TWiT 812: Three Boof Bonsers - Super Follows, TikTok Success Secrets, Pandemic Baby Bust, Stadia's Failure
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Super Follows, TikTok Success Secrets, Pandemic Baby Bust, Stadia's Failure

  • Google's Stadia Problem? A Video Game Unit That's Not Googley Enough.
  • Twitter announces paid Super Follows to let you charge for tweets.
  • I Will Never Charge You for My Tweets.
  • The Rise of Clubhouse.
  • Baby Bust: America's Pandemic Birth Declines Steeper Than Initially Believed.
  • The Secret to TikTok Success is There is No Secret.
  • Former SolarWinds CEO blames intern for "solarwinds123" password leak.
  • Verizon support says you should turn off 5G to save your phone's battery.
  • Valve Ordered to Give Apple Information on 436 Steam Games As Part of Epic Games Legal Case.
  • Amazon's new rotating, the follow-you camera is useful — and invasive.
  • A software update has caused some Roombas to misbehave, and iRobot is working on a fix.
  • Facebook Is Considering Facial Recognition For Its Upcoming Smart Glasses.
  • GameStop shares soar more than 100% amid executive shuffle.
  • Bots hyped up GameStop on major social media platforms, analysis finds.
  • Sources: Robinhood is planning to confidentially file for an IPO as soon as next month.
  • Square announces it spent $170M to acquire 3,318 bitcoins at an average price of $51,236.
  • CD Projekt Red delays the 'Cyberpunk 2077' 1.2 patch until March.
  • PlayStation CEO says PS5 will get its own VR headset, explains console supply chain shortfall.
  • HP is buying gaming accessory brand HyperX for $425 million.
  • MSI GS66 Stealth review (2021): The gaming sweet spot comes to laptops.
  • 'Deep Nostalgia' Can Turn Old Photos of Your Relatives Into Moving Videos.
  • Shockingly Real Tom Cruise Deepfakes Are Invading TikTok.
  • Border agents can search phones freely under the new circuit court ruling.
  • Biden Orders Broad Supply-Chain Review Amid Chip Shortages.
  • California can finally enforce its landmark net neutrality law, judge rules.
  • F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy.
  • NFTs and a Thousand True Fans.
  • It's the End of an Era: Fry's Calls It Quits.
  • Farewell Cinefex, you unlocked the magic of VFX for everyone.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Shira Lazar, Lance Ulanoff, and Devindra Hardawar

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