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  • TNW 108: What is Commercially Viable?

    Thu 6:54pm By TWiT
    (02:13) Matt Binder from Mashable breaks apart YouTube's new Terms of Service changes to try to assess what is "Commercially Viable."(14:54) After a Federal Court ruled suspicionless phone and laptop search unconstitutional, Sophia Cope from the EFF says the…
  • TNW 107: Sift Through the Data

    Nov 7, 2019, 6:03 pm By TWiT
    (02:09) Kashmir Hill of The New York Times stops by to tell you how to get access to your secret consumer score. Turns out companies are collecting, tabulating, and scoring your online activity to fight fraud, monitor product returns, and track wealth. Hill…
  • TNW 106: Hit in the Face by Dr. Dre

    Oct 31, 2019, 6:02 pm By TWiT
    (02:03) With Facebook and Twitter approaching political ads from different perspectives, Seth Rosenblatt from The Parallax talks about how Facebook is resisting the urge to retreat from "free expression."(16:04) Heather Kelly from the Washington Post discusses…
  • TNW 105: Rebble With a Cause

    Oct 24, 2019, 5:24 pm By TWiT
    (02:09) Douglas MacMillan of The Washington Post joins us to explain how and why universities are tracking the activity of prospective students. (18:22) Remember the Pebble smartwatch? iFixit's Kevin Purdy reveals how Rebble.io is breathing new life into the…
  • TNW 104: Does the Dyson EV Suck?

    4:37pm By TWiT
    (01:56) Lory Gil from iMore takes a look at the Google Pixel 4 from an iOS perspective to see what she likes and doesn't like in the new phone.(20:00) Reed Albergotti from the Washington Post details how kids are circumventing Screen Time control on their iOS…
  • TNW 103: Weight-ing On Libra

    Oct 12, 2019, 12:33 am By TWiT
    This is a special Tech News Weekly as we're back in the studio after the forced power outages imposed by PG&E for select northern California residents.Mikah Sargent and Ant Pruitt discuss the latest news from the China protest controversy, Blackberry…
  • TNW 102: Google is a Small Country

    Oct 3, 2019, 7:54 pm By TWiT
    (02:15) Facebook really cares about your perception of its platform. ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk explains.(15:55) Microsoft announces new hardware with its surface line of products as well as the rumored dual-screen devices. Mary-Jo Foley shares her thoughts on…
  • TNW 101: Homepod With a Mouth

    Sep 26, 2019, 6:07 pm By TWiT
    (02:21) Stacey Higginbotham joins us to talk about Amazon and its boatload of new products, services, and improvements.(22:55) Jason gives us a little tour of the OnePlus 7T — you can catch the full review on TWiT.tv's Hands-On Tech.…
  • TNW 100: Cheap Deepfakes

    Sep 19, 2019, 5:56 pm By TWiT
    (01:55) Britt Paris, co-author of "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes," discusses the ways that fakes are being detected and how those systems might not be good enough as the technology gets better.(15:55) Employees at Microsoft are sharing their salary information on…
  • TNW 99: Facebook On My Face

    Sep 12, 2019, 5:52 pm By TWiT
    • (01:43) Journalist and analyst John Koetsier explains how a mesh networking app, Bridgefy, is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, where protestors are using the app to stay in touch.• (17:13) Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica shares his initial thoughts on…