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The Drones Beneath My Wing - DTNS 3574
Jul 16 • 32 min
With Libra in the crosshairs of American politicians we examine what was and what wasn’t said at Libra’s Senate hearings. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
It’s a Prime Day for Protests - DTNS 3573
Jul 15 • 30 min
Huawei news roundup as U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks, Huawei will reportedly lay off hundreds of US workers, and Huawei will invest $3.1 billion in Italy. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For information…
You’re Looking at the Wrong End of the E-Waste Problem
Jul 13 • 32 min
Tom talks with professor Josh Lepawsky about what the real situation with e-waste is and why the professor thinks people should look at the factory, not just the landfill. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
A Prime Day To Strike - DTNS 3572
Jul 12 • 30 min
Can fertility apps and tracks really work or are they just a gimmick to pad out feature lists? Plus Amazon workers planning a strike and academics discover away to leak data using the LED lights on a keyboard. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger…
Amazon Primes Employees for New Jobs – DTNS 3571
Jul 11 • 31 min
Amazon plans on retraining 100,000 US employees by 2025, France approves a 3% tax on digital companies making 750 million euros of revenue, and Toronto’s Sidewalk Labs project press release gets Twitter Bot’ed. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger…
Nintendo Switch-Lite – DTNS 3570
Jul 10 • 31 min
Nintendo confirms a sub-$200 portable version of the Switch game console called the “Switch-Lite”. What do you give up in this smaller cheaper form factor and is it designed to appeal to existing owners or new ones as well? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah…
You Can Do The Same Thing With Your Mouth - DTNS 3569
Jul 9 • 30 min
Patrick discusses how the shift to game streaming, passes and cross platform controller compatibility will disrupt video-gaming industry. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, and Patrick Beja. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Meet Your New Meat – DTNS 3568
Jul 8 • 29 min
How do you get people to accept lab grown meat and is the fear just a matter of incorrect marketing? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Blair Bazdarich. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
People of Amazon - DTNS 3567
Jul 5 • 27 min
Microsoft’s Swiftkey keyboard coming to Andriod, MoviePass goes on hiatus, and Walmart on-track to lode $1b in e-commerce. Filling in for Tom, Sarah, and Roger are Rich Strofolino and Anthony Lemos. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Apple Reportedly Moving Away from Butterfly Keyboards - DTH
Jul 4 • 4 min
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple is moving away from Butterfly keyboards, court rules that Amazon is liable for third-party sellers, and Waymo receives a permit to participate in California’s autonomous vehicle passenger service pilot program. For…
You’ll Still Get Your Pizza – DTNS 3566
Jul 3 • 29 min
In a letter to US Senator Chris Coons Amazon’s VP of public policy Brian Huseman told the Senator that they keep transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only remove them if they’re manually deleted by users. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,…
Smart-E Pants 2.0 - DTNS 3565
Jul 2 • 29 min
Samsung’s DJ Koh believes that the era of the smartphones is coming to an end as 5G, IoT and new emerging technologies take shape. What comes after the smartphone and what form will it take? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For information…
Loon Over My Kenya - DTNS 3564
Jul 1 • 29 min
A new study from MIT on a driver’s ability to notice brake lights in cars in front of them us suggests that eyes position is more important than multi-tasking when it comes to driver distraction. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For…
Once It’s Encrypted, It’s Encrypted - DTNS 3563
Jun 28 • 30 min
Two Florida cities have been the victims of ransomware attacks. Why were these cities picked and what steps can other cities take to avoid the same predicament? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Shannon Morse. For information regarding your…
Outsourcing Jony Ive - DTNS 3562
Jun 27 • 35 min
Bloomberg reports Huawei employees have worked on projects for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, the Verge’s Elizabeth Lopatto explains why Libra won’t help people without bank accounts, and the Pentagon is developing a laser sensor to detect unique…
Box of Jobs - DTNS 3561
Jun 26 • 29 min
Oppo shows off a new smartphone with the camera under the screen instead of next to it in the bezel, Executives from 7 Libra partners being cautious about their membership, Oxford Economics estimates up to 20 million manufacturing jobs could be replaced…
The Buzz Around Lightyear – DTNS 3560
Jun 25 • 32 min
FedEx sues the US government saying its not liable for inadvertent shipping products that violate ban of products to China, Australian judge rules man can sue media companies for defamatory comments on Facebook posts, and Facebook agrees to handover user…
What’s a Pi 4? - DTNS 3559
Jun 24 • 28 min
Raspberry Pi Foundation announces the Raspberry Pi 4, Google is expanding its Child Safety program to include media literacy, Apple is rumored to be launching a 16-inch MacBook Pro in September and Amazon unveils a online beauty supply store. Starring Tom…
The First Wrong Is Always Right - DTNS 3558
Jun 21 • 30 min
AT&T wins PCMag’s fastest mobile network in America, Huawei is in talks about using Russian-sourced Aurora OS for its mobile phones, and France wants G7 task force to look into to ensure Libra follows all proper regulations regarding money laundering and…
Hmm, I Don’t Know if You’re Having a Heart Attack - DTNS 3557
Jun 20 • 30 min
Younger generations seem to be developing horns in the back of their skulls due to the extended use of technology like smartphones and tablets according to a study at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. Is this a trend or something greater…
Hey YouTube, Leave Those Kids Alone - DTNS 3556
Jun 19 • 33 min
Google’s brass is contemplating removing all kids videos off of YouTube and putting them exclusive on YouTube Kids. Is this is too little too late and what’s the impetus for the possible change in the first place? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott…
Will Libra Tip the Scales for Facebook? - DTNS 3555
Jun 18 • 33 min
Facebook has taken the wraps off its cryptocurrency Libra. Backed by low-volatility assets like banking deposits Facebook subsidiary Calibra along with 27 other partners will manage the operation of the Libra. Will the Libra be the standard in…
Google Caught Red Handed - DTNS 3554
Jun 17 • 27 min
Huawei admits US sanctions will affect profits, Instagram rolls out a new feature to help users regain their hijacked accounts, and Samsung US deletes tweet reminding owners to scan for viruses on their TV. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang,…
Maker is Dead. Long Live the Makers. - DTNS 3553
