DTNS 2538 – Amazon Is Past Its Prime Day

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comIs the desktop Office suite dead? In light of new Microsoft office versions for touchscreen and OS X, Allison Sheridan and Tom Merritt talk about what office tools people actually use these days.

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DTNS 2537 – Neil Young to Net: Get off my lawn!

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comScott Johnson and Tom Merritt take a look at Google’s new buy links in mobile search results. Is this new trend a ripoff or godsend for you as a consumer? MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here

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DTNS 2536 – Exoddit

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comVeronica Belmont and Jessica Conditt talk with Tom Merritt about Beacon’s, Nokia’s indecision and the next generation of visionary game designers.

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DTNS 2535 – His Game Ended Before Its Time

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comPatrick Beja and Justin Young talk with Tom Merritt about the passing of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and get some perspective from Wired’s Chris Kohler.

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DTNS 2534 – This Display goes up to 11…K

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comDarren Kitchen and Tom Merritt discuss the week’s portentious hacks and outages including The US OPM, New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines. IS this cybergeddon? Plus Len Peralta illustrates the show.

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DTNS 2533 – Honey I Shrunk the Chips

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comJustin Young and Tom Merritt talk about the why new tweak to Facebook’s news feed needs you. The new trend in algorithms seems to be using humans to supplement them. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here

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DTNS 2532 – Meerkat is on Life #2

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comScott Johnson and Tom Merritt talk about the good news and bad news from Microsoft. The good news, is Microsoft is focusing its business. The bad news is the town of Salo, Finland will be gutted by layoffs.

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DTNS 2531 – Best Bad Case Scenario

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comPatrick Beja joins the show to talk about whether we want wearables to control our moods. And whether we think they can. Plus Jennie Josephson weighs in on the Instagram-Bieber’s Butt issue.

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DTNS 2530 – Guns on All the Things

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comVeronica Belmont reports in on the advent of fighting robots on the Japanese acceptance of a US fighting robot challenge.

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Today’s guests: Veronica Belmont

Headlines:

The Guardian reports attackers took control of the Twitter account of Italian security firm Hacking Team, and posted allegations that 400 GB of documents had been accessed. Hacking Team says it provides “tools to police organizations and other government agencies that can prevent crimes or terrorism.” Posted documents appeared to be emails, invoices and screenshots some of which showed dealings with countries like Ethiopia and Sudan. Christian Pozzi of Hacking Team tweeted that a lot of what is being posted is not true.

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DTNS 2529 – Headlines Only

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comIt’s a holiday in the US so Tom has a shorter show reading the headlines with a little commentary on the whole Reddit AMA thing.

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