Week in Review for the Week of 07/22/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US FTC reaches settlements with Facebook and Equifax, the US FCC approves the Sprint – T-Mobile merger, and the Galaxy Fold goes back on sale this September.

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Crickets, the Next Super Food – DTNS 3562

Crickets were served as a promo item for TBS’s upcoming Snowpiercer TV show at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Find out what they taste like and more importantly how technology is making them a serious alternative to traditional protein sources.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Erin Carson.

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The US DOJ Approves the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US Department of Justice approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, the Senate Intelligence Committee releases its report of election interference, plus earnings reports from Amazon, Alphabet, Twitter, and Intel.

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Holy Guacamole, it’s a Cat! – DTNS 3581

Chris Wetherell told BuzzFeed he regrets building the retweet button for Twitter. He led the team that made it in 2009. US presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is suing Google for $50 million after her campaign was suspended from buying ads for six hours following a debate in June. And the Anti-Defamation League published a new report that found 74% of adults who play games online have experienced some form of harassment.

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

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US DOJ Launches Antitrust Review of Online Platforms – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US Department of Justice’s Antitrust division launches an investigation into online platform, Samsung announces the Galaxy Fold will go on sale in September, and an Anti-Defamation League report finds 74% of adults experience harassment while gaming online.

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Amazon prime target for DOJ – DTNS 3580

The US DOJ is investigating Amazon for anti-trust behavior. Is there a case for the investigation and what does it mean for other tech giants?

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

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 276 – The Lion King, Extras (105)

The Lion King (2019) is divisive! What degrees does it succeed and fail? Plus, a hint of Samuel L. Jackson on Extras and Tom calls the Summer Movie Draft!

Next week on It’s Spoilerin’ Time: Extras (106). Maybe: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood or Legion season 3.

00:32 – Summer Movie Draft update
03:23 – The Lion King (2019)
12:12 – Extras (105)

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Facebook Fined $5 Billion – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook gets fined by the FTC and SEC, Doordash changes its tip policy, Nintendo fixing JoyCon controllers for free.

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Current Geek 225: The Phasetastic Four

We break down all the Marvel phase four stuff we got this week! Plus Toys R Us is coming back and soon. Martin spills some beans about the Got prequels. We learn how to heat ice on Mars. Starwars could be remade in 2077. And so much more!