This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Mar 24th 2021

This Week in Google 604

Stuck in the Canal

Zuck's Section 230 idea, Medium pivots, getting rich on YouTube, Seuz Canal
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Category: News
  • How to TikTok
  • All about Formula 1 racing
  • Google Will Not Run FLoC Origin Tests In Europe Due To GDPR Concerns
  • In 2020, Two-Thirds of Google Searches Ended Without a Click
  • Boat Blocking Suez Canal Partially Freed Amid Fears It Could Be Stuck For Days
  • YouTube to auto-detect products in videos, serve related links
  • The Preteen’s Guide to Getting Rich Off YouTube
  • YouTube saved her chateau
  • Facebook, Google CEOs suggest ways to reform key internet law
  • Biden to nominate tech antitrust pioneer Lina Khan for FTC commissioner
  • Ev & Medium pivot again: away from publications to individual writers; offers buyout to edit staff
  • Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sold as an NFT for an oddly specific $2,915,835.47
  • Calling for public input on our approach to world leaders
  • Fix for Android apps crashing on phones
  • Chromebooks are getting Android 11 in beta w/ dark mode support, better app scaling
  • Stadia Games and Entertainment open sources some of its development tools
  • Google updates Chat UI for Workspace users to match personal accounts
  • Taco Bell parent buys social-media ordering company after buying AI insights company. Tacos are tech
  • Prince Harry Is Taking on a New Job Title: Chief Impact Officer at BetterUp

Picks:

  • Stacey - Marine Traffic
  • Jeff - Whale Net
  • Jeff - Troll Research Station: how to operate an airport in Antarctica
  • Ant - A Dream Job in Wine?
  • Ant - Inexpensive Travel Dock From OWC
  • Leo - The Infinite Drum Machine

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