This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Paris Martineau, and Ant Pruitt

Oct 6th 2021

This Week in Google 632

It's No Sudoku

Facebook whistleblower, Pixel 6 event, Twitch leak, Blockchain blogging

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen details company's misleading efforts on 60 Minutes.
  • Mark Zuckerberg - I wanted to share a note I wrote to...
  • How AT&T helped build far-right One America News.
  • Thompson: Facebook's political problems.
  • Google announces October 19 event to fully launch the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
  • Pixel 6 price and release date accidentally revealed by German retailer.
  • Android 12 releases today, but the update for Pixel phones comes later.
  • Pixel Watch and Pixel Tab tipped to arrive on October 19 alongside the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel Fold.
  • Decentralized Mirror is open for business.
  • The Token Race.
  • Google's Coral AI Toolkit.
  • Ofcom sets out rules for TikTok, Snap and OnlyFans.
  • The entirety of Twitch has reportedly been leaked.
  • Who Is the Bad Art Friend?
  • Google confirms $1B investment into Africa, including subsea cable for faster internet.
  • Sustainable with Google 2021: Nest Renew, traffic light efficiency, and more.
  • Google is updating Maps, Search and other products to help consumers save energy and reduce emissions.
  • Google’s AI unit DeepMind makes its first-ever profit.
  • Google turning on 2-step verification (2SV) for 150 million more accounts by the end of 2021.
  • YouTube Looks to Hire Its First Executive Focused on Podcasts.
  • Android 11 October security patch rolling out to Google Pixel, factory images & OTAs live.
  • Google abandons plans to offer bank accounts to users.
  • Google Nest Cam Floodlight and new $99 indoor camera are available starting today.
  • YouTube TV will keep all NBC channels with no change to monthly fee.
  • Google Search no longer supports Internet Explorer 11, because ‘it is time’.


  • Stacey - Twinkly RGBW Christmas lights
  • Jeff - Black Media Report
  • Ant - Blapp app
  • Ant - Adobe Max is Free
  • Ant - Lol at Adobe and the Cameo
  • Ant - Meet Ant in New Orleans

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