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Sony beats earning expectations, MIT comes up with a way to predict the next big thing in tech and why did Facebook ban academics researching transparency and misinformation on Facebook from Facebook. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
We talk about the chip shortage a lot on DTNS and I think we do a pretty good job of explaining the basics of the issue. There was fluctuation in orders there was unexpected demand and the chip plants are now operating at capacity while they try to work through the backlog and bring on new plants to add capacity. The shortage was most acute in auto…
 
Apple sends a cease and desist letter to a Chinese citizen who leaked information about stolen iPhone prototypes on social media. Is preventing leaks a way to keep consumers engaged or just to keep corporate secrets? And a big roundup of China related tech stories on the government’s latest crackdowns on tech and what it means. Starring Tom Merritt…
 
Facebook continued the trend of stellar tech company earnings reports with revenue up 56% and monthly active users up 7% to 2.9 billion. Reviews for Intel’s gaming NUC 11 Extreme enthusiast gaming PC have arrived. See how well it rated. Finally 1st and 2nd generation Kindles might lose their ability to download eBooks. We discuss your options. Star…
 
We examine the exploding phenomenon of Virtual Idols on YouTube. What are Virtual Idols and why are they so popular on Google’s online video platform? Spotify listeners rose 22% to 365 million in Q2. That might sound pretty good, but it’s less than everyone, including Spotify, expected. And Sony reports the PS5 is their fastest selling video game c…
 
Intel unveils its latest company road map which includes plans to build chips for Qualcomm, Facebook issues a voluntary recall of the Oculus 2 and Samsung announces what to expect from its upcoming August 11th event. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-ou…
 
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation ordered Tencent to end its exclusive music licensing rights within 30 days including requirements for copyright holders to give the company better treatment than rivals. Google announced it will now designate a subset of APIs across the company as Google Enterprise APIs, which will be subject to st…
 
Welcome to Seniors In Tech, a podcast mini-series where we bust stereotypes by talking to seniors who either worked in the tech industry at the beginning of the digital era, and or are currently tech-fluent in their everyday lives. I’m Dr. Niki Ackermans and in this final installment of Seniors In Tech we're talking to Dr. Ruth Pordes. A software e…
 
On Wednesday, the US Federal Trade Commission voted to increase its enforcement of laws against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers, and even government entities from fixing their own products. We discuss where the current state of right to repair is at and what we can expect in the near future. Starring Tom Merrit…
 
Netflix loses 400,000 plus North American subscribers, Tumblr is testing a new feature called Post+ that lets some users charge their followers a monthly fee for exclusive content, and a market survey has revealed 75% of TikTok visitors discover musical artists there, while 63% say it’s a source for music they haven’t heard before. Starring Tom Mer…
 
Priavacy-focused search engine DuckDuck Go is offering an email protection feature. Sony announced two high-end home theater products with HDMI 2.1 passthrough ports that support 8K, 4K gaming at 120 Hertz, Dolby Vision HDR, eARC and more. Two former WhatsApp employees launched the HalloApp a private ad-free social network. Starring Tom Merritt, Sa…
 
A forensic analysis report by Amnesty International claims NSO Group’s Pegasus software was used by clients to compromise the phones of more than 1,000 heads of state, politicians, journalists, activists, and business executives in more than 50 countries. Warner Media will launch a streaming news service in the US under the CNN banner called– you c…
 
Welcome to Seniors In Tech, a podcast mini-series where we bust stereotypes by talking to seniors who either worked in the tech industry at the beginning of the digital era, and or are currently tech-fluent in their everyday lives. I’m Dr. Niki Ackermans and this week we are talking to Sandra Foster, a former High School French teacher who taught h…
 
Friend of the show Darren Kitchen has made the road his home with a van kitted out with some of things you might expect, like a table, bed, cooking equipment. But when you hack across America, you need a lot of tech in that van too. Thankfully Darren has agreed to tell us about some of the gear he’s used to tech out the van. Starring Tom Merritt, S…
 
Netflix announced it has hired Mike Verdu as its Vice President of game development. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said it has sued Amazon to recall hundreds of thousands of hazardous products distributed on its platform. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported integrated circuit output in the country rose 43.9% on the year in Ma…
 
Microsoft’s new easy-to-set-up and use virtual windows machine service called Windows 365. Scientists at the University of Oxford and University of Liverpool published a study in the journal New Media and Society called “More diverse, more politically varied: How social media, search engines and aggregators shape news repertoires in the United King…
 
France’s competition authority fined Google €500 million for not negotiating in good faith to pay news publishers for the right to show their headlines and snippets in search and news results. The Verge’s Chaim Gartenberg discovered that the iPhone’s built-in weather app on recent versions of iOS never shows the temperature as 69 degrees Fahrenheit…
 
Will a crowdsourced ransom payments tracking website called Ransomwhe.re provide empirical evidence companies need to determine if paying ransomware is beneficial? Plus we examine the impact of PhD students Rodrigo Ochigame and Katherine Ye Search Atlas, a project that displays results from different geographic versions of Google Search, and can ch…
 
In this episode Niki interviews former US Robotics engineer, software/hardware developer and part-time paramedic Michael Musiel about his lenghty career in tech includustry from the late 70s through the present day. You can follow Michael's podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-podcast-that-shall-not-be-named/id674558126 Starring:…
 
The Biden administration issues an executive order that encourages the FCC to restore open internet rules, limit early termination fees by ISPs, limit the ability of ISPs to sign exclusive deals with landlords, and require reporting of ISP prices and rates. Square’s hardware head Jesse Dorogusker announced the company will make a hardware wallet fo…
 
Start-ups position robots as bee replacements in the all-important crop pollination role, Thirty-seven US state and district attorneys general have sued Google in California federal court, alleging it unlawfully maintains a monopoly with the Google Play Store and Steve Wozniak argues for the right to repair. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin…
 