Jun 14 • 31 min
Maker Media the publisher responsible for Make magazine and Maker Faire has garnered unwanted attention after laying-off its entire staff. What was the reason behind it and does it indicate problems in the Maker community? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah…
The Watchers In Front Of The Wall - DTNS 3552
Jun 13 • 29 min
Samsung’s announces the 292-inch Wall Luxury TV, Microsoft pulls CERNs academic status, Amazon is being sued in two separate class-action lawsuits, and teens sell clothes from their closet. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert…
Fake You, Zuckerberg! - DTNS 3551
Jun 12 • 30 min
Facebook will not remove a manufactured video of an AI Mark Zuckerberg giving a speech crediting a secret organization for his success off Instagram. What are the affects of this decision and is it something to be concerned about? Starring Tom Merritt,…
Fail to the Thief - DTNS 3550
Jun 11 • 29 min
E3 officially starts today. We discuss Nintendo’s Livestream press event, Microsoft’s policy towards backward compatibility and xcloud strategy, and how Google’s Stadia fits in with the rest of the video gaming news. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,…
The Scarlet X-Box – DTNS 3549
Jun 10 • 32 min
E3 is this week and with Sony absent from this year’s event Microsoft took the opportunity to drop some big announcements. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Who’s Responsible for Tech’s Social Disruptions? - DTNS
Jun 8 • 28 min
Why is our political discourse so divisive? How much of it is technology’s fault? and Who needs to step up and fix it? Tom talks with Yaël Eisenstat, a policy adviser at the Center for Humane Technology about all these questions.…
Destiny’s Child - DTNS 3548
Jun 7 • 30 min
Details of Destiny 2 going to free-to-play have been corroborated by Engadget story. Along with cross-save and release for Google Stadia, and rumors that Destiny 2 is ditching its platform exclusivity with Sony what does this mean for the franchise and…
Should I Stadia or should I Go – DTNS 3547
Jun 6 • 33 min
Google released details about its upcoming Stadia service. We examine what was said, pricing and decide if this is a service that has a market. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data…
Don’t Wack Wacom – DTNS 3546
Jun 5 • 30 min
One of the new features touted in MacOS Catalina is Sidecar. A function where an iPad can be used as a 2nd display for a Mac. Is this a feature that’s in demand and how would someone use it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.…
Brains and Fingers and Robots. Oh My! – DTNS 3545
Jun 4 • 30 min
How can polydactyls (people born with extra digits on their hands or feet) help improve the science of robotic limbs? TWIS host Kiki Sanford is here with the details! Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Kiki Sanford. For information…
MacBeast Pro - DTNS 3544
Jun 3 • 33 min
Apple delivered a number of announcements at this year’s WWDC. We breakdown the information and round out the details on all the new products and features. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Star Wars Galaxy’s (Technology) Edge – DTNS 3543
May 31 • 32 min
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland is complete and ready to accept a huge line of fans this summer. We take a look at all the exciting tech being used at the attraction to immerse guests in the Star Wars universe. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len…
These Glasses Are NReal - DTNS 3542
May 30 • 32 min
Xbox head Phill Spencer plans on making Xbox Game Studios PC games available in different stores and outlets including Steam. The Department Of Justice wants Sprint and T-Mobile to help a 4th wireless carrier build out its network before it approves the…
Screening New Laptops - DTNS 3541
May 29 • 31 min
PCs heavyweights like Intel, HP, Asus and Lenovo showed off new their new dual-screen laptops this week at Computex. Will a 2nd screen become a common feature in upcoming PC laptops? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson and Roger Chang. For…
TVs Pushing the Edges - DTNS 3540
May 28 • 33 min
AMD, Intel, ARM, and Nvidia up the Generation ante, Apple updates the iPod Touch, and donkey-enabled solar powered Community Tablets arrive. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Anthony Lemos, and Robert Heron. For information regarding your data privacy,…
AMD Announces Zen 2 CPUs at Computex - DTH
May 27 • 6 min
AMD, Nvidia, and Arm all have big announcements from Computex, Huawei leaves standards bodies, and Microsoft gives more details about xCloud. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Sense and Accessibility - DTNS 3539
May 24 • 31 min
Author and Podcaster Shelly Brisbin joins us with an update on state of assistive technology. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shelly Brisbin. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tesla Jerk-face Mode - DTNS 3538
May 23 • 31 min
Why do voice assistants default to a woman’s voice and in a recent email to employees Tesla’s CEO said the company was on track to deliver a record amount of cars in Q2. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan. For information…
Bot Without a Face - DTNS 3537
May 22 • 28 min
Research shows that placing googly eyes on robots makes them less threatening and Ford is rolling out an autonomous package-delivery robot called “Digit”. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data…
Huawei Sandwich - DTNS 3536
May 21 • 28 min
Huawei gets an extension, Chinese-made drones may pose security risk, what did dinosaurs really look like? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Huawei says they don’t need US - DTNS 3535
May 20 • 29 min
The Trump administration has placed Huawei on a “entity list” that would prevent the company from acquiring US technology without approval. The knock-on effect has been profound as companies like Google, Intel and Qualcomm have falling in line and stopped…
Friday Night Lightroom – DTNS 3534
May 17 • 32 min
With the latest update to Adobe Lightroom came with interactive tutorials. Ant Pruitt, Tech Republic contributor, is here to explain what makes these learning tools such a powerful addition. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Ant Pruitt, Amos…
No Huawei? – DTNS 3533
May 16 • 31 min
US President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday declaring a national emergency and prohibiting US companies from using equipment from foreign telecoms if they are believed to pose a national security risk. Although no specific companies was singled…
To The Translatotron! – DTNS 3532
May 15 • 30 min
San Francisco bans the use of facial recognition technology by the city, Google releases Rivet an app with more than 2000 free books, and Netflix will host a panel “Bringing Your Favorite Shows to Life: Developing Netflix Originals into Video Games.” at…
Isn’t That Just A Laptop? - DTNS 3531
May 14 • 29 min
HP and Lenovo have introduced some new twists to the old laptop form factor. Are these the next logical step in laptop design? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
iSue Apple – DTNS 3530
May 13 • 30 min
