DTNS 3269 – MoviePass: Pass… or Play?

Is MoviePass the future of movie theater as it backers allege or is it destined to be another casualty of price sensitive consumers? Plus Google rolls out new changes to the venerable Gmail app and a Federal Appeals court rules that a man who created Windows rescue CDs to ship alongside refurbished PCs can go to jail.

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Gmail redesign, AI IDs heart attacks – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Gmail gets a redesign, Windows 10 might get lean and Ai helps identify heart attacks.

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DTNS 3268 – Amazon’s Junk in Your Trunk

Amazon wants you to give their delivery couriers access to your GM or Volvo car’s trunk. Is this typical of the company’s out of the box thinking or is this one drop off delivery method that’s that won’t take off?

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 24, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Spotify updates free tier app, Nintendo Switch consoles contain possibly unpatchable vulnerability, Amazon rolls out trunk service to Prime members.

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DTNS 3267a – Amazon Keeps it Close to the Vesta

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Brad Stone sources say Amazon has been working on a project to build a domestic robot. Is this is natural extension of their smart speaker, tablet, and set top box hardware or does a home robot bring a unique set of challenges that might test even Amazon’s considerable resources?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young and Roger Chang.

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 23, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Amazon may be developing a household robot, researchers discover way to improve battery power for wearable cameras and net neutrality protections end in the US.

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DTH Sunday History Edition

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DTNS LABS – Rod Simmons on Tesla’s Autopilot

DTNS Labs LogoTesla driver and co-host of SMR Podcast Rod Simmons talks to us about his experiences using autopilot and what the limitations and benefits are.

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Your Private Driver: The Uber Traveller

This column provides tips, insights, and observations on TNCs like Uber and Lyft from a driver that’s worked with them for several years.

The consideration of whether or not to utilize a rental car on your next vacation isn’t anything new. For a few years now cost-conscious travelers have discovered that using a TNC service in lieu of renting a car can be cheaper for most visitors. Yes, that compact car from Enterprise says that it only costs $20 a day, but after insurance, taxes and fees, gasoline, and especially parking, that rental car can get significantly more expensive to deal with over the course of a trip. Business travelers have largely already realized this, and as a result Uber and Lyft have significantly eroded rental car companies’ share of the ground transportation market.

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