Daily Tech News Show (Video)

Daily Tech News Show (Video)
By Tom Merritt
About this podcast
Tom Merritt's home for daily tech news. Stay up to date with independent, authoritative, and trustworthy tech news.

This video feed is consisted of Tom's Hangouts (MP4) videos. If you like the show, want to support the effort and make the show better, please visit http://www.dailytechnewsshow.com/support.

The video feed status is at https://twitter.com/shwei_ and iTunes link is http://goo.gl/kAJmdi

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Is the tide of Fake News too great to overcome and where will its effects lead society? Plus Qualcomm raised its bid to buy NXP Semiconductors and a warning that Twitter bots with ties to the Russian government are using the Parkland shooting to sow discord on American social media. 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 iTunes here. 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! Quick Hits (00:50) Snapchat adds GIF stickers via Giphy, plus new Friends and Discover screen tabs | tech crunch (01:05) Bitcoin Rises as South Korea Talks ‘Active’ Support for Trading | bloomberg Bitcoin Rises as South Korea Talks ‘Active’ Support for Trading | bloomberg (01:40)  Samsung’s new SSD is industry’s biggest at 30TB | cnet More Top Stories (02:30) Say goodbye to Android Pay and hello to Google Pay | tech crunch (04:20) Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom’s bid with sweetened NXP deal | reuters (06:40) Eric Lundgren, ‘e-waste’ recycling innovator, faces prison for trying to extend life span of PCs | washington post (10:55) Swype pioneered a new way to type on smartphones—now it’s dead | ars technica (13:20) Russian bots debate US gun control laws | bbc Discussion Story: (15:00) Aviv Ovadya He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse. | buzzfeed We Are Truly F**ked: Everyone Is Making AI-Generated Fake Porn Now | motherboard Face2Face: Real-time Face Capture and Reenactment of RGB Videos | Matthias Niessner Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync from Audio | washington university Lyrebird claims it can recreate any voice using just one minute of sample audio | the verge Message of the Day (25:05) David – Robonaut Today’s Contributors Patrick Beja
Feb. 19, 2018
Facebook uses postcards to verify political ads, Salon tries cryptomining for monetization, and Twitter for Mac is no more. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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 theme music. Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo! 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!
Feb. 18, 2018
James Thatcher from Tech in Trade helps us understand the challenges Amazon would have if they wanted to become UPS, FedEx and others. MP3 For all DTNS shows, please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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 Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the DTNS logo and Ryan Officer for the DTNS Labs take!
Feb. 16, 2018
With all the recent news about flaws in iOS is Apple unfairly getting a bad rap? And if so how do you convince people that the situation isn’t as bad as it seems? Plus Google removed the “view image” button from its image search after reaching a deal with Getty Images and Australian authorities deactivate a cyborg’s embedded transit pass chip and fine him. Starring Tom Merritt, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (01:15) Uber plans to sell Southeast Asia business to Grab: CNBC | reuters (01:30) Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over security flaws | reuters (01:50)  Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip | thenextweb More Top Stories (02:35) Google removes ‘view image’ button from search results to make pics harder to steal | the verge (04:30) Special Counsel indicts 13 people, Russian troll farm on conspiracy charges | ars technica (07:10) Google is making it easier for 911 to find you in an emergency | engadget (10:30) Authorities deactivate transit pass implanted in biohacker’s hand | engadget (12:20) Robonaut Has Been Broken for Years, and Now NASA Is Bringing It Home | ieee Discussion Story: (16:40) Thinking Like a Scientist 5 Reasons It’s So Hard To Think Like A Scientist | british psychological society Steven Sinofsky ॐ Message of the Day (26:50) Mohan – Privacy Badger Today’s Contributors Dave Brodbeck Allison Sheridan Focos Preview CCATP #520 – Tom Merritt on How Social Media Makes Us Feel Get Len Peralta‘s “Anecdotal Evidence” at his store or by supporting his Patreon
