This Week in Google

TWiG 594: Chastity Does Not Come Cheap - Tech reaction to DC insurrection, CES 2021, sea-shanty TikTok

Hinzugefügt: 14. Januar 2021

A look at Sea-shanty TikTok!
How Twitter, YouTube, Parler, Amazon, and AirBnB responded to DC insurrection
Jeff Jarvis talks about Parler and Trump on BBC
Angela Merkel does not agree with Twitter...

TWiG 593: That's Not Sweet Tea - Google employees unionize, Twitter locks Trump's account, vaccine source code

Hinzugefügt: 7. Januar 2021

Google employees move toward unionizing.
Facebook and Twitter remove President Trump's speech.
Google Nest has new security cameras coming in 2021.
Nest Hub will likely have Soli radar...

TWiG 592: Hats on Sticks - Origins of Reddit, Substack and the future of journalism, Amazon buys Wondery

Hinzugefügt: 31. Dezember 2020

Boston Dynamics robots do a little dance.
Google brings TikTok and Instafram into its video carousel.
TikTok Ratatouille musical tickets are for sale.
Reddit is buying Dubsmash to compete with...

TWiG 591: Best of 2020 - The Best TWiG Moments of the Year!

Hinzugefügt: 23. Dezember 2020

Leo Laporte takes us through some of the best moments from the past year. 2020 highlights include:
"Brand Twitter".
Coronavirus guidance recommendations.
All kinds of great pies.
Getting magnets...

TWiG 590: The Enlarged Bicep of Reason - Google outages, Facebook ads against Apple, Google WFH, Blob Opera

Hinzugefügt: 17. Dezember 2020

Google outages, Facebook ads against Apple, Google WFH, Blob Opera
The Blob Opera.
Facebook goes after Apple in newspaper ads.
Facebook is a Doomsday Machine.
Apple's big mobile ad industry...

TWiG 589: Forty-Six States and Guam - Facebook antitrust charges, Google search in 2020, Election ad ban

Hinzugefügt: 10. Dezember 2020

Facebook antitrust charges, Google search in 2020, Election ad ban
The firing of Google AI scientist Timnit Gebru.
FTC sues Facebook on charges of antitrust.
Google's look at the year in search...

TWiG 589: Forty-Six States and Guam - Facebook antitrust charges, Google search in 2020, Election ad ban

Hinzugefügt: 10. Dezember 2020

Facebook antitrust charges, Google search in 2020, Election ad ban
The firing of Google AI scientist Timnit Gebru.
FTC sues Facebook on charges of antitrust.
Google's look at the year in search...

TWiG 588: I'm Still Good Boi - Salesforce buys Slack, Amazon hiring spree, Microsoft and workplace surveillance

Hinzugefügt: 3. Dezember 2020

Salesforce buys Slack, Amazon hiring spree, Microsoft and workplace surveillance
Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
The latest word on Tony Hsieh.
Amazon looking to buy Wondery.
Salesforce is...

TWiG 587: Counsel of Open Source Poobahs - RCS Gets E2EE, Pulling Back on AMP, AWS Outage

Hinzugefügt: 26. November 2020

RCS Gets E2EE, Pulling Back on AMP, AWS Outage
The effects of a massive AWS outage.
TikTok and the creation of Ratatoullie the Musical.
RCS is finally getting end-to-end encryption.
AMP...

TWiG 586: Makeup As a Service - Google Pay, Fleets, L'Oreal Digital Makeup

Hinzugefügt: 19. November 2020

Google Pay, Fleets, L'Oreal Digital Makeup
Nest outage takes out security cameras
Fleets are Twitter's version of Snapchat's disappearing posts
Say hello to the new Google Pay
What is an Internet...

TWiG 585: Suggestive Uses for Whipped Cream - TikTok to Trump: What's Up?

Hinzugefügt: 12. November 2020

TikTok to Trump: What's Up?
Amazon Halo Band impressions
Eric Schmitt applies to be a citizen of Cyprus
Google trials light-based internet in Africa
Facebook, Google, and Twitter extend political...

TWiG 584: Halo Made Me Cry - Baby Shark, CA Props 22 & 24 Win Big

Hinzugefügt: 5. November 2020

Baby Shark, CA Props 22 & 24 Win Big
Mississippi police pilot program to live-stream Ring doorbell cams
Baby Shark is the most viewed video on -
Raspberry Pi 400 is a full computer with a...

TWiG 583: A Barely Tenable Scam - US Senate vs Big Tech, AOC plays Among Us, How we will follow the 2020 Election

Hinzugefügt: 29. Oktober 2020

US Senate vs Big Tech, AOC plays Among Us, How we will follow the 2020 Election
US Senate vs Big Tech: Section 230
Facebook wants NYU to stop its political ad targeting research project
US Senate...

TWiG 582: Hipster Antitrust - Section 230 Under Attack, DOJ vs Google, Zoomtopia

Hinzugefügt: 22. Oktober 2020

Section 230 Under Attack, DOJ vs Google, Zoomtopia
Section 230 is still under attack. Jeffrey Toobin is a perfect example of why we need it.
Is there any way we could improve Section 230?
Five...

TWiG 581: Monks Are Cheap - Bad Pixel 5 Reviews, Kitchen Tech, Facebook Can't Fix Itself

Hinzugefügt: 15. Oktober 2020

Bad Pixel 5 Reviews, Kitchen Tech, Facebook Can't Fix Itself
Pixel 5 reviews are pretty negative, especially of the camera - should we get an iPhone 12 instead?
5G is the WIMAX of 2020. Watch this...

TWiG 580: Non-Flying and Gregarious - Huge Antitrust Case - Google vs Oracle - Facebook Bans QAnon

Hinzugefügt: 8. Oktober 2020

Huge Antitrust Case - Google vs Oracle - Facebook Bans QAnon
(Democratic) Congress releases its antitrust case against Big Tech. The TWiG panelists have a huge fight over it. Cries of "moral...

TWiG 579: Leo By a Nose - Pixel 5 Event, Amazon Echo Event, Taco Bell Quarterly

Hinzugefügt: 1. Oktober 2020

Pixel 5 Event, Amazon Echo Event, Taco Bell Quarterly Google's Pixel 5 event disappoints Sonos sues Google for multi-room audio patent infringement Google TV: available yesterday! Pixel 4a 5G and...

TWiG 578: Find the Cat - Pixel 5 Rumors, TikTok Drama, DOJ vs Google

Hinzugefügt: 24. September 2020

Pixel 5 Rumors, TikTok Drama, DOJ vs GooglePixel 5 coming September 30th. Here's what to expect.Is the Pixel 5 the last Pixel phone?The TikTok saga continues. First Amendment battles, Chinese...

TWiG 577: But Can It Do Network Segmentation? - Facebook Smart Glasses, TikTok Saga, Nvidia Buys ARM

Hinzugefügt: 17. September 2020

Facebook Smart Glasses, TikTok Saga, Nvidia Buys ARMPixel 5, Chromecast, and Nest Homecoming September 30thWhat is LaCrOS? Decoupling Chrome OS from the Chrome browserMeet vs Zoom vs Skype: Which...

TWiG 576: Stardenburdenhardenbart - California is Burning, Android 11, Chip IoT Standard

Hinzugefügt: 10. September 2020

California is Burning, Android 11, Chip IoT StandardCalifornia Fires: Götterdämmerung in real lifeAndroid 11 Update - get all your messages in one placePhone screens of the Future: Projectors and...