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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 and Allianz are teaming up to offer cyber insurance to business … Continue reading DTNS 3213 - Tech Creator's Remorse ->

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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
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Apple plans on releasing three new Macs with custom co-processors later this year. Military users of the fitness tracker Strava may of inadvertently exposed sensitive location data. And is the US considering a building a government 5G network to combat sp
It's our end of month Jan 2018 roundtable episode. We examine the data security implications of smart speakers, discuss the future of state enforced net neutrality, ponder the how connected technology has changed traveling, and share the tech topics
Are gestures the best way to control devices? Plus, Nintendo ends its first iOS app, CNN ends Casey Neistat's Beme and New York tries to end net neutrality violations. With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. MP3 Using a
AT&T takes out full page ads in the Washington Post and NY Times urging Congress to pass a Net Neutrality law. Critics content the effort is hypocritical and in fact would enshrine anti-net neutrality behavior into law. YouTube is pushing for a nicer,
Can law enforcement meet the demands of cyber-security without roughshod over the privacy concerns of citizens and weakening encryption? Plus Apple announced the arrival of HomePod, DuckDuckGo extension protects users against ad bots and tracking, and Goo
Amazon Go opens in downtown Seattle. Is the future of grocery shopping here? Montana's governor signs an executive order to preserve Net Neutrality. US Childcare research suggests parents should not limit screen time but rather ensure its creative n
Is it possible to run an on-demand computing operation like animation and VFX into the cloud? We talk to CTO of Nimble Collective Rob DeMilo to find out. Plus Amazon is raising its Prime membership prices, How to turn off Instagram's new feature, an
Cryptocurrencies nose dive to just 50% of their 2017 value as governments crackdown. Google's Project Fi caps data bills at $60/month. Amazon shortlists the 20 cities its considering for its 2nd North American HQ. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, J
Blizzard's Overwatch League attracts 10 million viewers in its first week. What should come next? TWiT sues Twitter over breach of contract and YouTube will begin manually reviewing videos in the Google Preferred premium ad program to assuage client
Was Hawaii mistakenly put on a ballistic missile alert by bad User Interface design? Can a push by Democrats in the Senate to Reinstate Open Internet Guidelines? And a Canadian man has been arrested for disrupting Twitch streams. Starring Tom Merrit, Sara
South Korea and China clamp down on cryptocurrency trading, iOS revenue set to surpass worldwide movie box office sales, community-owned ISPs are cheaper than private options. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our
The future may be automated but does it need to come with dimples and big eyes to be accepted? Why cute is taking over the world of personal robotics. Plus Facebook refocuses its feeds on well being instead of public sharing, news and ads. Starring Tom Me
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US House of representatives extends NSA's controversial surveillance program, Google acquires company that can turn screens into speakers, Opera announces Opera News and whole lot more! Starring Tom Merrit, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert
We talk with Richard Kowalski from the Consumer Electronics Association about what it takes to make CES happen MP3 For all DTNS shows, please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters-without you, none of this w