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

Mar 23rd 2022

This Week in Google 656

The Ultimate Ungulate

Lapsus$ hacking group, SXSW 2022, Eero Pro 6E review, TropeTrainer
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Category: News
  • Stephen Wilhite, creator of the GIF, has died.
  • Lapsus$ Extortion Group Claims Okta Hack, Microsoft Source Code Leak.
  • SCOOP: A 16-year-old living in his mother's house in Oxford, England is suspected to be the mastermind behind many of the hacks conducted by hacking group Lapsus$.
  • John Roach, Pioneer of the Personal Computer, Is Dead at 83.
  • Madeleine Albright, first female US secretary of state, dies.
  • The Threat of Russian Cyberattacks Looms Large.
  • Online Safety Bill: Has the government botched its attempt to stop the spread of hateful content online?
  • TechDirt March Madness of misunderstood legal concepts.
  • BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti No Longer Pretending To Care.
  • At SXSW, A Pathetic Tech Future Struggles to Be Born.
  • Justice Department accuses Google of hiding business communications.
  • Apple TV App on Android TV and Google TV No Longer Lets Users Buy or Rent Movies.
  • His software sang the words of God. Then it went silent.
  • "Thanks to @jes5199's reverse-engineering, you can now try TropeTrainer v3.2 from January 2005."
  • Android statues moved to an undisclosed location.
  • Google Settles With 4 Engineers Over Complaint It Fired Them for Organizing.
  • YouTube is taking on over-the-air TV with nearly 4,000 free episodes of TV.
  • Instagram launches chronological and ‘favorites’ feeds for all users, but they can’t be the default.
  • Android 13 will ask your permission to send notifications.
  • Pixel Launcher search on Android 13 tests directly showing results from Google Photos.
  • Google Photos updates its library and sharing tabs to make photos easier to find.
  • Google Home app updates bring simpler controls and improved privacy.
  • Google’s Android app will finally let you delete the last 15 minutes of your search history.
  • Google is moving the ‘Movies & TV’ tab from the Play Store to Google TV.
  • What phone does POTUS carry?
  • First images from the Webb telescope.


  • Stacey - Eero Pro 6E router review
  • Jeff - Cory Booker's speech
  • Ant - LA Flights
  • Ant - The Sound of Merlin
  • Ant - Black Girl Magic

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