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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.
 
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
 
Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. Wall Street Journal reporters join Tanya Bustos to cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in.
 
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.
 
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TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv... You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://shows.twit.tv/
 
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
The editors of PC Perspective discuss the latest in-house product reviews and news from around the world that pertains to technology and PC hardware.
 
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The day's tech news, every day at 5pm. From Techmeme.com, Silicon Valley's most-read news source. 15 minutes and you're up to date.
 
Gizmodo provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Your daily business news, brought to you by Slate. Hear more Slate articles at Slate.com/Voice. Want to hear a daily selection of the magazine’s best stories? Learn more at slate.com/voice A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
All of the Tech News related Podcast available online today at the Tech Podcast Network
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
The essential tech news you need every day in 10 minutes or less.
 
Our daily Q&A with KCBS Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid. Listen live M-F 3:50 PM on KCBS Radio All News 740AM and 106.9FM.
 
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It’s the DGiT Daily. It’s a daily newsletter and podcast, specifically focused on bringing you the best tech news, hot takes, and links to what’s happening from across the web. It doesn’t matter if it’s from the Wall Street Journal or the depths of a 41 tweet Twitter thread. We’ll find it, and our real live human writers you already know from our network tell you what it means. We’re committed to entertain with an honest, authoritative, never too serious, and brief look at the news of the day.
 
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The latest tech news, in a byte-sized update. Hosted by Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell.
 
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The Google Pixel 3a bares all as 9to5Google gets some hands-on time with the device. Learn everything you want to know here. Also, Google’ s GDC announcement comes later today. Check out what we expect to hear. Our roundup includes stories about Apple’s two new iPads and overall confusing device strategy, Call of Duty Mobile, MySpace’s 50 milli ...…
 
Patreon Founder and CEO Jack Conte talks with Tom Merritt about why Patreon is changing its creator plans. Patreon will be hosting live Q&As throughout the week. The schedule can be found at https://specialeditionhangtime.splashthat.com/By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
The games we see advertised the most aren’t necessarily the best representatives for what has become an incredibly diverse medium. Yearly AAA installments and massive open worlds are all well and good, but simplicity is rarely on display — which makes two recent releases, Ape Out and Baba Is You, all the more delightful. Both are, in a way, ver ...…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Gizmodo provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Ben Bova is the author of over a hundred science fiction books, and also served as editor for the legendary magazines Analog and Omni. In his short story “Bloodless Victory,” which appears in his recent collection New Frontiers, he depicts a future in which dueling makes a comeback thanks to sophisticated virtual reality technology.…
 
YouTube & Facebook had their hands full with taking down all the rouge videos from the Christchurch shooting and massacre. With the easy of live streaming these days it’s not an easy thing to have enough technology to halt live streams like this mid progress but even harder to kill all the copies of the video once it has been published. My hear ...…
 
YouTube & Facebook had their hands full with taking down all the rouge videos from the Christchurch shooting and massacre. With the easy of live streaming these days it’s not an easy thing to have enough technology to halt live streams like this mid progress but even harder to kill all the copies of the video once it has been published. My hear ...…
 
Two thirds of New Yorkers view Amazon's decision to scuttle a corporate headquarters in Queens as bad for the state. The Wall Street Journal's Jimmy Vielkind explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the Eve Flare, a $99 portable smart globe light that works with HomeKit. The Eve Flare provides portable ambient lighting that works with the Eve app, the HomeKit app, or with Siri, with 6 hours of battery life. Full episode at twit.tv/ios438 You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at h ...…
 
Toshiba-sd-3006 1997 – Toshiba – a member of the DVD consortium – put out the first consumer DVD player on November 1, 1996 in Japan as the SD-3000. After some initial changes (and having to change the DVD region code for U.S. based DVD players), Toshiba debuted two U.S. models – the SD-2006 and the SD-3006. The SD-3006 had two more analog outp ...…
 
As a musician, podcaster, and live streamer, I use PreSonus interfaces for my portable needs. At NAMM, PreSonus has updated the line with USB-C interfaces, along with bringing you 192 kHz sample rates, 24 bit, and even MIDI options. Don’t forget to check out the new PreSonus ATOM MIDI controller, which we talked about in a previous post. PreSon ...…
 
Fisker says it will release an electric SUV in 2021 with a range of 300-miles for less than $40,000. KCBS’s Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that electric cars are becoming more and more available which is a good thing for the environment.
 
