Daily Tech Headlines – April 20, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google pauses Allo and adds RCS to Android Messenger, AT&T has a $15 a month skinny TV bundle coming and a German court declares ad blocking legal.

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DTNS 3265 – Artisanal Chipmaking

What’s the line between ad-blocking and privacy. Should we support websites and their publishers by letting them make revenue off of visitors or does privacy concerns trump everything else? Plus Facebook plans to make its own semiconductors and Amazon introduces Alexa Blueprints a toolkit that allows any Echo owner to create custom Alexa skills and responses.

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

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 19, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Amazon Prime memberships reach 100M, Facebook makes ToS changes to sidestep GDPR, new satellite startup wants to provide real-time video covering entire planet.

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Tom is Coming to Australia

I’m doing a meetup in Sydney May 15 at 6 PM at Harts Pub at the corner of Essex and Gloucester Streets in the Rocks. (Big thanks to @dcolvl for the help scouting)

AND One in Melbourne Tuesday May 22 6 PM (local date/time) at Bartronica, 335 Flinders Ln, along with @peterwells and @rajdeut

DTNS 3264 – Turntable of DOOM!

Elon Musk tells staff to walk out on bad meetings, Iran bans all govt bodies from using Telegram, and Doom’s soundtrack is coming to vinyl.

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

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 18, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook rolling out privacy settings alert, Best Buy partnering with Amazon to sell TVs, Chrome now mutes autoplay videos.

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DTNS 3263 – Telegram? Tele-nyet!

National governments face a number of challenges with encrypted communications. The need to secure lines of communications between officials but also cracking down on the criminal element using the same technologies.

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

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 17, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Apple may integrate Texture magazine app into Apple News, Snap to let creators make their own face filters, Taskrabbit investigates security breach.

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DTNS 3262 – Tech is All Ears

We examine the latest trends in the hearables category of assistive technology. Plus ZTE has been a denied the ability to export sensitive technology and how Welsh police convicted 11 people using fingerprints taken from a WhatsApp pic.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Lamarr Wilson.

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 16, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Sony has a new premium phone and e-reader, Sega has a new mini game console and ZTE loses right to export from the US.

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