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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.

Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.

 

#10

TWiT 859: Damn the Crepe Myrtle - Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, 5G improvements, Intel's Ohi...

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, 5G improvements, Intel's Ohio factory ---Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal. ---Over 100 Activision Blizzard employees stage walkout, demand CEO step down. ---Bobby Kotick Reportedly Turned Up Late and Left Early from a Meeting Meant to Reassure Employees. ---Bobby Kotick interview: Why Activision Blizzard did the deal with Microsoft. ---The movie segment! ---Airline CEOs make a U-turn, now say 5G isn't a big problem for altimeters. ---AT&T, Verizon 5G is about to get much faster in more places - if you have the right phone. ---AT&T begins a 5G C-band rollout in a limited number of metro areas. ---Intel Reveals Plans for Massive Factory in Ohio. ---The Intel Split. ---Google starts rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro's delayed December update. ---IRS Will Require Facial Recognition Scans to Access Your Taxes. ---Senate committee votes to advance major tech antitrust bill. ---Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department Seek to Strengthen Enforcement Against Illegal Mergers. ---MEPs adopt Digital Services Act with significant last-minute changes. ---Twitter Blue on Twitter: "You asked (a lot), so we made it. Now rolling out in Labs: NFT Profile Pictures on iOS" ---Joe Rogan Experience Podcast Ensnares Spotify in Covid Misinformation Debate. ---Bitcoin drops to a six-month low as investors dump speculative assets. ---Fed releases long-awaited study on a digital dollar but doesn't take a position yet on creating one. ---Faster cable internet speeds are coming, even if you don't really need them. ---The World's First Wi-Fi 7 Demo Reached Speeds 2.4 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi 6. ---Twitter shakes up its security team. ---TikTok's marketing chief ousted after 'going rogue' with bizarre campaigns. ---US athletes are told to use burner phones at Beijing Winter Olympics. ---Netflix Q4 2021: Gains 8.2 Million Subscribers, Stock Down on Forecast. ---Felony charges are 1st in a fatal crash involving Autopilot. ---We Met in Virtual Reality' finds love in the metaverse. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Devindra Hardawar] (https://twitter.com/Devindra) and [Dwight Silverman] (https://twitter.com/dsilverman) 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) --- [newrelic.com/twit] (http://newrelic.com/twit) --- [streak.com/twit] (http://streak.com/twit) --- [ZipRecruiter.com/Twit] (http://ZipRecruiter.com/Twit) ... Read more

24 Jan 2022

2 HR 38 MINS

2:38:03

24 Jan 2022


#9

TWiT 858: The Meat CEO - E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse

E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse. ---CES through the years. ---Oversized future USPS delivery truck on display at CES in Las Vegas. ---BMW debuts its new color-changing paint technology at CES: E Ink. ---Massage Robot at CES 2022. ---This super realistic "humanoid robot" stole the show at CES 2022. ---Using Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel at CES 2022: Hardly groundbreaking. ---Elon Musk says Spacex will catch Starship booster with giant "robot chopsticks" ---Halo.car ---@richontech: No joke. This SUV is being driven remotely from this gaming-style rig, complete with a steering wheel, pedals and a giant monitor with live camera feeds from the vehicle. ---E3 shifts to online-only event because of Omicron concerns. ---Why Apple's iMessage Is Winning: Teens Dread the Green Text Bubble. ---After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful. ---The long-awaited January update for Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is now live. ---@stroughtonsmith: Apple really needs to throw out its crowdsourced machine-learned autocorrect system entirely. ---Second Life Founder Returns to Take On the Metaverse. ---Meta's Oculus was the US's most-downloaded app on Christmas. ---Is microdosing legal? ---Canalys: Worldwide PC shipments soared in 2021 to 341 million units. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Christina Warren] (https://twitter.com/film_girl) , [Ashley Esqueda] (http://www.twitter.com/AshleyEsqueda) , and [Rich DeMuro] (https://twitter.com/richontech) 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: --- [itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30] (http://itpro.tv/twit) --- [banknovo.com/twit] (http://banknovo.com/twit) --- [mintmobile.com/twit] (http://mintmobile.com/twit) --- [wwt.com/twit] (http://wwt.com/twit) ... Read more

17 Jan 2022

2 HR 22 MINS

2:22:49

17 Jan 2022


#8

TWiT 857: New World Disorder - The future of finance, Web3, NASA Webb Telescope, synthetic biology, ...

