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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 te



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TNW 19: Floaters Foil FacebookTNW 19: Floaters Foil Facebook

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:26:02 PST

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  • 1:38 Dr. Jenny Radesky signed a letter urging Facebook to discontinue its Messenger Kids app and talks about how tech can affect young children.
  • 16:59 Nate Lanxon from Bloomberg discusses what happens to Bitcoin when someone passes away, and the changes being made to enable heirs to locate those abandoned funds.
  • 33:18 Kelsea Weber from iFixIt shows off the remains of their HomePod teardown to demonstrate how difficult it might be to repair.
  • 48:16 Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica searched far and wide for a way to watch the Olympics in 4K and has some pointers to make it a bit easier for viewers.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Dr. Jenny Radesky, MD, Nate Lanxon, Kelsea Weber, and Sam Machkovech

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TNW 18: Our Information DietTNW 18: Our Information Diet

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:25:35 PST

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  • 1:48 Kia Kokalitcheva from Axios discusses the Uber vs. Waymo trade secrets trial and what former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick had to say on the stand.
  • 13:05 Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai from Motherboard talks about the iBoot that was released on Git Hub, Apple's response, and what it means for iPhone security.
  • 29:03 John Battelle from NewCo talks about the legacy of John Perry Barlow and the new Center for Humane Technology.
  • 46:33 Chris Vickery, Director of Cyber Risk Research at Upguard talks about how companies need to be more careful with our data.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Kia Kokalitchev, Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, John Battelle, and Chris Vickery

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TNW 17: Fire Extinguisher IncludedTNW 17: Fire Extinguisher Included

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:34:05 PST

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  • 1:52 Kurt Wagner from ReCode explains what Facebook's earnings mean in light of the recent changes to the News Feed. Can users and investors both be happy?
  • 13:01 Katyanna Quatch from The Register explains how some users on Reddit are using a tool called FakeApp to photoshop famous people into porn videos.
  • 20:30 Michael Vladimer from Orange IoT Studio in San Francisco explains how Internet of Things devices have to solve real problems in order to be successful.
  • 41:24 Gabriel Weinberg from DuckDuckGo talks about the iOS and Android app and their new extension for Chrome from the popular privacy browser. Also, how you too can break free from Facebook and Google, even if you think you can't.
  • 1:00:35 Elon Musk's Boring flamethrower is sold out, but if you bought one he will also send you a free fire extinguisher.

Host: Megan Morrone

Guests: Kurt Wagner, Katyanna Quach, Michael Vladimer, and Gabriel Weinberg

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TNW 16: Ethics in Yogurt JournalismTNW 16: Ethics in Yogurt Journalism

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:53:51 PST

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  • 1:34 Megan and Jason share their thoughts after two weeks on the iPhone X and Pixel 2 XL as part of the TWiT Switch.
  • 12:08 CNET's Shara Tibken shares the details of the upcoming launch of the Apple Homepod, and has thoughts on its competitiveness in the home automation space.
  • 25:14 Ars Technica's Sam Machkovech shopped at Amazon Go, tried hard to trick the complex camera system, and failed.
  • 40:46 Snopes Managing editor Brooke Binkowski talks about how Snopes busts myths, and how Facebook is doing at clamping down on fake news.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Shara Tibken, Sam Machkovech, and Brooke Binkowski

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TNW 15: The Bachelor: AmazonTNW 15: The Bachelor: Amazon

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:41:31 PST

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  • 1:54 Alex Kantrowitz from Buzzfeed talks about how the Facebook news feed is changing and how that will affect media companies and non-profits.
  • 12:41 Natalie Van Kleef Conley from Google explains how Google's new IT Support Certificate works.
  • 25:29 Nick Wingfield from The New York Times discusses Amazon's announcement of its finalists for HQ2
  • 36:49 Owen Williams from Charged tells us how diagnoses of adult ADD helped him start his own company.
  • 54:58 David Talbot from the Berkman Center at Harvard demystifies the research he and colleagues did about the cost of broadband.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Alex Kantrowitz, Natalie Van Kleef Conley, Nick Wingfield, Owen Williams, and David Talbot