Feb. 15, 2018
Twitter being streaming live local news broadcasts alongside its timeline. Will it work and will news coverage change to adapt to it? Plus reports of iOS 11’s interface crashing and researchers at MIT have developed a low powered high speed neural network chip. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (01:00) Intel expands bug bounty program to include Spectre-like side-channel attacks, dangles $250K | geekwire (01:15) Samsung’s updated Notebook 9 laptops will start at $1,200 | the verge (01:50)  Stanford researchers develop new method for waking up small electronic devices | stanford (02:15) FCC Boss Ajit Pai’s Own Agency Is Investigating Him For Potential Corruption | motherboard More Top Stories (02:40) Major new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages | the verge (04:50) HomePod leaves white ring stains on wood furniture, and Apple says it’s ‘not unusual’ | mercury news (07:40) Facebook’s two-factor authentication system auto-posts replies on your profile | the verge (09:40) Neural networks everywhere | mit news (13:05) Paytm Mall Takes Cues From Alibaba in Indian New Retail Experiment | bloomberg Paytm Mall introduces Alibaba’s new retail model in India, to bring online experience in stores | india today Discussion Story: (16:15) Twitter’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Live Stream Was Part Of A New Initiative | buzzfeed Twitter will broadcast local TV news to avoid misinformation | engadget Message of the Day (24:35) Ross – LastPass Authenticator Ross – Chrome ad-blocking Today’s Contributor Justin Robert Young Politics Politics Politics Daily Newsletter Jury Talks The Contender twitch.tv/justinrobertyoung
Feb. 14, 2018
IBM produced a study showing consumers value security over convenience. Is this a trend, and if so will this lead to greater demands on companies to secure their online services? Plus Qualcomm has released its X24 LTE Modem and Snapchat rolls out analytics tools for its biggest creators. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (00:55) Crypto-currency craze ‘hinders search for alien life’ | bbc (01:20) Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA | the verge (01:55)  YouTube and Instagram face Russian bans | bbc (02:15) HTC smartphone president Chialin Chang has resigned | engadget More Top Stories (02:50) Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds | engadget (04:30) How Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will work when it goes live tomorrow | tech crunch (07:25) Facebook’s child-friendly texting app Messenger Kids arrives on Android | tech crunch Facebook Funded Most of the Experts Who Vetted Messenger Kids | wired (10:50) Magic Leap’s AR headsets will start at around $1,000 | engadget (13:55) Snapchat finally gives creators analytics | tech crunch Discussion Story: (16:50) Mobile OS Development Consumers prefer security over convenience for the first time ever, IBM Security report finds | techrepublic Message of the Day (23:35) Chris – Home entry tech Today’s Contributor Scott Johnson  
Feb. 13, 2018
French company Blade hopes to up end the Gaming PC market with their cloud based remote gaming PC service. Does it live up to the hype? Plus ARM unveils its new processor designs for object detection and machine learning and Harvard and MIT are offering classes in AI ethics. 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. 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!