Apple loses case to stop an antitrust against the company from moving ahead. What exactly the Supreme Court rule on and what does it mean for the antitrust case against the company? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For information regarding…
RFID, Is it Secret? Is It Safe? - DTNS Special
May 11 • 21 min
How much should we worry about RFID? Should we get an RFID-blocking wallet? Should we not use it at all? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Turn Slow and Move a Lot of Air – DTNS 3529
May 10 • 30 min
Why is that shiny new uber-slim laptop you just bought seem slower than your 3-year old machine its replacing? Plus Lyft is trialling longer-term car rentals and Uber goes public. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang. For…
Facebook’s Ex Wants A Break Up - DTNS 3528
May 9 • 31 min
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls for government to breakup Facebook. Is this a turning point in the struggle to regulate large tech firms, and what if any political will is there to see this implemented? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang…
Nextdoor Vigilantes - DTNS 3527
May 8 • 28 min
As national violent crime rates dips the number of social media platforms based around fear of criminal activity is rising. What’s causing the discrepancy and are the long term effects of on social behavior? Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger…
Lots of New Tech, Same Google Model – DTNS 3526
May 7 • 29 min
We break down the flood of new products, updates and services were announced at Google I/O 2019. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Microsoft Word Helps You be a More Better Writer - DTNS 3525
May 6 • 27 min
Microsoft BUILD starts today. Plus the EU plans on opening an anti-trust investigation into Apple and privacy concerns after Facebook reveals its contracting with an Indian firm to manually post tags on images and text from Facebook users. Starring Tom…
Should Creators Trust YouTube? - DTNS Special
May 4 • 20 min
Longtime YouTube creator Jason Inman talks about YouTube’s latest plea for creator trust. Jason Inman host of Geek History Lesson, show runner’s assistant on The Code CBS, and author of Super Soldiers: A salute to the comic book heroes and villains who…
What is Dark May Never Light – DTNS 3524
May 3 • 33 min
The latest episode of Game of Thrones elicited controversy for being too dark by viewers to see what was happening. We go over what fans can do to correctly see the action on screen. Plus the latest inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame and man…
Moderation in Moderation – DTNS 3523
May 2 • 32 min
A Techdirt article makes the argument that content moderation of online platforms is totally broken and how the impact is affecting online discourse. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data…
Slackluster - DTNS 3522
May 1 • 32 min
A Vox/Recode story reveals that team collaboration software like Slack, Teams and Workplace are reducing the productive output of workers instead of improving it. We explore the reasons and discuss the discrepancy between technology’s promise of a…
The F8 of Privacy - DTNS 3521
Apr 30 • 29 min
We breakdown all of the important news from today’s Facebook’s F8 conference. Plus we discuss Uber and Lyft’s decision to stop accepting new drivers and chew over quarterly numbers from Samsung and Alphabet. Starring Tom Merritt, Iyaz Akhtar, Roger Chang…
Support Cruelty Free Game Companies – DTNS 3520
Apr 29 • 30 min
Horror stories about game development “crunch time” have filled forums and reddit threads alike. What’s really going on and why does this seem to be a industry-wide problem? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Jenn Cutter. For information…
Facebook Too Big for Its Breaches - DTNS 3519
Apr 26 • 32 min
Between YouTube, online resources, forums and wiki pages we discuss the variety of ways people can self-teach themselves about technology and where it falls short. Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Allison Sheridan. For information…
Hey, MAAA! - DTNS 3518
Apr 25 • 29 min
Microsoft Q1 earnings push earnings up 20% per share, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that warrantless police access to real-time cell phone location data intrudes on a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy, and Walmart opens a concept…
Are Magazines The New Vinyl? - DTNS 3517
Apr 24 • 31 min
In a weird juxtaposition tech companies like Airbnb, Uber and Netflix are starting up their own print magazines. Why are they investing in an old media platform and what do they hope to gain by doing so? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, and…
5G Ehhh… - DTNS 3516
Apr 23 • 32 min
>Intel unveils its 9th generation high performance mobile processors, Nvidia prices the GTX 1650 for $165, and the FAA approves Alphabet’s Wing from airdrop delivery. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja. For information regarding…
Up That Cycle - DTNS 3515
Apr 22 • 29 min
What is upcycling and why should you be part of the movement? Plus Samsung Galaxy Fold delayed, Sony launches ride-hailing service in Tokyo, SiriusXM reaches for streaming-only audiences. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information…
5G Explained
Apr 20 • 17 min
A Patreon special from January where Tom explains some of the important things you need to know about 5G. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
My Ears Need to Be Smarter - DTNS 3514
Apr 19 • 31 min
Microsoft has formally entered the wireless earbud market with Surface Buds. What do they hope to achieve and will it be a hit among consumers? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Chris Ashley. For information regarding your data privacy,…
Mueller Report Gets Burned - DTNS 3513
Apr 18 • 31 min
Business Insider reports that since May 2016 Facebook collected the email contact lists of 1.5 million new users without consent.Amazon and Google kiss and make up allowing YouTube on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TVs in the coming month. And in…
No More Qualcomms With Apple - DTNS 3512
Apr 17 • 31 min
Apple and Qualcomm have patched things up just in time for Apple to dump Intel as its sole source 5G chip supplier and pick Qualcomm instead. Hmmm. Plus Microsoft rolls out its diskless Xbox One S and the UK reveals that mandatory age-verification for…
PlayStation 5 Spec-ulation - DTNS 3511
Apr 16 • 30 min
Sony reveals key specs for their upcoming PlayStation 5 game console including 8K resolution, faster CPU, and SSD storage. What does this reveal say about where Sony wants to be in gaming and more importantly where it might be weakest. Starring Tom…
Are Your Pockets Big Enough? - DTNS 3510
Apr 15 • 31 min
Voice Assistant feedeback! You share your thoughts on voice assistants with us. Microsoft is developing its own earbuds. And Microsoft warns that malicious actors could have viewed non-corporate Outlook email accounts. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,…
DTNS Special: AI and Machine Learning Explained
Apr 13 • 24 min
We talk about artificial intelligence a lot these days and I see several reactions in the audience. Some people think it’s ALL hype. Some people think it’s just a fancy word for algorithm. And some people just want to understand what it is. Here to help…
