This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Jan 9th 2019

This Week in Google 490

A Controlled Ink Leak

Google @CES, Facebook Political Ads
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Mathew Ingram
Category: News
  • Google Assistant is everywhere at CES 2019, including an amusement park ride.
  • Facebook opens its political ads archive, showing who is targeting you and how much they spent.
  • Don't blame millennials: Fake news is spread by boomers.
  • The Internet Archive tries to save Brazil's internet.
  • German politicians hacked - lone hacker confesses.
  • How can you get free samples from Amazon?
  • Amazon becomes the most valuable company in the world just in time for the Bezoses to divorce.
  • It is false and defamatory to say that Julian Assange is easily offended.
  • Plus: Fortnite, fountain pens, and not-so-naughty limericks.

Picks of the Week:

  • Jeff's Number: Google moves into a West LA mall.
  • Mathew's Stuff: Join the Internet Archive Team.
  • Leo's Picks: Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse, The State of the World 2019, Pepsi robots, and AT&T's fake 5G.

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