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Intel has announced 5G connected PCs next year promising an always connected machine. But is this necessarily a good thing? Plus the FCC has published its new rules on Net Neutrality and Airbnb Plus has launched offering plusher accommodations to better compete with hotels. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. … Continue reading DTNS 3225 - Nuthin' but a 5G Thang ->


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The US Copyright Office takes comments on a 2015 exemption that lets gamers legally bypass copy protection on games if it requires the Internet to work. Qualcomm shows off a reference VR headset based on the company's new Snapdragon 845 chip. And Ub
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Is the tide of Fake News too great to overcome and where will its effects lead society? Plus Qualcomm raised its bid to buy NXP Semiconductors and a warning that Twitter bots with ties to the Russian government are using the Parkland shooting to sow disco
Facebook uses postcards to verify political ads, Salon tries cryptomining for monetization, and Twitter for Mac is no more. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters-without you, none of this would be
James Thatcher from Tech in Trade helps us understand the challenges Amazon would have if they wanted to become UPS, FedEx and others. MP3 For all DTNS shows, please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters-wit
With all the recent news about flaws in iOS is Apple unfairly getting a bad rap? And if so how do you convince people that the situation isn't as bad as it seems? Plus Google removed the "view image" button from its image search after re
Twitter being streaming live local news broadcasts alongside its timeline. Will it work and will news coverage change to adapt to it? Plus reports of iOS 11's interface crashing and researchers at MIT have developed a low powered high speed neural n
IBM produced a study showing consumers value security over convenience. Is this a trend, and if so will this lead to greater demands on companies to secure their online services? Plus Qualcomm has released its X24 LTE Modem and Snapchat rolls out analytic
French company Blade hopes to up end the Gaming PC market with their cloud based remote gaming PC service. Does it live up to the hype? Plus ARM unveils its new processor designs for object detection and machine learning and Harvard and MIT are offering c
With Apple revamping the iOS development cycle to focus more on quality control and reliability issues we examine the differences between Apple's and Google's approach to OS development. Plus the number of younger Facebook appears to be droppi
Uber and Waymo have finally settled. So what can this real live corporate drama teach start-ups and their partner companies about navigating around the dangers of intellectual property? Plus Facebook is testing a downvote option on comments and how the Pr
The source code for iBoot a core component of iOS 9 was posted on GitHub. Apple issues a DMCA take-down notice. What are the implications for iPhone security? Police in China are testing sunglasses with built-in facial recognition technology in train stat
High-resolution audio raised its profile at CES 2018, but what exactly is it and is it helping to spur new interest in the audiophile lifestyle? Plus Google is planning a streaming gaming service called Project Yeti and Deepfake videos get the ban hammer
In light of Apple's decision to pull the Telegram app we talk with Brett Rounsaville about his experience developing for the App Store. Plus we examine all the Home Pod reviews and a French court has ruled that drivers are not allowed to touch their
A group of former Google and Facebook employees have banded together to fight what they see are the ill effects of technology on the human condition. Will this put them at odds with their former employers and industry they helped build? Plus Apple, Cisco
It's the first a of a series of regular dips into the DTNS feedback with Sarah Lane! She reads both your questions and answers from the audience. Can you answer a question read on the show? Send us an email to feedback@dailytechnewsshow.com MP3 For
We explore the link between AI generated fake porn videos and the future of news and facts. Plus Kaz Hirai steps down as CEO of Sony and CEO Susan Wojcicki explains what YouTube wants. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Nicole Lee. MP3 Usin
Google and 3M have joined the Universal Stylus Initiative. Will this herald a new age of stylus interchangeability between hardware vendors? Plus eBay will end use of PayPal as a back-end payment system in 2020 and YouTube TV is now available on select Ro
As boomers and millennials feel the pinch of rising healthcare, insurance and living costs is the future of retail sales and consumer consumption lay in subscription and rental services? Plus Nintendo's Switch boosts the company's bottom line
Spectre and Meltdown have put a dampener on processor performance. But what does it mean for folks looking to upgrade their hardware; should you upgrade today or wait a few months? Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan team up to provide affordable