The future of finance, Web3, NASA Webb Telescope, synthetic biology, CES 2022 ---Amy introduces the Futurist episode. ---The Future Today Institute's 14th Annual Tech Trends Report. ---Moxie Marlinspike - My first impressions of web3. ---Jack Dorsey says VCs really own Web3 (and Web3 boosters are pretty mad about it). ---Chris Dixon and Naval Ravikant — The Wonders of Web3, How to Pick the Right Hill to - Climb, Finding the Right Amount of Crypto Regulation, Friends with Benefits, and the Untapped Potential of NFTs. ---The rise of the alt-coins. ---Oh look, it's a Tesla traffic jam in Las Vegas' Boring Company tunnel. ---NASA's Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror Unfolds. ---CES attendance down more than 75%, organizers say. ---LG Display brought a reclining curved OLED throne to CES this year. ---Change your car's colour with an app: BMW unveils color-changing car. ---CES 2022: The humanoid robot, Ameca, revealed at CES show. ---Abbott tells CES it's getting into consumer biowearables. ---The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Amy Webb. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Amy Webb] (https://amywebb.io/) and [Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ] (https://twitter.com/padresj) 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: --- [ourcrowd.com/twit] (http://ourcrowd.com/twit) --- [linode.com/twit] (http://linode.com/twit) --- [wealthfront.com/twit] (http://wealthfront.com/twit) --- [betterhelp.com/twit] (http://betterhelp.com/twit) ... Read more

10 Jan 2022

2 HR 19 MINS

2:19:43

10 Jan 2022


#7

TWiT 856: Best of 2021 - The best TWiT highlights of the year!

Leo Laporte takes us through the past year in tech. 2021 highlights include: ---Comparisons between the roaring '20s and the NEW roaring '20s ---GameStop, meme stocks, and the revenge of the retail trader ---CryptoPunks, NFTs, and the Blockchain. ---Nicholas almost unboxes his NBA NFT ---Facebook Is Building An Instagram For Kids Under The Age Of 13. ---Jeff Bezos' Legacy as CEO of Amazon ---How Amy Webb Beat Her Insomnia ---Rick Roll gets 1 billion views ---IBM PC Turns 40 Years Old ---"New Data Says More Communities Built Their Own Broadband Because of COVID. ---U.S. Broadband Wireless Speeds Climb to Pathetic 14th Place Globally. " ---China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown. ---iPod is 20 years old Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) 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: --- [podium.com/twit] (http://podium.com/twit) --- [nureva.com] (https://nureva.co/3yAtb0Z) --- [Blueland.com/TWIT] (http://Blueland.com/TWIT) --- [imperfectfoods.com promo code TWIT] (https://imperfectfoods.com) ... Read more

02 Jan 2022

2 HR 10 MINS

2:10:24

02 Jan 2022


#6

TWiT 855: Smitten by 2021 - Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomwar...

Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware ---COVID-19's impact on tech. ---Elon Musk in 2021. ---The World Is Still Short of Everything. Get Used to It. ---GM's heated seats and steering wheels are the latest casualties of the chip shortage. ---Baby Driver: Philadelphia woman gives birth in the front seat of Tesla on autopilot. ---The tangled history of mRNA vaccines. ---Ransomware Jerks Helped Cause the Cream Cheese Shortage. ---The Harvard Job Offer No One at Harvard Ever Heard Of. ---Microsoft's very bad year for security: A timeline. ---Log4j: The 'most serious' security breach ever is unfolding right now. ---REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward. ---Billionaires in space. ---FAA: No more commercial astronaut wings, too many launching. ---Fact check: Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket launch didn't emit carbon. ---Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's C.E.O., handing the reins to Andy Jassy. ---In a surprise tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he's stepping down. ---Square is changing its name to Block. ---The Metaverse Is Mark Zuckerberg's Escape Hatch. ---A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived. ---Lina Khan's Battle to Rein in Big Tech. ---Top trend of 2021: The Metaverse. ---2021 ends with a question: Are NFTs here to stay? ---Android 12: Everything you need to know about Google's new big update to the popular OS! ---Colonial Pipeline: How a major oil pipeline got held for ransom. ---Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations. ---A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple Ruling. ---Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled. ---Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck. ---VW rebrand turns out to be April Fool's joke. ---Olympics Broadcaster Announces His Computer Password on Live TV. ---Don't be fooled — Amazon's Astro isn't a home robot, it's a camera on wheels. ---I swallowed one of my AirPods. ---Woman swallows AirPods accidentally; claims device recorded audio from her stomach. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Ant Pruitt] (https://twit.tv/people/ant-pruitt) , [Mikah Sargent] (https://twit.tv/people/mikah-sargent) , and [Jason Howell] (https://twit.tv/people/jason-howell) 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: --- [Blueland.com/TWIT] (http://Blueland.com/TWIT) --- [noom.com/twit] (http://noom.com/twit) --- [UserWay.org/twit] (http://UserWay.org/twit) ... Read more

