Best Tech podcasts — News and commentary on the digital world (Updated July 2018; image)
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TED Talks Daily
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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
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 / 22:00 UTC.
 
This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
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The Vergecast
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This Vergecast is your source for an irreverent and informative look at what's happening right now (and next) in the world of technology and gadgets. Hosted by Nilay Patel alongside a cavalcade of tech luminaries, The Vergecast is the only podcast you need to make sense of the week in tech news.
 
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TechStuff
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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
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Reply All
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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
 
Why are teens shoplifting makeup and posting their hauls to Tumblr? How can a blind man run a marathon through the desert with just an iPhone? And what happens to your social media profiles after you die? Week on week we answer questions just like these on our digital culture podcast, Chips with Everything.
 
Every week TWiT talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.Records live every Friday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
 
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Note to Self
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Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Stay informed on the latest in technology during your weekday commute. Our journalists cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends, personal technology, app features, start-ups and more.
 
Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.
 
BBC Radio 5 live’s technology and gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture. Plus your questions answered in 5 live's tech phone-in.
 
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 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
 
Do you have questions about tech products or the week's tech news that you’re too embarrassed to ask? Kara Swisher and the rest of the team at Recode have the answers. Tune in to their podcast every Friday for straight talk about confusing topics. Submit your questions in advance by tweeting them to @Recode with the hashtag #TooEmbarrassed, or by emailing TooEmbarrassed@recode.net.
 
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
 
BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.
 
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The WIRED Podcast
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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.
 
A show about tech and media's key players, big ideas, and how they're changing the world we live in. One of tech's most prominent journalists, Kara Swisher, is known for her insightful reporting and straight-shooting style. Listen in as she hosts hard-hitting interviews with influential business leaders and outspoken personalities from media, politics, and more.
 
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Click
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Technological and digital news from around the world.
 
Stacey Higginbotham (formerly Sr. Editor at Fortune) and co-host Kevin Tofel discuss the latest news and analysis of the Internet of Things. Covers Consumer IoT, Industrial IoT and Enterprise IoT. Guests include Vint Cerf, Om Malik, and people from Amazon.com, AT&T, IBM Watson and more.
 
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Exponent
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A podcast about tech and society, hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth
 
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Flash Forward
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A show about possible and not so possible futures. From space pirates to conscious robots to the end of antibiotics. Hosted by Rose Eveleth.
 
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers technology, digital and innovation highlights from across the African continent. The show is produced by broadcaster and entrepreneur, Andile Masuku (www.andilemasuku.com), and co-hosted by marketing maven turned investor and startup founder, Musa Kalenga (www.kalenga.me).
 
Named after Charles Babbage a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.
 
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The WAN Show Podcast
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Every week, Linus and Luke take some time to discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.
 
Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning ...
 
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ycombinator
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Podcast by ycombinator
 
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Fw:Thinking
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It's about technology. It's about humanity. It's about our future. It's Fw:Thinking.
 
Know what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play.
 
Download This Show is your weekly access to the latest in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell for ABC Radio National. Published every Friday.
 
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a podcast from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, they dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. The series finale aired on June 13, 2017, shortly before Walt’s well-deserved retirement.
 
The weekly podcast of TechnoBuffalo.com discussing the latest happenings in mobile, gaming and technology.
 
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TWiT Bits (MP3)
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TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv. You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at http://twit.tv/shows/
 
News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
 
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FutureProofing
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Series examining the implications - social and cultural, economic and political - of the big ideas that are set to transform the way society functions
 
A podcast about evolving technology, society and consciousness to create a better future for all of humanity. Hosted by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova, with guests. We talk about future societies, conscious evolution, future technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, decentralization, and how we will be affected by the exponential curve of progress.
 
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
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Decrypted
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The global technology industry is a powerful engine of innovation that drives the economy. It's also a collection of insular communities full of hidden projects, quiet rivalries, and uncomfortable truths. Join Bloomberg Technology's Brad Stone each week as he and the team's reporters uncover what actually happens behind closed doors.
 
