All posts by Roger Chang

DTNS 3211 – Alphabet Has Problems with Numbers

Google and 3M have joined the Universal Stylus Initiative. Will this herald a new age of stylus interchangeability between hardware vendors? Plus eBay will end use of PayPal as a back-end payment system in 2020 and YouTube TV is now available on select Roku devices.

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

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DTNS 3210 – Subscribed to Life

As boomers and millennials feel the pinch of rising healthcare, insurance and living costs is the future of retail sales and consumer consumption lay in subscription and rental services? Plus Nintendo’s Switch boosts the company’s bottom line by over a 177% and Google wants to tell you when your flight isn’t on time.

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

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DTNS 3209 – Mine Your Own GPU Business

Spectre and Meltdown have put a dampener on processor performance. But what does it mean for folks looking to upgrade their hardware; should you upgrade today or wait a few months? Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan team up to provide affordable healthcare for their employees. And are high GPU prices due to crypto-currency mining?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Ryan Shrout.

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DTNS 3208 – Botty By Nature

Apple plans on releasing three new Macs with custom co-processors later this year. Military users of the fitness tracker Strava may of inadvertently exposed sensitive location data. And is the US considering a building a government 5G network to combat spying?
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont.

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DTNS 3207 – Montana is So Gangsta

It’s our end of month Jan 2018 roundtable episode. We examine the data security implications of smart speakers, discuss the future of state enforced net neutrality, ponder the how connected technology has changed traveling, and share the tech topics we’re tired of talking about.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Shannon Morse, Len Peralta and Roger Chang

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DTNS 3205 – $5 Million For Change

AT&T takes out full page ads in the Washington Post and NY Times urging Congress to pass a Net Neutrality law. Critics content the effort is hypocritical and in fact would enshrine anti-net neutrality behavior into law. YouTube is pushing for a nicer, kinder YouTube, but is that what YouTube really wants?

Starring Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson and Roger Chang

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DTNS 3204 – Rapport-Based Security Solutions

Can law enforcement meet the demands of cyber-security without roughshod over the privacy concerns of citizens and weakening encryption? Plus Apple announced the arrival of HomePod, DuckDuckGo extension protects users against ad bots and tracking, and Google releases its Files Go app.

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

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DTNS 3203 – Amazon Go is Checking You Out

Amazon Go opens in downtown Seattle. Is the future of grocery shopping here? Montana’s governor signs an executive order to preserve Net Neutrality. US Childcare research suggests parents should not limit screen time but rather ensure its creative not passive time.

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DTNS 3202 – Making Animation More Nimble

Is it possible to run an on-demand computing operation like animation and VFX into the cloud? We talk to CTO of Nimble Collective Rob DeMilo to find out. Plus Amazon is raising its Prime membership prices, How to turn off Instagram’s new feature, and researchers uncover a malware phishing operation in Lebanon aimed at Windows and Android users.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rob DeMillo, and Roger Chang

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DTNS 3201 – Now You’re Playing with Power. Cardboard power!

Cryptocurrencies nose dive to just 50% of their 2017 value as governments crackdown. Google’s Project Fi caps data bills at $60/month. Amazon shortlists the 20 cities its considering for its 2nd North American HQ.
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