DTNS 3336 – VPN Virtual Pigeon Network

Samsung’s growth slows weighed down by low Galaxy S9 sales while Huawei posted a 15% increase in revenue. How OpenAI is improving robotic hands work. Yahoo Finance is planning on launching its own full-day live video stream network by the end of the year.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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Uber Shuts Down Self-Driving Truck Unit – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500WhatsApp now supports group voice and video calling, Yahoo Finance may launch live streaming network, Logitech buys Blue Microphones.

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DTNS 3335 – We Fix the Internet

Twitter will work with two university professors to understand the Internet “echo chamber”. A UK parliamentary committee calls for action to “build resilience against misinformation and disinformation into our democratic system”. How do we go about “fixing” the internet and ensure that misinformation is NOT passed along as objective fact?

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

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Spanish Taxi Protests – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500DJI Mavic models show up in a catalog, Spanish taxi drivers engage in ride-hailing protest and Twitter hires professors to help make the platform better.

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DTNS 3334 – July Roundtable: Money, Sex & Likes

It’s our end of month July round table episode. We examine how robust security keys are in everyday life and why moving to physical keys in an digital world makes sense. We discuss the technology used to discover water on Mars and how this will change the idea of space exploration. Plus teens debate the news with peers on Instagram. What are the implications of a free for all mindset to the spread of information and will this alter how these teens will get their news as adults?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang and Rob DeMillo.

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MoviePass Runs Out of Money – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Disney and Fox approve merge, Atlassian sells HipChat and Stride to Slack, Moviepass borrows $5 million to keep going for another day.

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Tom’s Coming to the St. Louis Area!

Tom will be coming home for a high school class reunion at the beginning of September and doing the show from the St. Louis area September 6th and 7th. While he could try to rely on the bandwidth at his sister’s farm, it will be more reliable and more fun if he could hook up with some DTNS listeners and even have a meetup!

if you have bandwidth Tom could use email [email protected] and let us know!

And everybody in the are keep an ear out for a meetup! Ideas welcome. Though Tom would really like to do one at Mario’s Pizza in Greenville.

DTNS 3333 – Facebook: Maturation or Saturation?

What Facebook’s slightly low user growth means for the fate of the internet and the world, plus Windows wants to annoy you less and smart watches are finally hot!

With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt and Justin Robert Young

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Facebook Acquires Redkix for Workplaces – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Qualcomm drops NXP bid, Samsung claims “unbreakable” display, the ACLU criticizes Amazon’s Rekognition facial tech.

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DTNS 3332 – Where There’s Steam, There’s Chat

Facebook is rolling out “Watch Party” for all users. The company hopes that its shared viewing feature will make it competitive with streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon and YouTube. Plus Valve launched Steam Chat and Google plans on selling its own Titan Security Keys.

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

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