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Daily Tech News Show

A Technology and Tech News podcast featuring Tom Merritt and Sarah Lane
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SCORECARD: VR isn't Dead, MoviePass Is - DTNS 3616
We talk about HTC's new Vive Cosmos and the state of VR industry.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
A Huawei Out - DTNS 3615
Huawei's CEO has proposed selling its current 5G know-how to Western firms to address concerns over security. What does this mean for its competitors and is it enough to win over governments and consumers?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
X Marks the Cross - DTNS 3614
California Senate passes a bill that if passed by the state Assembly and signed by the Governor will greatly expand the state's oversight into who can be classified employee or contractor. What are the implications for the gig-economy and how will workers benefit?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Apple event: New iPhone, New iPad, New Watch - DTNS 3613
Apple announces the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, a new Apple Watch and 7th generation iPad, Apple TV+ news, and updates on Apple Arcade and Retail Store.Starring Tom Merritt, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Toughbook, Good Show - DTNS 3612
Apple adjusts its app store algorithm in July to deprioritize Apple apps in search results, the Verge has a review of Fitbit's Versa 2, and Bloomberg reports Apple and Foxconn confirmed that Foxconn exceeded Chinese labor limits on the number of temporary staff it is allowed to use.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Is the Tank Half Empty or Half Full - DTNS 3611
Allison Sheridan shares her experience on charging her Tesla from the amount of time it takes to charge her car and what chargers seem to work better than others.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Allison Sheridan and Len Peralta. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
You're in my Facebook Top 9 - DTNS 3610
We check out more news from IFA in Berlin. Plus Facebook is expands its dating service into the US and asks AI researchers to create deep fake videos to test with the company's deep fake detection tools.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
You're in my Facebook Top 9 - DTNS 3610
We check out more news from IFA in Berlin. Plus Facebook is expands its dating service into the US and asks AI researchers to create deep fake videos to test with the company's deep fake detection tools.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Speakin' of Speakers - DTNS 3609
We take a gander at all the news highlights from this year's IFA.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Deep Mind Craft - DTNS 3608
Researchers at Facebook are developing a virtual assistant to help Minecraft players letting users type in requests in natural language to an in-game avatar and the assistant will carry out requests if it can. How does this change machine learning and how can players benefit?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Deep Mind Craft - DTNS 3608
Researchers at Facebook are developing a virtual assistant to help Minecraft players letting users type in requests in natural language to an in-game avatar and the assistant will carry out requests if it can. How does this change machine learning and how can players benefit?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Don't Leave the Nest – DTNS 3607
Google catches a major iOS exploit in the wild, MacBook pros BANNED from airplanes worldwide, and Richard Gunther helps us understand what works with Nest. If anything.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Richard Gunther, Len Peralta, and Amos For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Cranking Up The Retro - DTNS 3606
Wednesday, Nicole Lee posted shares her thoughts on the $149 handheld game system, Playdate. A quirky homage to old school handheld gaming consoles. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Siri-ous Changes at Apple - DTNS 3605
Apple looks to address complaints around how it tests and improves the voice recognition abilities of Siri by letting users opt-in. Does this go far enough and is it something other companies will want to replicate?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Self-Yelp – DTNS 3604
Voice assistants have been criticized for gender and racial bias due to the fact that they’re predominantly developed by white males in western-based tech companies. Mozilla wants to solve this and created “Common Voice” in 2017, a tool that crowdsources voices as a dataset to diversify AI and represent the global population.Starring Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang, and Amos For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tax Wars: A New Hope - DTNS 3603
CNET's Patrick Holland posted an impassioned plea Sunday titled "Apple needs to fix the iPhone 11's buttons so accidental screenshots go away. What other changes would folks like to see Apple fix on the iPhone 11.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Cell Data Is Rotten In Denmark – DTNS 3602
More than 5.3 million accounts belonging to cardholders from 35 U.S. states are posted online, DoorDash unveiled its updated tipping policy, with all drivers now receiving 100% of tips placed through its app, and Denmark will review 10,700 court cases dating back to 2012, to see if flawed cellphone evidence was used for convictions.Starring Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang, and Anthony Lemos. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Daily Tech Knewz - DTNS 3601
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp makes a play for online news aggregation with Knewz.com in order to compete with Google and Facebook. What will this mean for news companies and how will users benefit?Starring Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, and Roger Chang For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
India: The Prime Frontier - DTNS 3600
G-Suite predicts spelling errors as you type, YouTube might start behaving better for your kids, and LinkedIn culls spam accounts.Starring Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, and Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Grading on an Algorithmic Curve – DTNS 3599
Starring Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, and Roger ChangWe discuss how many streaming subscriptions is too many and what criteria people will use to decide which ones they stop and which ones they keep. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Night of The Living Scooters - DTNS 3598
Reddit is testing its Public Access Network, or RPAN, as a limited-time livestream experiment, set to run from 9 am to 5 pm through the end of this week before a full rollout in the coming months. The cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced plans to launch an “independent regional version of Libra,” called Venus. Nvidia announced its competing GeForce Now streaming service will be coming to Android through a new mobile later this year, similar to Google's upcoming Stadia service. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Phone for Convenience, DSLR for Quality - DTNS 3597
The consumer digital camera market declined about 80% to 19 million unit sales in 2018, versus more than 400 million smartphones sold globally the same year. What can camera companies do to cope with a shrinking market and what will it mean for consumers?Starring Sarah Lane, Ant Pruitt, Roger Chang and Len Peralta For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Pasture raised, cage free AI - DTNS 3596
Apple, Amazon ,Facebook ,Google and Microsoft have all been criticized for allowing humans to listen to users’ private conversations in order to test their AI products for quality. Is it truly necessary or is it just easier and cheaper to develop that way? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
What's Up with Your Face? - DTNS 3595
Amazon Rekognition facial recognition software is adding the capability to detect fear and Elon Musk wants a better man to machine interface. Starring Sarah Lane, Scott Johns  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
A Mos Def Con - DTNS 3594
Shannon breaks down all the highlights from this year's Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas.Starring Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 17th, 2017
Latest Episode
Sep 13th, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
724
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
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