|Owned by||Leo Laporte
|Broadcast area||Worldwide, via Internet|
|Headquarters||140 Keller Street,
|Live Webcast||TWiT Live, (Free, available in English)|
TWiT.tv, which is the operating trade name of TWiT LLC, is a podcast (although TWiT uses the term netcast) network founded by technology broadcaster and author Leo Laporte and run by CEO Lisa Kentzell and News Director Mike Elgan. The network began operation in April 2005 with the launch of This Week in Tech. Security Now was the second podcast on the network, debuting in August of that year. Currently, the network hosts thirty podcasts and live streaming shows, covering various topics including Apple, Microsoft, Google, computer security, social networking, and current technology news.
TWiT founder and owner Laporte, in an October 2009 speech, stated that it grosses revenues of $1.5 million per year, while costs are around $350,000. Later on October 24, 2009, Laporte said during the TWiG (This Week in Google) show that revenues for the year would be closer to $2.5 million.
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This Week in Tech was the recipient of the 2005, 2008, and 2010 People's Choice Podcast Awards Technology category. Tech News Today was the recipient of the 2012 International Academy of Web Television award for Best News Web Series. This Week in Computer Hardware, Home Theater Geeks, NSFW, This Week in Tech, MacBreak Weekly, TWiT Live Specials, iPad Today, Tech News Today, The Tech Guy, This Week in Google, and Windows Weekly were named Best of 2010 in Podcasts by iTunes Rewind. In 2011, This Week in Tech was named to Best Technology Podcast and TWiT Photo was named to Best New Technology Podcast by iTunes Rewind.
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