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Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason 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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- (01:54) Jason Cipriani from CNET shares a number of ways you can lock down the date in your account.- (14:00) The WWDC dust has settled, and John Gruber from Daring Fireball thinks Apple returned to form by supporting all of its platforms together at once.- (30:48) The Trevor Project is a non-profit that provides support for LGBTQ youth, and Emily Dreyfus from Wired shares why digital support is so appealing to this community.- (42:14) Samantha Cole from Vice talks about the strategy that Facebook and Instagram have adopted around dealing with deepfakes like the recent Mark Zuckerberg video posted to Instagram.- (53:20) Maker Media is closing, and founder Dale Dougherty talks about a possible future in the non-profit space for the company as well as the importance of the maker community.Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Jason Cipriani, John Gruber, Emily Dreyfuss, Samantha Cole, and Dale DoughertyDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:Gazelle.com/twittwit.cachefly.comFreshBooks.com/tnw
- (01:09) Kamilah Taylor, founder of Swaay, talks about the WWDC announcements that matter most to her as a developer.- (18:11) What does it mean when a product shows an Amazon's Choice badge? Louise Matsakis from Wired did some digging to find out.- (30:28) Google shed more light on Stadia, including a list of release titles, pricing, and a special Founder's Edition pre-order tier.Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Kamilah Taylor and Louise MatsakisDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsor:hover.com/twit
- (01:29) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica spent a week with the Valve Index VR system, and it's really impressive.- (14:22) Twitter is a little late to cracking down on extremism, but Joseph Cox from Vice says they are considering deplatforming offenders.- (28:53) The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler discovered how chatty his iPhone is while he sleeps, and that's concerning.- (40:12) Patron Scan allows bars to keep tabs and block people who behave badly at bars, but is it going too far?- (44:54) More than half of the workers at Google are contractors who miss out on many of the benefits of full-time employees. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Sam Machkovech, Joseph Cox, and Geoffrey FowlerDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:envoy.com/twitLinkedin.com/technews
TNW 84: Huawei on the Brain

TNW 84: Huawei on the Brain

2019-05-2300:48:28

• (01:44) Vlad Savov on the troubles with Huawei• (17:55) Taylor Lorenz on the rights of Fortnite streamers• (33:20) Amazon gamify's its warehouse work• (41:07) Kids these days have online-only relationshipsHosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Vlad Savov and Taylor LorenzDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:peakptt.com use code TWITFreshBooks.com/tnwThe Intrazone
TNW 83: Too Much AI Whiskey

TNW 83: Too Much AI Whiskey

2019-05-1600:58:21

(02:02) Jason Howell reviews the new OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 earphones(14:09) Russell Brandom from the Verge picks apart what the latest round of tariffs mean for smartphones and laptops(29:54) AI can make whiskey and translate spoken language into a different language using the voice of the speaker(42:58) Kids are watching a lot of screens, but not many advertisements. Or are they?Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Russell Brandom and Owen JJ StoneDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:go.itpro.tv/tnw promo code TNW30twit.cachefly.comGazelle.com/twit
(01:36) The view from Google I/O with Jason Howell(17:59) Mark Gurman from Bloomberg tells what to expect from iOS 13.(29:43) How Will Oremus from OneZero tried to help Satan get more followers on Twitter.(43:19) Should you buy your kids an Oculus Quest?Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Mark Gurman and Will OremusDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:Linkedin.com/technewsenvoy.com/twitFreshBooks.com/tnw
TNW 81: VR on the Beach

TNW 81: VR on the Beach

2019-05-0200:57:43

- (01:19) CNET's Scott Stein takes the new Oculus Quest on vacation.- (14:19) Mystery and intrigue around a rare Atari cabinet. Kyle Orland from Ars Technica investigates.- (30:36) Myriam Joire (aka Tnkgrl) gives her Google I/O predictions and a review of the Moto G7.Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Scott Stein, Kyle Orland, and Myriam JoireDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:hover.com/twitpeakptt.com use code TWIT
TNW 80: Fold, Break, Return

TNW 80: Fold, Break, Return

2019-04-2500:48:54

- (01:36) iFixit's Jeff Souvanen and team tore down the Samsung Galaxy Fold to see what's going on underneath that display, then sent it back to Samsung.- (14:42) Google employees who staged a walkout late last year wrote a private memo saying they are being retaliated against, and Nitasha Tiku from Wired has the scoop.- (25:43) Nest Cam owners who practice poor password practices are easy targets by software that makes tapping into devices easy, according to Reed Albergotti from the Washington Post.- (39:48) Artificial Intelligence research is powering systems that might one day give speech to the speaking impaired.Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Jeff Suovanen, Nitasha Tiku, and Reed AlbergottiDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:Behind the TechFreshBooks.com/tnw
TNW 79: The AirPod People

TNW 79: The AirPod People

2019-04-1801:02:06

- (01:41) The Samsung Galaxy Fold suffers before its even released. Quartz Technology Editor Mike Murphy wonders why his foldable phone still works.- (14:34) Join a new social network that connects you with people who've gone through the same stuff you have. We talk to founder and CEO Boaz Gaon.- (35:17) Eva Galperin of the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains what some antivirus companies are doing to eliminate stalkerware.- (50:47) AirPods Etiquette and the future with BuzzFeed News Reporter Alex Kantrowitz. Host: Megan MorroneGuests: Mike Murphy, Boaz Gaon, Eva Galperin, and Alex KantrowitzDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:twit.cachefly.comLinkedin.com/technewsenvoy.com/twit
TNW 78: Phubbing Your Wife

TNW 78: Phubbing Your Wife

2019-04-1100:42:07

(01:45) Louise Matsakis, Staff Writer at Wired, talks about Facebook's new rules for the dead and her interview with Facebook COO Sheryl Sanberg. Louise's story "Facebook Rolls Out More Features for Dead People" is up on WIRED.com(12:27) We asked Tony Romm from The Washington Post if there is a way to strike a balance between free speech and regulation to prevent hate speech and violence on social media.(19:00) Our smartphones are killing our relationships. Angela Lashbrook from OneZero on Medium talks about phubbing (phone snubbing) and the research around our phones and our feelings.(31:00) Bloomberg reports that Amazon employees are listening to our conversations with Alexa, ignoring possible criminal activity, and laughing at us.(37:38) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason HowellGuests: Louise Matsakis, Tony Romm, and Angela LashbrookDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.Sponsors:FreshBooks.com/tnwpeakptt.com use code TWITGazelle.com/twit
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