Tech News Weekly (MP3)

Tech News Weekly (MP3)

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Your weekly dose of tech news featuring the top tech journalists.
61: Data Exhaust
Dec 13 • 66 min
- 1:35 What it means when companies track our phones and sell our location data. Jennifer Valentino-DeVries walks us through her investigation for The New York Times.- 20:31 How the Apple Watch ECG app compares to other at-home ECG. John Timmer from Ars…
60: Porch Pirates
Dec 6 • 64 min
2:04 Civil had big plans to revolutionize journalism, but it fell far short of its token sales goal. Leigh Cuen from CoinDesk shares what this means for Civil newsrooms.14:02 Mark Gurman from Bloomberg has details on the surprising news that Huawei CFO…
59: No Money, No Lipstick, No Problem
Nov 29 • 65 min
1:55 How Purple Air crowd sources its air quality sensors to bring vital information about pollution to everyone16:56 On-demand motorized scooter companies Lime and Bird are influencing helmet laws and taking risks at rider’s expense.27:41 Digital artist…
58: The Sonic Thud
Nov 15 • 45 min
1:50 Sonic boom testing is starting again, and Dan Vergano from Buzzfeed says that new technology might make it more of a sonic thud. But is that good enough?13:23 Amazon selected a total of three cities to split its highly sought after HQ2 between, and…
57: Foldable Mosquitoes
Nov 8 • 48 min
1:31 Everything Samsung announced this week, with David Ruddock from Android Police.16:57 Magic UX wants to change the way you think about multitasking on your phone. Andrian Westaway from Special Projects explains.31:22 Get tips on Black Friday deals…
56: Give Me Apple Store or Give Me Death
Nov 1 • 58 min
1:44 This year for Halloween, MIT researchers allowed the Internet to control an actual human for a few hours. Niccolo Pescetelli joins to share some of the surprises from the live stream, and what lessons can be gleaned about humanity.14:21…
55: iPhone XR Vs. Pixel 3
Oct 25 • 57 min
1:27 Buzzfeed’s Craig Silverman investigates an elaborate fraud scheme that tracked human behavior to steal from mobile ad companies.14:45 First look at the iPhone XR with Mark Spoonauer from Tom’s Guide. Plus, how it compares to the iPhone XS and the…
54: Phones For Our Phones
Oct 18 • 64 min
Bruce Schneier talks about how security has become too dangerous and too important for companies to address on their own, and that regulation is the answer.The Google Pixel 3 XL has been torn down by the iFixit team, and CEO Kyle Wiens says that things…
53: Let Google Take Over
Oct 11 • 36 min
1:02 Cherlynn Low from Engadget talks about the Pixel 3, the Pixel Slate, the Google Home Hub, and other announcements from the Made by Google event this week.15:42 Bullies are alive and well on Instagram. Taylor Lorenz from The Atlantic asked teens what…
52: Of Mice and Radiation
Oct 4 • 54 min
1:54 Bloomberg Businessweek broke a major story alleging Chinese hacking of US-made motherboards and newrooms are split on the validity of the report. Iain Thomson from the Register talks about the payload, Apple and Amazon’s vehement denials, and what’s…