This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Aug 12th 2020

This Week in Google 572

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Trump vs. TikTok and Tencent, Microsoft Surface Duo, Twitter Limits Replies
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Category: News

Trump vs. TikTok and Tencent, Microsoft Surface Duo, Twitter Limits Replies

  • Sarah Cooper: Google UX designer, Tik Tok star
  • Trump vs. TikTok: what does it all mean? 
  • Trump's Tencent ban makes Reddit, Tesla, and Spotify illegal
  • Rate Stacey's Zoom background
  • Trump vs. TikTok part 2: where does our data go? 
  • Microsoft announces Surface Duo 
  • Lucid Air electric car
  • New Jersey Supreme Court says the police can make you unlock your phone
  • Twitter rolling out reply-limiting feature
  • "Meeterial" Design: Google pushes Meet into everybody's faces
  • Why are there no ads on TechDirt? 
  • US opens 3.5Ghz band to consumer use - this could seriously help out 5G 
  • Happy Birthday IBM PC
  • Boeing 747s are still updated via 3.5 Floppy disk
  • Vaporwave's mini-boom of 3.5 floppies
  • Alamo Drafthouse offers private theater rentals
  • Sleepover at the final Blockbuster
  • Genius lost their suit against Google because they don't have standing
  • Verily steps into the COVID testing arena
  • Amazon wants to launch 3,236 satellites
  • Amazon wants to take over JC Pennys
  • Jarvis' entire history of media and journalism in 45 minutes
  • Google Changelog: Google Lens homework filter | Google Search adds 3D molecules | Google Phone beta app for all | Earthquake alerts | Google Lookout | A bunch of new Android updates | Google profile cards

Picks of the Week: 

  • Stacey's Thing: DONATE BLOOD
  • Jeff's Number: Dreyer Stet Game
  • Ant's Stuff: Jett Fuel Java
  • Karsten's Mask: GIZDA FAce Shield 
  • Karsten's Mask 2: Essential Mask Brace

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