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

Oct 7th 2020

This Week in Google 580

Non-Flying and Gregarious

Huge Antitrust Case - Google vs Oracle - Facebook Bans QAnon
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Category: News

Huge Antitrust Case - Google vs Oracle - Facebook Bans QAnon

  • (Democratic) Congress releases its antitrust case against Big Tech. The TWiG panelists have a huge fight over it. Cries of "moral panic" abound.
  • TikTok Dreams of Cranberry Juice Longboards
  • TikTok passes Instagram to become #2 in the hearts of teens.
  • Alexis Ohanian starts Oda: a speaker company and a content company with live performances and subscriptions
  • Talking about consent in IoT
  • This is the case that never ends... it just goes on and on my friends...
  • Pixel 5 does not have the Pixel Neural Core... or Soli
  • Google plans to pay publishers a billion dollars
  • Facebook finally bans QAnon, will ban political ads after the election
  • The Google Changelog: G Suite = Google Workspace | ugly new logos | Live View improves | RIP Beauty Filter | Google adds "Stories"| Google WiFi is back | Samsonite Jacquard Backpack | CRISPR | Black holes
  • Half the atoms in the planet could be digital data by 2245
  • Delicious mealworms in the world's most expensive bug farm


  • Picks of the week
  • Stacey's Thing: Nest Audio
  • Jeff's Number: In UK TikTok = half of FB in three years
  • Ant's Stuff: Debunking Sunday's $2 Bill Discussion on TWiT
  • Ant's Stuff 2: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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