TechStuff Daily

TechStuff Daily

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TechStuff Daily explains the stories behind the tech news headlines in about five minutes. You’ll learn not only about what’s going on but also why it’s important.


Hiding in Augmented Reality
Dec 15, 2017 • 6 min
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The Power of 280 Characters
Dec 14, 2017 • 6 min
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A Whale of a Bitcoin Tale
Dec 13, 2017 • 7 min
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Uber vs Waymo
Dec 12, 2017 • 7 min
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Now This is Drone Racing
Dec 11, 2017 • 6 min
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Fighting Malaria with Drones
Dec 8, 2017 • 7 min
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Robot Cars in California
Dec 7, 2017 • 7 min
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Costa Rica and Renewable Energy
Dec 6, 2017 • 7 min
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Hacked Aircraft
Dec 5, 2017 • 7 min
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The Digital Pill
Dec 4, 2017 • 7 min
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Kids Videos That Aren’t for Kids
Dec 1, 2017 • 7 min
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Somebody’s Watching All of Us
Nov 30, 2017 • 7 min
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EA Alters the Deal
Nov 29, 2017 • 7 min
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Bots of War
Nov 28, 2017 • 7 min
The UN’s Convention on Conventional Weapons held its first meeting in November, 2017, and discussed the ramifications of autonomous weapons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Toys That Spy
Nov 27, 2017 • 7 min
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Aluminum Foil and Wi-Fi Signals
Nov 24, 2017 • 7 min
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Charging Electric Vehicles in Motion
Nov 23, 2017 • 7 min
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A 300 Million Dollar Parity Error
Nov 22, 2017 • 7 min
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The Wiki Elite
Nov 21, 2017 • 7 min
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Self-Driving Bus Accident
Nov 20, 2017 • 8 min
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AI Defeats Anti-AI Test
Nov 17, 2017 • 7 min
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Pyramid of Giza and the Chamber of Secrets
Nov 16, 2017 • 7 min
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Dead People Hate Net Neutrality
Nov 15, 2017 • 8 min
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Managing Pain through Virtual Reality
Nov 14, 2017 • 6 min
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Star Wars and Disney’s Demands
Nov 13, 2017 • 7 min
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Catching a Taxi to Space
Nov 10, 2017 • 6 min
Boeing is putting together a rocket that will launch its experimental spacecraft in the not too distant future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The Battle for the Amazon
Nov 9, 2017 • 6 min
Amazon is looking at cities for its secondary headquarters location. And cities are responding in some pretty weird ways. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dis Kinect
Nov 8, 2017 • 7 min
Microsoft has ended production of the Kinect peripheral for the Xbox. How did the best-selling gaming peripheral sink so low? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Twitter Almost Makes a Profit
Nov 7, 2017 • 7 min
Twitter is poised for its first profitable quarter in its history. Where did Twitter come from and how has it managed to stay around without turning a profit? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Send in the Drones
Nov 6, 2017 • 6 min
The US government is looking to reduce certain restrictions on domestic drone operations. What does that mean for you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Release the KRACKen
Nov 3, 2017 • 7 min
Researchers published a paper detailing a critical vulnerability in the WPA2 security protocol for WiFi networks. What does that mean for you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Hauling by Hydrogen
Nov 2, 2017 • 7 min
Toyota is pilot testing a fuel cell cargo truck project in California. How do fuel cells work and are they the future of automobiles? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Social Networks and Election Interference
Nov 1, 2017 • 7 min
It’s obvious now that social networks like Facebook became targets of foreign agents aiming to influence the 2016 election in the United States. What happens next? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Keeping an Eye on Crowded Skies
Oct 31, 2017 • 6 min
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Racing the Sun
Oct 30, 2017 • 7 min
