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The Dan Benjamin Hour

A Technology and Tech News podcast featuring Dan Benjamin
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The Dan Benjamin Hour is a live daily talk show exploring the latest in geek culture, technology, gear, and entertainment, catching emerging stories before they become headlines and skirting the mainstream with wide-ranging topics, unorthodox opinions, an offbeat in-studio crew, an expansive guest list, and calls from live listeners. Dan's irreverent sense of humor and interview style bring a fresh perspective each weekday. Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


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73: Haddie Takes A Call
Dan talks about sharks living in a volcano, walking sharks, the game Tacoma, a fully transparent solar cell, Heroes Reborn trailer, Nintendo Chief Executive dies at 55, Pao is out as Reddit CEO, and the return of Bloom County. Links for this episode:Scientists Find Sharks Living Inside Underwater Volcano"Walking" Sharks Among 50 New Species Found in Indonesia ReefsA Video Tour Of Tacoma's New Gameplay - Features - www.GameInformer.comA fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source (updated) | ExtremeTechHeroes Reborn Comic-Con trailer features a sword-wielding Hiro | The VergeBryan Cranston said what?! Five Comic-Con OMG moments -‘Sneaky Pete’ Drama From Bryan Cranston & David Shore Goes To CBS | DeadlineWeb Chief Joshua Topolsky to Leave Bloomberg as Staff Tensions Surface - NYTimes.comSatoru Iwata, Nintendo Chief Executive, Dies at 55 - The New York Times‘Mythbusters’ Adam Savage missing ‘Indiana Jones’ Sankara Stone at Comic-Con | FOX5 San Diego – San Diego news, weather, traffic, sports from KSWBMexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes from prison - CNN.comPao Out as Reddit CEO; Co-Founder Huffman Takes Over | Re/codeHall H of horrors: what is Comic-Con doing about the worst line in fandom? | The VergeBig Pharma Eyes iPhone For Drug R&D - BuzzFeed NewsTimeline Photos - Berkeley Breathed | FacebookBrought to you by HipChat (Visit to get 90 days of HipChat Plus for free) and lynda (Visit to get free 10 day trial access to their 3,000+ courses).
72: Malicious Licking
Dan talks about Facebook's streaming service, Ariana Grande's donut licking, Comic-Con, Cups, Marisa Tomei, LEGO Doctor Who, Spotify, Office 2016 for Mac, and Mr. Robot. Links for this episode:iOS 9 And OS X El Capitan Are Now Available To All As Public Betas | TechCrunchOffice 2016 for Mac is here! - Office BlogsFacebook says it's not building a streaming music service | The VergePolice investigating Ariana Grande's video doughnut lickingUp close with the new Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman costumes | The VergeCups Offers Prepaid And Subscription Plans For NYC’s Independent Coffee Shops | TechCrunchMarisa Tomei to Play Aunt May in New ‘Spider-Man’ Movie | Variety? LEGO Dimensions - Doctor Who SDCC Trailer - YouTubeSpotify urges iPhone customers to stop paying through Apple's App Store | The VergeSusan Sarandon Defends Ariana Grande's Bizarre Doughnut Licking On TwitterBrought to you by lynda (Visit the link to get free 10 trial access to their 3,000+ courses).
71: Trilogy of Jar Jar Binks
Dan talks about Han Solo prequel to be directed by Lego Movie team, Apple plans a record number of new iPhones, Tidal's new family plan, cable access tv, South Park has re-upped with massive Hulu and Comedy Central deals, Meerkat makes friends with Facebook's API, and Microsoft restructuring phone hardware business, and more. Guest: Jordan Cooper (@blenderhd) Links for this episode:Han Solo prequel to be directed by 'Lego Movie' team - CNN.comApple Plans Record Number of New iPhones - WSJFreebooting: Stolen YouTube videos going viral on Facebook.Tidal now has a family plan, but it's more expensive than Apple Music | The Verge'South Park' Re-Ups With Massive Hulu, Comedy Central Deals (Exclusive) - The Hollywood ReporterMeerkat Makes Friends With Facebook’s API, Adds Viewer Cameos And Streaming Storage | TechCrunchMicrosoft announces restructuring of phone hardware business | News Center5by5 | Tech DouchebagsThe Morning Dump w/ Jordan CooperJordan Cooper (@blenderhd) | TwitterBrought to you by Salted (It's like Netflix for food. Use promo code DANSENTME for 3 months free! Seriously, that's kind of crazy) and lynda (Visit the link to get free 10 trial access to their 3,000+ courses).
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Feb 24th, 2015
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Jul 13th, 2015
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