High Quality Patrick Norton – DTNS 3509
Apr 12 • 30 min
Patrick Norton is back with his picks of top affordable headphones plus a review of the Qobuz music streaming service. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Patrick Norton. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Hey Alexa, Do You Know Who I Am? – DTNS 3508
Apr 11 • 31 min
Bloomberg revealed that Amazon has staff members who “review” recordings from Amazon Voice Services in order to improve responses. This raises a host of questions especially around privacy and anonymity. How can users be sure there voice assistants aren’t…
Cash Warfare - DTNS 3507
Apr 10 • 31 min
Amazon execs have stated their GO stores will accept cash payments to address discrimination concerns. How will it work and does it conflict with the purpose of the cashier-less stores? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson. For…
You Say LED, I Say LED - DTNS 3506
Apr 9 • 32 min
Australia green lights deliveries by drone, Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple will release a 31.6-inch 6K external display in the 2nd or 3rd quarter of 2019, and Facebook maps the population density of Africa. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and…
TikTok, Ya Don’t Stop - DTNS 3505
Apr 8 • 30 min
Vlad Savov from the Verge joins us to share his review of Huawei’s P30 Pro and why its a shame its not available in the US. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Vlad Savov. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Decentralized Central Bank – DTNS 3504
Apr 5 • 33 min
Laura Shin host of the Unchained Podcast is on the show to talk about the state of Blockchain technology and gives us an overview of the Decentralized Finance movement. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Laura Shin. For information…
Improving Digital Literacy - DTNS 3503
Apr 4 • 31 min
A recent BuzzFeed News article argues that seniors will irrevocably alter the internet as their numbers grow and they become the targets of misinformation and partisan rhetoric. Is this inevitable or a misreading of the facts? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah…
Content Aware Phil - DTNS 3502
Apr 3 • 32 min
Adobe makes After Effects content-aware to help simplify and speed up compositing and FX editing, who can claim to be the first location with 5G service and can Machine Learning grow the perfect basil? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson and…
Complicated Cucumber Cutting – DTNS 3501
Apr 2 • 29 min
Is Google hammering consumer trust in its constant shutdown of various services like Google+, support for IFTT, and Goo.gl URL shortener. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Facebook Turning Over A New Tree – DTNS 3500
Apr 1 • 30 min
Cloudflare integrates Warp VPN, Mark Zuckerberg writes a weekend Op-Ed, and Google reports on Android security. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Whoops, I’m a Game Company – DTNS 3499
Mar 29 • 30 min
We explore how tech giants like Google, Apple, FB and Tencent have become unintentional game companies and the challenges they impose on incumbent players. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Rob DeMillo. For information…
Untitled EpisoLooking Out the Back Door! – DTNS 3498
Mar 28 • 30 min
Controversial Chinese tech company Huawei has seen its international fortunes ebb and flow as governments decide whether to allow access their markets and communications infrastructure. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young.…
Down With April Fools! – DTNS 3497
Mar 27 • 31 min
An internal memo from Microsoft’s Marketing Head asks teams not to do any public-facing April’s Fool stunts. Is this is a shift in tech’s attitude towards the day or a sign tech culture is getting more buttoned down? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,…
EU says “Do good stuff, don’t so bad stuff!” - DTNS 3496
Mar 26 • 29 min
The EU Parliament has passed the controversial Copyright Directive. What does this piece of legislation mean for internet users and how will it impact businesses? Plus a closer look at Apple’s Arcade. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger…
Apple+ Your Wallet - DTNS 3495
Mar 25 • 30 min
Kaspersky Labs finds new Asus backdoor, Airbnb climb the hotel charts, and Apple announces new “Plus” services. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, and Allison Sheridan. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Will Google’s Stream Come True? - DTNS 3494
Mar 22 • 32 min
Game streaming as a service was major topic at this years GDC. What does it mean for the videogaming landscape and will gamers benefit? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, and Trisha Hershberger For information regarding your data…
The Internet is In Revolt - DTNS 3493
Mar 21 • 32 min
As the EU inches closer to a vote on the Copyright Directive European Wikipedia sites have gone dark in protest, Facebook confirmed it kept logins and passwords for hundreds of millions users in plain text in some cases for almost seven years, and the NYT…
Epic’s Epic Games Announcement - DTNS 3492
Mar 20 • 30 min
We unpack all the details from Epic Games’s announcements on Day 2 of GDC. Starring Tom Merritt, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Ask Google If Stadia is Right For You – DTNS 3491
Mar 19 • 29 min
Google unveiled Stadia its streaming game service at GDC. This adds another player to the increasingly crowded and competitive game as a streaming service marketplace. How does it stack up to the competition? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang,…
DTNS INTERVIEW - Jack Conte on new Patreon plans
Mar 19 • 33 min
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/ For information…
Myspace Misplaced My Mixtape! - DTNS 3490
Mar 18 • 30 min
Apple updates iPads, MySpace loses your media, and where your online money really goes. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
We stand with New Zealand - DTNS 3489
Mar 15 • 29 min
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. For…
Monopsonizing Attention Spans - DTNS 3488
Mar 14 • 31 min
Wired posts an article where the author argues Amazon isn’t anti-competitive because its a monopoly but because its a monopsony. What does that mean and what can regulators do about it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young.…
Creative Commons Sense - DTNS 3487
Mar 13 • 31 min
An NBC report reveals IBM used images from Flickr tagged with Creative Commons license to train its AI on facial recognition. Is this in keeping with the spirit of Creative Commons or an abuse of it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott…
What’s Wrong With WWW? - DTNS 3486
Mar 12 • 29 min
On the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web its creator, Tim Berners-Lee, published an open letter identifying three current problems of web misuse and how to fix them. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data…
Breaking Up a Corporation is Hard to Do - DTNS 3485
Mar 11 • 32 min
