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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.

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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.

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    Apes of Wrath - Missing Bored Apes, DuckDuckGo and MS trackers, Veecon, digital driver license

    Apes of Wrath - Missing Bored Apes, DuckDuckGo and MS trackers, Veecon, digital driver license

    21 killed in Texas elementary school shooting.
    Beto O'Rourke disrupts news conference on shooting.
    The Problem With The Otherwise Very Good And Very Important Eleventh Circuit Decision On The Florida Social Media Law.
    And Now The Copia Institute Tells The US Supreme Court There's A Big Problem With Texas's Social Media Law.
    Inside VeeCon: 4 Days of NFT Fanaticism at U.S. Bank Stadium.
    Someone Stole Seth Green's Bored Ape And Star Of His New NFT Show.
    Just after Texas shooting, California Senate passes Texas-style bill targeting assault weapons, ghost guns.
    California Assembly Unanimously Passes Blatantly Unconstitutional Bill To Allow Parents To Sue Websites Because Their Kids Are Depressed.
    Snap Sends Shiver Through Ad Stocks.
    Big Tech Is Getting Clobbered on Wall Street. It's a Good Time for Them.
    Jack Dorsey leaves Twitter's board of directors.
    Twitter shareholders vote to boot Silver Lake co-CEO Durban, a long-time Musk backer, from board.
    Twitter jumps after Musk increases commitment in takeover bid to $33.5 billion, in talks for other funding.
    Anna Lapwood ends up playing organ for Bonobo at Royal Albert Hall.
    Ukrainian soldiers sing a tribute to their drones.
    Cheap gel film pulls buckets of drinking water per day from thin air.
    DuckDuckGo browser allows Microsoft trackers due to search agreement.
    DOJ Announces It Won't Prosecute White Hat Security Researchers.
    Electrify America will be 100 percent solar-powered by 2023.
    OpenAI: Look at our awesome image generator! Google: Hold my Shiba Inu.
    @horsewizrd: (content warning: endless screaming) ok the AI refuses to give me a normal cat but when I ask for "a centaur except the man part is a jumbo shrimp.
    @Thinkwert: Not as good as the viral tweet, I'm afraid. A centaur except the man part is a jumbo shrimp.
    "Tough to forge" digital driver's license is... easy to forge.
    Sources: Pixel Watch boosts Exynos 9110 with co-processor, most RAM Wear OS has ever seen.
    FB Is Paying Residents of Illinois $397 Each in Lawsuit Settlement.
    Kellyanne Conway: 'My husband George abandoned me for Twitter'.
    'This can't be real': Grubhub promotion turns New York City restaurants into a 'war zone'.
    Introduction of MS Excel in 92.
    Open call – your field recordings of obsolete sounds wanted!
    Picks:

    Cathy - @HueyLewisNews: Huey also stopped by the Andy Warhol Museum while he was in Pittsburgh
    Cathy - @CathyGellis: I had a party yesterday to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. Here was the cake...
    Kevin - Obsolete Macs to run old software
    Kevin - I don't care about your crypto boy
    Jeff - Students create an edible tape to hold that messy burrito together
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

    Guests: Cathy Gellis and Kevin Marks

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    • 2 hrs 32 min
    Slothtoberfest - Twitter doubles down, big tech fights Texas HB 30, Google's new Bay View HQ

    Slothtoberfest - Twitter doubles down, big tech fights Texas HB 30, Google's new Bay View HQ

    Elon Musk Says His $44 Billion Twitter Deal Is 'On Hold'. 
    Twitter turns the tables on Musk, will "enforce" merger. 
    Texas HB 20: Tech asks SCOTUS to stop Texas social media law. 
    What is the likelihood of HB 20 being undone? 
    Did Twitch Violate Texas' Social Media Law By Removing Mass Murderer's Live Stream Of His Killing Spree? 
    You can't always blame algorithms. 
    Kim Kardashian stars on first-ever Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover: Reality star poses in tiny bikinis for racy lagoon shoot - as Elon Musk's 74-year-old mom Maye, Ciara, and plus-size model Yumi Nu all grace front of the famed magazine. 
    People's print magazine faces possible closure amid newsroom chaos: sources. 
    Netflix Hit By Layoffs; About 150 Mostly U.S.-Based Employees Affected. 
    1st monkeypox case in US this year reported in Massachusetts. 
    jollibee's Viral Dance (Worth It). 
    Google opens its Bay View HQ, the first campus it designed itself. 
    Report spotlights vast scale of adtech's 'biggest data breach'. 
    Apple Machine Learning Director Who Left Over Office Return Policy Joins Google. 
    Google lets personal users stay on 'no-cost Legacy G Suite' with custom Gmail domain. 
    Don't Try to Regulate Google Ads. 
    Google Messages users in India are reportedly drowning in ads. 
    Google Will Declare Bankruptcy In Russia, Says Russian Authorities Seized Bank Account. 
    China's Internet Censors Try a New Trick: Revealing Users' Locations. 
    Inside Mark Zuckerberg's billionaire lifestyle: Meta's CEO may dress down (in US$400 T-shirts), but he splurges on Hawaiian land, mansions, top-notch security, private jets and luxury cars. 
    Living the #ConventLife. 
    TikTok ruins everything. 
    TikTok's new ad product gives creators a chance to partner with marketers on branded content. 
    YouTube now highlights the most replayed parts of videos to let you skip the boring parts. 
    'Protected by Android' is Google's new security branding for the OS. 
    Google's AI-powered 'Interview Warmup' lets you practice answering job questions. 
    Nest Hub Max rolling out 'Look and Talk' for Google Assistant – here's how to turn it on. 
    Google Play system updates for May bring Nearby Share to self, Google Help redesign, and more. 
    Shuffled By the iPod. 
    Picks: 

