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Lamarr gives us a first person account of Nintendo's new Switch and his thoughts on the iPhone 11 Pro.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, Lamarr Wilson  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We break down the announcements from this years action packed Google I/O, and cover everything from AI developments and roll-outs to new Android features and updates to News, Maps and Waymo!Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you! Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme! Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo! Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes! Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit Show Notes To read the show notes in a separate page click here! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How induction burners will replace stoves, Google's Project Zero finds kernel flaw in MacOS, and Facebook still targeting ads at folks who use phone number based 2FA.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Are Facebook and Twitter protected by a shield that stops them from being responsible for any of their content? We bring on Mike Masnick from TechDirt and Shoshana Weissman from the R Street Institute to talk about what Section 230 is, what it isn’t, and whether it needs to be changed. SHOW NOTES:Shoshana Weissmann, Senior Manager of Digital Media and a policy Fellow at the R Street Institute.https://senatorshoshana.medium.com/who-am-i-ff164b02707eMike Masnick, founder and CEO of the Copia Institute and editor of the Techdirt blog.https://www.techdirt.com/user/mmasnickOur discussion isn't a substitute for, nor does it constitute, legal advice. The goal of this discussion is to explore some of the legal issues surrounding CDA 230.The central text of Section 230https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/47/230(1) Treatment of publisher or speakerNo provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.There is also a section right after that on Civil Liability that offers further protections for taking certain moderation actions. -- What is Section 230 designed to do?-- What are some of the major misconceptions about Section 230?-- If section 230 were repealed with no replacement, what do you think the effect would be?-- Do you believe Congress should replace 230? If so, with what? If not, why?Mike:-Fix a typo-Reverse FOSTA-Remove intellectual exemption property  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Are Facebook and Twitter protected by a shield that stops them from being responsible for any of their content? We bring on Mike Masnick from TechDirt and Shoshana Weissman from the R Street Institute to talk about what Section 230 is, what it isn’t, and whether it needs to be changed.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We interview the CTA's Senior Manager, Industry Communications Danielle Cassagnol on the challenges the organization faced moving the tradeshow online.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Allison Sheridan is back with her take on the rest of CES 2021, plus we talk about the future of Podcast Media LLC as it goes up for potential sale.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It’s the final day at CES 2021. We take a look at the winners of Engadget’s Best of CES and the highlights from Samsung’s announcements.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
CES 2021 wraps up as we talk home automation trends, a new heads-up-display for cars and a new open world Star Wars game.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Richard Gunther, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's Day 2 of CES 2021. We discuss the latest developments in High and Ultra Definition TV and Home Theater technology with Robert Heron and Patrick Norton. Plus all the chip announcements from AMD, Intel and Nvidia.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
CES 2021 has arrived. We sort through all the press releases and discuss all the gadgets, hardware and services announced at the first day of the trade show.Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Peter Wells, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Twitter permanently suspended the president of the United States from its platform, Apple warns Parler to improve moderation and Google delists Parler from Play store.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Roku has agreed to acquire exclusive global distribution rights to more than 75 Quibi shows and documentaries, some of which had not been released before Quibi shut down. After the exclusivity deals expire Ibn a bit more than a year, Roku will have the rights to show the content until 2027. The content will have to be presented in its original increments of 10 minutes or less. Why did Roku make this move and how will they benefit?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Former executives from Discovery and Disney are launching a streaming service called Struum. Struum will not have its own content but will partner with smaller streaming content providers, instead, to offer subscribers the ability to sample content from multiple places for one monthly fee. What’s the business model for Struum and do we think it will work?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Verizon’s 3G network will seemingly get another stay of execution. Verizon had initially said its 3G network would be shutdown at the end of 2019, later delaying it to the end of 2020. What’s causing the delay and are there practical reasons why it’s still running?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We examine three cryptocurrency news items including the US Office of the Comptroller of Currency Interpretive Letter 1174, that says banks may use stablecoins and the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is proposing requiring financial institutions to collect personal information like name and address, for anyone involved in large cryptocurrency transactions.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It’s 2021 and this year many of the major auto makers will be introducing all-electric models into their lineup. What can we expect and from whom? CNET's Roadshow Editor-in-Chief, Tim Stevens is here to fill us in!Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Tim Stevens, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
With 2020 coming to a close it's time to cast predictions of what will happen in tech in the year 2021. See what bold insights our contributors have this time around and what we all think of their prognostications.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Patrick Norton, Robb Dunewood, Roger ChangLink to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Welcome to our 2020 Tech Predictions Results episode. Back at the end of 2019 we brought on a group of contributors to share what they thought might happen in the world of tech in the year 2020. See who was right, who was wrong and compare what we worried about with what actually happened.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Jenn Cutter, Shannon Morse, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
2020 is almost over but before it closes checkout all the highlights from the past year in this special Best of show put together by our very own Theatremonkey!Staring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Shannon Morse, Scott Johnson, Justin Robert Young, Nicole Lee, Ant Pruitt, Len Peralta, Chris Ashley, Patrick Beja, Patrick Norton, Anthony Lemos  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This is our end of year Listener Co-Host Show. This is the annual episode where we invite several of our supporters to appear alongside us on the show. This time we thought it be fun to have some of the folks who help moderate our Discord and Twitch chat to give us their perspective on the show and our audience.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Preston Monroe, Willie Scott, Beat and Dan Christensen.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Welcome to our holiday retro show episode. We look back at the stories from Sept 21st, 1999 and share our thoughts on how those stories turned out 20 years later.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and Roger Chang  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Is 5G Slower Than 4G on Verizon? We reveal the surprising details and the truth behind Verizon's 5G network.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We learn how researchers in Japan are exploring the feasibility of using electric rays and sting rays equipped with pingers to help map the ocean floor.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Blair Bazdarich, Roger, Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Tom Merritt
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Feb 17th, 2017
Latest Episode
Jan 16th, 2021
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
1085
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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