DTNS 3383 – Pro Apple, Not Anti-Repair

An Apple memo regarding showing certain mac models must pass Apple diagnostics for certain repairs to be completed raises concerns that the company is trying to block 3rd parties from repairing Macintosh computers.

Starring Tom Merritt, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, and Roger Chang.

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Apple, Amazon, SuperMicro deny hardware hack – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Everyone denies Bloomberg’s story is accurate but Bloomberg follows up with allegations of software hacks on Supermicro cards. Plus, Samsung’s forecast is looking rosy.

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DTNS 3382 – China’s Tiny Hack Into Big Data

A report by Bloomberg alleges that server hardware sold by Supermicro had surveillance chips installed by Chinese authorities at the factory with the intent to spy. Dutch agents uncover a Russian GRU operation trying to hack the OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) right as the organization was about to report its findings in the UK poisoning case.

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

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Report: Chinese Spies Used Supermicron Servers To Spy on US Tech Companies – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500US Senate passes new civilian drone regulation, Google acquires Onward chatbot AI service, Nintendo working on a new Switch?

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DTNS 3381 –¬†Cloud Farms

Microsoft throws down the gauntlet and reveals its Surface headphones. With Apple and Google already selling their own wireless headphones/earbuds are we about to witness the opening of a new front in the war between tech ecosystems?

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

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Microsoft Announces Surface Headphones – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Among its new laptops, Microsoft gets intot he noise-canceling headphones game, Facebook says it doesn’t think 3rd-party logins were affected by attack and WiFi versions get new names.

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DTNS 3380 – Assassin’s Chrome

Google announces a partnership with UbiSoft to play a streamed version of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey over the browser, the Seattle PD announces a new program to combat the practice of Swatting, and Amazon raises the minimum wage of all its US employees.

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

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Tencent Music Files US IPO – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Amazon raises US minimum wage for employees, Opera launches “Opera Touch” browser on iOS, Tencent Music files US IPO.

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DTNS 3379 – Podcasting is Dead! Again!

With declining ad revenue and company layoffs podcasting was declared dead as an ad revenue platform just a few years ago. But was that an exaggerated analysis? We examine and discuss the details behind the alleged decline of podcasting.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Andrew Zarian.

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