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

Jul 29th 2020

This Week in Google 570

Four CEOs Walk Into a Zoom Meeting

Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021
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Category: News

Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021

  • Rating the Zoom backgrounds of the tech titans
  • With all the competing political concerns, what should the government do with big tech?
  • Google wants Samsung to drop Bixby. Could Google and Samsung team up to make the perfect Android phone?
  • Google says its employees can stay home until July 2021. Are you ready for another year of quarantine?
  • Google gets its own international cable
  • Staceysplaining the Quantum Internet The Google Changelog: Message emoji reply | Motion Editor | Store price matches | The Matchup | YouTube's Summer of Movies
  • CES will be online-only in 2021
  • Snooker World Championship has smaller balls
  • Streaming takes over the Emmys
  • Robots take the fashion world by storm
  • AI employee fools Russian design firm
  • Samsung Note 20 coming August 5th
  • All Dogs in Shenzen will be microchipped by the end of the year
  • Woz sues YouTube over bitcoin hack
  • Tech to keep Alexa from spying on you


  • Leo's Tool: Vocodes. Vocal playground.
  • Stacey's Thing: FOOT SPA!!!!
  • Jeff's Number: Mackenzie Scott giving away $1.7b
  • Ant's Stuff: Faded Words
  • Karsten's Mask: Uvex Bionic Face Shield: Whether you're facing down Karens in the line at Starbucks or Federal thugs in Portland, the Uvex Bionic Face Shield is your best bet for full face protection. Karsten got his at National Tool Warehouse. Cheaper option: Amazon now selling its in-house-designed face shield at cost - CNET
  • Karsten also loves Ben Heck and got to produce him for half a second at Revision 3. Here is Ben's AutoMask.

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