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Techdirt
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The Techdirt Podcast, hosted by Michael Masnick.
 
The Verge’s Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany ask the hard, weird, and occasionally dumb questions about how your tiny tech decisions impact your social life. Do you turn read receipts on? Do you share your Netflix passwords with friends? Why'd You Push That Button examines the choices technology forces us to make, through interviews with consumers, developers, friends, and strangers.
 
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Innovation Now
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Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
 
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Clockwise
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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.
 
The editors of PC Perspective discuss the latest in-house product reviews and news from around the world that pertains to technology and PC hardware.
 
Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurott; What The Tech!? delivers what every techy needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!
 
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Innovation Hub
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Innovation Hub looks at how to reinvent our world – from medicine to education, relationships to time management. Great thinkers and great ideas, designed to make your life better.
 
Our online life is real life. We walk, talk, work, LOL and even love on the Internet – but we don’t always treat it like real life. Host Veronica Belmont explores this disconnect with stories from the wilds of the Web – and gets to the bottom of online issues that affect us all. Whether it’s privacy breaches, closed platforms, hacking, fake news, or cyber bullying, we the people have the power to change the course of the Internet, keeping it healthy, weird, and wonderful for everyone.
 
If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideolo ...
 
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In today’s episode I welcome you to the Museum of Non-Human Art, a brand new gallery full of art made entirely by machines, computers, algorithms, robots and other non-human entities. I hope your enjoy your visit! To see pictures of any of the artworks we talked about on this show head to the website! Guests: Elizabeth Stephens, Australian Rese ...…
 
When reviewing hardware, it’s important to integrate it into your life as much as possible. If you can, swap it in for your existing devices for a few days or a week, to really get an idea of what it’s like to use it day to day. There are certain nuances you can only discover through this approach. Of course, that’s easier said than done in mos ...…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
It's that time of year yet again—time for Amazon's blockbuster sales event. We've combed the spreadsheets and chased every link to find the best deals in a variety of categories. From home entertainment, to PC components, and even some awesome high-tech kitchen necessities, this is the list of the best Amazon Prime Day deals you'll want to peru ...…
 
Intel Chip Chat – Network Insights audio podcast with Allyson Klein: In this archive of a livecast from 5G World London, Paul Stevens, Marketing Director at Advantech’s Networks and Communications Group shares exciting news of Advantech’s commercially available Intel Select Solution for NFVI based on Red Hat REHL. Paul describes the verified so ...…
 
Things to click on this week: Owen didn't sleep the night before we recorded because Fortnite Season 5 came out, here's more about that The Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse The Verge's resource list for victims of smart home abuse Here's the numbers for Domestic Violence Hotlines around the world, which are a good place to reach out if you're ex ...…
 
NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory is a telescope designed to detect X-ray emissions from very hot regions of the universe.
 
Amazon Prime Day started with a massive failure for at least six hours the site was unresponsive and although I personally did not miss out on any deals a lot of people did. As we head into show 1300 on the next episode we have some mini-giveaway so listen to the show and be sure to email in your thoughts and commentary on the podcast to date. ...…
 
Amazon Prime Day started with a massive failure for at least six hours the site was unresponsive and although I personally did not miss out on any deals a lot of people did. As we head into show 1300 on the next episode we have some mini-giveaway so listen to the show and be sure to email in your thoughts and commentary on the podcast to date. ...…
 
Mobile carriers said they would stop selling access to customers' locations to two companies-but other services rely on access to users' whereabouts to make money. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Krouse has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Mike Stubbsy's new book - a guide to the world of esports - has just been published and Sam Loveridge joins us to talk about Fortnite. We're also looking at age ratings.
 
Tomorrow is World Emoji Day and Apple is celebrating the day by introducing some new emojis. KCBS’s Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that we’re gonna get hairstyles, we’re gonna get gray hair, red hair, curly hair, more bald hair and there a lot of choices out there.
 
