Facebook and FTC Negotiating Record Privacy Fine – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook and the FTC are in negotiations over a multi-billion dollar fine, JPMorgan Chase creates its own cryptocurrency, and Samsung opens its first full retail stores in the US.

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#345 – Math as a Magic System w/ Mary Robinette Kowal

We chat with Mary Robinette Kowal, the author of this month’s pick, The Calculating Stars. From acknowledging and learning from your biases, to de-stigmatizing mental illness, to using math as a magic system, we had a lovely time and don’t care WHAT people would think.

Amazon & NY Breaks-up on V-Day – DTNS 3469

Apple’s news subscription service wants newspapers to fork over half their revenue. Extortion or shrewd business sense?

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

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Amazon Scraps NYC HQ Plans – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google may launch lower-cost phone this year, Apple reportedly bundling news and video subscription service announcements in March, EU Copyright Directive nears final vote.

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Called Off Duty – DTNS 3468

Blizzard released its earnings results for the recent quarter, is a Sleep Pod the best way to get a good nights rest and what is Apple’s news subscription service all about?

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

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 255 – Counterpart (209), Dirk Gently’s HDA (209)

New discovery in Movie Draft numbers. Plus, a penultimate (in two ways) episode of Counterpart and Dirk Gently.

00:59 – Winter Movie Draft update

02:34 – Counterpart (209)

10:34 – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (209)

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Apple May Launch Subscription News Service – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Apple may announce a new news subscription March 25, ActivisionBlizzard announces layoffs but promises developer hiring and the smartwatch market continues to grow.

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I’m Old and Slow and Everyone Kills Me – DTNS 3467

EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ has received 25 million sign-ups in a single week besting the previous title holder ‘Fortnite’. Will ‘Apex Legends’ be the next “it” game?

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

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Amazon Buys eero – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500LinkedIn launches live video, Apple names its first AI head of marketing, Google adds right-click features to Gmail.

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