09: Hybrid Teaching Good or Bad Idea? -17:21 | TopNews in 5 min -4:30 Bill Gates on Covid-19 | Protect Yourself Today -10:10 - Intel Secrets | GadgetsnGear -31:54 Moflin AiPet | 8/9-8/15 2020 - Mike Gorday Guest
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Technology news of the week for Aug 9th - Aug 15th 2020.
“Welcome to TechTime Radio with Nathan Mumm, the show that gives you the "Hummmm"
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1) Bill Gates - Gates on Covid19 Testing: Most US Tests Are "Completely Garbage"
"I’m surprised at the US situation because the smartest people on the world, by a lot, are at the CDC. I would have expected them to do better. You would expect the CDC to be the most visible, not the White House.
2) Facebook - Facebook to have employees work from home until July 2021
Facebook has joined Google in saying it will allow employees to work from home until the middle of next year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
3) Pixel 4 - Google discontinues the Pixel 4, nine months after release
Days after announcing the Pixel 4a, Google has quietly discontinued sales of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
4) Save Money - Hulu's annual ad-supported plan can save you $12 a year - It's only open to current subscribers for now, though.
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1) Intel- Intel today became the apparent victim of a massive internal data breach, as roughly 20 GB of various Intel documents and tools have begun showing up in a data cache uploaded to the wider internet.
2) Chinese Hackers Have Pillaged Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry-
A campaign called Operation Skeleton Key has stolen source code, software development kits, chip designs, and more.
3) Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning TikTok, WeChat
4) Canon USA Websites Offline Following Cyber Incident
Several Canon USA corporate websites remained offline after the company reportedly sustained a ransomware attack.
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Hybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of All - It's supposed to be the perfect compromise between in-person and online education. It could end up as a public health nightmare.
In the US at one camp, High Harbour in Georgia, more than 250 children and young adults tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a recent report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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MOFLIN is an AI Pet created from a totally new concept. It possesses emotional capabilities that evolves like living animals. MOFLIN will show its emotions through cute sounds and movement made possible by an actuator. Their personality will depend on the environment and how their owners treat them.
---- [Pick of the Day] Starts at 41:40 - Ballantines Finest -
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