Maker is Dead. Long Live the Makers. – DTNS 3553

Maker Media the publisher responsible for Make magazine and Maker Faire has garnered unwanted attention after laying-off its entire staff. What was the reason behind it and does it indicate problems in the Maker community?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, Patrick Norton, Donald Bell.

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Sources: Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Backed by Big Finance – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Huawei delays launch of foldable Mate X, Amazon is being sued for Alexa records of children, Google rolls out new search icons.

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The Watchers In Front Of The Wall – DTNS 3552

Samsung’s announces the 292-inch Wall Luxury TV, Microsoft pulls CERNs academic status, Amazon is being sued in two separate class-action lawsuits, and teens sell clothes from their closet.

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

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Samsung’s 292-Inch 8K TV – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Samsung’s The Wall Luxury is an 8K 292-inch TV, Facebook details how many users had data collected by its Research app, and Epic Games buys Houseparty.

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Fake You, Zuckerberg! – DTNS 3551

Facebook will not remove a manufactured video of an AI Mark Zuckerberg giving a speech crediting a secret organization for his success off Instagram. What are the affects of this decision and is it something to be concerned about?

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

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Huawei Cancels Laptop, More Companies Pull out of China – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Huawei cancels the Matebook X, Google and Nintendo move some production out of China, Uber still optimistic about flying taxis.

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Fail to the Thief – DTNS 3550

E3 officially starts today. We discuss Nintendo’s Livestream press event, Microsoft’s policy towards backward compatibility and xcloud strategy, and how Google’s Stadia fits in with the rest of the video gaming news.

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

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Foxconn Says iPhones Can Be Fully Produced Outside Of China – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Xiaomi announces Mi Band 4 in China, Opera launches GX gaming browser, Intel acquires Barefoot Networks.

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The Scarlet X-Box – DTNS 3549

E3 is this week and with Sony absent from this year’s event Microsoft took the opportunity to drop some big announcements.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and Roger Chang.

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