    Shoshana - Make (formerly Integromat). 
    Ant - Godox SL-60W CRI 95+ LED Video Light. 
    Ant - The Inspirational Creativity of Mr. Derek Blanks. 
    Jeff - GrubHub $15 off chaos.
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

    Guest: Shoshana Weissmann

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    • 2 hrs 28 min
    Bill of Attainder - Google IO, Hawley's copyright bill, Texas social media law, Keyboardio Atreus

    Bill of Attainder - Google IO, Hawley's copyright bill, Texas social media law, Keyboardio Atreus

    Google IO, Hawley's copyright bill, Texas social media law, Keyboardio Atreus

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

    Guest: Mike Masnick

    For full show notes, visit https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google/episodes/663

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    • 2 hrs 43 min
    Made With Lard - Twitter earnings, Google IO preview, Airbnb WFH policy, T-Mobile home internet

    Made With Lard - Twitter earnings, Google IO preview, Airbnb WFH policy, T-Mobile home internet

    Elon Musk Plans to Take Twitter Public a Few Years After Buyout.
    Inside Twitter's emotional Friday all-hands.
    Twitter reports user bump, revenue miss for Q1, days after accepting Musk's takeover bid.
    Google previews I/O 2022 schedule, 'What's new' keynotes, and sessions.
    The latest Pixel Watch spec rumors show Google's trying to make a flagship.
    Parliament invites Elon to visit.
    Elon Musk considers 'slight' Twitter fee for commercial users.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the 2022 Met Gala.
    The Well: A Story of Love, Death & Real Life in the Seminal Online Community by Katie Hafner.
    Snap's new Pixy drone is a $230 selfie machine.
    Airbnb tells employees they can work remotely forever...
    All About Waffle House.
    Concede defeat against bad speech.
    Cameo lays off close to 90, including senior executives.
    Amazon to reimburse U.S. employees who travel for abortions, other treatments.
    SafeGraph is under fire for selling abortion data. Its CEO says more changes are coming.
    T-Mobile 5G Home Internet promises $50/month lifetime rate, $20 off for phone subscribers, covering fees for switchers.
    Facebook Pulls the Plug on Podcast Business After a Year.
    Google TV announces 'Favorite Channels' for Live TV tab.
    Google Play system updates for May bring Nearby Share to self, Google Help redesign, and more.
    Google Assistant in Chrome, powered by Duplex, can now auto-change stolen passwords.
    May's Pixel 6 and 6 Pro update primarily improves haptic feedback.
    Google prepares 'ChromeOS' rebrand to drop the space.
    Theranos merchandise on eBay sparks bloodlust among Elizabeth Holmes fans.
    How to Zoom Your Room: Room Rater's Ultimate Style Guide.
    Salt_Hank is killing it!!
    Picks:

    Stacey - Schlage Encode Plus Smart Wi-Fi lock: Apple Home Key arrives
    Jeff - 1990 Press Photo Jeff Jarvis, Founding Managing Editor of Entertainment Weekly on eBay
    Jeff - The Long S
    Ant - ULANZI Handheld Light Wand
    Ant - Fish Oil by Nature's Bounty
    Ant - Puritan's Pride Odorless Garlic
    Ant - The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 47 min
    Oligarchs At the Gate - Musk is buying Twitter, Alphabet's disappointing earnings, typeset nerdery

    Oligarchs At the Gate - Musk is buying Twitter, Alphabet's disappointing earnings, typeset nerdery

