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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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Politics and gender studies.

By Grasli - May 28 2019
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It would be a good tech show if the left out politics and gender confusion.

Best Tech Podcast!

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Hands down the the best tech show on the net. Well done and quality content.

iTunes Ratings

296 Ratings
Average Ratings
224
20
18
11
23

Politics and gender studies.

By Grasli - May 28 2019
Read more
It would be a good tech show if the left out politics and gender confusion.

Best Tech Podcast!

By ty fighter - Dec 08 2014
Read more
Hands down the the best tech show on the net. Well done and quality content.
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This Week in Tech (Video HI)

Updated 2 months ago

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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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Rank #1: TWiT 732: Why is My Fridge Playing ICP?

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  • Amazon's paid tweeters program backfires
  • Telus email out for the past 4 days
  • $3 Million Fortnite winner SWATted
  • How Gamergate launched a culture war
  • Esports is officially mainstream - how to get an esports scholarship to college
  • Verizon sells Tumblr for about 2% of what Yahoo bought it for 6 years ago
  • iPhone 11 coming September 10 - how private will it be?
  • Apple sues Corellium for virtualization service
  • Google's challenging past 3 years
  • Google forces Nest to leave recording lights on
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max?
  • Pixel 3a's faux 20x zoom
  • Rival search engines drop out of Google's search engine ballot auction
  • Amazon's Rekognition face recognition system can't tell the difference between congressmen and criminals
  • "NULL" vanity plate garners man $12,000+ in parking violations
  • 3 simple ways to defeat face recognition
  • Update your Windows 10 system NOW. Seriously.
  • New Bluetooth KNOB attack
  • Huawei gets a break
  • Georgia required to use paper ballots
  • FTC willing to break up big tech
  • IKEA gets serious about smart tech
  • Disney after account sharers
  • Don't use Kaspersky anti-virus
  • Tesla owner implants her key in her arm
  • Apple shuts down 3rd-party WebKit anti-tracking abusers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Matt Cutts, Denise Howell, and Owen JJ Stone

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Aug 19 2019
2 hours 53 mins
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Rank #2: TWiT 731: An Electric Cannonball

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This Week's Stories

  • Video games don't cause mass shootings, but toxic gamer culture doesn't help
  • White House proposes social media censorship
  • Apple wants as many people as possible to get the Apple Card
  • Are Teslas reliable?
  • Chase forgives Canadian customers' debt
  • Apple locks out DIY battery repairs
  • FedEx splits with Amazon
  • Amazon's PillPack fighting with CVS and Walgreens
  • Woz wants you off Facebook
  • Teenagers work overnight to make Amazon Echo
  • Samsung Note 10 kills headphone jack and Bixby button, embraces Microsoft
  • FBI, NSA want hackers, even if they used to smoke pot
  • Defcon takes on voting machine security
  • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
  • US Navy ditching touchscreen controllers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Ben Johnson, and Sam Abuelsamid

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Aug 11 2019
2 hours 24 mins
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Rank #3: TWiT 730: Moonlighting as Marshmello

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This Week's Stories

  • Apple Earnings: services up, iPhone down
  • Phone season starts this week
  • Apple gearing up on R&D
  • Amazon takes over
  • RIP Amazon Dash button
  • Your Assistant is listening
  • Apple Card won't let you bet on the ponies
  • Capital One hack
  • Apple Bluetooth security hack
  • Facial recognition for drunks
  • Chinese smile to pay
  • Elon Musk is boring holes in Las Vegas
  • AI customer service hell
  • Amazon partnering with police
  • Turkey cracks down on Internet
  • Instagram from Facebook
  • Livestreaming Funerals
  • Spotify takes off
  • US Govt vs social media addiction
  • Locast gets sued
  • Ninja moves to Mixer

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan, Mikah Sargent, and Ant Pruitt

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Aug 05 2019
2 hours 14 mins
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Rank #4: TWiT 729: My Baby Filled Her Rings

