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A compendium of podcasts from the Chief TWiT, Leo Laporte. This feed includes all of Leo's audio or video releases and sometimes includes his appearances on other podcasts. One feed to serve them all.

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A compendium of podcasts from the Chief TWiT, Leo Laporte. This feed includes all of Leo's audio or video releases and sometimes includes his appearances on other podcasts. One feed to serve them all.

    This Week in Google 777: Victim of Affluence

    This Week in Google 777: Victim of Affluence

    AT&T says criminals stole phone records of "nearly all" customers in new data breach
    AT&T (T) Hack Is Part of Snowflake (SNOW) Customer Cyberattack Campaign
    Researchers: Weak Security Defaults Enabled Squarespace Domains Hijacks
    Goldman Sachs: AI Is Overhyped, Wildly Expensive, and Unreliable
    Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New Pro-Trump Super PAC
    This Is The Fastest Object Ever Made by Humans, And It's Not Slowing Down
    EU accuses Elon Musk's X of deceptive practices over blue "checkmark"'
    Mercedes-Benz's 400kW EV chargers are coming to Starbucks
    FTC Fires A Warning Shot At Eight Companies Over 'Right To Repair' Violations
    Kaspersky Lab Closing U.S. Division; Laying Off Workers
    Google in talks to buy Wiz
    Google switches to selective indexing
    Google reportedly offered EU cloud firms over $500 million to continue antitrust case against Microsoft
    OpenAI CEO Sam Altman's $27 million mansion is a 'lemon' with a leaky pool, lawsuit alleges (with video tour)
    Taboola to sell ads for Apple
    The New Satanic Panic: Exorcism in the Age of TikTok
    Kenya's biggest protest in recent history played out on a walkie-talkie app
    OpenAI's AGI progress chart
    Samsung's new AI image generating tool is a little too good - The Verge
    Giant Google Pixel 9 leak reveals the Fold, faster charging, battery, and more
    YouTube Music sound search rolling out, AI radio in testing
    Google is ending an experiment that let you annotate search results
    Gemini on Android just got a lot more useful on the lock screen
    OpenAI illegally stopped staff from sharing dangers, whistleblowers say
    Mistral releases Codestral Mamba for faster, longer code generation | VentureBeat
    Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic Used Thousands of Swiped YouTube Videos to Train AI
    Carlos Watson, Ozy Media Founder, Is Found Guilty of Fraud
    Drone conquers Everest
    The Planets Today
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Paris Martineau

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    • 2 hr 52 min
    Windows Weekly 890: Nub Muscles

    Windows Weekly 890: Nub Muscles

    This episode features Paul, Richard, and Leo discussing Microsoft's new "checkpoint cumulative updates" and HP's announcement of its AMD-based AI PC. Afterward, Paul goes over his review of the Yoga Slim 7x laptop, which features a 14.5-inch OLED display. Other topics include the hiring of Inflection staff, Microsoft's settlement with the Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe, Leo's ZDTV hat, .NET 9 Preview 6, OS/2 Warp, the Xbox Game Pass mess, Amazon Prime Day, and a controller designed by Deadpool!

    Windows

    Windows 11 version 24H2 introduces a new way to update Windows because WTF Microsoft
    HP announces an AMD-based AI PC that is/is not a Copilot+ PC - lots going on here
    AMD comes clean on the new chips, which ship at the end of July
    With a Snapdragon X-based ThinkPad on the way, Paul reviews the Yoga Slim 7xp
    Windows 11 Photos app now integrates with Microsoft Designer
    Dev (last week): Testing/deployment of new features resumes after long pause
    Beta (last week): More changes to the home page in File Explorer
    Release Preview (last week): Duplicate a File Explorer tab, drag and drop to pin from Start to Taskbar, more. Also a Windows 10 build (hooray?)
    AI/Antitrust

    UK CMA investigates Microsoft for its Inflection AI hirings
    Microsoft settles with (most of) CISPE on cloud licensing in EU
    iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia public betas arrive, but with no Apple Intelligence features
    Opera beta on iPhone and iPad has new UI, some AI
    Dev

    .NET 9 Preview 6 arrives
    Paul makes massive progress on Windows 11 port of .NETpad with the updated WPF. Plus a neat third-party add-on that might put this project over the top
    Google is bringing Android Studio to the web
    Xbox

    Xbox controversy of the month, but this one is real: Microsoft ensh*ttifies Xbox Game Pass - more info now that the dust has settled, but still no announcement from Microsoft
    Microsoft, you HAVE to announce what's going on with AB and Game Pass
    Now that Microsoft owns Call of Duty, Xbox gamers are getting next beta on day one - well, Game Pass members anyway
    Microsoft offers a cheap Xbox streaming bundle on Amazon
    The Deadpool Xbox wireless controller is priceless
    Microsoft announces three day-one titles for Game Pass, none from AB
    Tips and picks

    Tip of the week: Amazon Prime Day is here
    App pick of the week: Proton Pass
    RunAs Radio this week: The Power of Data in the Cloud with Arun Ulag
    Brown liquor pick of the week: Crown Royal Blender's Mash
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell

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    • 2 hr 39 min
    Security Now 983: A Snowflake's Chance

    Security Now 983: A Snowflake's Chance

    Using Content Delivery Networks Safely
    The CDK Global Ransomware Attack
    The IRS and Entrust
    Polyfill.io fallout
    Microsoft's Behavior
    A Snowflake's Chance
    Show Notes - https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-983-Notes.pdf

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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    • 2 hr 7 min
    MacBreak Weekly 930: Enter Jiggle Mode

    MacBreak Weekly 930: Enter Jiggle Mode

    The public betas for iOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and other operating systems for Apple devices are out now. Apple, along with Nvidia and Anthropic, used thousands of YouTube videos to train their AI systems. How close does Samsung's Galaxy Watch Ultra compare to Apple's Watch Ultra? Apple also opened its payment service to rivals in Europe following a settlement of a case from the European Union.

    Apple releases public betas for iOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and more.
    Jason's macOS Sequoia first look.
    iOS 18 adds new 'Recovered' album to the Photos app for finding lost or damaged content.
    Taboola to sell ads for Apple
    Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra hands-on: ultra déjà vu.
    Apple now makes it easier to switch from Google Photos to iCloud Photos.
    Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic used thousands of swiped YouTube Videos to Train AI.
    Apple beats lawsuit over forcing developers to use its closed ecosystem.
    Apple settles EU case by opening its iPhone payment system to rivals.
    India antitrust probe finds Apple abused position in apps market.
    Apple seeks 'killer app' for its $3,500 Vision Pro headset.
    Picks of the Week:

    Jason's Pick: Anker Surge Protector
    Andy's Pick: CamelCamelCamel
    Alex's Pick: Toad the Wet Sprocket
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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    • 1 hr 59 min
    This Week in Tech 988: Flaming Corn Maze

    This Week in Tech 988: Flaming Corn Maze

    Galaxy Z Fold 6 launches for $1,899 with wider displays
    FTC bans anonymous messaging app NGL from hosting children
    AT&T says criminals stole phone records of 'nearly all' customers in new data breach
    EU accuses Elon Musk's X of deceptive practices over blue 'checkmark'
    After 41 years Microsoft quietly adds spellchecking and autocorrect to Windows Notepad
    AI PCs: Qualcomm (QCOM), Microsoft (MSFT) Turn to AI to Revive PC Market
    Goldman Sachs: AI Is Overhyped, Wildly Expensive, and Unreliable
    U.S. says Russian bot farm used AI to impersonate Americans
    Disinfo spreaders set their sights on Paris Olympics
    My 28,000-follower Twitter account was hacked—and it changed my life for the better
    Is anyone concerned that Palmer Luckey's new compay Anduril (aka Aragorn's sword from LOTR) is making military products and has a mission statement straight out of Robocop?
    Apple now makes it easier to switch from Google Photos to iCloud Photos
    FTC Fires A Warning Shot At Eight Companies Over 'Right To Repair' Violations
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Mike Elgan, Denise Howell, and Harry McCracken

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    • 2 hr 28 min
    Ask The Tech Guys 2033: A Weak Back

    Ask The Tech Guys 2033: A Weak Back

    Is there an easy way to convert an email into an audio file? Why can't I back up my files using both iDrive and iCloud? Why aren't banks using proper two-factor authentication methods? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid talks about the Cadillac CELESTIQ display and how manufacturers are leaning in more to software-driven features.

    FTC fires a warning shot at eight companies over 'Right To Repair' violations.
    Goldman Sachs: AI is overhyped, wildly expensive, and unreliable.
    This is the fastest object ever made by humans, and it's not slowing down.
    Toll of Snowflake hack widens with theft of AT&T text, calling data.
    Micah from the Airplane Geeks podcast calls in to ask if there's a proper lightning to USB-C adapter that he can use with his Shure microphone, which has a lightning connection and no USB-C connection.
    Dan emails the show asking for alternatives to Amazon Echo devices for his parents, who aren't very tech-savvy, that can stream music throughout the home on various devices.
    Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo and Mikah on the show this week. Sam talks about how car manufacturers are utilizing more software-driven features in their vehicles.
    Genet writes in, wondering what it means to "Sign In with Apple" on various websites and if it's safe to use this. Miakh explains how "Sign In with Apple" works.
    Patch has a 2015 MacBook Pro, and the battery is nearing its end of life, which is affecting some of its laptop functions. What can he do about the battery issues?
    Jay writes in, wondering if there's an app that can translate an email into an audio file for his mother.
    Charles calls in with a follow-up to Jay's question and suggests using Siri's VoiceOver function on the iPhone / iPad to do exactly what Jay is looking for.
    Ken is wondering why he's getting errors when trying to backup his files through both iDrive and iCloud, as he's trying to back up his files to multiple locations.
    Mel is in the market for a new computer for general computing needs, such as email and document writing, and is wondering what Mikah and Leo would recommend.
    Aaron has a simple question for the Tech Guys: why do the banks continue to avoid using 2FA applications like Google Authenticator?
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

    Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

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    • 2 hr 14 min

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