    Elon Musk: There's a reason no smart buyer already purchased Twitter.
    Elon Musk Demonstrates How Little He Understands About Content Moderation.
    Musk Not Allowed to Disparage Twitter When Tweeting About $44 Billion Deal.
    Elon Musk buys Tesla a pounding Chinese headache.
    Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Elon Musk Got His Deal for Twitter.
    Why exactly does Elon Musk want Twitter?
    Elon Musk Might Be Just What Twitter Needs.
    Breakingviews: Elon Musk probably won't buy Twitter.
    Again a man lets me fall on the spikes by myself.' Amber Heard laments about her public breakup from Elon Musk and admits she wasn't in love with him in emails to agent.
    New York Times Pitchbot - @DougJBalloon.
    CNET Rebrands And Invests For The Future.
    Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works by Erik Spiekermann.
    Alphabet Earnings Show Slowing Sales Growth on Digital-Ad Tumult.
    YouTube's huge miss shows digital media ad market is getting hit hard.
    Google tells shareholders that YouTube Shorts is doing great, don't worry about TikTok!
    Pixel 6 is 'fastest-selling Pixel ever' as Sundar Pichai teases Android, new hardware at I/O 2022.
    Alphabet announces $70 billion buyback.
    Facebook earnings beat sends Meta stock soaring, but sales hit the slowest growth in a decade.
    Jack Dorsey ditches Block CEO title for 'Block Head'
    CNN+ streaming service pulls a Quibi, will shut down a month after launch.
    Christina Warren's CNN+ swag and swag from failed companies and festivals.
    Google Rolls Out New Cookie Rejection Banner in Europe.
    Meta's Sheryl Sandberg Pressured Daily Mail to Drop Bobby Kotick Reporting.
    Picks:

    Glenn - Web3 is going just great
    Jeff - Reddit is spending $1 million to fund its users' best ideas and competitions
    Leo - Mastodon
    Leo - Internet spring cleaning: How to delete Instagram, Facebook and other accounts
    Take Control of Untangling Connections by Glenn Fleishman - https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/untangling/

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

    Guests: Cathy Gellis and Glenn Fleishman

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    • 2 hrs 40 min
    Welcome to Poundtown - Netflix slows down, Libs of TikTok, Insteon fizzles, future of Twitter

    Welcome to Poundtown - Netflix slows down, Libs of TikTok, Insteon fizzles, future of Twitter

    Netflix slowdown a sea change for streaming.
    Netflix Says 100 Million+ Non-Paying Households Use Shared Passwords.
    @KarlBode: I always enjoy watching one-time innovators, now huge and successful, pivot to turf protection.
    Elon Musk Wants to Buy Out Twitter (TWTR) in Final $43 Billion Unsolicited Bid.
    Back to the Future of Twitter.
    Musk or Not, Twitter CEO Needs To Go.
    Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Unleashes Ahead of Board Exit.
    Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right's outrage machine.
    Google Docs Starts Nudging Some Users To Write Less Dumbly.
    Google's AI-Powered 'Inclusive Warnings' Feature Is Very Broken.
    Marquis Who's Who.
    Insteon is down and may not be coming back.
    Google playing with puffs of air, little taps as signals.
    Rolling Stone pivots to creators.
    Scoop: CNN+ looks doomed.
    Joe Kahn Is Named Executive Editor of The New York Times.
    Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid.
    Google Search on desktop tests redesign that puts Images, Video, and more to the left.
    Google's AirDrop competitor, Nearby Share, is reportedly getting a big upgrade.
    Google issues third emergency fix for Chrome this year.
    Google rolls out new badges for Chrome extensions.
    Google One 2TB+ subscribers can get a free Titan Security Key — Here's how to redeem.
    Google rolling out conversion migration tool for Google Analytics 4.
    The Wisconsin Mom Who Made the Viral 'Welcome to POUNDTOWN' Sign Shares Her Inspiration.
    This company makes vodka out of thin air to save the planet.
    Center Cam is a tiny middle-screen webcam that delivers a better human connection through our eye-to-eye HD camera technology.
    Picks:

    Stacey - With Insteon down, possibly for good, what options do you have for your devices?
    Jeff - Digital Advertising Soared 35% to $189 Billion in 2021 According to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report
    Jeff - Taking Stock With Teens: Piper Sandler completes 43rd semi-annual Generation Z survey of 7,100 U.S. teens
    Jeff - New suicide hotline number is unknown to most Americans
    Ant - Davinci Resolve 18 Beta Is Available
    Ant - Adobe Max Announced for IN PERSON
    Ant - Dawn Staley
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 30 min

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