TTR: Episode 11 for the week of 8/23-8/29 2020 | We will cover: Facebook's New Redesign | Former Uber CSO Charged With Covering Up 2016 Data Breach | How Microsoft Flight Simulator could spur 'billions' in PC hardware sales | MECH Sports League

44:42
 
Share
 

Manage episode 270479769 series 2713139
By Nathan Mumm. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

“Welcome to TechTime Radio with Nathan Mumm, the show that gives you the "Hummmm" Technology news of the week for Aug 23rd - Aug 29th 2020.

In Episode 11 we will cover: Facebook's New Redesign - 6:00 | Former Uber CSO Charged With Covering Up 2016 Data Breach -14:08 | How Microsoft Flight Simulator could spur 'billions' in PC hardware sales -23:03 |Prosthesis: Mech Racing | Alpha Mech Pilot Program -33:30 | episode for the week of 8/23-8/29 2020 - Mike Gorday Guest

---- [Top News in 5 Minutes]: Starts at 6:00

1) How to Make the Most of Facebook's New Redesign Old Facebook is going away; long live New Facebook, a redesign that will soon become permanent.
https://tinyurl.com/y2r4vobd

2) A majority of Americans think social media sites are politically biased: Americans increasingly believe social media companies like Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) are censoring political speech despite a lack of any hard evidence of such bias.
https://tinyurl.com/y5d8zgf5

3) Earlier last week, both Uber and Lyft threatened to shut down in California as a result of a ruling that would force them to reclassify their drivers as employees.
https://tinyurl.com/yylvw4g7

4) Not on Show - 6 ways your school's Zoom calls will get better this fall.
https://tinyurl.com/yymtnjrn

---- [Protect Yourself Today]: Starts at 14:08

1) Former Uber CSO Charged With Covering Up 2016 Data Breach - Joe Sullivan Accused of Making 'Hush Money' Bitcoin Payoff to Hackers.
https://tinyurl.com/yxjtbk7q

2) University of Utah Pays Ransom to Avoid Data Disclosure - Cyber Insurance Covered a Portion of the $457,000 Expense. The University of Utah paid a $457,000 ransom to stop a hacker from disclosing data stolen in a July ransomware attack.
https://tinyurl.com/y38xoyyb

3) Dozens Arrested in ATM Cash-Out Scheme -Suspected Fraudsters Targeted Santander Bank Branches in 3 States.
https://tinyurl.com/yyhv43qu

4) Steve Bannon, 3 Others, Indicted for Online Fraud - Prosecutors Allege Former Trump Campaign Manager, Others Fleeced Online Donors. Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist, and three others have been indicted on federal wire fraud and money laundering charges, the Justice Department announced last week.
https://tinyurl.com/y3hy6lt3

---- [Technology Insider] Main Segment: Starts at 23:03

How Microsoft Flight Simulator could spur 'billions' in PC hardware sales. Flight Simulator's system requirements will drive eager players to upgrade or replace their systems.
https://tinyurl.com/y3wnetgr

---- [Gadgets and Gear]: Starts at 33:30
Prosthesis: Mech Racing | Alpha Mech Pilot Program

It took more than 3 years of grueling field trials, which was equal parts engineering and pilot training, to get this machine to where it is today but we can proudly say that we have created a fully functional, giant, all-terrain mech suit. A sport, however, requires more than just technology. We call this the Alpha Mech Pilot Program (AMP)
https://tinyurl.com/y2b93qxt

---- [Pick of the Day]: Starts at 41:28

WhistlePig straight rye whisk(e)y 10 years - $99.00 | 100 proof

Nathan - Thumbs Down
Guest | Mike Gorday - Thumbs Down
https://whistlepigwhiskey.com/whiskeys/10-year/

47 episodes