Slothtoberfest - Twitter doubles down, big tech fights Texas HB 30, Google's new Bay View HQ

Slothtoberfest - Twitter doubles down, big tech fights Texas HB 30, Google's new Bay View HQ

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• Elon Musk Says His $44 Billion Twitter Deal Is ‘On Hold’. 
• Twitter turns the tables on Musk, will “enforce” merger. 
• Texas HB 20: Tech asks SCOTUS to stop Texas social media law. 
• What is the likelihood of HB 20 being undone? 
• Did Twitch Violate Texas’ Social Media Law By Removing Mass Murderer’s Live Stream Of His Killing Spree? 
• You can't always blame algorithms. 
• Kim Kardashian stars on first-ever Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover: Reality star poses in tiny bikinis for racy lagoon shoot - as Elon Musk's 74-year-old mom Maye, Ciara, and plus-size model Yumi Nu all grace front of the famed magazine. 
• People’s print magazine faces possible closure amid newsroom chaos: sources. 
• Netflix Hit By Layoffs; About 150 Mostly U.S.-Based Employees Affected. 
• 1st monkeypox case in US this year reported in Massachusetts. 
• jollibee's Viral Dance (Worth It). 
• Google opens its Bay View HQ, the first campus it designed itself. 
• Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’. 
• Apple Machine Learning Director Who Left Over Office Return Policy Joins Google. 
• Google lets personal users stay on ‘no-cost Legacy G Suite’ with custom Gmail domain. 
• Don’t Try to Regulate Google Ads. 
• Google Messages users in India are reportedly drowning in ads. 
• Google Will Declare Bankruptcy In Russia, Says Russian Authorities Seized Bank Account. 
• China’s Internet Censors Try a New Trick: Revealing Users’ Locations. 
• Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s billionaire lifestyle: Meta’s CEO may dress down (in US$400 T-shirts), but he splurges on Hawaiian land, mansions, top-notch security, private jets and luxury cars. 
• Living the #ConventLife. 
• TikTok ruins everything. 
• TikTok’s new ad product gives creators a chance to partner with marketers on branded content. 
• YouTube now highlights the most replayed parts of videos to let you skip the boring parts. 
• ‘Protected by Android’ is Google’s new security branding for the OS. 
• Google’s AI-powered ‘Interview Warmup’ lets you practice answering job questions. 
• Nest Hub Max rolling out ‘Look and Talk’ for Google Assistant – here’s how to turn it on. 
• Google Play system updates for May bring Nearby Share to self, Google Help redesign, and more. 
• Shuffled By the iPod. 

• Shoshana - Make (formerly Integromat). 
• Ant - Godox SL-60W CRI 95+ LED Video Light. 
• Ant - The Inspirational Creativity of Mr. Derek Blanks. 
• Jeff - GrubHub $15 off chaos.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt
Guest: Shoshana Weissmann
This Week in Google episode 664
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