Apple updates iPads, MySpace loses your media, and where your online money really goes. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
An iPad mini refresh and a new iPad Air, MySpace has lost basically all your stuff, details of the Lyft IPO and the state of Seed Investing. Sponsors: Legacybox.com/ride Metalab.co Links: Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini (TechCrunch) Inside YouTube’s struggles to shut down video of the New Zealand shooting — and the humans who outsmart ...…
 
Apple responded to Spotify’s accusations from last week, and it was less than convincing. Spotify fired back once again, and this is all getting very interesting. The EU is going to have a lot to say about this spat, and Apple may not like it. Our roundup includes stories about a former hacker running for President, Facebook’s fight against vid ...…
 
Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting, Stanford launches the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and Apple updates the iPad Mini and iPad Air.By tommerritt@gmail.com (Tom Merritt).
 
French premium TV channel Canal+ is facing increased competition from Netflix in France. The company is trying to reinvent itself with a new over-the-top offering called Canal+ Séries. The new service is launching today. As the name suggests, Canal+ Séries is focused on TV series — you won’t find any movie on the streaming service.…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Gizmodo provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
An international group of researchers, including some inventors of the popular gene-editing tool Crispr, called for a world-wide moratorium on editing DNA in human sperm, eggs and embryos to prevent births of genetically modified babies. At a recent gene-editing conference in Hong Kong, the debate raged on. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis ...…
 
Elon Musk brings the S3XY back with Tesla's new crossover SUV. Full episode at twit.tv/twit710 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Iain Thomson, Matt Cutts, and Sam Abuelsamid You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
 
Limewire 2008 – The free peer-to-peer file sharing program who was under major fire decided to set up a fully legal DRM music store. With over 500,000 MP3’s from artists who are not on any major labels, the store allowed you to get lossless versions of this music. They planned a party at SXSW 2008 . Downloads were on a pay-per-track pricing – f ...…
 
How technology has impacted policing has come up on this show far more than you would expect, if you think about it. So, when listener of the show Matt Stroud got in touch to talk about his new book about the impact of technology on policing, I said: yes please. The book is coming out this week, it's called Thin Blue Lie: The failure of high te ...…
 
Your cat is going to love the Petronics Mousr. This fun gadget plays with your cat. It lets you use your mobile device to play with and stimulate your pet. Maybe you are too busy to give your cat the proper playtime. Maybe you’re just lazy and want a better way to do it. No problem. Petronics has made it fun enough that you will be playing with ...…
 
Apple vs. Microsoft Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 1988 – The Graphical User Interface (GUI) is what we use daily to open up email, our web browser and even those apps on your smartphone or tablet. With the first real GUI came the first copyright infringement for it as Apple sued both Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard for stealing features from Macintosh ...…
 
This episode comes to you from Redmond and just a couple of miles from the Microsoft Campus as we get ready to start the annual MVP Summit. Unfortunately, the awesome summit experience begins on a sad note as we learn that one of our fellow MVP's was killed in the horrific attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. I share about that and then jump i ...…
 
Canonical Preps Emergency Point Releases for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/canonical-preps-emergency-point-releases-for-ubuntu-16-04-lts-ubuntu-14-04-lts-525081.shtml ONLYOFFICE Announces Blockchain-Based End-to-End Document Encryption Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/onlyoffice-announces-blo ...…
 
When issues of consumer data, and consumer privacy come up on the show, I think I've asked a couple of times before, what are the laws here? In the United States. Who owns my data? What are the rules? What mechanisms are in place to give me control over my data? Are there any? Well, Justin Brookman is the Director of Consumer Privacy and Techno ...…
 
In the last few years, I’ve been working on different ways a drum set can be put together. With electric drums, you can do so much more. Take, for example, this e-drum setup at the Keith McMillen Instruments booth. They were showing off their BopPad smart fabric drum, while bringing in a drumset feel, and […]…
 
Facebook pulls a Facebook Live stream purportedly from the Christchurch shooter, federal prosecutors are reportedly looking into Facebook's data deals with other big tech companies, and Spotify files a complaint against Apple's App Store practices with the European Commission.By tommerritt@gmail.com (Tom Merritt).
 
