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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.

This Week in Google (Audio‪)‬ This Week in Google

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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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    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 hr 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

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    • 2 hr 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 hr 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 hr 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 hr 30 min
    Keeping Up With the Higginbothams - Web3, Elon Musk, Gilbert Gottfried, Algospeak, DALL-E

    Keeping Up With the Higginbothams - Web3, Elon Musk, Gilbert Gottfried, Algospeak, DALL-E

    Twitter Edits You 2022-04-06.
    Twitter reverts change that left blank spaces in place of deleted embedded tweets.
    How does Kevin Marks code his website?
    Elon Musk Sued Over Delay in Disclosing Twitter (TWTR) Stake.
    Elon Musk cancels town hall with Twitter employees after declining Twitter board seat.
    In major reversal, Elon Musk won't join Twitter board.
    Ukrainian power grid 'lucky' to withstand Russian cyber-attack.
    TikTok's Russia strategy: Censorship, loopholes and propaganda.
    Internet 'algospeak' is changing our language in real time, from 'nip nops' to 'le dollar bean'.
    The mystery of ⍼, a Unicode character of unknown purpose.
    How to Protect Children From Big Tech Companies.
    Gilbert Gottfried Was the Voice of Clippy.
    Big Tech Is Pouring $925 Million Into Carbon Removal.
    Intel sets 2040 net zero goal for carbon emissions.
    Amazon's IMDb TV changes its name to Freevee.
    CNN+ struggles to lure viewers in its early days, drawing fewer than 10,000 daily users.
    Mark Zuckerberg Security Costs $26.8 Million for Meta.
    Google quietly launches its awaited 'Switch to Android' app on iOS.
    Google Fi drops prices for its unlimited plans and adds more data.
    Google now lets you search for things you can't describe — by starting with a picture.
    Google joins Samsung in working with iFixit on a self-repair program.
    Latest Android 12 QPR3 Beta includes fix for Dirty Pipe exploit on Pixel 6.
    DALL·E 2 can create original, realistic images and art from a text description.
    New York's NFT vending machine.
    Newmark puts $50 million into "cyber civil defense".
    Roomba sucks up dogs tail.
    10 Audiobooks Narrators You Need To Follow on TikTok.
    How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question by Michael Schur.
    Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy's Guide to the Constitution by Elie Mystal.
    The Sandman: Book of Dreams by Stefano Massini.
    The Lehman Trilogy.
    Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart.
    The Sentence by Louise Erdrich.
    Picks:

    Stacey - Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
    Jeff - Shein $100b valuation
    Kevin - ElectricityMap.org: Carbon intensity energy map
    Kevin - indieblog.page: Random indieweb page
    Kevin - Web3 is going just great
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

    Guest: Kevin Marks

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    • 2 hr 39 min

Customer Reviews

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625 Ratings

Davidandallisonnorman ,

Love Leo

Leo is one of the best & brings on great guests.

Maine-ah in Vermont ,

Another left wing Tech show

Only lefty’s can speak or have opinions on this show.

MacMcAndrew ,

Honestly Please Change the Title

POLITICAL AFFIRMATION FOR THE WEAK MINDED FROM THE NARROW MINDED” Political leanings towards the left coast with minor coverage of Android issues. I do enjoy the Android coverage though so maybe just shorten the Cast to the 25 minutes you usually allocate to Android. ”POLITICAL AFFIRMATION FOR THE WEAK MINDED FROM THE NARROW MINDED”

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