Who Owns Song Lyrics on the Internet? It’s Complicated

If you felt that an internet giant stole your hard work and claimed it as its own, how would you ever prove that? Well, what if you could booby-trap the information first? On this spine-tingling episode of the Gadget Lab podcast, Mike, Arielle, and Lauren talk with WIRED’s Emily Dreyfuss about how the tension between Google and song lyric service Genius could become much more than just a copyright dispute. Also in the news, Apple takes a hit with a recall of the MacBook Pro, and GE catches some delayed online ridicule over a video about light bulbs. Finally, the gang considers switching formats to become an ASMR podcast. Michael Calore can be found at @snackfight. Lauren Goode is @laurengoode. …

Cloud Gaming, Halo, Keanu, and the Biggest News From E3

This week was E3, the trade show where the biggest names in gaming debut their latest shiny products and software. On this week’s Gadget Lab podcast, WIRED’s Peter Rubin joins Mike, Arielle, and Lauren to discuss the latest developments in cloud computing, live-streaming services, and Fortnite as a social platform. And of course, it wouldn’t be 2019 without a Keanu Reeves cameo. Michael Calore can be found at @snackfight. Lauren Goode is @laurengoode. Arielle Pardes can be found at @pardesoteric. Peter Rubin is @provenself. Boone Ashworth, who edited the show, can be found at @booneashworth. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. Our theme song is by Solar Keys. How to Listen You can always listen to this week's podcast through …