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

Jan 5th 2022

This Week in Google 645

I Will Retaliate At A Later Date

CES 2022, Ancillary Copyright, Elizabeth Holmes, Huey Lewis

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Cathy Gellis
Category: News
  • What's happened so far at CES 2022.
  • Version two of TCL’s wearable display glasses are lighter and less dorky-looking.
  • Meta Platforms Halts VR and AR Operating System Project.
  • ‘Don’t Look Up’ Review: Tick, Tick, Kablooey.
  • Samsung promises ‘groundbreaking’ new TV feature: NFT support.
  • Norton "Antivirus" now sneakily installs crypto mining software on your computer and then SKIMS A COMMISSION.
  • Sony Goes Big With Quantum Dot OLED and Mini-LED TVs.
  • Samsung's mini Freestyle projector puts Netflix on any wall you like.
  • Anker unveils a slick new portable 4K laser projector at CES 2022.
  • Why is Facebook calling for fixing Section 230?
  • Podcasters are letting software pick their ads - It's already going awry.
  • Study on Ancillary Copyright Protections for Publishers.
  • Cathy's comment of the Copia Institute Opposing the Creation of an Ancillary Right for Publishers.
  • The Epic Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes.
  • Ben Smith Is Leaving The Times for a Global News Start-Up.
  • Ben Smith Can’t Say What His New Media Venture Is.
  • FCC win clears the way for a massive Wi-Fi 6E upgrade.
  • U.S. officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless over aviation safety concerns.
  • Your BlackBerry Dies Today: End of an Era for Iconic Handset.
  • The Story Behind the BlackBerry Case.
  • Ol' Uncle Jeff's emoji problem.
  • Google Subject to New, Tougher Supervision by German Regulator.
  • Google Buys Siemplify to Get Ahead in Cloud Security.
  • Wear OS will soon be able to unlock Chromebooks and Android phones, tablets.
  • Android Automotive is getting a YouTube app and more control over cars.
  • Chromecast built-in coming to Bose as Google works on headphone auto-switching, spatial audio.
  • Fast Pair is coming to Google TV, Android TV, and Matter-compatible smart home products.
  • Google is bringing Nearby Share and Fast Pair to Windows PCs.
  • Chrome OS getting ‘Quick Setup’ via Android, ability to reply to phone chat apps, Fast Pair, more.
  • Google Photos seemingly removes the option to separate video backup over cellular from photo.
  • Android 12 January security patch rolling out to Google Pixel 3a, 4, 4a, 4a 5G, 5, and 5a, factory images & OTAs live.
  • Jeff wants votes for the Lego Gutenberg printing shop.
  • The Mystery of an iPhone ‘Replacing a Woman’s Head with a Leaf’
  • TV-reporter mom's report of son's temper tantrum goes viral.
  • TikTokTea.
  • Dione Warwick in Twitter battle with Oreo.
  • Welcome to the New WIRED.


  • Cathy - 100 Years From Now- Huey Lewis And The News
  • Jeff - News engagement fell off a cliff in 2021
  • Jeff - User-Generated Content Represents 39% of Time Spent With Media
  • Jeff - Cacio e Pepe puffs
  • Ant - Canon's project Kokomo at CES 2022
  • Ant - Vacation Friends
  • Ant - Black Women Photographers

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