What role does cyber security play in alignment and safety? What is AI completeness? What is the space of mind design and what does it tell us about AI safety? How does the possibility of machine qualia fit into this space? Can we leak proof the singularity to ensure we are able to test AGI? And what is computational complexity theory anyway?AI ...…
 
The last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska are shutting their doors for good next week according to the Anchorage Daily News, which means there is just one remaining relic of the video rental giant still up and operating in the entire United States. The final Blockbuster storefront standing is located in Bend, Oregon.…
 
We discuss the reason's why some of Instagram's biggest memers are locking their accounts and going private with their posts. Will this new approach ensure enough mindshare on a crowded platform?By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
A Roku wireless speaker, better Uber pickups, Instapaper goes solo, what to expect from the Galaxy S10 and it’s Amazon Prime Day everybody! Sponsors: https://www.youmagazine.co/techmeme MetaLab.co Links: Wave Uber’s new Spotlight or send canned chats to find your driver (TechCrunch) Airbnb is grappling with how to treat people with criminal con ...…
 
Specs? We’ll talk specs later. Right now we’re focused on something far more important: keyboard noise. It’s been a common complaint among MacBook users since the company shifted to the butterfly switch. Some of that can no doubt be chalked up to the fact that people really hate change when it comes to something as fundamental as a keyboard. Ev ...…
 
The Wompoo Pigeon, also called the Wompoo Fruit Dove, forages for fruit in the forests of Australia and New Guinea. The Nicobar Pigeon has long, blue-gray neck feathers that resemble a mane. A white patch marks the eyes and throat of the White-breasted Ground Dove. It lives in New Guinea. The Topknot Pigeon of eastern Australia wears a crest of ...…
 
Inc Magazine called Tim O’Reilly the “Oracle of Silicon Valley.” Wired called him “The Trend Spotter.” Others have noted that “the Internet was built on O’Reilly books.” All in all, Tim O’Reilly is as perfect of a guest for my Singularity.FM podcast as I can ever imagine. So, I hope you […]
 
Guest co-host Stephen Hackett joins Jason to discuss the new MacBook Pros and what they mean for Apple's product line at large, adventures with the macOS Mojave beta, and the new Sonos AirPlay 2 update. And since this is the summer of fun, we cap it all off with a quick Mac OS X draft! This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Mailroute: The lea ...…
 
- обновлённый MacBook Pro. Без шума и пыли. - страсти по BurgerKing. Скандалы, интриги, расследования. - теперь у нас будет ГОСТ на мобильные приложения; - GitLab 11.0; - Apache Ignite 2.5 теперь умеет в звезду; - Microsoft Research открывает свои базы; - на МКС будет голосовой помощник от Airbus и IBM; - Minimal Ubuntu - аскетичный образ для к ...…
 
What if you could search the surface of the Earth the same way you search the internet? Will Marshall and his team at Planet use the world's largest fleet of satellites to image the entire Earth every day. Now they're moving on to a new project: using AI to index all the objects on the planet over time -- which could make ships, trees, houses a ...…
 
When one of the main selling points for your service is the ability to stream live sports, the last thing you want is a full-on service meltdown during a huge game. Alas, that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday to YouTube TV. Just as the World Cup semi-finals game between Croatia and England started heating up, .…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Juniper was over Tinder. A recent college grad living in rural Connecticut, they’d been subject to the swipe-and-ghost thing a few too many times. Then, this spring, Juniper submitted an ad to @_personals_, an Instagram for lesbian, queer, transgender, and non-binary people looking for love (and other stuff). The post, titled "TenderQueer Butch ...…
 
Ten years ago this summer, the Pixar film “WALL-E” came out. It's about a future where humans have ruined earth's environment with trash, so they live in space, captive to screens, self-driving chairs, and robot servants. One little robot is left on Earth to clean up the mess, until he finds love — and ends up saving humanity from itself. As pa ...…
 
If you float a spacecraft at a specific Lagrange point, you could lower a tethered platform to the surface of a moon or planet to explore.
 
