Week in Review for the Week of 10/7/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Apple denies, then approves, then withdraws the HKmap.live app from the iOS app store, Amazon reportedly uses human contracts to review video clips from Cloud Cams, and California passes two laws to regulate deepfake videos.

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Best Buds – DTNS 3636

Earbuds have become the latest front in the ongoing ecosystem war between large tech giants with Microsoft, Amazon and Google hoping to cut into Apple’s AirPods marketshare. What should consumers expect in the coming years?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Annie Gaus, Len Peralta, Roger Chang.

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Uber Plans to Acquire the Grocery-Delivery Startup Cornershop – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Uber announced it plans to acquire the grocery-delivery startup Cornershop, Apple’s latest iOS beta lets you delete Siri history, and Microsoft adds an emoji key to its keyboards.

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Google Stadia goes Negative – DTNS 3635

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, pulls Quartz news app from the store and Hong Kong protester role-playing game suspended from Google Play Store. Has big tech bowed to big pressure from China?

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

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Farewell and Goodnight – MVGB 13

MVGBIn this (last!) episode, we discuss:

Trends for the next few years:
– Subscriptions
– Streaming
– VR
– Mobile games revival
And overall thoughts for the next generation of consoles

Games for the next few months:
– Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Oct 25)
– Death Stranding (Nov 8)
– Pokemon (Nov 15)
– The Last of Us Part II (Feb 21)
– Final Fantasy VII (Mar 3)
– Doom Eternal (Mar 20)
– Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Mar 20)
– Cyberpunk 2077 (Apr 16)
– Marvel’s Avengers (May 15)

As well as the reason why this is our last show!
Thanks for listening… @NotPatrick) and Scott Johnson (@ScottJohnson).

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TOPIC – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Bloomberg reports that Amazon uses human auditors to review video clips from Cloud Cam security cameras, Apple removes the HKmap.live app from the iOS app store, and Waymo will begin fully driverless car service in Arizona.

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You are the Weakest D-Link. Goodbye – DTNS 3634

Co-founder and CEO of Legal IO, Pieter Gunst tweeted his experience with a rather sophisticated phishing scam, that ALMOST fooled him. We examine how sophisticated phishing schemes have become.

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

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Nobel Prize Awarded for Lithium Ion Battery Development – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Three scientists get the Nobel Prize for chemistry for their work on rechargeable batteries, China lashes out at Apple over Hong Kong protest app and Essential teases a new phone.

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PS5 to be named PlayStation 5 – DTNS 3633

In a blog post the president of Sony’s interactive entertainment Jim Ryan announced next PlayStation console will be called the PlayStation 5. What should we expect from the new machine and what’s Sony’s strategy?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja

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Sony Announces PlayStation 5 To Launch By End of 2020 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500macOS Catalina launches to public, iFixit tears down new Galaxy Fold ,Opera releases Opera 64 browser.

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