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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 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.



Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:10:52 PST

Last Build Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:10:52 PST

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TWiT 603: Tricks for Tips

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:19:29 PST

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Inside Uber's unrestrained workplace culture, predictions for Snapchats looming IPO, Mobile World Congress report with new phones, Pearl the VR nominated short film, Nokia returns with the 3310, FCC Chairman Pai rushes to block new privacy rules, and a serious Cloudfire bug exposed.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: David Pogue, Becky Worley, and Clayton Morris

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TWiT 602: Normcore Phone

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:25:09 PST

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Apple fights the new right to repair legislation, Bill Gates wants robots to pay taxes, 4chans effect on the internet, Verizon is bringing back "unlimited" data plans, SpaceX set for wireless internet by 2019, and Zuckerberg's global community.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Devindra Hardawar, Christina Warren, and Ed Bott

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TWiT 601: Fiber to the Press Release

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:17:29 PST

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Will Twitter's new anti-harassment tools succeed? Tim Cook hints at Apple's AR future. Gigabit fiber vs. 5G wireless vs. satellite internet in a 3-way race to own your broadband. House passes email privacy bill. Coding is the next blue-collar job.

  • Mike Elgan knows why Twitter's new tools will fail.
  • Jason Hiner doesn't like the MacBook Pro Touch Bar.
  • Liz Gannes knows the perfect way to listen to podcasts.
  • Leo Laporte looks amazing in heart-shaped glasses.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Liz Gannes, Mike Elgan, and Jason Hiner

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TWiT 600: Bloviating Blowhards

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 15:50:31 PST

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Apple may launch an alternate reality device this year, FCC clears its investigations into Zero Rating and opening cable boxes, Oculus Rift loses $500 million suit, Google must turn over foreign emails, Snap IPO, Tesla's new tunnel.

  • Robert Scoble is staking his career on his claim that Apple will launch an AR device this year
  • Leo is staking dinner in Paris that Apple will not release a see-through iPhone this year
  • Peter Cohen is furious about Zero Rating
  • Georgia Dow wants to fight Leo in VR

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Robert Scoble, Georgia Dow, and Peter Cohen

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TWiT 599: Fold With Dignity

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 18:41:52 PST

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Silicon Valley's reaction to Trump's immigration ban and plans for the coming apocalypse. Hugo Barra joins Facebook as VP of VR. Google killed 1.7 bad ads last year. Sprint buys a third of Tidal. Five states will legalize the "Right to Repair" your own tech. 3D TV is dead.

  • Owen J.J. Stone thinks Marrisa Mayer should be fired from Yahoo
  • Michael Nuñez wants to Make America Rage Again
  • Phil Libin is a real life cyborg
  • Leo has port envy

Host: Leo Laporte

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TWiT 598: It's Probably Squirrels

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:13:47 PST

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Can Twitter be fixed? Will Trump's FCC Chairman pick be a boon or bane for tech? Is Apple still competitive? Could they compete against Netflix? Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion. Samsung reveals that the Note 7 fires were caused by "irregular batteries." Zuckerberg for President? Matt Cutts resigns from Google. Assange reneges on extradition promise after Chelsea Manning's sentence commuted. Tesla Autopilot results in 40% drop in accidents. Don't use Meitu! United Airlines planes grounded by computer outage.

  • Iain Thompson thinks squirrels are the real threat.
  • Jason Calacanis' Inside Trump newsletter holds the President to his campaign promises
  • Father Robert Ballecer has a Hawaiian warning for Mark Zuckerberg
  • Leo Laporte wants his Powerwall already!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Iain Thomson, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, and Jason Calacanis

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TWiT 597: Fark Google!

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:51:30 PST

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Is Apple working in secret with Carl Zeiss on AR glasses? Will Mark Zuckerberg run for President? Consumer Reports changes its mind about the MacBook Pro. Fark.com gets farked over by Google. Telegram, Cellebrite, and Giuliani get hacked, but WhatsApp does not. Family Tree Now knows a scary amount about you.

  • Leo has a perfect plan for the next Mac Pro
  • Mike Elgan knows who should be making your AR glasses
  • Greg Ferro has some pointed advice for anyone who uses Google for ads
  • Becky Worley gets sweet revenge on her life-long nemesis

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Becky Worley, Greg Ferro, and Mike Elgan

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TWiT 596: President Zuck

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:26:43 PST

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CES 2017: The year of Alexa. Apple has "a great holiday," but misses 2016 sales targets. Mark Zuckerberg could run for President and still run Facebook. Samsung gets a fourth-quarter profit, even after Note 7 recall. Russia demands that Google and Apple pull LinkedIn from their stores.

Phillip Elmer-DeWitt thinks the best reporting out of CES was one woman's Hunter S. Thompson-esque acid trip.

Clayton Morris thinks President of the USA would be a big step DOWN for Zuckerberg

Leo's New Year's resolution: no more saying the "A word" on air.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Kara Swisher, Clayton Morris, and Philip Elmer-DeWitt

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TWiT 595: What A Year!

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PST

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With your help we've put together the best clips from 2016 on This Week in Tech!

Host: Leo Laporte

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TWiT 594: What A Year!

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 03:00:00 PST

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Our special holiday episode with a look back on some of the most influential tech stories of the year. Happy Holidays!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Rene Ritchie, Steve Gibson, and Denise Howell

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