Geek News Central

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This technology show hosted by Todd Cochrane a Pioneer in the Podcasting space, focuses on technology, science and New Media. Tech News for the common man, join his 175,000+ family of satisfied listeners viewers. Every show is a learning experience covering all things tech so you do not have to. One of the first 100 podcasters his show is a must listen. Author of the first book on podcasting and the CEO behind RawVoice the New Media company representing 19000 new media creators!

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.
The US Army has banned the use and purchase of all DJI Drones. Something is big time amiss and the Army is not saying why. Makes you wonder if DJI Drones are calling home to mama with snaps, audio and or GPS position which would be really bad informati...
Your Privacy for Movie Tickets is what Verizon is promoting at the moment. With campaign details that are nothing short of mind blowing you to can sell your soul and user information to all of Verizon’s partners by simply getting some free movie ticket...
Apple Sold out to China in a very big way by bowing to them to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store. Shame on Apple and we know now it’s all about the money. There is no principal left, nor is there any fight left to support the good ...
The TSA is now going to be requiring you to empty more of your computer back out as it introduced new inspection techniques. So those of you that do not have TSA Pre you’re going to be standing in line longer and grabbing more empty bins.
So what if your workplace offered up an implant that would get you into your computer and check out at lunch. Ready for the Implant Invasion? Lots to share tonight on a late starting show. My New Personal YouTube Channel Geek News Central Facebook Page...
If Elon Musk has his way the Hyper Loop will be shooting us between big cities at 700 miles per hour. Where can I sign up just to beat the Honolulu traffic I just need to move. Great line up of topics on today’s show.
Amazon is out to rule the world and they will be targeting our stomachs next with home delivery of meals that just need a little prep. I get you caught up on what has been happening including my trip to the east coast.