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 140: COVID-Inspired Virtual Yearbooks
Thursday 02 July 2020
: NDAs and racial equality in tech, virtual yearbooks in a COVID world, 5G rollout hasn't slowed.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol discusses the...
TNW 139: What You Actually Need to Know About WWDC
Thursday 25 June 2020
: What you can expect from Apple when iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS ship this fall and the current state of facial recognition...
TNW 138: Reading the WWDC Code Bits
Thursday 18 June 2020
: Twitter's new audio tweet feature might be ripe for abuse, we get a preview of Apple's WWDC, there's a new prescription for ADHD: a video...
TNW 137: How Convergence Led to the Smartphone
Thursday 11 June 2020
: Smartphone convergence, Android 11 Beta.Apple announced that they would be sunsetting iBooks Author and iTunes U, but the writing was on the...
TNW 136: Social Change and Social Media
Thursday 04 June 2020
: The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and...
TNW 135: What's Going On, HBO Max?
Thursday 28 May 2020
: Trump's social media Executive Order, HBO Max vs Disney+, IGTV monetization.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol talks about what she learned after...
TNW 134: Is the Future of the Theater Remote?
Thursday 21 May 2020
: Twitter is testing a new reply system that lets users choose who can and can't reply to them, students are failing AP tests due to a new,...
TNW 133: VR Teleconferencing Finds Its Moment
Thursday 14 May 2020
: Hacking Coronavirus research, Spatial VR Meetings, Elon Musk's Tesla tantrum.Laura Hautala from CNET talks about how the US is accusing...
TNW 132: Gig Economy Growing Pains
Thursday 07 May 2020
: What you need to know about Apple & Google's COVID-19 exposure tracking tech, the gig economy is in flux thanks to COVID-19, and some...
TNW 131: Google Meet Outzooming Zoom
Thursday 30 April 2020
: Bias and AI, online test proctoring, troubleshooting home Wi-Fi.Dave Gershgorn from OneZero talks about how bias can creep into AI systems...
TNW 130: The Airbnb Apocalypse
Thursday 23 April 2020
: Airbnb's Uncertain Future Due to COVID-19, Ethical Online Purchases, Virtual Live Concerts, and Wi-Fi 6E.James Temperton of Wired joins us...
TNW 129: Minecraft Gets a Facelift
Thursday 16 April 2020
: The low-cost iPhone SE, Minecraft RTX Beta is live, Apple/Google's contact tracing plan, Animal Crossing: New Horizons as pandemic medicine,...
TNW 128: Teaching Students Through YouTube
Thursday 09 April 2020
: Jack Dorsey's billion-dollar COVID fund, Bringing the classroom to YouTube, Microsoft doubles down on virtual eventsKurt Wagner from...
TNW 127: No Joke! It's the New T-Mobile
Thursday 02 April 2020
: Using the Oura smart ring to catch COVID-19 symptoms, breaking down the T-Mobile & Sprint merger, and celebrating virtual weddings on...
TNW 126: Google Podcasts: iOS Launch
Thursday 26 March 2020
: Google Podcasts redesign, Zoom's attention tracking, At-home COVID-19 test kitsEmily Mullin from Elemental discusses some of the tech...
TNW 125: LIDAR LIDAR Pants on Fire
Thursday 19 March 2020
: Dan Moren from SixColors walks through all the new hardware announced by Apple including an updated Macbook Air and an iPad Pro with...
TNW 124: Apple Hardware Leak Palooza
Thursday 12 March 2020
: First, Zac Hall, lead editor at 9to5Mac, joins Jason and Mikah to talk about 9to5Mac's coverage of the rumored iPhone 9, updates coming in...
TNW 123: Coronavirus: Clean Your Phone
Thursday 05 March 2020
: First, Mikah and Ant talk about how to properly clean your smartphones, keyboards, and mice before Ant challenges you to a dog-based...
TNW 122: Petty Theft from Amazon Go
Thursday 27 February 2020
: First, Jason and Mikah break down the latest cancelations and updates surrounding the coronavirus: Facebook cancels F8 and Microsoft isn't...
TNW 121: NEC: Your Face Is a Coupon
Thursday 20 February 2020
: First, Mikah shares Mark Gurman's Bloomberg piece about Apple potentially allowing its users to change default apps on their devices.Then,...
TNW 120: Z Flip: Den of the Dragon
Thursday 13 February 2020
: First, Mr. Mobile (Michael Fisher) joins us to unpack the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy S20.Then, Protocol's Mike Murphy discusses the...
TNW 119: Bumps and Lumps
Thursday 06 February 2020
: The Iowa caucus voting app caused quite a stir in tech news this week. Huffington Post's Kevin Robillard discusses.Fujifilm announces its...
TNW 118: Shady Soup
Thursday 30 January 2020
: First, Jason gives us a look at the Sun's surface with the help of the National Science Foundation's new Inouye Solar Telescope.Then, Mikah...
TNW 117: Who Hacked Bezos's iPhone?
Thursday 23 January 2020
: First, we talk with Joseph Menn over at Reuters about his exclusive report. Apple reportedly dropped plans for encrypting iCloud backups...
TNW 116: Apple vs. FBI Part Deux
Thursday 16 January 2020
: Jeremy Burge of emojipedia.org provides an emoji update — a look back at 2019, what's to come in 2020, and how to submit your own emoji...