Week in Review for the Week of 11/25/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Transport for London doesn’t renew Uber’s license in the city, the California DMV is reportedly selling driver data, and Twitter tests threaded messaging on Twitter.com.

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LG Electronics Announces CEO Change – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500LG Electronics announces a change in CEO following its earnings report, the EU data regulator sanctions the EU parliament, and researchers demonstrate using undersea fiber optic cables as seismographs.

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Twitter Testing Threaded Messages – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Twitter confirms it’s testing threaded messages on Twitter.com with a potential release in 2020, TikTok unblocks account and apologies to teen with viral video critical of Chinese policy, and a US District Judge rules users impacted by Facebook’s 2018 data breach can sue as a class, but not for damages.

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VR is Milking It – DTNS 3667

For the second year Mozilla has published its “Privacy not included gift guide” rating gifts on a scale of Not creepy, a little creepy, somewhat creepy, very creepy and super creepy. For instance, Facebook Portal is super creepy, the Nintendo Switch, not creepy. We take a look at this gift guide and share out thoughts on effectiveness of it.

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

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 291 – Watchmen (106), The Mandalorian (103), The Good Place (409), Mr. Robot (408), Rick and Morty (403), The Larry Sanders Show (111-112)

We’re joined with political journalist, commentator, and Watchmen diehard Justin Robert Young to talk about his feelings on the HBO adaptation now that we’re at the pivotal sixth episode. What did he think and will he stick with it? Plus, the last The Good Place of 2020, Rick and Morty, a thrilling Mr. Robot, and two more Larry Sanders. With special guest Justin Robert Young. Subscribe to Politics! Politics! Politics! for the first-look at Justin’s “Raise the Dead” podcast.

Next week: Knives Out, Jojo Rabbit, Watchmen (107), The Mandalorian (104), Mr. Robot (409), The Larry Sanders Show (113-201)

01:05 – Winter Movie Draft update
04:49 – Watchmen (106)
23:13 – The Mandalorian (103)
29:39 – The Good Place (409)
35:43 – Mr. Robot (408)
40:47 – Rick and Morty (403)
44:47 – The Larry Sanders Show (111-112)

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Alexa Gets Emotional – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Amazon adds two emotions to Alexa, Twitter set to deactivate inactive accounts and Facebook buys VR Game maker Beat Games.

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Check It Out Before You Check Out – DTNS 3666

As the gift buying season enters full swing we share our tips making sure you’re online shopping experience is safe and secure.

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Amazon Accused of High Fulfillment Center Injury Rates – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500California DMV discloses revenue from selling driver data, dual-SIM 5G devices to come in 2020, Facebook launches Viewpoints app.

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Cordkillers 291 – Kids Are The New Seat Belts (w/ Justin Robert Young)

Does Disney+ present us with a moment for streaming video the way iTunes changed digital music? Plus, an Amazon IR blaster, Star Trek from Noah Hawley, and a new Dr. Who trailer. With special guest Justin Robert Young. Subscribe to Politics! Politics! Politics! for the first-look at Justin’s “Raise the Dead” podcast.

This week on It’s Spoilerin’ Time: Watchmen (106), The Mandalorian (103), The Good Place (409), Mr. Robot (408), Rick and Morty (403), The Larry Sanders Show (111-112)
Next week: Knives Out, Jojo Rabbit, Watchmen (107), The Mandalorian (104), Mr. Robot (408), The Larry Sanders Show (111-112)

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Hard Thames for Uber – DTNS 3665

Robb Dunewood shares his reasons why he went to team Dell XPS after showing significant interest in Apple’s newest MacBook Pro.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Robb Dunewood

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