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The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and what you need to do to protect yourself digitally before leaving the house.First, Pariss Chandler, the
Trump's social media Executive Order, HBO Max vs Disney+, IGTV monetization.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol talks about what she learned after securing an early version of the Executive Order that threatens to control how social media platforms op
Twitter is testing a new reply system that lets users choose who can and can't reply to them, students are failing AP tests due to a new, allegedly better image format, and a brief look at the potential future of the theater.First, Jason strike
Hacking Coronavirus research, Spatial VR Meetings, Elon Musk's Tesla tantrum.Laura Hautala from CNET talks about how the US is accusing China of hacking into Coronavirus vaccine research.Devindra Hardawar from Engadget spent time inside Spatial
What you need to know about Apple & Google's COVID-19 exposure tracking tech, the gig economy is in flux thanks to COVID-19, and some employers are trying to maintain employee productivity while they're working from home.First, lead editor of 9
Bias and AI, online test proctoring, troubleshooting home Wi-Fi.Dave Gershgorn from OneZero talks about how bias can creep into AI systems and what can be done to prevent it.With schools moving online more now than ever, Monica Chin from the Ve
Airbnb's Uncertain Future Due to COVID-19, Ethical Online Purchases, Virtual Live Concerts, and Wi-Fi 6E.James Temperton of Wired joins us to talk about how Airbnb is navigating the novel coronavirus.Megan Morrone of Medium's OneZero publicatio
The low-cost iPhone SE, Minecraft RTX Beta is live, Apple/Google's contact tracing plan, Animal Crossing: New Horizons as pandemic medicine, Playstation 5's holiday release changes.Unemployment checks are delayed for some and the ancient COBOL
Jack Dorsey's billion-dollar COVID fund, Bringing the classroom to YouTube, Microsoft doubles down on virtual eventsKurt Wagner from Bloomberg discusses how Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has committed 1 billion dollars to COVID-19 related
Using the Oura smart ring to catch COVID-19 symptoms, breaking down the T-Mobile & Sprint merger, and celebrating virtual weddings on Zoom.First, CNET's Lexy Savvides joins us to talk about a new study from the University of California, San Fra
Google Podcasts redesign, Zoom's attention tracking, At-home COVID-19 test kitsEmily Mullin from Elemental discusses some of the tech companies creating at-home COVID-19 testing kits.Zoom teleconferencing software has some data and privacy trac
Dan Moren from SixColors walks through all the new hardware announced by Apple including an updated Macbook Air and an iPad Pro with LiDAR.Alfred Ng from CNET covers a multitude of COVID-19 hoaxes, the effect of the pandemic on the US primaries
First, Zac Hall, lead editor at 9to5Mac, joins Jason and Mikah to talk about 9to5Mac's coverage of the rumored iPhone 9, updates coming in iOS 14, Apple Watch improvements, and so, so much more.Then, Dave Gershgorn stops in to share his exclusi
First, Mikah and Ant talk about how to properly clean your smartphones, keyboards, and mice before Ant challenges you to a dog-based Photoshop contest.Then, Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch stops by to talk about the impact of Robinhood's multi-day d
First, Jason and Mikah break down the latest cancelations and updates surrounding the coronavirus: Facebook cancels F8 and Microsoft isn't attending GDC.Then, Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica takes us inside Amazon's newer, larger Amazon Go Groce
First, Mikah shares Mark Gurman's Bloomberg piece about Apple potentially allowing its users to change default apps on their devices.Then, Jason issues a mea culpa regarding Chinese laser guns before talking about a new round of deep fakes in a
First, Mr. Mobile (Michael Fisher) joins us to unpack the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy S20.Then, Protocol's Mike Murphy discusses the cancelation of MWC Barcelona and the impact of that decision.Then, we talk to Daniel Bader of Android Central abou
The Iowa caucus voting app caused quite a stir in tech news this week. Huffington Post's Kevin Robillard discusses.Fujifilm announces its latest compact systems camera with great reviews. Bryan Minear shares his hands-on experience.Nvidia chall
First, Jason gives us a look at the Sun's surface with the help of the National Science Foundation's new Inouye Solar Telescope.Then, Mikah talks about the death of MoviePass now that the company has filed for bankruptcy.Then, CNET's Jason Hine
First, we talk with Joseph Menn over at Reuters about his exclusive report. Apple reportedly dropped plans for encrypting iCloud backups after the FBI complained.Then, we chat with Joseph Cox of Vice about the alleged hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff
Jeremy Burge of provides an emoji update — a look back at 2019, what's to come in 2020, and how to submit your own emoji proposals.Bloomberg's Mark Gurman talks about the latest round of Apple vs. FBI RE: iPhone encryption.Meliss
OneZero's Will Oremus joins us to talk about Facebook's deepfakes ban — though it's still lax on so-called "shallow fakes."Adi Robertson over at The Verge explains Sonos' lawsuit. The company is taking on Google (and, eventually, Amazon) for al
TikTok releases its first transparency report but China isn't listed.The TRACED Act, which aims to curb robocalls, is now law.Ray Wong of Input Mag joins us to discuss the odd changes to Amazon's return policy.CNBC's Pippa Stevens walks us thro
Mikah & Jason picks their favorite interviews from the past year.Cal Newport's new book Digital Minimalism explores how we have grown accustomed to devices as always-on digital companions, and paves the way to returning back to the real world.B
Buzzfeed's Alex Kantrowitz joins us to talk about Facebook's unhealthy obsession with growth.Kyle Wiens gives us a rundown of iFixit's Mac Pro teardown and shares some pro tips about Apple device ordering.OneZero's Megan Morrone stops by TNW to
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