Daily Tech Headlines – October 26, 2017

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Twitter shows user growth, ends ads from RT and Sputnik, Facebook launches desktop version of Workplace and Apple’s CarPlay arrives on a motorcycle.

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DTNS 3145 – Why Did the Texter Cross the Road?

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comAmazon wants you to let it’s delivery people in your house while you’re gone, Apple says it has not reduced the accuracy of FaceID, and Honolulu wants you to watch where you’re going.
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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Daily Tech Headlines – October 25, 2017

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500DirecTV moves away from satellite service, Microsoft drops Kinect manufacturing, Amazon announces Key to unlock customers’ doors.

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DTNS 3144 – My Kid’s Toy is Smarter than Your Honor Student

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comAre we ready for AI toys? Plus, Facebook messes with the News Feed and wipes out some site traffic and US DoJ backs down on gag orders.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Daily Tech Headlines – October 24, 2017

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500iPhone X in stores, Facebook News Feed Test, US DoJ changes gag order policy.

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DTNS 3143 – Don’t Cast Kaspersions On Our Antivirus Software

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comIt’s a mailbag Monday as we cover viewer questions and feedback regarding 2-factor authentication, noise in the workplace, and nested playlists.

Featuring Tom Merrit, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont.

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Daily Tech Headlines – October 23, 2017

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Cisco buys BroadSoft, the UK cracks down on gambling kids, Tesla launches Shanghai plant.

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DTH Saturday History Edition

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DTNS 3142 – Twitter’s To Do List: Solve Hate

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.com Twitter announced a new safety calendar. A timeline for all the changes that will be made to platform to reduce harassment and bullying. Is a sincere sign of the company’s commitment to improving its user experience?

With Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang and Len Peralta

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