Recently, a special race happened across the continent of Australia. Drivers controlled solar-powered cars as they traveled from North to South. What’s the story behind the World Solar Challenge? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Fake News and Robots
Oct 27, 2017 • 6 min
Some high-frequency stock trading algorithms recently reacted to a bogus report that Google was set to acquire Apple. How much influence do these limited AI programs hold over the financial world? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Google’s (Nearly) Universal Translator
Oct 26, 2017 • 6 min
In October 2017, Google announced a new line of Pixel Android phones as well as a special pair of wireless earbuds. These Pixel Buds can work with a phone to translate conversations spoken in other languages in real time. Learn more about your ad-choices…
The AI Arms Race
Oct 25, 2017 • 6 min
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently said that whoever develops artificial intelligence first will conquer the world. Are we on the brink of an AI arms race and what can we do to make sure AI works for the greater good? Learn more about your…
The Trump Tapes
Oct 19, 2017 • 7 min
A web site received a cease and desist letter while archiving a collection of interviews Donald Trump participated in on the Howard Stern Show over the course of 20 years. What are the rules of fair use and how does that apply to technology? Learn more…
Hacking the SNES Classic
Oct 17, 2017 • 7 min
Nintendo fans around the world are trying to grab the SNES Classic retro system while one hacker in Russia has dramatically tweaked the console with a few lines of code. We look at hacks and emulators and what it all means. Learn more about your…
Bitcoin
Oct 16, 2017 • 7 min
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin is never out of the news cycle for long. How does it actually work and is it possible this so-called currency is more like a commodity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Shocking Future of Automobiles
Oct 16, 2017 • 7 min
General Motors announced it is in the process of phasing out gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles in favor of electric ones. As more countries place restrictions on fossil fuel vehicles, will we face an all-electric future? Learn more about your…
Game Piracy
Oct 13, 2017 • 8 min
Report from the European Union on video game piracy comes to a seemingly paradoxical conclusion: piracy leads to more sales revenue. Is it true that video game pirates are actually good for business? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Aston Martin Submarine
Oct 13, 2017 • 6 min
Aston Martin, the luxury car company, recently unveiled plans to produce a high-end, luxury submarine for rich people who have a sense of adventure. Dive into the world of expensive, and potentially dangerous, personal submersibles! Learn more about your…
Equifax
Oct 12, 2017 • 7 min
Equifax received a lot of criticism for how it handled a recent hacker intrusion that resulted in the theft of information belonging to potentially millions of people. To make matters worse, the tool Equifax created to help potential victims has problems…
Impossible Burger Time
Oct 11, 2017 • 8 min
The Impossible Burger uses plant-based materials to create a meat-free burger and people are saying it tastes more like meat than any other vegetarian alternative. What’s the secret? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Hyperloop
Oct 11, 2017 • 6 min
Elon Musk says that he received a “verbal agreement” from the White House to build a tunnel from Washington DC to New York City for the Hyperloop. Will we really be able to travel between the two cities in just 30 minutes? What are the challenges in the…
Uber
Oct 11, 2017 • 8 min
The City of London recently gave Uber the cold shoulder. Why did city authorities decide against renewing Uber’s license to operate within London? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
SpaceX and Starlink
Oct 10, 2017 • 8 min
The private space industry company SpaceX has big plans for a satellite communications network that could provide global Internet broadband coverage. How will Starlink work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Augmented Reality
Oct 9, 2017 • 7 min
Now that Apple is getting into the Augmented Reality game, is it finally ready for prime time? We look at Apple’s effect on technology and whether AR is ready to make a big break into the consumer market. Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Episode Zero: Welcome to TechStuff Daily
Oct 4, 2017 • 3 min
On TechStuff daily, we’ll take a deep dive into tech stories to find out what’s really going on. Check out this episode to hear about what we’ll be covering soon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
TechStuff Daily: Trailer
Oct 2, 2017 • 0 min
Tech news moves fast, and sometimes it’s hard to understand we should even care about it. That’s why we’re launching TechStuff Daily. Join Jonathan Strickland five days a week as he goes behind the day’s tech headlines. Learn more about your ad-choices at…