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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 by automation, and the impact regulations have on foster technological innovation.

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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.
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.
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.
Facebook is looking to acquire security companies it believes bolster the site's security. Who are the possible candidates and what kinds of security expertise is Facebook specifically looking for?
David Malki takes us through how he developed the Wondermark Web Comic, the benefits and challenges of using the Internet in creative enterprises and the history of the sick elephant storyline. See the comic at wondermark.c...
Will foldable smartphones really be a thing? We check out the latest developments and discuss if there really is a market for the form factor.
Amazon whispers, Apple promises more, Samsung unveils Galaxy Book 2.
Much of the discussion surrounding streaming and cloud services have been around media content and videogaming. But can progressive web apps do something similar for productivity applications?
How will subscription and game streaming services change the face of game distribution?
Adobe takes the wrap off a slew of tablet focused creative applications plus Photoshop for the iPad. Is this a sign that the tablet as a productivity machine has finally arrived?
Facebook's investigation into September's login token attack found hackers stole details for 29 million users. How serious is this data breach and what can users do about it?
DTNS 3386 - iXclusivity Oct. 11, 2018
With reports that Apple is readying a new digital service and Warner Media is planning a streaming service are we at risk of getting subscription fatigue?
We examine the findings from a TechCrunch story showing that shared kitchens, advanced logistics, and an increased demand for take-out might is breeding a new type of "kitchenless" restaurant.
We share our analysis on all the new and updated products announced at the Made by Google event in NYC this morning. Plus we examine how well they stack up to their Apple, Samsung and Amazon competitors.
DTNS is off today due to the US holiday. We've included the day's headlines in the feed today as a result. Facebook's Portal offers video calling, Intel announces 9th-gen processors and Microsoft promises to recover deleted files from ...
An Apple memo regarding showing certain mac models must pass Apple diagnostics for certain repairs to be completed raises concerns that the company is trying to block 3rd parties from repairing Macintosh computers.
A report by Bloomberg alleges that server hardware sold by Supermicro had surveillance chips installed by Chinese authorities at the factory with the intent to spy. Dutch agents uncover a Russian GRU operation trying to hack the OPCW (Organization for ...
Microsoft throws down the gauntlet and reveals its Surface headphones. With Apple and Google already selling their own wireless headphones/earbuds are we about to witness the opening of a new front in the war between tech ecosystems?
Google announces a partnership with UbiSoft to play a streamed version of Assassin's Creed Odyssey over the browser, the Seattle PD announces a new program to combat the practice of Swatting, and Amazon raises the minimum wage of all its US employ...