Cover image of This Week in Google (MP3)
(522)
Technology
Software How-To
Tech News

This Week in Google (MP3)

Updated 9 days ago

Technology
Software How-To
Tech News
Read more

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.

Read more

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.

iTunes Ratings

522 Ratings
Average Ratings
356
51
32
28
55

Hooked

By Sashi p - Aug 09 2018
Read more
So hooked on this show. Feels like Stacy, jeff and Stacy are family now!!!!

Leo & a Jeff

By Charliebill33 - Oct 16 2016
Read more
Always full of good information.

iTunes Ratings

522 Ratings
Average Ratings
356
51
32
28
55

Hooked

By Sashi p - Aug 09 2018
Read more
So hooked on this show. Feels like Stacy, jeff and Stacy are family now!!!!

Leo & a Jeff

By Charliebill33 - Oct 16 2016
Read more
Always full of good information.
Cover image of This Week in Google (MP3)

This Week in Google (MP3)

Updated 9 days ago

Read more

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.

Rank #1: TWiG 514: Alphabetical

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • Mathew introduces the panel to Media Ecology
  • Has the internet made us too distrustful?
  • Google's new campaign to teach children to "Be Internet Awesome"
  • Professor was 7 words away from being hacked
  • Senator pushes for algorithm-free search results
  • Just how much is your Facebook and Google data worth?
  • Twitter, FB, and Google better watch out, the President is mad!
  • Google's message to employees: don't protest us
  • Google's mental health initiative
  • YouTube is being investigated by the government
  • FB might have another agenda for Libra
  • What happened to Cloudflare this week?
  • Who wants to live in a very smart town?
  • Is there a difference between a platform and a publisher?
  • Guess who's buying up NYC real estate?

Picks of the Week

Jeff's Pick: Google reviewer sued for $500K

Stacey's Pick: OXO Salad Dressing Shaker

Mathew's Story: Twitter Lists

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Mathew Ingram

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Jun 26 2019
2 hours 16 mins
Play

Rank #2: TWiG 515: A Phone for Every Country

Podcast cover
Read more
  • Chinese Border Patrol Installing Malware on Visitors' Phones
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold Ready for Launch (Again)
  • Trump Says Huawei Can Sell Phones in the US Again - But Can They? (They Can't.)
  • Galaxy Note 10 Launch August 7
  • Google Jigsaw's Toxic Culture
  • Less Secure Apps and G Suite
  • New Zealand vs Google
  • Germany vs Facebook
  • Facebook vs Anti-vaxxers
  • Twitter Warns You About Controversial Tweets from Public Figures
  • Florida and Georgia hit by Ransomware
  • White House Social Media Summit July 11
  • Berkeley Wins Right to Warn You About Cell Phone Radiation
  • Google Launches Fuchsia Developer Site
  • Google Patents Multi-Page Foldable Phone
  • How to Opt-Out of Airport Face Recognition
  • Why the Pentagon is Shooting Lasers at Your Heart
  • Intel Auctions Its 5G Patents
  • Wikipedia Founder Calls for Social Media Strike
  • Equifax CIO Jailed for Insider Trading
  • Microsoft Gives Refunds for Yanked Ebooks

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Dozens of Drivers Got Stuck After Blindly Following Google Maps Into a Mud Pit
  • Jeff's Number: Most crowded subway lines in the world
  • Stacey's Thing: Amazon Echo Auto

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Jul 03 2019
2 hours 5 mins
Play

Rank #3: TWiG 513: A Secret Route in Jersey

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency - Don't call it "Zuck Bucks"
  • Google Caught "Red Handed' Scraping Genius Lyrics
  • Facebook Moderators Live in a Special Kind of Hell
  • Senator wants to strip internet platforms of protections unless they are "politically neutral."
  • Google's 10th attempt at messaging is sure to succeed /s
  • Don't use SMS as a 2nd-factor authentication!!!
  • Pakistani Politicians in Cat Ears
  • Ant infestation on Twitter
  • Garlic Peeling FAKE NEWS


Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Apollo 11 in Real-time
  • Jeff's Number: 3-hour Google holiday as Calendar goes down
  • Stacey's Thing: Olisto

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsor:

Jun 20 2019
2 hours 11 mins
Play

Rank #4: TWiG 520: Call Me When it Comes in Shimmer

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • Samsung Unpacked 2019
  • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
  • Google auctions off search in Europe
  • White House drafts executive order against Google
  • Turkey cracks down on online broadcasters
  • 8Chan kicked off Cloudflare, Tucows

Picks of the Week

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Ant Pruitt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsor:

