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

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

Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.

    The First Rule of Pixel Club - Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked

    The First Rule of Pixel Club - Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked

    Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked
    Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 X PRIZE $1M Next-Gen Mask ChallengeWe spend as much time on the Pixel 4a announcement as Google did. Twitter hack "mastermind" arrested: 17-year-old Florida teen had access to all your Twitter info.Why Trump is mad at Tik Tok, and why Microsoft wants to buy themWhy Tik Tok videos are the most important artform of 2020 The growing use of Instagram as a news sourceSamsung is still pushing Dex with a Microsoft integration Bye, Bye Bixby - Samsung doesn't mention it at Unpacked 2020 as its founder leaves the business and Google moves inHere's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 More 5G bandwidths are on the wayTwitter patches bug in Android 8 and 9 versions of the app TIL: Animals lick their fur to get Vitamin D Get rid of gas: chew better and season with epazoteWhy Google bought a big chunk of ADT The Google Changelog: Yahoo kills community captions | Nearby Share | RIP Google Play Music | Google Camera 7.5 | Google live-captioning Google Pay digital bank accounts | new Gboard suggestions | Free Stadia Pro games | Don't talk about Pixel Club!Google offers $10 million bond
    Picks of the Week:
    Leo's Tool: Avocado Mask and Shirt from Abrazos in San Miguel De AllendeStacey's Thing: BraveTarts Jeff's Numbers: 1/3-1/2 of biz travel will go away because Zoom Ant's Stuff: Inexpensive photo hack Karsten's Mask: 3D Printed Mask with Filters - comes custom printed in many colorsZak's College Fund: Analogue Pocket on eBay
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 29 min
    Four CEOs Walk Into a Zoom Meeting - Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021

    Four CEOs Walk Into a Zoom Meeting - Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021

    Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021
    Rating the Zoom backgrounds of the tech titansWith all the competing political concerns, what should the government do with big tech?Google wants Samsung to drop Bixby. Could Google and Samsung team up to make the perfect Android phone?Google says its employees can stay home until July 2021. Are you ready for another year of quarantine?Google gets its own international cableStaceysplaining the Quantum Internet The Google Changelog: Message emoji reply | Motion Editor | Store price matches | The Matchup | YouTube's Summer of MoviesCES will be online-only in 2021Snooker World Championship has smaller ballsStreaming takes over the EmmysRobots take the fashion world by stormAI employee fools Russian design firmSamsung Note 20 coming August 5thAll Dogs in Shenzen will be microchipped by the end of the yearWoz sues YouTube over bitcoin hackTech to keep Alexa from spying on you
    Leo's Tool: Vocodes. Vocal playground.Stacey's Thing: FOOT SPA!!!!Jeff's Number: Mackenzie Scott giving away $1.7bAnt's Stuff: Faded WordsKarsten's Mask: Uvex Bionic Face Shield: Whether you're facing down Karens in the line at Starbucks or Federal thugs in Portland, the Uvex Bionic Face Shield is your best bet for full face protection. Karsten got his at National Tool Warehouse. Cheaper option: Amazon now selling its in-house-designed face shield at cost - CNETKarsten also loves Ben Heck and got to produce him for half a second at Revision 3. Here is Ben's AutoMask.
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 13 min
    Lettuce Cats - Twitter hack fallout, Tesla's Austin Gigafactory, Softbank sells ARM to Nvidia?

    Lettuce Cats - Twitter hack fallout, Tesla's Austin Gigafactory, Softbank sells ARM to Nvidia?

    Twitter hack fallout: some verified Twitter accounts are still downZuckerberg pinkie swears that he doesn't have a deal with TrumpSoftbank wants to sell ARM - will Nvidia buy it?Tesla's next gigafactory will be built in AustinTwitter bans thousands of Q-Anon accountsGoogle's camera wizard goes to AdobeHow Linotype workedCanon EOS R5 reviewFTC Facebook Antitrust Giphy dramaEric Schmitt wants to start a university for artificial intelligence codersCisco's Indian caste system discrimination suitEU voice assistant antitrust suitElectric clocks in Europe are falling behind - time to mine bitcoinGoogle Changelog: authenticated logos | Shoploop | Google Maps Bikeshare | Life in a DaySmoked Queso recipe from Meat ChurchTik Tok might move to AmericaPicks of the Week:
    Stacey's Thing: Camera mount for a telescopeJeff's Numbers: Amazon is the #1 US Advertiser: $7b spentAnt's Pick 1: Lexicon Valley PodcastAnt's Pick 2: Trumpatine - Trump tweets read by Emperor PalpatineKarsten's mask 1: Fiber Optic Light-Up MaskKarsten's mask 2: 10 popular masks everyone is buying on AmazonKarsten's mask 3: These "movie monsters" face masks are the coolest way to stay safe and support a good cause
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 30 min
    Double Your Bitcoin - Twitter Hack, Amazon Dash Cart

