This Week in Tech

Jan 22nd 2023

This Week in Tech 911

You Toot Too, Right?

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Twitter API fallout, Section 230, TikTok ban, tech layoffs, AmazonSmile RIP

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

Twitter API fallout, Section 230, TikTok ban, tech layoffs, AmazonSmile RIP

  •  Twitter’s new developer terms ban third-party clients.
  •  Twitterrific: End of an Era.
  •  In Memory of Tweetbot.
  •  Extremely Hardcore.
  •  Looming Twitter interest payment leaves Elon Musk with unpalatable options.
  •  Google has been sued and is involved in a lawsuit over YouTube algorithms.
  •  Supreme Court allows Reddit mods to anonymously defend Section 230.
  •  R Street Institute signs onto amicus brief in Gonzalez v. Google.
  •  Supreme Court Poised to Reconsider Key Tenets of Online Speech.
  •  India blocks YouTube videos and Twitter posts on BBC Modi documentary.
  •  As states ban TikTok on government devices, evidence of harm is thin.
  •  TikTok confirms that its own employees can decide what goes viral.
  •  How Finland Is Teaching a Generation to Spot Misinformation.
  •  Google Parent Alphabet to Cut 12,000 Jobs.
  •  Microsoft set to lay off thousands of employees.
  •  Microsoft has laid off entire teams behind Virtual, Mixed Reality, and HoloLens.
  •  Apple Postpones AR/VR Glasses, Plans Cheaper Mixed-Reality Headset (AAPL).
  •  How Apple Has So Far Avoided Layoffs: Lean Hiring, No Free Lunches.
  •  Comixology hit hard by Amazon’s massive layoffs.
  •  Inside CNET’s AI-powered SEO money machine.
  •  CNET pauses publishing AI-written stories after disclosure controversy.
  •  The Lisa: Apple's Most Influential Failure.
  •  T-Mobile (TMUS) Says Hacker Stole Data for 37 Million Customers.
  •  AmazonSmile set to close, Amazon announces.
  •  Former Exec explains why on Reddit.

Download or subscribe to this show at

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at