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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

    TNW 126: Google Podcasts: iOS Launch

    TNW 126: Google Podcasts: iOS Launch

    Google Podcasts redesign, Zoom's attention tracking, At-home COVID-19 test kits
    Emily Mullin from Elemental discusses some of the tech companies creating at-home COVID-19 testing kits.Zoom teleconferencing software has some data and privacy tracking hooks to be aware of, according to Mehreen Kasana from Input Mag.Google Podcasts Founder Reneau-Wedeen from Google talks through the redesign of the app as well as the newly released iOS app.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Emily Mullin, Mehreen Kasana, and Zack Reneau-Wedeen

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    • 54 min
    TNW 125: LIDAR LIDAR Pants on Fire

    TNW 125: LIDAR LIDAR Pants on Fire

    Dan Moren from SixColors walks through all the new hardware announced by Apple including an updated Macbook Air and an iPad Pro with LiDAR.Alfred Ng from CNET covers a multitude of COVID-19 hoaxes, the effect of the pandemic on the US primaries, and how privacy could be impacted long term.The European Union is asking online streaming services to throttle its content quality in an effort to save the broadband networks they run on.Movie theaters are getting creative in a time where people are limiting their exposure to COVID-19 by avoiding cinemas entirely.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Dan Moren and Alfred Ng

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    TNW 124: Apple Hardware Leak Palooza

    TNW 124: Apple Hardware Leak Palooza

    First, Zac Hall, lead editor at 9to5Mac, joins Jason and Mikah to talk about 9to5Mac's coverage of the rumored iPhone 9, updates coming in iOS 14, Apple Watch improvements, and so, so much more.Then, Dave Gershgorn stops in to share his exclusive coverage for Medium's OneZero publication; Gershgorn has been reporting on live facial recognition for police body cameras.Then, Geoffrey Fowler Skypes in from his home to talk about working from home in the age of COVID-19.Lastly, Jason and Mikah share their stories of the week: A university professor teaches a class over Twitch and Brian Krebs details how cybercriminals are taking advantage of coronavirus tracking maps to infect computers and steal passwords.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Zac Hall, Dave Gershgorn, and Geoffrey Fowler

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    TNW 123: Coronavirus: Clean Your Phone

    TNW 123: Coronavirus: Clean Your Phone

    First, Mikah and Ant talk about how to properly clean your smartphones, keyboards, and mice before Ant challenges you to a dog-based Photoshop contest.Then, Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch stops by to talk about the impact of Robinhood's multi-day downtime earlier this week.Lastly, Joss Fong of Vox's Recode describes how text-generation algorithms are improving and the era of fake writing is upon us.
    Hosts: Ant Pruitt and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Alex Wilhelm and Joss Fong

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    • 41 min
    TNW 122: Petty Theft from Amazon Go

    TNW 122: Petty Theft from Amazon Go

    First, Jason and Mikah break down the latest cancelations and updates surrounding the coronavirus: Facebook cancels F8 and Microsoft isn't attending GDC.Then, Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica takes us inside Amazon's newer, larger Amazon Go Grocery store. He recounts his attempt to trick the cashier-free system with bananas.Lastly, CNET's Joan Solsman joins us to discuss Bob Iger's unexpected resignation from Disney.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Sam Machkovech and Joan Solsman

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    • 41 min
    TNW 121: NEC: Your Face Is a Coupon

    TNW 121: NEC: Your Face Is a Coupon

    First, Mikah shares Mark Gurman's Bloomberg piece about Apple potentially allowing its users to change default apps on their devices.Then, Jason issues a mea culpa regarding Chinese laser guns before talking about a new round of deep fakes in a Delhi, India election.Then, Lauren Gurley of Vice's Motherboard joins us to talk about Kickstarter employees unionizing.Lastly, OneZero's Dave Gershgorn gives us an in-depth look at NEC, the technology company that happens to be a major player in facial recognition technology.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Lauren Gurley and Dave Gershgorn

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    • 43 min

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