    Double Your Bitcoin - Twitter Hack, Amazon Dash Cart

    GINORMOUS TWITTER HACK Elon Musk, Obama, BillGates, and other verified Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam All verified Twitter accounts shut down Zoom debuts a $600 all-in-one videoconference deviceAlabama is the only state not investigating Google for antitrustTwitter partner Dataminr sold Black Lives Matter protest surveillance to police Facebook might ban political ads - is this a good idea?Amazon shows off Dash Cart, a smart shopping cart that automatically checks you out Google Ngram gets a huge upgrade Why Tik Tok is winning, and why it is dangerous US cyber attacked Russian trolls in 2018 Google's ATAP invents a remote control for your smart homeEric Schmitt's secret summer camp Apple wins $14.5 Billion Irish Tax battle on appeal Roman roads as a subway map The Google Changelog: Gmail integrates Meet, Chat, and Docs | Google Photos adds recent photos filter | Google Lens shortcut | Google Fit adds YouTube Playlists | 15 Years of Google Earth | Zoombombing protection for Google Meet
    Leo's Tool 1: WindowSwapLeo's Tool 2: Leo's mask fitters arrived! Stacey's Thing: 9 Words Formed by MistakesJeff's Number 1: Quibi lost 90% of free subscribersJeff's Number 2: Disney+ signups increased by 641% due to Hamilton Ant's Stuff: BTS Ant's COVID-19 Regs Karsten's Mask: Bluetooth-connected face mask that can record conversations, amplify the wearer's voice, make phone calls, transcribe speech into texts and translate Japanese speech into 8 different languages. Leo's Mask: UVMask: Real-Time UV-C Filtration & Purification Face Mask Jeff's Mask: Martyn Percy shows off a mask by Cecilie Birk Dehli
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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    • 2 hrs 40 min
    He's Just Screaming in His Heart - Google IoT Summit, the Amazon Future, Education in the Covid Era

    He's Just Screaming in His Heart - Google IoT Summit, the Amazon Future, Education in the Covid Era

    Google details its new "Works With Google" smart home program and IoT partnersGoogle briefly mentions its partnership with Apple and Amazon to develop a new IoT standard - details still to comeMacOS on Apple Silicon and Windows on ARM are both ARM implementations, but are they compatible? Will Windows be able to run on Macs?Twitter stock goes crazy over the possibility that Twitter will add a subscription serviceHow will schools open in the fall?Facebook's subscription serviceThe Bezos future: do we really want Amazon to take over everything so Jeff Bezos can send us to space?Walmart will launch an Amazon Prime competitor later in JulyRethinking late-stage capitalismGoogle Changelog: RIP Pixel 3a, Loon Internet in Kenya, traffic lights in Google Maps, Google Fiber in West Des Moines Iowa, Android 11 Beta 2, YouTube TV price hikeTech titans vs journalists and writers vs social media: cultural aggression onlineThe mystery shopper who is leaving behind dozens of shopping carts has online merchants flummoxedJapan bans screaming on rollercoastersFraunhover creates a new h.266 VVC codec to shrink video files even more - but Google won't use itUS might ban Tik Tok, Tik Tok leaves Hong KongUber requires masks for drivers and ridersGina Trapani was way ahead of her time: Wave and a revolution in document creationGhost kitchens: how Covid will change our culture and our parking lotsUniversity of the People: how education will change in the futureLeo's Tool: Project Audio for GitHubStacey's Thing: Eufy Video Doorbell 2kJeff's Number: Ben Evans Slide 18: 40% of heterosexual couples met onlineKarsten's Mask: Need a mask that works with FaceID? Order a custom mask of your lower face!
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

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    • 2 hrs 23 min
    Thunderbolt and Lightning - Section 230 FAQ, Social Media Bans, CCPA

    Thunderbolt and Lightning - Section 230 FAQ, Social Media Bans, CCPA

    Section 230 FAQ, Social Media Bans, CCPAWhat the F is Section 230?US Senate waters down the EARN IT Act (but it still sucks), and more Section 230 newsSection 230: history repeats itselfParler starts banning usersYouTube, Reddit, and Twitch ban accountsWhat should Facebook do about content moderation?Zuckerberg will meet with advertisers over ad boycottsTwitch bans President TrumpTik Tok is doing some super shady stuff; India bans it.Buy the game developed by the CIA!The first innocent person arrested using face recognitionAll the ways police are using tech to track protestorsCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act now in force - here's what it means to youCook, Pichai, Bezos, and Zuckerberg meeting congress for anti-trust hearingsUS Supreme Court rules that generic website names can be trademarkedMicrosoft closes its retail storesWho pivoted better, Netflix or Microsoft?Google quires smart glasses company NorthWatch TWiT's coverage of the Google's smart home event July 8thYouTube TV raises its price to $65/monthAnt's Thing: Hand on Tech: SENNHEISER MKE 400 REVIEW - Shotgun Mic for DLSR/Mirrorless CamerasAnt's Thing 2: Peck of the weekJeff's Thing: Popup pods for a safe officeJeff's Number: When it's cold outside, it's hot on TwitterMike's Stuff: Trust and Safety Professional AssociationMike's Stuff 2: Trust and Safety FoundationKarsten's Mask: Techdirt's YouTube Takedown Mask
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

    Guest: Mike Masnick

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    • 2 hrs 20 min

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