All posts by Roger Chang

DTNS 3247 – Daily Token News Show

With the popularity of IOC (Initial Coin Offerings) and other cryptocurrency as an investment strategy how do existing taxation laws apply and how should they change in the future? Plus Ford and Alibaba are partnering on a car vending machine in China, and Uber is selling its SE Asia ride-hailing business to competitor Grab.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Laura Shin.

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DTNS 3245 – Too Big to Be Startups

Revelations of Facebook’s role in Cambridge Analytica’s data mining and analysis has raised new questions about the need to regulate large tech companies but also the need for more ethical decision making in management. Plus the Trump administration levies new tariffs on China’s tech exports what will this mean for consumers and Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, and Annie Gaus.

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DTNS 3244 – Bio-inspired Robots

Researchers at Columbia University are working to develop a polymer fingers and robot muscles in a drive to build a practical soft robot. But just what is a soft robot and how will it alter the way to interact with automation in the workplace and home. Plus WhatsApp co-founder says you should delete Facebook and a study published in JAMA indicates the Apple watch can detect abnormal heart rhythms with 97% accuracy.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Dr. Kiki Sanford.

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DTNS 3243 – GDPR > EULA

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR goes into effect May 25th. These new rules will dictate what user data can be held, where it can be held, what should be deleted, and sold. How will these changes effect the way tech companies will approach the same issues in areas outside the EU and what will the net benefit for users?

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

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DTNS 3242 – Facebook: Get the Mops

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower spills the beans on how the company used profile data from millions Facebook users without permission and worked with political parties it to win elections. Is this behavior the result of criminal intent, un-ethical people, hazards of social networking, corporate ambivalence or all the above?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Lance Ulanoff.

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DTNS 3241 – Lyfting Subscriptions

Lyft is trialling a subscription plans for high frequency users. Is this a potential model for other ride hailing services and could this be another alternative to private car ownership and public transit?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Iyaz Akhtar.

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DTNS 3240 – A Decentralized Web 3.0

Say so long to Web 2.0 and make way for Web 3.0. It’s new, it’s fresh, and it’s already here. So what is it? Find out and what it means for your digital life. Linus Torvalds casts a critical eye on the CTS Labs security report on security flaws on AMD’s new processors and Fortune weighs the national security merits of blocking the Broadcomm/Qualcomm merger.

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

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DTNS 3238 – Cora in the Sky with VTOL

IKEA is making use of its TaskRabbit purchase by launching a furniture assembly service. Will this be a trend as retailers seek to expand their service offerings to compete? Plus CTS-Labs an Israeli security firm has found 13 vulnerabilities in AMD’s Ryzen chips and the ACLU has filed a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) against the TSA seeking more information on its screening of electronic devices for domestic travelers.

Starring Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, and Roger Chang

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DTNS 3236 – You have the right/To repair/Electronnnnnnnnnics

California has become the 18th state to propose “Right to Repair” legislation. What are the implications and does the consumer really benefit? Plus Waymo has started a pilot program to test autonomous semi-truck technology in Atlanta, and Twitter is working on way for users to verify themselves.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Brian Brushwood.

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DTNS 3235 – Real Facts About Fake News

MIT researchers discover false news travels faster and farther on Twitter than factual news, Amazon explains why Alexa has been uttering creepy laughs, and Flippy the burger flipping robot gets turned off.

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

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