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

Apr 5th 2023

This Week in Google 710

Jexx Javros

Google Cost Cutting, Pixel Tablet

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Glenn Fleishman
Category: News
  • Google closing some micro kitchens
  • Google issuing Chromebooks to employees as part of cost-cutting measures
  • Google Drive Imposes 5 Million Item Cap, Even if You Have Storage Space Left
  • Google Rescinds 5 Million Item Limit on Drive
  • Lawmakers are clueless about social media. They’ll regulate it anyway
  • Bloomberg builds its own LLM, trained on financial data
  • Three things everyone’s getting wrong about AI
  • Midjourney Ends Its Free Trial After Fake Images Go Viral
  • AI guys are the new crypto guys
  • Meta releases AI model that can identify items within images
  • Amazon just opened up its Sidewalk network for anyone to build connected gadgets on
  • Ding Dong. Live Audio is dying. Remember Clubhouse?
  • After disrupting businesses, Google Drive’s secret file cap is dead for now.
  • Google launches ads transparency center.
  • Google Search gets new travel features, including a ‘price guarantee’ tool for flights.
  • Google Pixel Tablet arrives at FCC, revealing UWB connectivity
  • YouTube channel pages add a dedicated ‘Podcasts’ tab
  • The Google Now Launcher is fully shutting down 10 years later
  • Google is trying to make sure apps let you delete your account


  • Ant's Picks: Pull UP
  • Ant's Pick: Have a Laugh
  • Jeff's Pick: Companies young people hope to work at
  • Jeff's Pick: Tech layoff numbers
  • Glenn's Pick: AirTag combination lock carabiner: Raptic Link& Lock
  • Mikah's Pick: Nite Ize Keyrack, Carabiner Key Chain

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