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

Sep 23rd 2020

This Week in Google 578

Find the Cat

Pixel 5 Rumors, TikTok Drama, DOJ vs Google
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Guests: Mike Elgan
Category: News

Pixel 5 Rumors, TikTok Drama, DOJ vs Google

  • Pixel 5 coming September 30th. Here's what to expect.
  • Is the Pixel 5 the last Pixel phone?
  • The TikTok saga continues. First Amendment battles, Chinese recalcitrance, and the worst possible deal
  • US DOJ is going after Google. What will they focus on?
  • What trackers should we be afraid of?
  • How can the left and the right come together, and how can tech help?
  • Is the Pixelbook dead? What should we buy instead?
  • Why Google+ Died
  • China's 100-year plan vs America's new plan every week
  • Can you find the cat?
  • Casey Newton leaves The Verge - is this another harbinger of the coming federation of media?
  • Quibi is up for sale
  • The IG Nobel Awards


  • Leo's Tool: Blacklight – The Markup
  • Leo's Tool 2: The Ultimate Techade Quiz
  • Mike's Thing: Scrolldit
  • Jeff's Number: Old TV caused village broadband outages for 18 months
  • Jeff's Number 2: In Memorium: Wes Thorp
  • Ant's Stuff: Canon Webcam Utility Out of Beta for Windows Users
  • Ant's Stuff 2: Adobe Max Speakers Announced

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