Mobile World Congress Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The GSMA cancels Mobile World Congress over coronavirus concerns, Nextdoor for Public Agencies app launches, and 99% of the second largest Wikipedia edition is created by bots.

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Low Visibility Into Blizzard – DTNS 3717

Activision Blizzard is removing its games from the Nvidia GeForce Now game streaming service, including Overwatch, WoW, and the Call of Duty series. What can Nvidia do and does this bode well for GeForce Now?

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Samsung’s Galaxy of New Phones – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Samsung releases a foldable phones, new smartphoens with powerful cameras and new earbuds, Mobile World COngress debates whether it should be canceled and Microsoft Windows 10X can apply a system update and reboot in 90 seconds.

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Mobile World Canceled? – DTNS 3716

Samsung Unpacked 2020 rolls out new phone reveals and product announcements. We unpack the info-dump and explain what you should know.

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FTC Launches Inquiry Into Big Tech Antitrust Acquisitions – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Snap reportedly launching new mental health content searches, Sprint and T-Mobile get judge approval to merge, Apple joins FIDO Alliance.

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The Butterfly Keyboard Effect on Writing – DTNS 3715

Oscar Award Winner Taika Waititi called on the WGA to get Apple to fix its keyboards. “Apple needs to fix those keyboards. they are impossible to write on — they’ve gotten worse. Is he right?

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US Senator Josh Hawley Proposes FTC Overhaul – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500US Senator Josh Hawley published a plan to overhaul the Federal Trade Commission to provide more scrutiny of big tech, Sony and Amazon pull out of MWC over coronavirus concerns, and an app misconfiguration exposed information on 6.4 million eligible votes in Israel.

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Week in Review for the Week of 2/3/20- DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500West Virginia bill calls for the state to provide an online ballot marking device for all voters with physical disabilities, Alphabet reveals YouTube ad revenue numbers for the first time, and Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming service launches in Europe and North America.

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Which Laptop Should I Buy? – DTNS 3714

Looking to upgrade to a new laptop this year? Before you do listen to what Patrick Norton has to say about your options on today’s show.

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

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Instagram Prototyping Instagram Partner Program – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Instagram confirms it’s prototyping an Instagram Partner Program, the US Department of Homeland Security confirms it purchased access to a commercial database with location data on millions of phones in America, and the US FCC proposes paying nearly $15 billion to satellite companies to free up C-band spectrum for 5G.

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