26 Dec 2021

2 HR 24 MINS

2:24:48

26 Dec 2021


#5

TWiT 854: Filters Not Included - Log4j vulnerability, YouTube and Disney make up, Tardigrades, Anti-...

Log4j vulnerability, YouTube and Disney make up, Tardigrades, Anti-5G necklace ---Hackers start pushing malware in worldwide Log4Shell attacks. ---The Next Wave of Log4J Attacks Will Be Brutal. ---The Numbers Behind Log4j Vulnerability CVE-2021-44228. ---YouTube TV Reaches Deal To Bring Back Disney-Owned Channels Including ESPN, Disney Channel, & ABC. ---Oh Doctah's thoughts on the Great Resignation. ---Reddit Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement Related to Proposed Public Offering. ---BuzzFeed Suffers Wave of SPAC Investor Withdrawals Before Going Public. ---Elon Musk: Person of the Year 2021. ---EV tax credits: Manchin a no on Build Back Better bill, putting $12,500 incentive in doubt. ---Record-Breaking Eight Mobile Games Surpass $1 Billion in Global Player Spending During 2021. ---Apple releases Swift Playgrounds 4 with support for app development on iPad. ---Toyota Made Its Key Fob Remote Start Into a Subscription Service. ---Dog helps his human move tires and figures out how to carry four tires in one bite. ---TikTok says it's removing 'alarmist warnings' about school violence. ---I'm getting this PAGASA message on my AOD and lockscreen. ---Meta says nearly 50,000 journalists and activists were targeted by sophisticated spying operations on Facebook and Instagram. ---Melania Trump emerges to launch new NFT platform meant to 'inspire' — and earn cash. ---RadioShack Announces Ambitious New Cryptocurrency Exchange: RadioShack Defi. ---Homeland Security launches 'Hack DHS' bug bounty program. ---Biden will sign an executive order to move government services online. ---Anti-5G necklaces found to be radioactive. ---Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Owen JJ Stone] (https://twitter.com/ohdoctah) , [Jeff Jarvis] (https://twit.tv/people/jeff-jarvis) , and [Tim Stevens] (https://twitter.com/tim_stevens) 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: --- [www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT] (http://www.stamps.com/radio/twit/?source=si10113277) --- [UserWay.org/twit] (http://UserWay.org/twit) --- [noom.com/twit] (http://noom.com/twit) --- [mintmobile.com/twit] (http://mintmobile.com/twit) ... Read more

20 Dec 2021

2 HR 44 MINS

2:44:38

20 Dec 2021


#4

TWiT 853: Make It Cozy - Worst 0-day in a decade, Amazon outage, Assange extradition, Birds Aren't R...

