Sense and Accessibility – DTNS 3539

Author and Podcaster Shelly Brisbin joins us with an update on state of assistive technology.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shelly Brisbin.

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SpaceX Launches the First Starlink Satellites – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500SpaceX launches the first 60 Starlink Satellites, Facebook planning to launch GlobalCoin payment system in early 2020, and Google Maps now supports food orders within the app.

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Tesla Jerk-face Mode – DTNS 3538

Why do voice assistants default to a woman’s voice and in a recent email to employees Tesla’s CEO said the company was on track to deliver a record amount of cars in Q2.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan.

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Panic Announces A Handheld Console Called Playmate – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Software developer Panic announces the Playmate handheld console, Amazon is working on a wearable that can detect emotions, and GitHub launches Sponsors.

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Bot Without a Face – DTNS 3537

Research shows that placing googly eyes on robots makes them less threatening and Ford is rolling out an autonomous package-delivery robot called “Digit”.

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

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ARM Cuts Off Huawei – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500ARM pauses business with Huawei, cutting off new designs for mobile chips, Windows 10 May 2019 update arrives and Apple has fixes for its keyboards.

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Huawei Sandwich – DTNS 3536

Huawei gets an extension, Chinese-made drones may pose security risk, what did dinosaurs really look like?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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US Commerce Dept Eases Restrictions Against Huawei – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500TikTok reportedly readying music app, Verily makes pharmaceutical alliances, USPS launches autonomous delivery test.

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Huawei says they don’t need US – DTNS 3535

The Trump administration has placed Huawei on a “entity list” that would prevent the company from acquiring US technology without approval. The knock-on effect has been profound as companies like Google, Intel and Qualcomm have falling in line and stopped shipment of chips to the company. What does this mean for tech consumers and how will tech companies navigate the ban?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang

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FCC Chair Recommends Approving T-Mobile-Sprint Merger – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500FCC chair Ajit Pai recommends approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, the NOAA warns Congress that some 5G spectrum may impact weather forecasting, and Huawei reportedly losses access to Google services.

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