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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 / 19:00 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 / 19:00 UTC.

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    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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    TNW 120: Z Flip: Den of the Dragon

    TNW 120: Z Flip: Den of the Dragon

    First, Mr. Mobile (Michael Fisher) joins us to unpack the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy S20.Then, Protocol's Mike Murphy discusses the cancelation of MWC Barcelona and the impact of that decision.Then, we talk to Daniel Bader of Android Central about Essential closing down and the history and future of Andy Rubin.Then, Jason tells us about China's new laser gun, the ZKZM-500, which can actually kill people.Lastly, Mikah goes over a new bill from U.S. senators that proposes a facial recognition moratorium at the federal level until a group can be established to introduce necessary legislation to protect citizen anonymity.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Michael Fisher, Mike Murphy, and Daniel Bader

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    • 1 hr 1 min
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    TNW 119: Bumps and Lumps

    TNW 119: Bumps and Lumps

    The Iowa caucus voting app caused quite a stir in tech news this week. Huffington Post's Kevin Robillard discusses.Fujifilm announces its latest compact systems camera with great reviews. Bryan Minear shares his hands-on experience.Nvidia challenges Google with its online gaming option as it provides cloud graphics processing for top-tier gaming titles. The Verge's Sean Hollister shares the highlights.Facial recognition AI leads to cease and desist orders towards Clearview AI from the tech giants.Motorola's new RAZR shows off foldable screen technology, but how does it stack up to existing foldable phones?
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt

    Guests: Kevin Robillard, Bryan Minear, and Sean Hollister

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    • 1 hr 2 min
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    TNW 118: Shady Soup

    TNW 118: Shady Soup

    First, Jason gives us a look at the Sun's surface with the help of the National Science Foundation's new Inouye Solar Telescope.Then, Mikah talks about the death of MoviePass now that the company has filed for bankruptcy.Then, CNET's Jason Hiner details the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on big tech.Then, Sam Abuelsamid gives us the ins, outs, and in-betweens of the Cruise Origin autonomous vehicle.Lastly, Recode's Rani Molla explains alternative data collection and why those free apps and services you're using aren't actually free.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Jason Hiner, Sam Abuelsamid, and Rani Molla

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    • 57 min
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    TNW 117: Who Hacked Bezos's iPhone?

    TNW 117: Who Hacked Bezos's iPhone?

    First, we talk with Joseph Menn over at Reuters about his exclusive report. Apple reportedly dropped plans for encrypting iCloud backups after the FBI complained.Then, we chat with Joseph Cox of Vice about the alleged hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's iPhone by the Saudi crown prince.Afterward, we have a chat with Tanya Basu of MIT Technology Review about the Human Screenome Project — would you want to take a screenshot of your phone every five seconds for science?Finally, Jason and Mikah round things out with a discussion of fly brains and Microsoft's Surface Neo and Duo.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Joseph Menn, Joseph Cox, and Tanyu Basu

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    • 56 min
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    TNW 116: Apple vs. FBI Part Deux

    TNW 116: Apple vs. FBI Part Deux

    Jeremy Burge of emojipedia.org provides an emoji update — a look back at 2019, what's to come in 2020, and how to submit your own emoji proposals.Bloomberg's Mark Gurman talks about the latest round of Apple vs. FBI RE: iPhone encryption.Melissa Hellmann from the Seattle Times gives us the low-down on anti-surveillance gear and how to remain anonymous in the age of surveillance.Jason goes over Wired's recent Q&A with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.Mikah shares the "Decorum Guidelines" for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial; Senators won't be bringing in any electronic devices.
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Jeremy Burge, Mark Gurman, and Melissa Hellmann

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    • 53 min

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