Worst 0-day in a decade, Amazon outage, Assange extradition, Birds Aren't Real ---Six dead, no hope of more survivors after tornadoes destroy Amazon warehouse. ---Log4Shell: RCE 0-day exploit found in log4j2, a popular Java logging package. ---An Amazon server outage caused problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries. ---Amazon Outage Disrupts Lives, Surprising People About Their Cloud Dependency. ---Instagram's CEO faces senators accusing his company of harming some young users. ---Instagram will bring back a chronological feed in 2022. ---The US wins appeal over the extradition of WikiLeaks founder ---Inside Tim Cook's Secret $275 Billion Deal with Chinese Authorities. ---Apple's Empty Threat? Silence Over iPhone Ad Workarounds Sows Confusion. ---All Those 23andMe Spit Tests Were Part of a Bigger Plan. ---Mercedes-Benz gets the world's first approval for an automated driving system. ---A New Tesla Safety Concern: Drivers Can Play Video Games in Moving Cars. ---Tesla Cybertruck with updated design spotted on test track. ---'No easy solution' for Tesla Cybertruck's comically large windshield wiper, Elon Musk says. ---Kickstarter Will Move Its Crowdfunding Platform to Blockchain. ---I want to go back!' Michael Strahan can't get enough of space after Blue Origin launch. ---TCL stops selling Google TV lineup over software & performance issues, updates coming soon. ---Amazon is shutting down the web ranking site Alexa.com. ---Grand Theft Auto video game ban proposed by Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans. ---Italy fines Amazon €1.13B for abusing market dominance. ---Jessica Rosenworcel was confirmed by Senate to lead the FCC. ---New FDA-approved eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions: "It's definitely a life-changer". ---Birds Aren't Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory. ---Ex-Apple Engineer Cher Scarlett No Longer Withdrawing U.S. Labor Agency Complaint Against Apple. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Shira Lazar] (https://twitter.com/shiralazar) , [Alex Kantrowitz] (https://twitter.com/Kantrowitz) , and [Carolina Milanesi] (http://creativestrategies.com) 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: --- [podium.com/twit] (http://podium.com/twit) --- [ourcrowd.com/twit] (http://ourcrowd.com/twit) --- [udacity.com/TWiT] (http://udacity.com/TWiT) --- [UserWay.org/twit] (http://UserWay.org/twit) ... Read more

13 Dec 2021

2 HR 37 MINS

2:37:55

13 Dec 2021


#3

TWiT 852: Mystery Hut on the Moon - Jack leaves Twitter, what is Web3, Bitcoin crashes again, Cyber ...

Jack leaves Twitter, what is Web3, Bitcoin crashes again, Cyber Monday ---China's Yutu 2 rover spots cube-shaped 'mystery hut' on far side of the moon. ---Jack is leaving Twitter and we have ~thoughts~ ---Twitter Has a New CEO; What About a New Business Model? ---Jack Dorsey's Square changes corporate name to Block. ---Twitter's new CEO announces major reorganization of the social networking company. ---Twitter bans sharing 'private' images and videos without consent. ---Far-right is using Twitter's new rule against anti-extremism researchers. ---Self-Important Asshole Making Big Show About Leaving Twitter. ---Is web3 BS? ---Bukele steps up El Salvador's bet on sliding bitcoin; buys another 150 coins. ---Cyber Monday Sales Flat as Smaller Savings Curb Incentive to Spend. ---Black Friday data adds to evidence e-commerce growth is slowing. ---The Chip Shortage Has Made a Star of This Little-Known Component. ---Arriving Today: From Factory to Front Door -- Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy. ---FTC Challenges Nvidia's Deal for Arm Holdings. ---Move Over, GE. The Tech Conglomerates Are the New Leaders of Industry. ---U.K. regulators order Facebook-owner Meta to sell Giphy. ---Russia threatens criminal charges against a NASA astronaut. ---NASA delays ISS spacewalk over debris worries. ---The Mars Rover video and sound. It's so eerie and yet so interesting / thought-provoking. ---Meta has chosen AWS as its long-term strategic cloud provider. ---Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11's controversial default browser changes. ---New rule will allow debt collectors to track you down on social media. ---Jim Warren, Early Influencer in Personal Computing, Dies at 85. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Alex Wilhelm] (https://twitter.com/alex) , [Brian McCullough] (https://techmeme.com) , and [Mike Elgan] (https://mikeelgan.substack.com/) 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: --- [Egnyte.com] (http://Egnyte.com) --- [stripe.com] (http://stripe.com) --- [wwt.com/twit] (http://wwt.com/twit) --- [expressvpn.com/twit] (http://expressvpn.com/twit) ... Read more

06 Dec 2021

2 HR 17 MINS

2:17:26

06 Dec 2021


#2

TWiT 851: Doomtown Rats - Black Friday, Apple sues NSO group, rats play Doom, MicroClimate AIR2