UK drone laws change, Nvidia acquires Mellanox, and Tesla takes a retail turn. Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Lamarr Wilson. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The War-ren Big Tech - DTNS 3484
Mar 8 • 33 min
US Senator Elizabeth Warren released a Medium post outlining her plans to breakup Big Tech companies and foster increased competition. Is it workable and more importantly is their enough support for her proposition? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len…
David Spark’s Tales of RSA - DTNS 3483
Mar 7 • 31 min
David Spark from Spark Media Solutions is back with a full roundup from this year’s RSA conference. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and David Spark For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Your Reputation Precedes You – DTNS 3482
Mar 6 • 31 min
The latest Axios Harris poll shows that Facebook has dropped from 51st place to 94th in 2018. Is this something Facebook should be worried about and how do other tech companies stack up in the same rankings? Starring Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger…
Chuckable Cheetah - DTNS 3481
Mar 5 • 29 min
Scientists from Heriot-Watt university in Edinburgh to weld glass to metal. Corning is developing a new Gorilla glass that can bend. Plus MIT’s mini-cheetah robot can doing a standing back-flip. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For…
Inductive Seasoning! - DTNS 3480
Mar 4 • 29 min
How induction burners will replace stoves, Google’s Project Zero finds kernel flaw in MacOS, and Facebook still targeting ads at folks who use phone number based 2FA. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data…
Mooch Ado about Netflix – DTNS 3479
Mar 1 • 33 min
A cord-cutting study indicates Netflix maybe losing $192 million due to people sharing accounts. Is this a legal and what do the streaming services think? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, and Shannon Morse For information…
WhatsApp With The Money? – DTNS 3478
Feb 28 • 30 min
Tipping users on Twitter, Amazon announces Project Zero to fight counterfeits, and YouTube will disable comments on all videos featuring minors. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data…
TskTsk TikTok – DTNS 3477
Feb 27 • 31 min
DeepMind creates a machine learning model to predict energy output up to 36 hours ahead of time, Samsung begins mass production of eUFS 3.0 512GB storage chips and Funcom signs up to produce games based on the “Dune” property. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah…
Microsoft Switching It Up - DTNS 3476
Feb 26 • 33 min
Microsoft is rumored to be bringing Xbox One games to Nintendo Switch. Are these rumors true and if so what does it mean for home console video game market? Starring Tom Merritt, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang and Amos For information regarding your data…
EMWC2019: Tech News Tapas - DTNS 3475
Feb 25 • 30 min
We digest the torrent of announcements from this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Charlotte Henry For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
What You Don’t Know About China Tech - DTNS 3474
Feb 22 • 30 min
We interview Eric Olander from the ‘China in Africa’ podcast to discuss the state of tech in China and examine where the largest non-American tech companies are choosing to do business. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Len Peralta. For…
The President is in Another Castle – DTNS 3473
Feb 21 • 30 min
Apple teams up with Goldman Sachs on a MasterCard credit card that will incorporate Apple Wallet, Microsoft Edge Browser has a secret whitelist for allowing Flash video to play, and HTC announces Vive Focus Plus. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger…
Samsung’s Galaxy Unfolds – DTNS 3472
Feb 20 • 29 min
Samsung announces new Galaxy S10 phones and tablets. Worth the upgrade? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
It’s Punny (in French) - DTNS 3471
Feb 19 • 32 min
Google sent out a press invite for its Game Developers Conference keynote on March 19. Sources suggest its for the launch of a game streaming service called Project Stream. An all-you-can play cloud-based video game subscription service. Starring Tom…
Australia’s Political Parties and Parliament Hacked - DTH
Feb 18 • 4 min
Australian political parties get hacked, the UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sports committee publishes its final report on fake news, and Ming-Chi Kuo published a note on an all new MacBook Pro design for 2019. For information regarding your data…
Dancing With Copyrights - DTNS 3470
Feb 15 • 29 min
We examine the current state of Nvidia’s GPUs. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Patrick Norton For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Amazon & NY Breaks-up on V-Day – DTNS 3469
Feb 14 • 31 min
Apple’s news subscription service wants newspapers to fork over half their revenue. Extortion or shrewd business sense? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Called Off Duty - DTNS 3468
Feb 13 • 33 min
Blizzard released its earnings results for the recent quarter, is a Sleep Pod the best way to get a good nights rest and what is Apple’s news subscription service all about? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson. For information…
I’m Old and Slow and Everyone Kills Me - DTNS 3467
Feb 12 • 29 min
EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ has received 25 million sign-ups in a single week besting the previous title holder ‘Fortnite’. Will ‘Apex Legends’ be the next “it” game? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. For information regarding your…
Apple Pairs With Veterans – DTNS 3466
Feb 11 • 30 min
Tencent invests in China, Smartphone sales dip in China but Huawei manages to claw its way to the top and Microsoft teases a press event at Mobile World Congress. Starring Tom Merritt and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Bezos Delivers His Package – DTNS 3465
Feb 8 • 33 min
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos released un-redacted emails of a conversation between Enquirer and himself that he says was used to blackmail him. What’s going on and why now? Starring Tom Merritt, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Annalee Newitz. For information…
Google’s Open ClusterFuzz - DTNS 3464
Feb 7 • 33 min
Twitter releases numbers, Facebook explains advertisements, Google Fiber declares a mistakes and is location data more nefarious than you think? Starring Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, and Shannon Morse. For information regarding your data privacy,…
Spotify Sets Its Anchor – DTNS 3463
Feb 6 • 31 min
Spotify acquires podcasters Gimlet Media and Anchor in a bid to become the premiere podcasting network. But where does the company go from here and what does it mean for the podcasting landscape? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott…
A Fortnite to Remember! - DTNS 3462
Feb 5 • 33 min
A Microsoft report shows a small but noticeable improvement in internet civility. Will it last or is this just a statistical anomaly? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
It’s Like Eating Sugar – DTNS 3461
Feb 4 • 29 min
