Congressman Contends ---FTC cracks down on H&R Block for deleting tax data when users want to downgrade ---3rd Time's a Charm — Lunar Library Successfully Lands on the Moon — Backup of Human Civilization Will Last for Up To Billions of Years. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Janko Roettgers] (https://twitter.com/jank0) , [Mike Elgan] (https://mikeelgan.substack.com/) , and [Alex Kantrowitz] (https://twitter.com/Kantrowitz) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [hims.com/twit] (http://hims.com/twit) --- [ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT] (http://ecamm.com/twit) --- [NetSuite.com/TWIT] (http://NetSuite.com/TWIT) --- [www.stamps.com promo code TWIT] (http://stamps.com) ... Read more

26 Feb 2024

2 HR 29 MINS

2:29:33

26 Feb 2024


#3

TWiT 967: I'll Be Your Shabbos Goy - KOSA, French Public Scrolling Ban

---Zuckerberg says Quest 3 is 'the better product' vs. Apple's Vision Pro ---Apple to be fined over $500 million under EU antitrust law ---Fighting the smartphone 'invasion': the French village that voted to ban scrolling in public ---2 Twitter books are coming out ---Bluesky opens up to the public ---The Reply Guy Constitution ---Kids Online Safety Act secures enough support to pass Senate ---Leak of Russian 'Threat' Part of a Bid to Kill US Surveillance Reform, Sources Say ---Intel accused of inflating CPU benchmark results ---Amazon Argues National Labor Relations Board Is Unconstitutional ---Apple iMessage, Microsoft Bing Dodge EU's Big Tech Crackdown ---FCC commissioner wants to investigate Apple over Beeper Mini shutdown ---Bored Apes' creator Yuga Labs acquires Proof, takes over Moonbirds NFT brand ---Sarah Silverman's copyright infringement suit against OpenAI will advance in pared-down form Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Amanda Silberling] (https://twit.tv/people/amanda-silberling) , [Abrar Al-Heeti] (https://twit.tv/people/abrar-al-heeti) , and [Shoshana Weissmann] (https://twitter.com/SenatorShoshana) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [ziprecruiter.com/twit] (http://www.ziprecruiter.com/twit) --- [expressvpn.com/twit] (http://expressvpn.com/twit) --- [panoptica.app] (http://panoptica.app) --- [canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT] (http://canary.tools/twit) --- [mintmobile.com/twit] (http://mintmobile.com/twit) ... Read more

19 Feb 2024

2 HR 27 MINS

2:27:35

19 Feb 2024


#2

TWiT 966: He's Got a Huge Corpus - Bluesky Goes Public, Zuck's AI plans

Bluesky Goes Public, Zuck's AI plans ---The panel discusses the Apple Vision Pro ---Transcribe Glass ---X rival Bluesky launches to public with option to pick your algorithm ---Tech layoff tracker - layoffs.fyi ---A general discussion on AI ---Zuckerberg's Plan for AI Hinges on Your Facebook and Instagram Data ---The panel looks back at the proto-internet ---Reddit Doesn't Have to Share IP-Addresses of Piracy Commenters, Court Rules ---David Kahn, Leading Historian of Codes and Code Breaking, Dies at 93 ---The passing of John Walker, programmer and co-founder of AutoDesk Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Cathy Gellis] (https://mastodon.cloud/@cathygellis/) , [Harry McCracken] (http://twitter.com/harrymccracken) , and [Nicholas De Leon] (https://twitter.com/nicholasadeleon) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [bitwarden.com/twit] (http://bitwarden.com/twit) --- [Miro.com/podcast] (http://Miro.com/podcast) --- [kolide.com/twit] (https://kolide.com/twit) --- [NetSuite.com/TWIT] (http://NetSuite.com/TWIT) --- [robinhood.com/boost] (http://robinhood.com/boost) ... Read more

11 Feb 2024

2 HR 21 MINS

2:21:22

11 Feb 2024


#1

TWiT 965: Baby's First Layoff - Apple Vision Pro, Google Retires Cache links

---The panel gives their thoughts on the Apple Vision Pro ---Online safety hearing gets skeptical response from kids, advocates ---Finance worker pays out $25 million after video call with deepfake 'chief financial officer' ---Amazon Drops $1.4 Billion iRobot Deal; Vacuum Maker Cuts Jobs ---There Are 14 Billion Videos on YouTube ---Elon Musk: First Human Receives Neuralink Brain Chip ---Google Search officially retires cache link ---The panel discusses the recent spat of tech industry layoffs ---Japan finally ends mandatory form submission on floppy disks ---Amazon Content Spending 2023 Rose 14% to $18.9B for TV, Film and Music Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Georgia Dow] (https://twitter.com/Georgia_Dow) , [Lisa Schmeiser] (http://twitter.com/lschmeiser) , and [Wesley Faulkner] (https://twitter.com/wesley83) Download or subscribe to this show at [https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech] (https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech) Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at [https://twit.tv/clubtwit] (https://twit.tv/clubtwit) Sponsors: --- [rocketmoney.com/twit] (http://rocketmoney.com/twit) --- [hims.com/twit] (http://hims.com/twit) ... Read more

05 Feb 2024

2 HR 08 MINS

2:08:22

05 Feb 2024