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Showing posts with label Tech News Today. Show all posts
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June 29, 2017

June 22, 2017

Be Nice To Alexa

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone talks to tech expert and geek dad Rafe Needleman about why you should be polite to your Alexa or other digital assistant.

June 19, 2017

The Cloud Leaks Again

Jason Howell
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Iain Thomson from The Register about the leak of voter data that Deep Root Analytics had stored unsecured on an Amazon cloud server.

June 12, 2017

How Long Can You Last In VR?

Nathan Olivarez-Giles
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Megan Morrone and Nathan Olivarez-Giles discuss new virtual reality versions of titles known for longer gameplay.

May 24, 2017

Google Expands Its Privacy Reach

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss Google's announcement to marketers that the company can now prove to advertisers that you're buying stuff, even if you're buying it in a brick and mortar store.

May 19, 2017

Geek Squad Snitches

Iain Thompsom
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone talks to Iain Thomson about the Geek Squad, the FBI, and a gynecologist who likes child porn. This sounds like the start of a very bad joke, but it is not.

May 12, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Hits Hospitals

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech New Today, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Iain Thompson from The Register about the latest strain of ransomware.

May 11, 2017

Cybersecurity Executive Order

Jason Howell
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Eric Geller from Politico joins Jason Howell and Megan Morrone to discuss President Trump's signing of a new executive order aimed at creating new reviews to ensure tighter security of the federal government's digital infrastructure.

May 9, 2017

Net Neutrality And Virtual Trespassing

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Liz Gannes from 60 DB about Net Neutrality, augmented reality, cars that listen, and food delivery app that just learned the hard way that there's no such thing as free cookies.

April 26, 2017

Lyrebird Says Trust No One

Megan Morrone And Jason Howell
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Lyrebird software claims to be able to recreate anyone's voice with just one minute of audio tape.

April 25, 2017

Google Launches Project Owl

Danny Sullivan
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss Project Owl, Google's new three-pronged effort to tackle fake news, problematic searches, and their effects on its search product.

April 21, 2017

Security Company Exposes Client Information

Nathan Olivarez-Giles
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Nathan Olivarez-Giles speak to Rolfe Winkler from The Wall Street Journal about how Tanium showed a real client in a live demo.

Learn To Code For Free

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Megan Morrone talk to Quincy Larson, founder of FreeCodeCamp on what it really takes to learn to code.

April 10, 2017

Why Twitter Fights For Free Speech

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Twitter Bird Logo
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Kurt Wagner from Recode about Twitter's history of defending free speech.

April 6, 2017

Find Out If Uber Is Overcharging You

Megan Morrone
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Part of the secret of Uber's success, beyond running roughshod over regulations, is its algorithm. So not surprising that they keep it very secret. So much so that it is hard to know if how much of a cut Uber is taking from what you pay and what the drivers get.

March 29, 2017

House Votes To End Broadband Privacy

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Nathan Olivarez-Giles talk to Iain Thomson from The Register about what to do now that the US House of Representatives has officially voted to overturn broadband privacy rules that the Federal Communications Commission approved late last year.

Elon Musk Wants Your Brain For Science

Nathan Olivarez-Giles
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Elon Musk wants to connect brains with computer chips to help humanity keep pace with artificial intelligence, and he founded a new startup called Neuralink to do just that.

March 24, 2017

Know Your Device And Data Rights

Nathan Olivarez-Giles
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Brian X. Chen from The New York Times explains to Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Megan Morrone how to protect your data, smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets while traveling internationally.

March 10, 2017

Free Up iPhone Space From The Twitter App

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss a tip for freeing up space on your iPhone, especially if you're an avid Twitter user.

March 7, 2017

How Do You Define Troll?

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss the new research study "Anyone Can Become a Troll: Causes of Trolling Behavior in Online Discussions." According to scientists from Stanford and Cornell, ordinary people are just as likely as sociopaths to troll online based mood and the surrounding context of the situation.

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