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Tech News Weekly (MP3)

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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 / 19:00 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 / 19:00 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

994 Ratings
Average Ratings
639
82
44
48
181

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)

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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 / 19:00 UTC.

Rank #1: TNW 102: Google is a Small Country

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  • (02:15) Facebook really cares about your perception of its platform. ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk explains.
  • (15:55) Microsoft announces new hardware with its surface line of products as well as the rumored dual-screen devices. Mary-Jo Foley shares her thoughts on the new hardware and the new Windows "phone" running Android.
  • (30:30) Yes, you can remove Google services from your day-to-day. Nithin Coca has proven so by going Google-free for one year.
  • (42:31) Google contractors reportedly uses homeless people and others to train its facial recognition AI without their knowledge.
  • (49:51) Taboola acquires Obrain to grow its market share in recommendation engines online.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt

Guests: Nithin Coca, Chris Matyszczyk, and Mary Jo Foley

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

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Oct 03 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: TNW 101: Homepod With a Mouth

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  • (02:21) Stacey Higginbotham joins us to talk about Amazon and its boatload of new products, services, and improvements.
  • (22:55) Jason gives us a little tour of the OnePlus 7T — you can catch the full review on TWiT.tv's Hands-On Tech. https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech/episodes/53
  • (28:48) ProPublica says U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is using online translators to vet refugees' social media posts.
  • (35:58) Cade Metz talks about the article he wrote for The New York Times, which details a new AI bias art project called "ImageNetRoulette."
  • (49:16) Ashley Carman of The Verge details the Federal Trade Commission's complaint against Match Group Inc., the company behind dating site Match.com. The site reportedly connected its users to fraudulent accounts to boost subscriptions.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Stacey Higginbotham, Cade Metz, and Ashley Carman

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Sep 26 2019

58mins

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Rank #3: TNW 98: Everybody Jumps to Skynet

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  • (01:20) Autonomous technology is coming to the battlefield. Zachary Fryer-Biggs from the Center for Public Integrity talks about the complicated ethical considerations of AI-driven war machines.
  • (18:31) Samsung is ready to re-release the Galaxy Fold and detailed a number of improvements made to the design to prevent them from unintentional damage in the hands of consumers.
  • (24:45) Tech addiction is the perfect reason to look into the Light Phone 2. Michael Zelenko from OneZero spent a few weeks with the minimal phone and shares his thoughts.

Host: Jason Howell

Guests: Zachary Fryer-Biggs and Michael Zelenko

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Sep 05 2019

42mins

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Rank #4: TNW 100: Cheap Deepfakes

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  • (01:55) Britt Paris, co-author of "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes," discusses the ways that fakes are being detected and how those systems might not be good enough as the technology gets better.
  • (15:55) Employees at Microsoft are sharing their salary information on an anonymous spreadsheet, and Dave Gershgorn from OneZero was granted access to it.
  • (32:14) With the launch of Apple Arcade, Ian Sherr from CNET got perspectives from developers to understand the value proposition of creating exclusives for the subscription service.
  • (44:47) Descript is a startup working on creating tools for podcasters that will allow for editing audio like an email and replacing words with synthetically generated words in the voice of the speaker.
  • (51:04) Mikah has a surprise for Jason and the world, and things will never be the same again.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Britt Paris, Dave Gershgorn, and Ian Sherr

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Sep 19 2019

55mins

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Rank #5: TNW 99: Facebook On My Face

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• (01:43) Journalist and analyst John Koetsier explains how a mesh networking app, Bridgefy, is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, where protestors are using the app to stay in touch.
• (17:13) Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica shares his initial thoughts on HTC's new Vive Cosmos VR system.
• (35:50) We're joined by Dan Moren of Six Colors for an overview of Apple's iPhone event and a few more details about developments that weren't mentioned on stage.
• (47:42) Plus, we talk about the latest round of Pixel 4 leaks and the discovery of an exoplanet with water vapor in the atmosphere.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: John Koetsier, Sam Machkovech, and Dan Moren

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

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Sep 12 2019

1hr 3mins

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