Tech News from October 1992 – DTNS 3435

The DTNS gang go back in time to Oct 1992 to debate the wonders of the nascent consumer CD-ROM technologies.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Rich Stroffolino

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Week in Review for the Week of 12/17/18 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google cleans up Play Store reviews, the Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian social media influence on the US Presidential election, and Facebook provides user information to tech companies without permission.

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Glitter Busted – DTNS 3434

Walmart gets patent to develop a technology to listen in to worker customer conversations, the Indian government authorizes 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt data on any computer, and that glitter bomb designed to nab parcel thieves was staged.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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Apple Promotes Siri/AI Head to Exec Team – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Apple’s AI chief gets a promotion, Blind anonymous network not so anonymous, Multiple countries accuse China of breaking hacking pledge.

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Escape from Planet Facebook – DTNS 3433

Motherboard’s Jason Koebler writes a piece suggesting that Facebook be replaced with personal website. Is this simple act the only real alternative to Facebook or is it an too good to be true fix to a very complicated problem?

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

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Apple Say iPad Pro Curves Aren’t A Defect – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Drones shut down Gatwick Airport, Qualcomm is granted updated ban against Apple in Germany, NASA reports new data breach.

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AI’s Face Value – DTNS 3432

AI image generation has now advanced to the point where the ability to discern between them and actual images is difficult. What new pathways will this technology lead and is society ready for it?

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

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Facebook Accused of Oversharing Data – DTH

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I’m Selling Out – DTNS 3431

As influencers struggle to maintain clout in an increasingly crowded field some have resorted to faking brand sponsorships. What does this mean for sponsored influencers in general and do corporate brands lose anything in the process?

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

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Google Cleans Up Play Store – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500AT&T announces 5G hotspot, Cisco acquires Luxtera, Twitter adds reverse-chronological option to iOS app

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