Facebook Launches Community Actions – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook launches Community Actions, Google hit with a GDPR fine, and WhatsApp limits forwards for all users.

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Week in Review for the Week of 1/14/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Tim Cook calls for data broker and privacy regulation, WordPress launches Newspack for small newsrooms, and a US court rules that law enforcement can’t force biometrics unlocks with a search warrant.

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Mood Lighting for Your Asparagus – DTNS 3451

Food tech was big part of this years CES. So we asked Engadget’s Nicole Lee about the latest trends from the food tech space.

Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Nicole Lee, and Len Peralta.

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Google Buys Smartwatch R&D from Fossil – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google buys Fossil smartwatch IP, the smartphone slowdown hits Foxconn, and Microsoft states that Cortana won’t compete with other voice assistants.

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My Little Pwn-y – DTNS 3450

Tim Cook urges the US government to pass comprehensive privacy regulation in an Op-Ed piece in Time magazine. We examine his argument and debate its merits.

Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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#343 – Math Is Hard

We’re very pleased that the Hugo Nominations are open and we’ll keep reminding you. Also we’re pleased to discuss pairing beer with novels and pleased to look over the new Philip K. Dick award nominees. We’re pleased to be reading Ninefox Gambit too, even if it makes our brain hurt.

1.16 Billion Email-Password Combos in Collection #1 Dataset – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Collection #1 dataset includes over a billion email-password combinations, Tim Cook calls on FTC for data broker regulation, and Houseparty will integrate games to generate revenue.

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Voice Assistant Wars – DTNS 3449

We’ve come to assume that one voice assistant technology will eventually dominate the consumer landscape. But what if that doesn’t occur and what would the repercussions or benefits of market where no one company has a unassailable lead over its competitors?

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

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 251 – The Good Place (The Book of Dougs), Dirk Gently’s HDA (205)

The Good Place is back from holiday break with an almost-there bottle episode and Dirk shows us whimsy. Plus, Kristi Kates joins us for a Movie Draft update! With special guest Kristi Kates.

01:10 – Winter Movie Draft update

05:18 – The Good Place (311) – “The Book of Dougs”

13:47 – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (204)

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