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Well the studio just about got gutted this past weekend and I had some fun at the beginning of the show. Things will get back to normal at the beginning of next week. For now though the studio upgrade process is going well.
Google has introduced something called Google Keys that takes account authentication to a whole new level. Think I got the Audio dialed in no we just need to fix the podcast host who blew the intro. Lots in today’s show so please enjoy.
Crypto-Currency Malware is making it on Android devices but not directly from the Google Play store. Major deep clean in the studio over the weekend has some audio setting a bit off. So i’ll get that dialed back in over the next few days.
Between Robots and Hearing Aids there are some really awesome disruptive technologies joining the marketplace that is changing the world around us. Today’s show is massive with a lot of content and a couple of major announcements.
Very sad to hear the news out of Silicon Valley and the sexual harassment charges leveled by folks I know in the industry. I talk about these latest revelations and me trying to get my head wrapped around it all.
I discuss tonight on how the Autonomous Vehicle Evolution is going to change virtually everything that we know and make many jobs obsolete. Autonomous Vehicles have the potential to be a significant disrupter to the economy and those is industries that...
You can now set your Teens up with and Account at Amazon and control the purchasing process. I would think most parents already do this as I demand cash before approval of my teens purchase. Purchasing without getting pre- approval at my house has serio...
Equifax Loss of Public trust is complete today with another security concern, along with loosing their IRS contract. You know when the IRS cancels it’s a big big deal. I get you all caught up on what has been going on since the last show.
The FCC asked Apple to turn on the FM radio inside the iPhone. Apple responded by saying there was no FM chip in either the iPhone 7 or 8. I talk about the ramifications of this acknowledgment and the future of radio.
Looks like a major Zero Day Bug for the new Mac OS and all prior versions. The safety net of running a mac is less secure today than it ever has been and you need to be careful out there. Those that live with a false sense of safety are ...
The history of Ctrl – Alt – Del and why Bill Gates even hates it. Back in the studio next week. Has been a big week very successful meetings. You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with minimal investment!
We are entering an age where Genetic Testing is going to become affordable to the common man, where we can get early indications if we are at risk for certain cancers of diseases. Which will allow us to make plans and or lifestyle changes to try and wa...
Show Note links tonight have been taken over by Executive Producer Kirk Corless and I am very appreciative. Tonights show brings news of a serious BlueTooth Malware threat that has found a new attack vestor.
Sorry for no show-notes last show folks I explain during the show tonight. I also talk about the Tesla & Irma discussion going on how Tesla made certain Tesla’s have longer range via a software update. I also cover more info about the Equifax breach.
Equifax the holder of millions of credit reports and banking information was hacked. In the biggest blunder, the online world has seen to date. A vendor who’s security was lacking has now resulted in the exposure of 143 Million consumers Social Securit...
My heart goes out for all those folks affected in Texas and Louisiana. We know we have Ohana members in the affected area so please consider a healthy donation to the charity of your choice. You have heard me talk about proximity beacons.
I am back and wow what a week it has been. No show notes tonight I fill you in on why. Part of the show title is the reason. One more show on the road and then I will be back in the studio. You have heard me talk about ...
Apple has implemented and Law Enforcement Switch in iOS 11 that allows users to turn off TouchID very simply. This is sure to rub the government the wrong way. But Apple continues to push boundaries in making it harder for Law Enforcement to get access...
The DOJ is making Data Demands of Dreamhost as they are looking for more info about the rioters who it appears the DOJ felt was organized through the site and will likely end up being an epic court battle. But more worrisome is the depth of data they a...
Seems some copyright trolls have invaded the Hawaiian Islands and are sending old school demand letters for movie piracy. The first victim a 72yr old man that has no clue on what they are even talking about.