South Korea lawmakers are considering a revision to a law restricting children from playing games after midnight and China’s Tencent will use facial recognition to stop minors in China from playing video games between 10 pm and 8 am or for more than 90 minutes per day. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Owen JJ Stone, Roger Chang, Joe…
 
New owners of Audacity updated the audio editor’s privacy policy with language indicating it was collecting user data for analytics and legal enforcement. Nintendo announced a new version of the Switch game console with a 7-inch screen and 720p OLED display. And Norway passed a law requiring anyone being paid to post on social media to disclose if …
 
Welcome to Seniors In Tech, a podcast mini-series where we bust stereotypes by talking to seniors who either worked in the tech industry at the beginning of the digital era, and or are currently tech-fluent in their everyday lives. I’m Dr. Niki Ackermans and this week we are talking to Allison Sheridan, who used to work in engineering and is also o…
 
Nikkei Asia’s (NEE-kay Asia’s) sources say Intel and Apple began testing chip designs using TSMC’s 3-nanometer production technology, security researchers at Northeastern University purchased 86 used Echo Dot devices and found “all previous passwords and tokens, remains on the flash memory, sometimes even after a factory reset, and CNET’s Dan Acker…
 
Amazon seeks an alliance of app makers to challenge Microsoft, Instagram will start experimenting showing users full-screen videos over the coming months, and the OECD released a framework to set a minimum tax of 15% for the world’s 100 biggest companies, targeted mostly at tech companies. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roge…
 
Bloomberg’s sources say Microsoft and Google will not renew a non-aggression pact in place since April 2016, Facebook launched a subscription newsletter service called Bulletin, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a change in reporting requirements for autonomous driving systems. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, S…
 
Alphabet’s drone-delivery company, Wing, in cooperation with the FAA launched the OpenSky app in the US. The app will allow hobbyist and commercial operators alike see where they can legally fly drones and request approval to operate in areas that are otherwise restricted. The Information’s sources say that as of May 2021, Apple is on track to spen…
 
Mobile World Congress starts this week with Samsung revealing details about its WearOS partnership with Google. Plus as more and more music streaming options appear on the market we ask if high definition music is really worth having? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy f…
 
We talk to Christophe Zajac-Denek about his lived experience with accessibility needs as a person with dwarfism. Western Digital puts a security warning regarding some of their My Book Live products. And Microsoft clarifies TPM requirements for Windows 11. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Christophe Zajac-Denek, Roger Chang, Joe. Li…
 
Often when we talk about Accessibility we discuss the way applications allow people who are vision impaired, deaf or have limited dexterity to use them. But what about the tools that create those applications? We talk to the creator of a blind accessible programming Andreas Stefik, Ph.D. Associate Professor Computer Science University of Nevada, La…
 
Accessibility in video games is an often unnoticed and unappreciated aspect of game development. We ask two game developers to help us understand the work and guidelines they use to ensure that everyone can enjoy video gaming despite their disabilities. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Jennifer Ash, Andrew Davis, Roger Chang, Joe. L…
 
Accessibility week rolls-on as we talk to David Woodbridge about his work in reviewing device accessibility and the criteria and metrics he uses. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, David Woodbridge, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
“NASA inches closer to printing artificial organs in space” according to the MIT Technology Review, Tim Cook confesses Apple likes to fail internally, and Nielsen has new data about how people consume video content. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Amber Mac, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Amos. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
 
A bipartisan group of US Senators Brian Schatz, John Thune, Raphael Warnock, and John Kennedy proposed a bill Wednesday called the Unsubscribe Act. Companies would be required to make terms and conditions more transparent when offering a free trial. US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has revamped the Data Protection Act she introduced last year. Co-spon…
 
Google will open its first retail store at 76 Ninth Avenue in New York City Thursday at 10 AM. The Wall Street Journal has sources and documents that say starting in 2016 Apple began developing a way to offer primary-care. The plan was to develop a subscription based personalized health program using data from devices combined with virtual and in-p…
 
NFTs have gotten a bad rap for being involved in crazy prices for questionable artwork but is there more to NFTs outside making digital art collectible? Christian Cantrell to give us what possibilities there are for the blockchain based token. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Christian Cantrell , Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast…
 
Cnet’s Erin Carson wrote a piece called “How Gen Z harnessed the internet and destroyed the generation wars”, which focuses on how the younger generation, often called Gen Z, is struggling to do what every generation before it struggled to do, which is define itself. What’s different is the scale at which the internet plays into definition, because…
 
In a research paper published in the scientific journal Nature, Google Research explained they’ve developed algorithms allowing AI to more efficiently design computer chips. On Tuesday the administration released its findings after conducting an interagency review on how to shore up US supply chains. Ride hailing and delivery companies are always l…
 
WWDC is happening this week but E3 starts this weekend. We have Trisha Hershberger here to tell us what to expect from this year's popular video gaming tradeshow. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Trisha Hershberger, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
We learn how technology is giving researchers new insight on how shark’s almost went extinct millions of years ago, Facebook plans to change their policy exemption for politicians, and the EU unveils plans for a digital wallet smartphone app to store electronic forms of identification and official documents. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, A…
 
Apple CEO Tim Cook sent out an email to employees asking them to partially return to the office starting in September. WhatsApp confirmed that it will support multiple devices allowing users to access their accounts from up to four linked devices. The US Supreme Court has slashed the scope of the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in a 6-3 decision …
 
Huawei launched its HarmonyOS for mobile phones. At Facebook F8 the company announced all businesses can now use the Messenger API to interact with users on Instagram. And China’s PBOC will give out a total of 40 million yuan’s worth of digital yuan split among 200,000 people in Beijing. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang,…
 
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