Danny Crichton from TechCrunch questions why people don’t quit Google or Facebook and that current reasoning to explain that behavior is incorrect. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
These Boots Were Made for Tracking - DTNS 3460
Feb 1 • 35 min
Apple rolled out the ban hammer on Facebook and Google apps this past week for bypassing the App Store’s vetting process. What exactly happened and what does it mean for other iOS App developers? Starring Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang and Len…
Dark Web K-Mart - DTNS 3459
Jan 31 • 31 min
Another cache of hacked passwords and logins has been released, Apple is looking at putting a 3D camera into the iphone and Ultraviolet is closing its doors. Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young For information regarding your data…
Should Be Against The Terms Of Wrong - DTNS 3458
Jan 30 • 28 min
Facebook is again in the spotlight this time for a “research” program that paid teens to install VPN software that gave the company root access to decrypted network traffic. Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan For information regarding…
A Bug in the Apple - DTNS 3457
Jan 29 • 30 min
A serious bug in Apple’s FaceTime allowing anyone to hear the recipient of a call’s microphone even before they accept. Is this a simple bug or sign of a deeper flaw in Apple’s software development? Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. For…
FOMO: Fear Of Machinery Output - DTNS 3456
Jan 28 • 32 min
A recent report by the Brookings Institution finds 25% of US workers have high exposure to jobs that will be automated. While the US Bureau of Labor Statistics says the effects of automation will be felt unevenly with women and minorities taking a higher…
DTNS: It’s My Toto’s Africa! - DTNS 3455
Jan 25 • 30 min
Facebook plans on unifying the messaging infrastructure in Instagram, FB Messenger and What’s App. DeepMind’s AlphaStar AI was finally defeated in StarCraft II after defeating 10 other players. MIT’s MediaLab found Amazon’s Rekognition software…
Code Blocking Code – DTNS 3454
Jan 24 • 30 min
Google is pondering changes to Chrome to make it more effective against malicious extensions but at the expense of breaking 3rd party ad-blockers. Who and whom would this affect the most and will this mean Chrome users will see more ads if the changes are…
Look Ma, No Ports! – DTNS 3453
Jan 23 • 29 min
A trio of new smartphones from LG, Xiaomi, and Meizu introduce new and novel concepts to the market segment. Are they the path forward for smartphone design in world where better cameras and larger screens aren’t enough? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,…
All’s Well with Album Charts – DTNS 3452
Jan 22 • 30 min
Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young explain the process of self-producing an album online. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young and Brian Brushwood. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Facebook Launches Community Actions - DTH
Jan 21 • 3 min
Facebook launches Community Actions, Google hit with a GDPR fine, and WhatsApp limits forwards for all users. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mood Lighting for Your Asparagus - DTNS 3451
Jan 18 • 32 min
Food tech was big part of this years CES. So we asked Engadget’s Nicole Lee about the latest trends from the food tech space. Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Nicole Lee, and Len Peralta For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
My Little Pwn-y - DTNS 3450
Jan 17 • 31 min
Tim Cook urges the US government to pass comprehensive privacy regulation in an Op-Ed piece in Time magazine. We examine his argument and debate its merits. Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data…
Voice Assistant Wars - DTNS 3449
Jan 16 • 30 min
We’ve come to assume that one voice assistant technology will eventually dominate the consumer landscape. But what if that doesn’t occur and what would the repercussions or benefits of market where no one company has a unassailable lead over its…
Apps are the New Channels – DTNS 3448
Jan 15 • 31 min
As broadcast networks enter an already crowded streaming video market what will the future of television look like and how will it benefit consumers? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Print Me a Spine - DTNS 3447
Jan 14 • 30 min
Soundguys.com says USB-C audio is dead based on the dearth of any USB-C audio products at CES 2019. Why hasn’t USB-C taken off and what can manufacturers do? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy,…
CES 2019 Gets Healthy!
Jan 12 • 9 min
We talk with Danielle Cassagnol from the CEA abou the immense show that is CES and how health tech particularly is helping it stay fresh and relevant. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Consumer Edibles Show - DTNS 3446
Jan 11 • 33 min
We share our takeaways from CES 2019. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shannon Morse. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Shådē thrown at IKEA - DTNS 3445
Jan 10 • 29 min
The Intercept reveals Amazon Ring has privacy issues, WeChat executive gave a lengthy talk at his company’s annual confab, Ikea will start selling smart blinds, and folks over 65 are more likely to share fake news. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger…
CES 2019: Alan Parsons Projectors - DTNS 3444
Jan 9 • 34 min
It’s Wednesday Jan 9th at CES 2019. We give you the latest updates from the show plus highlights of our hands-on experiences with various products on display. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
CES 2019: Fist-bump To Pay and More - DTNS 3443
Jan 8 • 35 min
CES 2019 officially opens today Tuesday Jan 8th. We examine all the key announcements so far plus a heavy helping of things we saw last night at Digital Experience. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
CES 2019: Buzzword Bingo - DTNS 3442
Jan 7 • 35 min
It’s Monday at the Las Vegas Convention Center and we’re bringing all the latest buzz from CES 2019. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Great CESpectations - DTNS 3441
Jan 4 • 30 min
With CES 2019 right around the corner we give you a preview of what to watch for at this pivotal electronics trade show. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Len Peralta. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
1 Bad Apple Quarter Don’t Spoil the Whole Stock - DTNS 3440
Jan 3 • 31 min
Apple has cut its sales forecast blaming weak demand from an oversaturated Chinese market. The company’s stock has tumbled and Apple watchers are curious to know where this will lead. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
2019 Will Be Electric - DTNS 3439
Jan 2 • 30 min
We ask CNET Roadshow’s, Tim Stevens, what we should expect in 2019 for the cars and trucks we might be driving and the ones that will be driving themselves. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
FCC Plans For Government Shutdown - DTH
Jan 1 • 2 min
The FCC plans for continuing government shutdown, Waymo vehicles vandalized in Arizona, and Netflix poaches Activision Blizzard’s CFO. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tribune Publishing Hit With Malware - DTH
Dec 31, 2018 • 3 min