Black Friday, Apple sues NSO group, rats play Doom, MicroClimate AIR2 ---Scientists Focus on Whether Omicron Variant Causes Severe Illness. ---CES 2022: CES - The Most Influential Tech Event in the World. ---MicroClimate AIR2. ---Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels. ---Amazon sees 'record-breaking' Black Friday, official says. ---New York Times' Wirecutter Staff Goes on Strike Ahead of Black Friday. ---Apple sues NSO Group for attacking iPhones with Pegasus spyware. ---Apple's AR headset coming next year with 'Mac-level' power: report. ---Apple's Car Project: Everything We Know. ---Sam's Thoughts on the Apple Car. ---Apple Accelerates Work on Car Project, Aiming for Fully Autonomous Vehicle. ---What is the future of personal car ownership? ---Galaxy Note is dead; Samsung reportedly ending production on Note 20, no plans for the 2022 model. ---Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri will testify before the Senate on teen mental health. ---Related: The CEO of cosmetics retailer Lush says he's 'happy to lose' $13 million by deleting Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat accounts over teen mental-health harms. ---Germany plans to phase out the sale of combustion-engine vehicles to help meet its ambitious goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030. ---Rats named Carmack and Romero are playing Doom. ---Is watching the 1984 Ghostbusters movie killing people? A Statistician's Perspective. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Doc Rock] (https://twitter.com/docrock) , [Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ] (https://twitter.com/padresj) , 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: --- [blockfi.com/TWIT] (http://blockfi.com/TWIT) --- [podium.com/twit] (http://podium.com/twit) --- [www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT] (http://www.stamps.com/radio/twit/?source=si10113277) --- [Egnyte.com] (http://Egnyte.com) ... Read more

29 Nov 2021

2 HR 22 MINS

2:22:35

29 Nov 2021


#1

TWiT 850: Leo, not Leopoldo - Apple's self-repair program, space debris, Constitution NFT, Xbox 20 y...

Apple's self-repair program, space debris, Constitution NFT, Xbox 20 years old ---Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena. ---Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin Outbid a Group of Crypto Investors for Copy of U.S. Constitution. ---Someone Made a Pirate Bay for NFTs. ---13 dumb arena names inspired by the Staples Center becoming 'Crypto.com Arena'. ---El Salvador to Create 'Bitcoin City,' Use $500M of Planned $1B Bond Offering to Buy More Crypto.\ ---Apple Will Tell You How to Fix iPhones, Sell Parts to the General Public. ---Apple's Pointless Self-Repair Program. ---Over 100 Activision Blizzard employees stage walkout, demand CEO step down. ---Xbox Chief Says He's Evaluating Relationship With Activision. ---Microsoft Pressures Activision Blizzard. ---Apple Accelerates Work on Car Project, Aiming for Fully Autonomous Vehicle. ---Google Cloud encourages more conversational AI with Bot-in-a-Box. ---Visualizations show the extensive cloud of debris Russia's anti-satellite test created. ---Chris Hadfield says more regulations are needed to protect astronauts from space debris. ---Jurors Got to Hear Elizabeth Holmes' Lies For Themselves. ---Tesla ranks almost dead-last on a Consumer Reports reliability list. ---We Are the Wirecutter Union. We're Prepared to Walk Out. ---How Xbox outgrew the console: inside Phil Spencer's multi-billion dollar gamble. ---Forza Horizon 5. ---Facebook's race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show. ---Meta's sci-fi haptic glove prototype lets you feel VR objects using air pockets. ---FlyFin offers an AI-based tax app aimed at freelancers, gig workers. Host: [Leo Laporte] (https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte) Guests: [Wesley Faulkner] (https://twitter.com/wesley83) , [Wil Harris] (https://twitter.com/WilHarris) , and [Chris J. Preimesberger] (https://twitter.com/editingwhiz) 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: --- [noom.com/twit] (http://noom.com/twit) --- [privacy.com/twit] (http://privacy.com/twit) --- [podium.com/twit] (http://podium.com/twit) --- [www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT] (http://www.stamps.com/radio/twit/?source=si10113277) ... Read more

22 Nov 2021

2 HR 23 MINS

2:23:19

22 Nov 2021