We start the show off with a sad tale of personal tech security. Then it is on to follow up on most of the stories we talked about last week. Of course, there are plenty of new things in tech to talk about as well.
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Show Notes and Links:
- Tech Story: Security reminder, a friend was hacked. (00:30)
- Amazon pays you for every minute a customer uses your Amazon Underground app ($0.002/minute at launch), and customers pay nothing – Though they say it will shut down in 2019 (02:25)
- Google’s new hardware products – The Pixel 3 XL notch is big and not that great (04:15)
- An update on the security breach from Facebook (08:15)
- How many scooters are in the Willamette River? (09:10)
- Windows 10 October 2018 update no longer deletes your data (11:10)
- Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Shortcuts shortcuts (11:40)
- Portal from Facebook: Voice enabled hands-free video calling (14:10)
- Not News: Chrome’s upcoming security change will break hundreds of sites (17:40)
- Wi-Fi is switching from obscure protocols to numbers (19:50)
- Instagram now uses machine learning to detect bullying within photos (20:25)
- Google’s Waze is making a big, nationwide bet on carpooling (22:00)
- Security: Google Plus had a vulnerability and is being shut down (23:40)
- Kanye’s passcode is 000000, don’t be like Kanye, or maybe do be like Kanye (25:45)
- Bonus Odd Take: Facial recognition is sent to the farm (27:10)
- Picks of the Week:
- iTunes Review of the Week (35:30)
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