Tribune Publishing disrupted by malware, Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet for the weekend, and Amazon plans to expand Whole Foods locations. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tech Predictions for 2019 - DTNS 3438
Dec 28, 2018 • 52 min
The DTNS Gang predict what will happen in the world of tech both big and small in year 2019. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young, Shannon Morse and Allison Sheridan. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
2018 Predictions Results Show - DTNS 3437
Dec 27, 2018 • 43 min
We revisit the predictions we made at the end of 2017 about what would happen in the world of tech in the year 2018. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young and Scott Johnson For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
2018 Listener Co-Host Show - DTNS 3436
Dec 26, 2018 • 40 min
Three DTNS supporters join our show as our co-hosts! Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Kauflin, Michael Parker and Liam Hughes For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tech News from October 1992 - DTNS 3435
Dec 24, 2018 • 40 min
The DTNS gang go back in time to Oct 1992 to debate the wonders of the nascent consumer CD-ROM technologies. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Rich Stroffolino For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Glitter Busted - DTNS 3434
Dec 21, 2018 • 30 min
Walmart gets patent to develop a technology to listen in to worker customer conversations, the Indian government authorizes 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt data on any computer, and that glitter bomb designed to nab parcel thieves…
Escape from Planet Facebook - DTNS 3433
Dec 20, 2018 • 30 min
Motherboard’s Jason Koebler writes a piece suggesting that Facebook be replaced with personal website. Is this simple act the only real alternative to Facebook or is it an too good to be true fix to a very complicated problem? For information regarding…
AI’s Face Value - DTNS 3432
Dec 19, 2018 • 29 min
AI image generation has now advanced to the point where the ability to discern between them and actual images is difficult. What new pathways will this technology lead and is society ready for it? For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
I’m Selling Out - DTNS 3431
Dec 18, 2018 • 30 min
As influencers struggle to maintain clout in an increasingly crowded field some have resorted to faking brand sponsorships. What does this mean for sponsored influencers in general and do corporate brands lose anything in the process? For information…
Keeping Tabs on your Tabs - DTNS 3430
Dec 17, 2018 • 30 min
KTLA’s Rich DeMuro is here to share some very handy tips on getting the most from your iPhone. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
(REV) Airplay 2: Remodel Boogaloo - DTNS 3429
Dec 15, 2018 • 31 min
Allison Sheridan shares her experience with integrating a new wireless streaming home audio system in to her remodeled home. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Screening Our Time - DTNS 3428
Dec 13, 2018 • 32 min
Vitamin Water is offering a $100,000 prize in a contest where contestants must make it through an entire year using a 90s era phone without using a tablet or smartphone. Incisive commentary on modern life or simplistic publicity? For information regarding…
One Subscription at a Time - DTNS 3427
Dec 12, 2018 • 32 min
Intel unveils a new chip process and announces Cove its latest architecture, Epic has a new free cross-platform online SDK for developers and Huawei’s CFO Meng Wenzhou has been released on bail by a Canadian judge. For information regarding your data…
AI: Artificial Improvisation - DTNS 3426
Dec 11, 2018 • 30 min
Voice assistants are positioned as the 21st century butler helping users with life scheduling to home entertainment. But can they also tickle your funny bone. We put that question to Engadget Senior Editor, Nicole Lee. For information regarding your data…
Dance Dance Restitution - DTNS 3425
Dec 10, 2018 • 30 min
A New York Times investigation shows how otherwise innocuous location data and tracking can be used to uncover a user’s identity. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Building a Floor of Responsibility - DTNS 3424
Dec 7, 2018 • 32 min
Microsoft wants government to regulate facial recognition technology to protect personal privacy and guard against discrimination and over surveillance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
My Way or the Huawei - DTNS 3423
Dec 6, 2018 • 30 min
Canada arrests Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver while the US seeks her extradition to the United States for alleged involvement in selling banned tech to Iran. What’s happening and who are the actors involved? For information regarding your data…
Waymo Robo-Cabs - DTNS 3422
Dec 5, 2018 • 31 min
Waymo launched an autonomous taxi service in the Phoenix area. How soon will the rest of us have to wait to get lift from a robocab? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Unreal Amounts of Money - DTNS 3421
Dec 4, 2018 • 30 min
Iliad introduces the Freebox Delta, Microsoft rumored to replace Edge, and Epic Games shakes up the digital game store market. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
If You Build 5G, They Will Come - DTNS 3420
Dec 3, 2018 • 29 min
While Apple is holding back from releasing 5G capable phone until the network is widespread enough, others are going full steam on launching 5G in 2019. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Patrick Norton Says Listen Up- DTNS 3419
Nov 30, 2018 • 30 min
Patrick Norton shares his favorite audio picks for the Holiday Season. Plus Starwood Hotels revealed unauthorized access to 500 million customer accounts and Intel announced new Universal Windows Drivers. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Who Is Amazon’s Amazon? - DTNS 3418
Nov 29, 2018 • 31 min
Amazon is boldly going into new markets and new areas of business. Government regulators around the world are responding. Is Amazon getting too big for its own good? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Stars and Bytes Forever - DTNS 3417
Nov 28, 2018 • 31 min
Serving on deployment in the military can force many soldiers to be away from home for months at a time. So our very own Anthony Lemos is here to share how technology is helping to bridge the gap and help military personnel keep in touch back home. For…
Small Ads Cause Big Trouble - DTNS 3416
Nov 27, 2018 • 31 min
How a ruling by the French data regulator against a small adtech firm in France is causing big ripples in the data privacy community. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Ask your CEO if Sandberg is Right for You - DTNS 3415
Nov 26, 2018 • 32 min
A Bloomberg report casts Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg as an embattled COO tainted by crisis and poor leadership. Can she regain respect of her co-workers and public at large? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Google Unveils New EU Political Ad Policy - DTH
Nov 23, 2018 • 3 min
Google’s new EU political ad policy, the US campaigns against Huawei telecom equipment, and Apple reportedly resumes production of the iPhone X. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Beijing to Launch Citywide Social Credit System - DTH
