The Voltron of Terrible - Android Privacy Sandbox, EARN IT mistakes, Spotify's big buys, Metamates

The Voltron of Terrible - Android Privacy Sandbox, EARN IT mistakes, Spotify's big buys, Metamates

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• Google to limit Android tracking; Social media, ad-tech names slump.
• Spotify Buys Podcast Analytics Firms Podsights and Chartable.
• Top 25 US papers have total circ of 3.1m.
• Coinbase’s bouncing QR code Super Bowl ad was so popular it crashed the app.
• Don't Miss Out on Crypto: Larry David FTX Commercial.
• Crypto apps soar in popularity after Super Bowl splurge.
• All Superbowl ads: Relevant: Amazon mind-reader, Polestar, Coinbase.
• Doctorow: A comprehensive synthesis of the technological, ecological and political critique of blockchainism.
• Move fast, rename things: Facebook tries to boost morale with new slogans.
• Facebook rebrands News Feed after more than 15 years.
• Meta’s Clegg Promoted as Zuckerberg Steps Back From Policy.
• The Top Ten Mistakes Senators Made During Today's EARN IT Markup.
• Senator Klobuchar's Next Unconstitutional Speech Control Bill: The NUDGE Act.
• U.S. Copyright Office Consultation Triggers Massive “Upload Filter” Opposition.
• Robots Have No Place Filtering Creative Content, EFF Tells U.S. Copyright Office.
• YouTube's Content ID System Flags, Demonetizes Video Of Cat Purring.
• Judge to dismiss Sarah Palin case against N.Y. Times regardless of jury verdict.
• So nice they killed it twice: Google+’s business pivot is dead.
• Trump teases first post on new Twitter-like TRUTH Social site.
• Peter Thiel backs conservative dating app The Right Stuff.
• How a Secret Assault Allegation Against an Anchor Upended CNN and Jeff Zucker.
• Nearly a quarter of Americans get news from podcasts.
• Big Gmail redesign starts rolling out to personal accounts as Google explains how the new UI works.
• It's the end of Google's free storage plan.
• Google Drive’s new filters that make search easier are rolling out to everyone.
• Google Docs getting AI-generated summaries, collaborative email templates, and more.
• Android 13 deep dive: Every change, thoroughly documented.
• Google Home 2.48 brings Android TV remote to iOS, tweaks for Wifi graphs.
• Google Play Store now shows new app install progress directly on the homescreen.
• Google is bringing Chrome OS to PCs and Macs.
• The race to reconnect Tonga.
• The Worst Timeline: A Printer Company Is Putting DRM in Paper Now.
Trading.TV raises $8M to be Robinhood-Twitch combo.

• Leo - The Genesis Machine by Amy Webb
• Jeff - Disney is developing planned communities for fans who never want to leave its clutches
• Ant - Particle Illusion by Boris FX
• Ant - Calibrate Your Monitors with a Spyder
• Ant - Thanks for Ordering Ant's Old School "NFTs"

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Guest: Cathy Gellis
This Week in Google episode 651
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