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  • Apple buys Intel's modem business
  • House passes anti-robocall bill
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold finally coming in September
  • As T-Mobile/Sprint merger approved by DoJ, Dish launches a new mobile carrier
  • iPadOS is the Future of Apple
  • iPhone 11 is all about the camera
  • Note 10 - no headphone jack, no buttons
  • How Apple fights factory thefts
  • Apple Card coming in August
  • Google will buy your face for $5
  • Facebook founder wants to break up Facebook
  • Google bans repair business search ads
  • Big government vs big tech
  • Do not install PremierOpinion software from VoiceFive
  • Pampers develops "smart" diapers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Lisa Schmeiser, and Lexy Savvides

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Jul 29 2019
2 hours 3 mins
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Rank #5: TWiT 728: Facebook Fa Schifo

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  • Is FaceApp safe? As safe as any other photo app.
  • Russian Intelligence Service hacked
  • Apollo 11 helped launch computer programming
  • Elon Musk wants to sew a chip in your brain
  • Equifax fined $700 million
  • TikTok takes over
  • Celebrate World Emoji Day
  • New MacBook Air have slower SSD
  • Apple Pushes Exclusive Podcasts
  • Trump threatens Google
  • Congressional hearings on Big Tech
  • Google kicks Chinese app developer off Play Store
  • Tinder removes itself from the Play Store
  • Oakland Bans Facial Recognition
  • Amazon has record sales on Prime Day
  • How should Facebook Libra be regulated?
  • Influencers are taking over the world
  • Boston Dynamics Spot Mini is coming

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Paris Martineau, Seth Weintraub, and Iain Thomson

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Jul 22 2019
2 hours 1 min
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Rank #6: TWiT 727: Artisanal Pickles from Williamsburg

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Top Stories This Week

  • Facebook fined $5 billion, the stock goes up $6 billion
  • The dark side of Facebook's pivot to privacy
  • Trump vs anti-conservative bias on social media
  • Instagram vs bullies
  • Prime Day deals and dilemmas
  • Amazon is building a robot to judge your couch
  • Palantir cameras are watching you, and police are using them
  • Your car is watching you
  • Area 51 attack plan involves furries, Naruto runners
  • RIP MacBook
  • Mac update kills Zoom hack
  • Apple Watch Walkie Talkie hack
  • Hong Kong protestors use Apple AirDrop to bust the Great Firewall of China
  • Apple tossing $millions/episode at Apple TV
  • Stranger Things AR ad in the New York Times
  • Amazon Lord of the Rings MMO
  • Netflix Cuphead Show
  • Prime Day phishing scams
  • HBO Max get Friends, Riverdale, Dune
  • France's Tech Tax
  • Niantic kills its first app
  • Google's new hyper-local social network Shoelace is being created just to be shut down
  • Google's privacy policy changes are a testament to internet history
  • Google is listening to you in Flanders
  • Twitter will test "Hide Replies" in Canada
  • A eulogy for the father of the password
  • Chatterbox will teach children robotics

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan and Caroline Haskins

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Jul 15 2019
2 hours 21 mins
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Rank #7: TWiT 726: Be My Dream Daddy

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This Week's Stories

  • HQ Trivia Lays off Staff, Pivots to HQ Words
  • Fortnite is an Advertising Machine
  • The Fragmented Nature of Gaming: Fortnite vs CoD BLOPS vs Dream Daddy
  • Gaming's Streaming Future Might Make Microsoft and Sony Buddies
  • Apple TV Focuses on Quality Over Quantity (Except When It Comes to the Remote)
  • MacBook Keyboard Might No Longer Be Crap Soon
  • Facetime Will Force You to Make Eye Contact via AR Magic
  • Can Apple Design Without Jony Ive?
  • Amazon: 25 Years of the Commodification of Our Existence
  • Soon Your Car Will Tell You Where the Nearest Parking Spot Is
  • Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Hits a Congress-Sized Speed Bump
  • Amazon Wants to Launch 3,000 Internet Satellites
  • Facebook Image Tags Revealed in Outage
  • Superhuman Email is (No Longer) Spying on You
  • Chinese Border Patrol Installing Malware on Visitors' Phones

