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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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Good information in easy format.

By KayakOtter - Sep 12 2019
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I like this podcast and look forward to each episode. Good audio quality.

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By n.ed - Mar 30 2018
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I miss the daily podcast . There is a void in daily podcasting reviling tech

iTunes Ratings

988 Ratings
Average Ratings
634
82
45
48
179

Good information in easy format.

By KayakOtter - Sep 12 2019
Read more
I like this podcast and look forward to each episode. Good audio quality.

Goodie

By n.ed - Mar 30 2018
Read more
I miss the daily podcast . There is a void in daily podcasting reviling tech
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Tech News Weekly (MP3)

Updated 5 days ago

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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Rank #1: TNW 93: The Apple Banana

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  • (01:42) The SMART Act would regulate addictive features in social media, and Emily Birnbaum from The Hill defines what that would mean.
  • (15:07) Andrew Martonik from Android Central talks about Google's Pixel 4 leak strategy, how its working, and whether key features will be enough for consumers.
  • (27:11) Apple earnings show how the company is diversifying its offerings, and Lory Gil from iMore shares how the drop in iPhone revenue could impact business.
  • (43:27) Chrome 76 is addressing an insecure loophole in Incognito mode that will also allow site visitors to get free content from publishers.
  • (49:27) An innocuous tweet about hygiene sparked a world-wide discussion around privilege and who has the right to clean themselves.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Emily Birnbaum, Andrew Martonik, and Lory Gil

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

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Aug 01 2019
56 mins
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Rank #2: TNW 94: Bixby Who?!

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  • (01:15) Russell Holly from Android Central separates fact from fiction on the link between violence and video games.
  • (15:13) Dan Ackerman of CNET helps us unpack the Samsung Unpacked event.
  • (28:45) Arol Wright from XDA Developers explores and explains the complicated and confusing smartphone market in Venezuela.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Russell Holly, Dan Ackerman, and Arol Wright

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

Aug 08 2019
54 mins
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Rank #3: TNW 90: Oh Snap, Nintendo

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- (01:16) Apple announced new MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs, but the old MacBook is going away and that is an opportunity for change according to Raymond Wong from Mashable.
- (14:39) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica talks about the sacrifices that Nintendo made to bring the Switch Lite to release.
- (20:54) Facebook is striking deals behind the scenes to bring exclusive VR versions of Assassin's Creed and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell to the Oculus catalog.
- (23:48) Google made a change to its Stadia FAQ that reveals a bit more about what game ownership on the cloud platform actually means.
- (28:52) CNET's Dan Ackerman talks about Amazon's upcoming Prime Day, some of the deals that can be found, and how to get in on the action even if you aren't a Prime member.

Host: Jason Howell

Guests: Raymond Wong, Sam Machkovech, and Dan Ackerman

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

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Jul 11 2019
40 mins
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Rank #4: TNW 91: Meet the Sweepers

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  • (01:24) Zachary Crockett from The Hustle talks about Sweeper, professional online sweepstakes enterers who have devised systems for increasing the odds of winning prizes and cash.
  • (16:34) The town of Rockdale, Texas hoped cryptocurrency would revitalize the local economy. Mark Dent, writing for Backchannel, details how that plan collapsed with the price of Bitcoin.
  • (27:22) Mikah Sargent, future host of Tech News Weekly, talks about the challenges renters face when hoping to fill their home with smart devices.

Host: Jason Howell

Guests: Zachary Crockett, Mark Dent, and Mikah Sargent

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Jul 18 2019
48 mins
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Rank #5: TNW 92: Say Boo to a Goose

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  • (1:41) Iain Thomson from The Register has a bone to pick with US Attorney General William Barr's comments that encryption isn't for the masses.
  • (14:31) Google made changes to search that aimed to keep fraudulent repair businesses from running ads, and Kevin Purdy from iFixit says its affecting legitimate repair businesses too.
  • (30:11) Elon Musk recently announced his investment in Neuralink brain-computer interface. Emily Mullin from OneZero discusses the benefits and ethical considerations of such technology.

Host: Jason Howell

Guests: Iain Thomson, Kevin Purdy, and Emily Mullin

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

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Jul 25 2019
43 mins
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