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

Mar 16th 2022

This Week in Google 655

No Time for Slug Collation

Deepfake of Zelenskyy, Google IO announced, Daylight Saving Time

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Category: News
  • Amazon Amp.
  • Facebook removes ‘deepfake’ of Ukrainian President Zelenskyy.
  • Ukraine has started using Clearview AI’s facial recognition during war.
  • ‘I’m writing this post now and crying’: Russians bid farewell to Instagram before midnight ban.
  • Germany Warns Kaspersky Could Be Used to ‘Attack’ During Ukraine Invasion.
  • TikTok stars receive White House briefing on Ukraine.
  • SNL on Biden & TikTok influencers.
  • Amazon Go on SNL.
  • U.S. Senate approves bill to make daylight saving time permanent.
  • The US Tried Permanent Daylight Saving Time in the ’70s. People Hated It.
  • Queen Elizabeth's Palaces Have Over 1,500 Clocks—And They All Need to Be Reset.
  • Interactive Equivalent Latitude Map.
  • Well…Facebook has a TikTok now.
  • Mark Zuckerberg confirms NFTs are coming to Instagram.
  • Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Conversation at SXSW with Shark Tank’s Daymond John.
  • Google IO is announced: We'll be back live from Shoreline Amphitheatre for this year's #GoogleIO! Join us online May 11-12.
  • Vimeo is telling creators to suddenly pay thousands of dollars — or leave the platform.
  • Google Stadia is subtly reinventing itself to attract new games and gamers.
  • Facebook’s Parent Company Will Make Employees Do Their Own Laundry.
  • Facebook employees criticizing the rollback of perks are blasted as freeloaders who ‘don’t care about company culture’.
  • Google employees are becoming unhappy with pay, promotions and execution, survey results show.
  • Google sponsorship leads to ‘Chrome wheels’ and Android logo on McLaren Formula 1 cars.
  • SNL's Pete Davidson is going to space with Blue Origin.
  • SiFive raises $175 million in bid to unseat Arm with RISC-V.
  • Ben and Justin Smith Name Gina Chua as Executive Editor at News Start-Up.
  • It happened to me: I accidentally attended a crypto bro dinner.
  • NFT megamerger between Bored Apes and Cryptopunks.
  • The first remote-controlled store on wheels.
  • This French Vending Machine Spits Out Fresh Oysters.
  • Point-size socks.
  • Google details its latest big Android feature drop.
  • Steam coming to select Chromebooks.
  • Hey Google, Pay for my Parking.
  • Google's domain name registrar is out of beta after seven years.
  • Some Google Pixel phones can’t make contactless payments after March patch.
  • Android’s iOS-friendly emoji reactions officially launch in major Google Messages update.
  • Google directly integrates Air Raid Alerts into Android phones in Ukraine.


  • Stacey - Firewalla Purple: Gigabit Cyber Security Firewall & Router with WiFi Protecting Your Family and Business
  • Jeff - Elie Mystal's Allow Me to Retort
  • Jeff - Printing Films
  • Ant - Great "Mirror Image"
  • Ant - CLOS App
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