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Patrick Beja, and Simone de Rochefort

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Jul 08 2019
2 hours 19 mins
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Rank #8: TWiT 725: Ubers in the Mud

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This Week's Stories

  • The iPhone turns 12 today
  • Jony Ive is leaving Apple
  • Can AirPods actually harm your ears?
  • Apple is going to manufacture Mac Pros in China
  • Say goodbye to your Microsoft eBooks
  • Another city just got hacked!
  • Boeing's $9 an hour solution to a shortage of engineers working on the 737 Max
  • Verizon will lock cell phones to networks for up to 60 days
  • It looks like Huawei is back in business
  • White Hats are helping hotels find vulnerabilities
  • Cloudflare was offline for a few hours this week
  • Are Huawei phones more vulnerable to hacks than other smartphones?
  • A potential hacked was averted with 7 words!
  • Why is GrubHub buying up web addresses?
  • Want to fit in, in Silicon Valley? You must learn "Bro Talk" then
  • Hans Zimmer has composed the sound of BMW's new concept car
  • Is Twitter finally getting serious about harmful tweets?
  • Some drivers in Colorado find themselves in a muddy field after following Googles Maps

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Jason Hiner, Dwight Silverman, and Christina Warren

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Jul 01 2019
2 hours 43 mins
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Rank #9: TWiT 724: Paste & Match Style

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This Week's Stories

  • Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra and Congress' response
  • The appalling working conditions of Facebook's moderators exposed
  • More conversation on the distinction between a "platform" and a "publisher"
  • Ravelry, a site for knitting enthusiasts, has taken a stand against white supremacists
  • Google was just caught red-handed
  • Pandora is being sued for showing Tom Petty song lyrics
  • Netflix is petitioned to cancel an Amazon show
  • Apple is recalling selected MacBook Pro laptops because of a fire danger
  • Apple is considering moving up to 30% of production out of China
  • The system designed to verify age in the UK for porn has been delayed
  • A horror story involving a phone hack, a SIM card and what Google isn't doing
  • Apple has approved over 1,000 Best Buy locations as official repair centers
  • Is Google Chrome spying on us?
  • Facebook, Google, and The New Wilderness
  • Philips Hue's new light Trulifi is announced
  • GE's smart lightbulb update is maybe not so smart
  • A city in Florida pays $600K to a hacker to get its data back

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Nate Lanxon, and Kate O'Neill

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Jun 23 2019
2 hours 24 mins
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Rank #10: TWiT 723: I Feel Sub-Tweeted

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  • Sony and EA MIA at E3 - does E3 matter anymore?
  • Computex, on the other hand, was huge this year
  • What is a Gamer?
  • E3 2019 was the year streaming gaming broke big
  • E3 2019: The Keanussaince
  • Why are games announced so far in advance?
  • Stadia, xCloud, and the future of streaming games
  • Think VR is Over? Oculus Quest would like a word with you.
  • Xbox Scarlett announcement
  • What will games look like in 10 years?
  • How Nintendo Won E3 2019
  • Pixel 4 Leaked - by Google!
  • The Ethics of video game journalism
  • Huawei stops making Matebooks, blames Trump
  • Apple doubles down on privacy, but Celebrite says it can crack any iPhone
  • Pax > E3
  • Microsoft buys Double Fine
  • Target cash registers fail nationwide
  • Argentina loses power
  • US attacks Russian power stations: the cyber Cold War escalates
  • US Border Patrol leaks 100,000 licence plate photos
  • La Liga app spied on users to try to stop piracy
  • Telegram DDoSed by China over Hong Kong protests
  • Facebook to launch "Zuck Bucks" cryptocurrency next week
  • Huawei delays the Mate X foldable phone, but it's not Trump's fault.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Cherlynn Low, Jeff Cannata, and Shane Satterfield

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Jun 16 2019
2 hours 19 mins
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