In this episode: Building blocks of life found on Mars NASA aims to "touch the sun" with new probe Device Seeks Axions, Proposed Dark Matter Particles 1st Satellite Built to Harpoon Space Junk Begins Test Flight Boeing's Hypersonic Vision: Hit Mach 5 Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms Why Do We Need a Space Nation Ad music from "Pa ...…
 
In June 2018, Ian Hogarth and Nathan Benaich released a report on how far AI has advanced over 12 months. We take a look at artificial intelligence, where we are and where we're heading next. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to p ...…
 
We are starting a series on “New Gospel Gadgets” that have emerged in just the past couple of years. The first devise we will review is the “Pastorbox” made by Cybermission. Ariana a volunteer at Cybermissions describes the use and the functionality of the Pastorbox. The Pastorbox Project involves the manufacturing and distribution of a highly ...…
 
One of the most successful recruitment tools the U.S. Army ever made was…a video game? Sometimes without even knowing it, gaming elements in technology — often designed for addiction — are incentivizing you to think certain ways and do certain things. Join Veronica Belmont and co-pilot Ashley Carman as they explore the rise of gamification in o ...…
 
We get a little crazy this week and dive into three topics that we know almost nothing about. First up is a little web development for Ghost with gulp, handlebars, and sass. Then we dive into more machine learning with ML.NET and wrap up with our new favorite way to read in streams with Pipelines. To be honest, we do know something about them a ...…
 
A bold and brilliant refutation of the common wisdom about sexual attraction, aesthetics, and more. Rick Prum is an evolutionary heretic. And the wellspring of his unorthodox ideas is ... Charles Darwin himself.
 
Amid trade tensions, Apple is set to invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Zignal Labs CEO Josh Ginsberg talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the “massive amounts of bot activity” that his media intelligence company has started detecting on social media. In everything from political elections to the debates over Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee’s controversial statements, bots are insinuating themselves into the disco ...…
 
Elon Musk acts as a textbook example of why nobody should tweet while angry, reacting to a Thailand cave rescue diver who scoffed at his submarine by calling the diver "pedo guy." Watch the full episode: https://twit.tv/twit/675 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jessica Conditt, Brian X. Chen, and Brian McCullough Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by ...…
 
Do Apple's new MacBooks fix the company's keyboard woes? Amazon Prime Day starts tomorrow. Will it be worth the hype? Will it push Amazon's share of the e-commerce market past 50%? Folding tablets. Phones with 9 cameras. What is next? Will AT&T destroy HBO by trying to expand it? Hey Elon: maybe don't call a heroic diver who helps rescue 12 kid ...…
 
Carrie from Lake Arrowhead, CA wants to know all about mini spy cameras. Watch the full episode here: https://twit.tv/ttg/1506 Host: Leo Laporte Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
 
Episode Tease This week, PC shipments are on the rise, Nintendo is patching its exploits and the internet is obsessed with censorship. Participants Scott Ertz - Host Avram Piltch - Host Opening Powered by: TeknoAXE Nifty Gifties Powered by: Microsoft Store PC Shipments Increase for the First Time in More Than 5 Years Piltch Point with Avram Pil ...…
 
In this week's show we discuss things like Microsoft's new Surface Go, Apple's hardware refresh and the associated price tag and the significant milestone that was reached today in the Windows 10 Redstone 5 development process. On the software and services front Microsoft finally releases a free version of Microsoft Teams which will compete dir ...…
 
*Canonical releases new infographic to show how Ubuntu Linux ‘connects everything’ https://betanews.com/2018/07/10/canonical-infographic-ubuntu-linux/ *Google has made a $22m investment in KaiOS, a smartphone operating system designed for low-power devices that originally forked from Firefox OS. http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/google-kaios-f ...…
 
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