Nov 22, 2018 • 4 min
Amazon partially reopens the global store in Australia, Beijing plans social credit system by 2021, and Google Duplex starts rolling out to the public. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Who’s In Your Wallet? - DTNS 3414
Nov 21, 2018 • 30 min
Amazon wants stores, restaurants, and gas stations to accept Amazon Pay. Is this the latest push to oust traditional credit cards like VISA and MasterCard as the primary form of consumer non-cash payment? For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
No More Buttons - DTNS 3413
Nov 20, 2018 • 32 min
Thanksgiving plans, fertility rates, cow people, and on DTNS: HyperSurface inputs looks to rethink the ways humans interface with computers and devices. Plus Amazon wants to buy Fox’s 22 regional sports networks from Disney and Valve discontinues its…
Why Apple’s Slicing iPhone Production - DTNS 3412
Nov 19, 2018 • 30 min
With the Holidays fast approaching we’ve invited HDTV reviewer extraordinaire Robert Heron to share his picks for best HDTV buys this season. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
HDTV Buyers Guide with Robert Heron - DTNS 3411
Nov 16, 2018 • 30 min
With the Holidays fast approaching we’ve invited HDTV reviewer extraordinaire Robert Heron to share his picks for best HDTV buys this season. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Cooking the Facebooks - DTNS 3410
Nov 15, 2018 • 30 min
An explosive New York Times has revealed a CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered company management to only use Android phones after Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook an interview with MSNBC, while management directed a campaign to discredit critics while…
Blinded By the Night - DTNS 3409
Nov 14, 2018 • 29 min
We share viewer feedback on Amazon’s choice of locations for its HQ2. Plus we discuss Google’s new Night Sight mode for its Pixel Smartphones and Intel’s Neural Compute Stick 2. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Amazon HQ That Wasn’t - DTNS 3408
Nov 13, 2018 • 30 min
French president, Macron, has urged world leaders to sign-up to cybersecurity pact that would develop an international set of norms for internet behavior. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Lime Recalls Scooters - DTH
Nov 12, 2018 • 3 min
Lime recalls scooters over safety concerns, Alibaba sets a Single’s Day sales record while growth slows, and Microsoft buys more game studios. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
E-Trucks - DTNS 3407
Nov 9, 2018 • 31 min
We talk to CNET’s Roadshow’s Tim Stevens about the state of Electric Trucks. Where they’re at now and where they will be down the road. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
China’s Max Headroom - DTNS 3406
Nov 8, 2018 • 29 min
World’s first AI newscaster makes it debut with Chinese state broadcaster Xinhua News Agency. We debate is performance and decide if its something human news anchors need to be worried about. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
DTNS 3405 - Walk This Way
Nov 7, 2018 • 29 min
China is deploying surveillance software that recognizes people by the way they walk and their body shape. How will this shape security and privacy of the masses in years to come? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
DTNS 3404 - The Young and the Restful
Nov 6, 2018 • 31 min
An Oxford study has cast doubt on the effects of screen time and children’s sleep behavior. What does this mean for parents, educators and kids? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
DTNS 3403 - Self-licking Ice Cream Cone
Nov 5, 2018 • 31 min
The reviews for Apple’s iPad Pro are in. We discuss what the tech reviews found right and wrong with Apple’s latest tablet. Plus Blizzard announces a new mobile version of Diablo, LG is developing a smart shopping cart and Intel unveils its latest Xeon…
DTNS LABS INTERVIEW - Rob Reid
Nov 3, 2018 • 25 min
Author, podcaster and optimist Rob Reid tells why we need to start worrying now about the destruction of Earth by AI, SynthBio and other tech, so we can all take advantage of its great benefits. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
DTNS 3402 - An Instagram Story about Ads
Nov 2, 2018 • 30 min
Instagram has developed a new feed that lets business pages push slide shows to its followers injecting stories into their queues to “boost” their exposure. Starring Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and Andrew Mayne. For information regarding your data…
DTNS 3401 - WhatsAds
Nov 1, 2018 • 33 min
Apple is in talks with iHeartRadio, Sonos is delaying Google Assistant support until 2019, the US slips one point down in the latest Internet Freedom ranking and Flickr is rescinding 1TB of photo storage to free users. For information regarding your data…
DTNS 3400 - Ask Notch What Your Phone Can Do for You?
Oct 31, 2018 • 29 min
We discuss the notchiness of latest generation smartphones and what’s to love and hate about the design in everyday use. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
DTNS 3399 - I USB-C What You Did There Apple
Oct 30, 2018 • 30 min
DTNS Begins at: 17:00 Who’s pre-ordering what Apple stuff, and on DTNS: Apple has announced a new iPad that’s faster, lighter, and more capable than previous models. Plus they unveiled the long-awaited update to the Mac Mini and MacBook Air. For…
DTNS 3398b - Big Blue Buys a Red Hat
Oct 29, 2018 • 30 min
Is Google planning to offer Play store apps on subscription basis? Who would it target and is the subscription model for software gaining steam? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
DTNS LABS INTERVIEW - Shayla Maddox
Oct 27, 2018 • 24 min
Tom talks with artist Shayla Maddox https://www.shaylamaddox.com/ about how science and tech inspire and enable her as a creator. Patreon.com/shaylamaddox Art N Glow https://www.artnglow.com/ @shaylamaddox https://twitter.com/shaylamaddox For information…
DTNS 3397 - FilmStruck Down
Oct 26, 2018 • 68 min
It’s our end of October Roundtable show. We examine the market cycles that influences the makeup of streaming service providers, take a close look at Smart Displays niche and its future, think of ways to switch careers when you’re current gets threatened…
DTNS 3396 - Christie’s Came to the Obvious Conclusion
Oct 25, 2018 • 30 min
At the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Apple’s Tim Cook, keynote warned of the need to establish laws and regulations governing the use of personal data to stop the weaponization of data. For information…
DTNS 3395 - The Ethics of Privacy
Oct 24, 2018 • 30 min
At the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Apple’s Tim Cook, keynote warned of the need to establish laws and regulations governing the use of personal data to stop the weaponization of data. For information…
DTNS 3394 - A PC by Any Other Name…
Oct 23, 2018 • 30 min
As a greater share of professional-grade services and apps make their way to smartphones, tablets and cloud services is their a reason to own a PC anymore? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. For information regarding your data…