Location Tracking, Facebook Privacy, Breaking Up Big Tech, and More!
— Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line
— Will Zuck Make Facebook Private?
— Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco
— Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars
— Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech
— Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules
— Huawei Sues the US Government
— Investors Sue Tesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, Patrick Beja
The end of smart-phones, AI fake people, Elon in the ditch again, and more.
— MWC 2019 and the Future of Smartphones and Wearables
— This Person Does Not Exist
— OpenAI and the Text Generator Too Dangerous to Exist
— Outrage Mobs and Twitter
— China’s Social Credit System Could Take Over the World
— Google and Saudia Arabia’s Woman Tracking App
— Silicon Valley and the US Military
— Do We Even Need Facebook?
— Make Elon Musk Stop Tweeting!!!
— TikTok fined $5.7 Million
— Tenn Hacker gets $1 Million in Bug Bounties
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb, Brianna Wu
Folding phones at MWC, Hololens 2, conspiracies on YouTube, and more.
— Foldable Phones Hit MWC 2019
— Microsoft Announces Hololens 2
— Netflix at the Oscars
— Apple and Goldman Sachs Release Credit Card Linked to iPhone
— Apple to Combine iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps
— YouTube: Home of Pedophiles, Anti-Vaxxers, and Flat Earthers
— How Facebook Gets Your Info from Other Apps
— Facebook In Trouble with UK, Spied on Android Users
— Stephen Wolfram on Productivity
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ben Johnson, Florence Ion, Seth Weintraub
Amazon Cancels NY HQ2 Plans
Amazon Pays $0 Federal Income Taxes
Amazon Buys Eero • Facebook vs Anti-Vaxxers
The Most Popular App in China
Samsung Galaxy S10+eF5G
Our 5G Augmented Reality Future
Apple News Event March 25th
New HoloLens Coming Next Sunday
Pokemon Go Trespassing Legal Battle
Fortnite Carlton Dance Legal Battle
Apex Legends Eats Fortnite’s Lunch?
Tetris 99 is the Battle Royale Game You Didn’t Know You Needed
Improving government websites, blocking the big five, Spotify’s podcast move, and more.
— Alphabet Earnings: Google’s Cost Per Click
— Cutting out Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft
— The US to Ban Huawei 5GTech
— Germany Outlaws Facebook’s Business Model
— What if Google Just Doesn’t Pay Its Fines?
— Amazon Might Back Out of NY HQ2 * Amazon Live is Twitch for Infomercials
— Spotify Buys Gimlet and Anchor
— Apple to Pay France 500M Euros in Back Taxes
— Angela Ahrendts Says Goodbye to Apple
— Apple’s Security Wins and Losses of the Week
— Microsoft Says: Don’t Use IE or Office 2019
— Sprint Sues AT&T Over Fakey 5GE
— Marshmello Fortnite Concert is a Herald of the Future
— 2020 Olympic Medals Will be Made Out of Recycled iPhones
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Matt Cutts, Gina Trapani, Dwight Silverman
FaceTime Flaw, Apple Spanks Facebook and Google, Huawei Suspicions, FBI Wants Your DNA, and more.
• How to Watch the Superbowl Commercials Without All That Annoying Football
• Apple’s Not So Horrible Quarterly Earnings
• Facetime Flaw Dulls Apple’s Privacy Shine
• Apple Spanks Facebook and Google for Data Slurping
• How Much Does Facebook Suck?
• Huawei’s Tendrils
• Family Tree DNA Gives FBI DNA Records
• Japanese Govt Will Hack IoT Devices
• SF to Ban Law Enforcement Facial Recognition
• Spotify Wants to Buy Podcasters Gimlet for $200M
• Americans Got 26.3 Billion Robocalls in 2018
• Netflix vs Amazon = Quality vs Quantity
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Devindra Hardawar, Christina Warren
2019 Tech Predictions, CRISPR Babies, Amazon Scout, Foldable Phones, and More!
— WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger to Merge
— 2019 Predictions- Amazon Will Rise, Twitter Will Fall
— CRISPR Babies Confirmed
— Amazon Scout Will Usher in the Age of Autonomous Delivery
— France Fines Google 50M Euros
— Google loses right to be forgotten case
— Foldable Phones are on the Way!
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Hiner, Greg Ferro, Brian McCullough
-Apple’s Tim Cook Calls for Data Privacy.
-773M Passwords Pwned
– How to Find Out If Yours Was.
-Amazon Tries to Make Alexa Sound “Newsy.”
-Google Buys Fossil.
-74% of Facebook Users are Clueless.
-Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge.
-Atari Founder Making Alexa Board Games.
-Stop Using Windows Phone!
-Tokyo Hotel Fires Half its Robots.
Our Favorite Things at CES 2019 All of our favourite products and trends at CES 2019!
— Impossible Burger
— Health and wearables
— Amazon vs Google
— Smart products and “Smart” products
— Wireless power
— Toilet tech and ultrasonic bladder monitoring
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Cherlynn Low, Stacey Higginbotham
Don’t Go to CES, Apple’s Earnings Warning, Amazon’s Great Holiday, and More!
— Apple tanks on Tim Cook’s earnings warning – is the golden age of iPhone over?
— Are Facebook and Google too big to Fail? No. Here’s why.
— China and the US duel over security, AI, and quantum computing.
— Qualcomm vs Apple legal battles heat up.
— Fortnite and Pokemon Go rake in the dough in 2018.
— Amazon wins big over the holiday season.
— Microsoft wants to give you control over your digital data.
— For the 1st time in 20 years, an entire year’s worth of books, movies, and art enter’s the public domain.
— The 10-second toothbrush, the Kurigization of Things (KoT) and more reasons why you shouldn’t go to CES 2019.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Iain Thomson, Mike Elgan, Alex Wilhelm