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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 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm 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 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.

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    TWiG 546: The Karsten Doctrine

    TWiG 546: The Karsten Doctrine

    Get Stacey's Thing SLAY at https://amzn.to/2vpaD99 and Tweet Cute at https://amzn.to/2HfrQ7A
    Mobile World Congress 2020 canceled due to Coronavirus fears Essential shuttered Google head of HR steps down The US charges Chinese military officials with hacking Equifax Huawei is "definitely spying on us" - US Sprint / T-Mobile merger passes another hurdle All the ways Coronavirus is affecting tech Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: the first great foldable, or the next big flop? FTC investigates Google acquisitions German Man's proposal shows up on Google Maps Epic Twitter thread: Amazon ships the wrong box, over and over Nest requires 2-factor for all accounts to satisfy California IoT law Facebook's Twitter account gets hacked Should Clearview AI be allowed to scrape your face? Wacom tablets track the applications you open - moral panic or privacy violation? Is Spotify going to destroy podcasting? Google files OS trademark "Pigweed" Google adblocker bans non-skippable preroll ads Google bans 3rd-Party cookies Bill Gates doesn't buy a hydrogen yacht Fill out the TWiT Survey!: twit.to/survey20Picks of the Week:
    Leo's Tool: Justine Haupt's Rotary Cellphone Ant's Good Stuff: Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story on Netflix Stacey's Thing 1: Tweet Cute Stacey's Thing 2: Slay Jeff's Number 1: Google finds 6 needs states in search Jeff's Number 2: Bezos buys Geffen mansion in LA for $165 million
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 16 min
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    TWiG 545: Doughy and Divisive

    TWiG 545: Doughy and Divisive

    This Week's Stories:
    YouTube cuts off Clearview AI face recognition Google sent private videos to strangers Google shuts down Chinese offices over Coronavirus DOJ vs Google Iowa Caucus Kerfuffle Google Q4 2019 Earnings: YouTube makes you $15 billion/year How big do you have to be to be a monopoly? Olivetti: shutting down the first personal computer Google's Assembler can tell if an image has been photoshopped How to hack Google Maps traffic ZTE quarantines their Mobile World Congress staff Spotify buys The Ringer Hear the Canterbury Tales read by Terry Jones Sale of .org held up The new emoji for 2020 Hummer electric 2020 Philips Hue hack Google's open-source two-factor security key
    Picks of the Week:
    Ant's Good Stuff #1: A Personal Black History Month Recognition Ant's Good Stuff #2: Belton by Alison Ashley Darby Stacey's Thing #1: Camect Stacey's Thing #2: Ruby Chocolate Jeff's Numbers: Amazon 150m Prime members
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 16 min
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    TWiG 544: Impermeable!

    TWiG 544: Impermeable!

    This Week's Stories:
    Google I/O coming May 12th Why Facebook's 'Off-Facebook Activity' privacy tool isn't transparent enough Is Amazon sending people stuff before they ask for it? Are you being remotely controlled? Do Google's ads look like search results? Google's tenth attempt at unified messaging (and second Slack clone) will surely succeed iRobot CEO: privacy doesn't sell An open letter to Google on privacy and crapware Google wants to make you cry at the Superbowl What your Ring doorbell really shares Avast anti-virus sold all your data to Home Depot Google wants to charge the cops for your data US Interior Department makes Chinese drones illegal Nunavut tracks ransomware bitcoins UK will not implement EU meme ban Ben Smith moves from Buzzfeed News to the New York Times Tech in 2020 slide deck: Benedict Evans lays out the trends Samsung's next folding phone leaks
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 25 min
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    TWiG 543: Back to Mainz

    TWiG 543: Back to Mainz

    This Week's Stories:
    Alphabet reaches 1 Trillion Dollars Sonos Speaker Update Angers Leo and Stacey Changing Expectations on Home System Updates The State of NJ Has a Twitter Account Local Newspaper and Radio is the Victim of the Internet Jeff Bezos's Phone Hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Facial Recognition is Just the Tip of the Iceberg Greenwald Charged with Cyber Crimes Grammy Face Allegations Google Now Offers Rubrics Google's New Apps to Reduce Screen TimePicks of the Week:
    Leo's Tool: Wiki Software Stacey's Thing: Casper Glow Jeff's Numbers: Preview of Sage
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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    • 2 hrs 19 min
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    TWiG 542: Surreptitious Wikipedia

    TWiG 542: Surreptitious Wikipedia

    This Week's Stories:
    CES 2020: Tech for Seniors isn't just health tech CES 2020: Health tech CES 2020: Climate Change Fighting Tech CES 2020: Tech firms need to grow up CES 2020: Not everything needs to be smart CES 2020: Fitbits for dogs CES 2020: Dog translator CES 2020: Trash and Treasure at Eureka Park People trust Google more than religious leaders COPPA breaks YouTube. Copyright trolls kill YouTube creators Google will drop 3rd party cookies in 2022 Aura Portable Personal Scanner Google will let you record your calls soon Instagram calls Photoshop "Fake News" Facebook still allows anti-vax ads Amazon vs Honey is the tip of the privacy iceberg Twitter will never let you edit your tweets Twitter will let you limit who can reply to your tweets Twitter is thinking about tipsPicks of the Week:
    Ant's Good Stuff: Patty Mattes photography for an animal shelter Stacey's Thing: Travelling heating pad Jeff's Numbers: Google about to hit trillion-dollar valuation club

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 32 min
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    TWiG 541: Translucentized!

    TWiG 541: Translucentized!

    This Week's Stories:
    Jeff Jarvis's top CES 2020 PickGoogle's CES 2020 AnnouncementsSamsung's Neon Artificial HumansSamsung's invisible AI keyboardOne Plus's racecar-based Concept One phoneGoogle kills off digital magazinesEx-Google International Head: Google is being EvilFacebook's Boz: yes, we helped Trump win. But not the way you think.Samsung Galaxy S20 coming February 11thAlas, poor Fry's. I knew it, Horatio, a store of infinite tech.Picks of the Week:
    Jason's Neat Thing: @MKBHD shows off a functioning piano made entirely from OnePlus 7TsJeff's Number: Americans rank Google internship over Harvard degree & college is in troubleMathew's Stuff: Twitter to add "conversation participants" setting to limit who can reply to your tweets
    Hosts: Jason Howell and Jeff Jarvis

    Guest: Mathew Ingram

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    • 2 hrs 6 min

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