Starting with this episode, we'll get a bit more efficient in describing the episodes. Please let us know if you prefer the long format. If you just subscribe on iTunes and never see these words, well, that tells us something too! In this episode, the team discusses AI, bias in AI, and just how real actual AI out there is. Ethics in AI, policy, ...…
 
Robert Goddard and the liquid fueled rocket 1926 – Robert Goddard became the first man to launch liquid-fueled rocket. The liquid oxygen and gasoline mixture launched the 10 foot rocket, travelling at 60 MPH, to an altitude of 41 feet. The rocket was dubbed “Nell” and was launched in the cold climate in Auburn Massachusetts. The New York Times ...…
 
On "This Week in Enterprise Tech" Lou Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Heather Williams discuss how those with Autism may be vulnerable to cybercrime and neurodiversity in the workplace. Watch the full episode: https://twit.tv/twiet/333 Hosts: Louis Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Heather "Mo" Williams You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our f ...…
 
Questions are once again being asked of Facebook and social media companies after the live-streamed mosque massacre in New Zealand. KCBS’s Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks about Facebook’s response time in handling the content.
 
After a tragic mass shooting in Christchurch NZ questions are raised about social media's ability and responsibility to curtail the spread of disturbing livestream video. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, and Patrick Norton.By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
At first glance, it appeared that Tesla Model 3 had a doppelganger. After years of teasers and hints, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the Model Y, a mid-sized all-electric vehicle that will start at $39,000 and is slated to hit the marketplace in fall 2020. The Model Y bears a striking resemblance to Model 3. The vehicle, which will come i ...…
 
Gizmodo provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Does Chris Cox’s departure from Facebook mean the pivot is real, Apple responds to Spotify’s complaint, and of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: DataDogHQ.com/ridehome techmeme.robinhood.com Links: FACEBOOK’S HEAD OF PRODUCT LEAVES AFTER PRIVACY PIVOT (Wired) As Mark Zuckerberg Tightens Grip on Facebook, 2 Top Deputies Leave ...…
 
Blake Harris, author of The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality discuss the controversial firing of Oculus founder Palmer Luckey including how Facebook systematically lied to Harris on the reason for Luckey's exit and how Tump supporter Luckey was forced to post a statement that he would vote f ...…
 
If you need a good eye massage and also want to look like Cyclops from the X-Men, Aurai has just thing for you. The funny thing is that when you turn this device on the light in the front slit makes it look even more sci-fi. It’s a water-based eye unit that uses distilled water and you can choose to set it to make the water cold to warm as it d ...…
 
Elon Musk’s collection of electric cars is complete now with the introduction of the Tesla Y. This car brings you 66 cubic feet of cargo space and starts at $39,000. The premium model comes in Q4 of 2020 with the base model coming out the following spring. Our roundup includes stories about the start of F1 Racing, the terrible names of Google’s ...…
 
Facebook announces the departures of executives named Chris, Tesla unveils the Model Y, and Mt. Gox's Mark Karpeles is guilt of data manipulation.By tommerritt@gmail.com (Tom Merritt).
 
YSplit wants to make it so you never owe your friends money again When you live with roommates or go out often with friends, it’s common for someone to front the payment — be that for utilities, the cable bill, rent or the restaurant bill — and have everyone else pay them back via cash, Venmo or Apple Pay. But YSplit, a company launching out of ...…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
Computer systems at three of the world's largest technology companies went offline temporarily this week, thanks to an unusual and apparently coincidental series of glitches at Facebook, Google and Apple. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Facebook had the biggest outage of its history and no one seemed to care. In my opinion, everyone’s mental health probably improved during the outage. More worrisome is the new cell phone location data proposal of the FCC that will pinpoint your location to within 3 feet in buildings and everything that does not come with any additional privacy ...…
 
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