Feb. 12, 2018
With Apple revamping the iOS development cycle to focus more on quality control and reliability issues we examine the differences between Apple’s and Google’s approach to OS development. Plus the number of younger Facebook appears to be dropping and Uber is making six-hour breaks mandatory for drivers who’ve driven 12 hours straight. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (01:05) How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone’s Most Sensitive Code | motherboard (01:30) Google’s AI chips are now open for public use | venturebeat (01:40)  AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega graphics will redefine desktop PCs | zd net More Top Stories (02:35) Facebook lost around 2.8 million U.S. users under 25 last year | recode (06:35) Uber will require drivers in the US to take six-hour breaks between long shifts | the verge (10:25) Apple, LG invest $10M in OLED microdisplay maker eMagin | cnet (12:30) Exclusive: Amazon paid $90 million for camera maker’s chip technology – sources | reuters Amazon is reportedly designing AI chips to improve Alexa | engadget Discussion Story: (15:45) Mobile OS Development How Apple Plans to Root Out Bugs, Revamp iPhone Software | bloomberg Apple’s most revolutionary new feature won’t even be the best thing about iOS 12 | bgr Google’s Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone’s ‘Notch’ | bloomberg Thing of the Day: (23:05) Amateur Traveler Message of the Day (25:15) Jeff – AMOLED burn-in Today’s Contributor Veronica Belmont IRL Podcast Disco veronicabelmont.com Botzine botwiki botmakers.org about.me/veronica Sword and Laser  
Feb. 9, 2018
Uber and Waymo have finally settled. So what can this real live corporate drama teach start-ups and their partner companies about navigating around the dangers of intellectual property? Plus Facebook is testing a downvote option on comments and how the Praying Mantis may be key to giving robots low-cost stereoscopic vision. Starring Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shannon Morse. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (01:05) Waymo and Uber end trial with sudden $244 million settlement | ars technica (01:30) VLC 3.0 arrives for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS | venturebeat (02:05)  China’s Didi, SoftBank target Japan in taxi-hailing push | reuters (02:30) Nest co-founder Matt Rogers is leaving the company just after it rejoins Google | the verge More Top Stories (02:50) Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting in July | the verge (06:00) Facebook confirms it’s testing a downvote feature for public posts | iafrikan (09:15) Researchers discovered a new kind of stereo vision by putting tiny 3D glasses on mantises | tech crunch (12:35) Amazon’s answer to UPS is reportedly getting its first proper launch in LA | the verge Discussion Story: (17:50) Waymo vs Uber Waymo accepts $245 million and Uber’s ‘regret’ to settle self-driving car dispute | reuters Waymo and Uber reach a surprise settlement | the verge The battle of the damning emails begins with Waymo v. Uber opening statements | the verge Uber is pressuring one of its top executives to comply with Alphabet’s lawsuit | recode Here’s What You Need To Know About the Uber-Waymo Trial, Which Starts Today | the verge Uber and Waymo are finally going to trial. Why we should care | Yahoo Uber and Waymo Reach Settlement | uber Thing of the Day: (28:25) Lyft partners with Black Girls Code to help develop a more diverse tech industry | tech crunch Today’s Contributor Watch Shannon Morse‘s TekThing on Hak5 and support it on Patreon Catch ThreatWire, also on Hak5 Get Len Peralta‘s “Waymo Uber Than I Ever Expected” at his store or by supporting his Patreon
Feb. 8, 2018
The source code for iBoot a core component of iOS 9 was posted on GitHub. Apple issues a DMCA take-down notice. What are the implications for iPhone security? Police in China are testing sunglasses with built-in facial recognition technology in train stations. Amazon has added Whole Foods to its Prime Now delivery service to residents in Austin, Dallas, Virginia Beach, and Cincinnati. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. 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! Quick Hits (00:55) Microsoft Build will run from May 7 to 9 in Seattle, will overlap with Google I/O | tech crunch (01:15) Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s revised buyout offer | reuters (01:55)  Intel releases stable Spectre patches for Skylake PCs, recovering from a bad bout of bugs | pc world (02:10) Activist and EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow has died | engadget (02:30) India’s antitrust watchdog fines Google for ‘search bias’ | business insider More Top Stories (03:00) Twitter Soars After Surprise Sales Gain, First Real Profit | bloomberg (07:25) Apple: The leaked iPhone source code is outdated | cnet (09:30) Chinese police are using facial recognition sunglasses to track citizens | the verge (13:40) Amazon to Deliver Whole Foods Grocerie | the wall street journal (18:15) WhatsApp has launched person-to-person payments into beta in India | tech crunch (22:50) Twitch updates its community policies to crack down on hate speech, harassment and sexual content | tech crunch Thing of the Day: (25:30) In Conversation: Quincy Jones | vulture Message of the Day (28:55) Ron – DTNS Labs Today’s Contributor Justin Robert Young Politics Politics Politics Daily Newsletter Jury Talks The Contender twitch.tv/justinrobertyoung