DTNS 3229 – Minority Report in New Orleans

Is big data based predictive policing the key to better law enforcement or is it a bandage for more serious issues? Plus Fitbit teases a new fitness tracker watch and researchers at MIT have come up with a faster and safer way to build wood furniture.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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Daily Tech Headlines – February 28, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Fitbit watch for women on the horizon, Ford is launching autonomous car feet in Miami, New Orleans secret partnership with Palantir revealed.

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DTNS 3228 – In Vero Veritas?

Vero is currently the hottest app on the App Store. The latest platform social networking platform can Vero successfully break into a market dominated by FB, Instagram and Twitter? Plus Apple is launching medical clinics to provide employees with healthcare and Facebook is using Messenger to de-radicalize extremists.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Daily Tech Headlines – February 27, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Apple starting its own health care system, Ford begins autonomous car test in Miami, Cellebrite says it can unlock iOS 11 devices.

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DTNS 3227 – What Do You Do With A Rectangle?

We examine the trends and announcements from this year’s Mobile World Congress; the phones, the technology and most importantly the prices. Plus the US Supreme Court will hear arguments this week that will decide if US law enforcement can force US companies to divulge data stored on foreign soil and YouTube is launching automatic captions and replay chat from on demand live streams.

Starring Tom Merritt, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang and Myriam Joire.

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Daily Tech Headlines – Monday, February 26, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500New phones from Sony and Samsung at Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm and Broadcom start warming up to each other and Vivo has a cool concept phone.

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DTNS 3226 – Roundtable: Big Data is Watching You

It’s our end of February roundtable episode. We examine how big data currently influences our lives and what control if any we have over it. Debate if the explosion of media choices and platforms has had a negative impact on content discovery and consumption. And how did Snap’s CEO Evan Spiegel get his big fat payout?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Andrew Hawn, Jeff Canatta and Roger Chang

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Daily Tech Headlines – Friday, February 23, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google launches its Augmented Reality system out of beta, researchers develop a way to charge cell phones with lasers, and Microsoft and Xiaomi team up on AI.

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