Aug 08 2019
1 hour 29 mins
Play

Rank #5: TWiG 519: The Jimmy Hoffa Unboxing

Podcast cover
Read more
  • The dangers of listening to Jeff Jarvis
  • YouTubers unionizing
  • Pixel 4 features: gesture control, face unlock
  • Why Google is paying people $5 for their face
  • Apple buying Intel's modem business makes no damn sense
  • Do filter bubbles really exist? NO. Why tech journalism gets it wrong
  • Facebook quarterly results
  • Alphabet has more cash than Apple
  • Dish maverick building the next wireless carrier
  • Is the T-Mobile/Sprint merger good for consumers?
  • Chrome 76 kills Flash, fixes Incognito Mode

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsor:

Aug 01 2019
2 hours 1 min
Play

Rank #6: TWiG 518: It's a Hot Mesh

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • Your face is worth 5 bucks to Google
  • Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC but doesn't have to change much
  • Pixel 4 rumors: no fingerprint sensor?
  • Google bans repair business ads in search
  • Google settles lawsuits over Wi-Fi slurping, age discrimination, and children's data
  • Google patents a voice-activated search engine for toddlers
  • Google Nest Max coming Sept. 9 as part of Google's "Helpful Home"
  • Firewalla network monitoring tool review
  • Chromebook Virtual Desktop getting 4-finger swipe
  • Google fixes Incognito Mode
  • Pixel Slate with a keyboard on sale
  • Pixelbook Atlas hits FCC
  • Google gets strict on Chrome extension privacy rules
  • Chrome bug bounty bonanza
  • Dell's Sarien Chromebook will have integrated LTE
  • DoJ goes after big tech for antitrust
  • Netflix offers a mobile-only plan in India for 3 bucks

Picks of the Week

Hosts: Stacey Higginbotham and Jason Howell

Guest: Kevin Tofel

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsors:

Jul 25 2019
1 hour 43 mins
Play

Rank #7: TWiG 517: ...And His Last Name was Higginbotham

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • TikToK Takes Over VidCon
  • Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook vs Congress over anti-trust, censorship, data tracking
  • Elon Musk Wants to sew wires into your brain
  • FaceApp gives Russian your pictures
  • Facebook Fined $5 Billion - is the biggest FTC fine ever big enough?
  • Facebook and Congress wrangle over Libra cryptocurrency
  • Baby Google
  • New Twitter style
  • The influencers are taking over business
  • Prime Day was huge
  • Most of the Google walkout organizers have left
  • Yes, Google is listening when you say OK Google
  • Neilsen wants to track podcasts


Picks of the Week

  • Jeff's Number: Google made 3200 changes to search last year
  • Stacey's Thing: Wyze Bulbs
  • Leo's Tool: Firefox + Startpage

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsor:

Jul 18 2019
2 hours 22 mins
Play

Rank #8: TWiG 516: Skylab Coprolites

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories:

  • Google's 4000 word Privacy Policy
  • Google and Dish, sitting in a tree?
  • The problem(s) with YouTube
  • Facebook privacy is already a problem
  • The Chome OS 75 debacle
  • Debian 10 Buster is not for Chromebooks
  • Linux is the future
  • Google Stadia FAQ: multiplayer, VR, how to order
  • Instagram fixes online bullying
  • Trump can't block you on Twitter. Neither can AOC.
  • Facebook fought Fake News (about Facebook)
  • Android - Google = /e/ foundation
  • AT&T blocks robocalls
  • FCC vs SF
  • Amazon at 25
  • Amazon warehouse workers to strike on Prime Day
  • Amazon keeps Alexa recordings indefinitely
  • YouTube and Amazon Prime Video kiss and make up

Picks of the Week

  • Jeff's Number: Giant GDPR fines for Marriott, BA
  • Kevin's Stuff: JGrasp: an open source IDE with an awesome visual debugger

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Kevin Tofel

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsors:

Jul 11 2019
1 hour 50 mins
Play

Rank #9: TWiG 512: That's a Lot of Baldur's Gate

Podcast cover
Read more

This Week's Stories

  • Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report
  • Who is Stadia for? Console Gamers.
  • New York Times is WRONG about Google News
  • Pixel 4 Leaked - by Google!
  • Google Bought 270 Companies Between 2001 and 2019
  • Should Sprint and T-Mobile be Allowed to Merge?
  • Half a Million Master Music Recordings Burned in 2008
  • RIP Maker Faire
  • Have I Been Pwnd: For Sale
  • Fortnite Buys Houseparty
  • Stop using ReCAPTCHA!
  • Chrome vs Ad Blockers

Tips and Picks

  • Leo's Tools: Better Place Forests, The Infinity Burial Suit
  • Jeff's Number: Facebook Watch claims 140m daily users
  • Kevin's Tip: Start using authentication apps in lieu of text message codes!

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Kevin Tofel

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

Sponsors:

Jun 13 2019
2 hours 22 mins
Play

Similar Podcasts