Tech News Weekly (Audio)
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
TNW 178: Facebook Hack: Old News? Not Really - Dark Patterns Explained, Facebook's Breach, AR Beauty Filters
Thursday 08 April 2021
: Facebook says its data breach everyone's talking about is old news, but experts disagree. How "dark patterns" online can trick people into...
TNW 177: A Whole Lotta Hololens - Tesla and Bitcoin, NFTs and Artists, Nest Hub 2 Review, Godzilla vs Kong
Thursday 01 April 2021
: Tesla and Bitcoin, NFTs and artists, Nest Hub 2 review, Godzilla vs Kong.
Sam Abuelsamid from Guidehouse Insights talks about Tesla's...
TNW 176: Slide Into My Slack DMs - OnePlus 9 Pro Review, Amazon Drivers Peeing in Cups, LGs Phone Business
Thursday 25 March 2021
: OnePlus 9 Pro review, Amazon drivers peeing in cups, LGs phone business.
Mishaal Rahman from XDA Developers dives into his time spent with...
TNW 175: A Troubling SMS Hack - YouTube Shorts, Amazon's "Gamified" Warehouse Work, SMS Forwarding Attack
Thursday 18 March 2021
: YouTube Shorts, Amazon's "Gamified" Warehouse Work, SMS Forwarding Attack.
YouTube takes on TikTok with YouTube Shorts. Amazon expands its...
TNW 174: Facebook's Paradoxical AI - Amazon Vesta Home Robot, Verkada Surveillance Hack, Instagram Lite in India
Friday 12 March 2021
: Amazon Vesta home robot, Verkada surveillance hack, Instagram Lite in India.
How big of a priority is Amazon's home robot, the Vesta?...
TNW 173: An NFT Is What Now? - Arizona Law and App Stores, Square Invests in Tidal, TALON, Piano AI
Friday 05 March 2021
: Arizona Law and App Stores, Square Invests in Tidal, TALON, Piano AI.
Ian Sherr from CNET breaks down the amendment to an Arizona bill that...
TNW 172: Net Neutrality Returns! - Facebook and Australia, Android vs iOS Updates, Twitter's Super Follow
Friday 26 February 2021
: Facebook and Australia, Android vs iOS updates, Twitter's Super Follow.
Alex Kantrowitz from Big Technology Podcast talks about how...
TNW 171: Supermicro Returns! - Supply Chain Attacks, Epic Games vs. Apple, Pandemic Screen Time
Thursday 18 February 2021
: Bloomberg doubles down on its Supermicro supply chain attack story, Epic Games files an antitrust complaint against Apple in the EU, and all...
TNW 170: PS5 Scalpers Are People Too - Florida Water Hackers, "I'm Not a Cat" Filter, Slack for Android Security
Thursday 11 February 2021
: Florida water hackers, "I'm not a cat" filter, Slack for Android security.
A water treatment plant in Florida was hacked and was nearly...
TNW 169: So Who Is Andy Jassy? - Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Goldeneye 007, Apple App Privacy Labels
Thursday 04 February 2021
: Amazon's Jeff Bezos announced he's stepping away from the CEO role, but who's the guy replacing him? (It's Andy Jassy.) There may be a...
TNW 168: What's Up With Gamestop? - Nextdoor and Local Politics, Apple's Record Breaking Quarter, Galaxy S21+
Thursday 28 January 2021
: Nextdoor and local politics, Apple's record-breaking quarter, Galaxy S21+.
Will Oremus from OneZero shares his story about how Nextdoor...
TNW 167: Crypto-Gardening - Apple VR, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Crypto-Mining & Gardening
Thursday 21 January 2021
: Apple VR, Galaxy S21 Ultra, crypto-mining & gardening.
First, Rene Ritchie stops in to discuss the latest Apple rumor. The company is...
TNW 166: Visa Won't Wear Plaid - Trump's Social Media Options, CES 2021 Recap, Apple's Racial Justice Initiative
Thursday 14 January 2021
: Trump's social media options, CES 2021 recap, Apple's racial justice initiative.
Visa won't be buying plaid after all.
Will Trump snap back...
TNW 165: Facebook Bans Trump - Social Networks Respond to Trump, XRVision, and "OK Google" the Movie
Thursday 07 January 2021
: Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook take action to limit President Donald Trump's access to his social media accounts and Rebecca Black stars in...
TNW 164: The Best Interviews of 2020 - A Look Back at Some of the Host's Favorite Interviews of the Year
Thursday 24 December 2020
: Mikah Sargent and Jason Howell recount a few of their favorite interviews from throughout the crazy year that was 2020.
Zoe Shiffer from...
TNW 163: SolarWinds: What Is a Supply Chain Attack? - SolarWinds Hack, Apple Fitness+, Cash in Japan
Friday 18 December 2020
: SolarWinds hack, Apple Fitness+, cash in Japan.
Bruce Schneier breaks down how the SolarWinds hack was executed and talks about what it...
TNW 162: Facebook Faces Charges - Facebook's Antitrust Charges, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, Uber & Aurora
Thursday 10 December 2020
: Facebook faces a number of antitrust charges from the FTC and state attorneys general, so what's next for the company? Many companies —...
TNW 161: Slack, May the Salesforce Be with You - The Gift of Surveillance, TikTok's Testing 3-Minute Videos
Friday 04 December 2020
: The gift of surveillance, TikTok's testing 3-minute videos
Alex Wilhelm from Techcrunch discussed Salesforce's acquisition of Slack and...
TNW 160: Fleets Are the Mullet of Twitter - Twitter's New Fleets, Loon's Financial Trouble, macOS Woes
Friday 20 November 2020
: Apple's macOS saw some slowdowns earlier this week — what's that all about? Apple also announced plans to reduce its App Store commission...
TNW 159: M1 Chips, Series Xs, PS5s: Oh My! - Apple's Next-Gen Macs, Reviews of All Next-Gen Game Systems!
Friday 13 November 2020
: Apple's next-gen Macs, reviews of all next-gen game systems!
Rene Ritchie details how Apple's M1 Chip makes the new crop of MacBook Pros,...
TNW 158: How the Election Shapes Uber & Lyft - Prop 22, Tech Stocks, Amazon's Rural Delivery Plans
Thursday 05 November 2020
: The stock market is reacting to the election and we take a closer look at tech stocks. California's Proposition 22 has passed; what does...
TNW 157: Section 230 in the Zoom-light - Biden and Big Tech, the Insect Impact Effect on Autonomous Vehicles
Thursday 29 October 2020
: Biden and big tech, the insect impact effect on autonomous vehicles.
Emily Birnbaum from Protocol highlights the questions that were and...
TNW 156: AOC is Among Us on Twitch - The Failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in Your Living Room
Thursday 22 October 2020
: The failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in your living room.
Joseph Cox from Motherboard details a lengthy voyage of Phantom...
TNW 155: Reddit+Twitter = Telepath? - Telepath, a Knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone Event
Friday 16 October 2020
: Telepath, a knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone event.
A look at Telepath, which aims to be the kinder, gentler Twitter. An...
TNW 154: Nest Audio Review - Apple's iPhone 12 Event, Big Tech Antitrust Report, Waymo Safety Drivers
Thursday 08 October 2020
: Apple's iPhone 12 event, big tech antitrust report, Waymo safety drivers.
The House Subcommittee on Antitrust released a 450 page report on...