Twitch’s Source Code Leaked – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Twitch’s source code leaked on 4chan, Canon launches a EOS VR system to simplify VR production, and Google will auto-enroll an additional 150 million users to two-step verification.

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About the Facebook Outtage

KALM-150x150"Tom explains the reasons Facebook and its associated services went offline for 6 hours on 4 Oct 2021.

Featuring Tom Merritt.

This episode is excerpted from Daily Tech News Show 4125, aired 5 Oct 2021.

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The Facebook Outage Explained – DTNS 4125

We give an explainer on what caused Facebook and associated properties like Instagram to go offline for six hours and we do a follow-up on all that Facebook testimony.

Starring Tom Merritt, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe

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Facebook Whistleblower testifies before Congress – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies before Congress, Yubico launches a biometric-enabled YubiKey, and Unity Metacast partners with UFC for realtime motion-tracking cameras.

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Blowing the Whistle on Facebook – DTNS 4124

Amazon launched a new feature, letting Prime subscribers in the US send gifts using just an email address or phone number. The whistleblower who provided documents that served as the foundation for the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series came forward as former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen. And ten years after its introduction what exactly has Siri achieved?

Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos

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China Publishes Ethical Guidelines for AI – DTH

DTH-6-150x150China’s Ministry of Science and Technology publishes the country’s first set of ethical guidelines for AI, the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook whistleblower is revealed, and Amazon let’s Prime subscribers send gifts without an address.

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Sunday Science Supplement for October 3, 2021 – DTH

DTH-6-150x150This week, Dr. Nicole Ackermans plunges into the murky depths to look at the science of undersea internet cables.

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Blizzard Legal Storm – DTNS Gaming News Monthly 1

DTNS Gaming News Monthly brings you the month’s biggest gaming news in approximately 15 minutes. This month heavily features the multiple legal dramas around Activision Blizzard, Apple keeping Epic’s Fortnite out of the App Store until all court appeals are final, and all the info from the latest Nintendo Direct & Sony Showcase.

Hosted by Jenn Cutter

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Week in Review for the Week of 9/27/21 – DTH

DTH-6-150x150Instagram pauses development of a children’s version of Instagram, Amazon announces the Astro robot, and The People’s Bank of China reminds Chinese Nationals overseas that trading in crypto is banned.

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Too Many Failure Points – DTNS 4123

A number of websites and services reported issues due to the expiration of a root certificate provided by Let’s Encrypt. South Korean ISP SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for the costs of managing extra network traffic caused by Netflix users streaming new shows. YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to a temporary extension to avoid channel blackout while the companies attempt to negotiate a longer-term pact.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos

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