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TNW 14: Nits Nits NitsTNW 14: Nits Nits Nits

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:33:09 PST

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  • 1:31 Ed Bott from ZDNet says not to panic about Spectre and Meltdown, and details why Microsoft had to retract its update amid failing AMD hardware.
  • 16:00 Patrick Norton from AVexcel joins from the Consumer Electronics Show floor to discuss the latest Television tech, including a rollable OLED panel.
  • 35:33 Sam Abuelsamid for Navigant Research discusses how smart assistant technology is becoming more commonplace in automobiles, and taking a ride in an autonomous vehicle in Vegas.
  • 48:40 Allison Sheridan from Podfeet.com shares some of her favorite off-the-wall tech from the show including Faraday cage briefs for men.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Ed Bott, Patrick Norton, and Sam Abuelsamid

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TNW 13: The Amazon Black MirrorTNW 13: The Amazon Black Mirror

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:48:13 PST

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  • 1:26 Researcher Daniel Carter talks about Crowdtap, Clever and other underpaid jobs that robots can't do.
  • 14:52 Lindsey Turrentine from CNET talks about what IoT to expect at CES
  • 26:39 Kim Gavin tells us about her new startup - a wearable that lets kids wander.
  • 40:26 Spectre and Meltdown are here and its time to change your passwords and update when you can.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Daniel Carter, Lindsey Turrentine, and Kim Gavin

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TNW 12: Best Interviews of 2017TNW 12: Best Interviews of 2017

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:00:00 PST

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Megan Morrone and Jason Howell picked some of their favorite interviews from the year. Becky Worley shares her thoughts on surviving on social media in 2017. Marques Brownlee got to ride in the Tesla Model 3 and shared his experience. Louise Matstakis took a closer look at vending machines in Russia that generate likes. Nsikan Akpan talks about bioMASON, a company that uses bacteria to make cement. Finally, Mathy VanHoef discovered the huge KRACK vulnerability and details some of the misconceptions making waves.

  • 2:03: Becky Worley
  • 18:23: Marques Brownlee
  • 31:16: Louise Matstakis
  • 41:10: Nsikan Akpan
  • 48:08: Mathy VanHoef

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Becky Worley, Marques Brownlee, Louise Matsakis, Nsikan Akpan, and Mathy Vanhoef

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TNW 11: The Year of ReckoningTNW 11: The Year of Reckoning

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:30:00 PST

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Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to the week's newsmakers and breakers.

  • 1:11 Rachel Abrams, business reporter for the New York Times, discovered that Google's knowledge graph showed her as dead, so she went through many steps to get it fixed.
  • 19:20 Tom Merritt, host of Cord Killers, talks about the year in cord-cutting, and how far streaming services have come as more people get rid of their cable subscriptions for online content.
  • 34:50 Brett Glass of LARIAT, a wireless ISP in Wyoming, shares his perspectives on the Net Neutrality repeal, and why he thinks it's not all doom and gloom.
  • 48:17 Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica details his favorite games from 2017, as well as what he fears might happen with low-quality games flooding the market heading into 2018.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Rachel Abrams, Tom Merritt, Brett Glass, and Sam Machkovech

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TNW 10: The Internet Is FCC'dTNW 10: The Internet Is FCC'd

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:01:59 PST

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Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to the week's newsmakers and breakers.

  • 1:37 Ernesto Falcon from the EFF talks about the good news and the bad news about the FCC's decision about Net Neutrality.
  • 13:58 Mark Spoonauer from Tom' Guide discusses Uber, Juicero, the HomePod and other big tech fails of 2017
  • 27:16 Ian Sherr from CNET tells us about the kids behind the Mirai botnet and how it started in Minecraft. Also, what happens to the bitcoin that the hackers had to turn over?
  • 38:15 Debra Ruh is a podcaster, writer, and CEO who explains the importance of accessibility and inclusion in tech.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Ernesto Falcon, Mark Spoonauer, Ian Sherr, and Debra Ruh

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