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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Twitter:

@ACEDTECT

Language:

English


Episodes

Let's Buy TikTok - DTNS 3835

7/31/2020
Bytedance is considering listing its business in Hong Kong or Shanghai stock markets with plans to list TikTok separately in Europe or the US. Plus Bloomberg's sources say the US may announce an order for Bytedance to divest its ownership of TikTok. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:35

Antitrust or Just Antitrustworthy? - DTNS 3834

7/30/2020
We explore what might happen to big tech after the Congressional hearings. Will it be good for them, consumers or anyone? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:49

Can You Hearing Me Now? - DTNS 3833

7/29/2020
The US House Antitrust Subcommittee called Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai to assemble and discuss their market power. What was said and who said it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:49

AI Stories That Write Themselves - DTNS 3832

7/28/2020
Andrew Mayne incorporated OpenAI's latest GPT-3 model into a project to help him develop dialogue for characters real and fictitious called AI|Writer. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Andrew Mayne, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:32

Unreal Fans - DTNS 3831

7/27/2020
First it was canned audio played over loudspeakers now its virtual fans in the stands. How is the technology that powers video games making virtual audiences for live games? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Andy Ihnatko, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:29

Driving A Fork Into Intel - DTNS 3830

7/24/2020
Intel’s next-gen 7nm chips are delayed until at least 2022 and it would consider farming out more work to outside semiconductor foundries, eroding a founding principle that manufacturing is key to its success. What's ailing Intel and what do they need to do to turn it around? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:34:18

A Punch In The Face-book - DTNS 3829

7/23/2020
On an investor, CEO Jack Dorsey said the company is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including a potential subscription model. TikTok announced a new $200 million creators fund to support US creators who “are seeking opportunities to foster a livelihood” on the app. Bloomberg reports Nvidia approached SoftBank about a potentially acquiring ARM. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Strofollino, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See...

Duration:00:33:23

Tap to Cheer - DTNS 3828

7/22/2020
Crowd noise is being piped into stadiums for sports played without fans using foley from video game companies like EA sports and Sony Interactive. With life now seemingly imitating video games where do we go from there? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:58

Kiwibots, Roll Out! - DTNS 3827

7/21/2020
Xbox's Phil Spencer is pushing for developers to make their games cross compatible across Xbox One, PC and xCloud including the first slew of titles for the upcoming Xbox Series X next-gen console. Will Microsoft pursuit of non-platform specific titles help or hurt the Xbox Series X chances against Sony's PS5? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Trisha Hershberger, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:37

Practice Safer Internet, People - DTNS 3826

7/20/2020
Unwanted and inappropriate sexting is an all too common problem. Katelyn Bowden, CEO of Badassarmy, with some advice on how to navigate the issue Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Katelyn Bowden, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:41

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7/17/2020
It's World Emoji Day and Google and Apple revealed their versions of the 117 new emoji coming later this year as part of Unicode's emoji 13.0 update. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:55

High Crimes and Social Engineering - DTNS 3824

7/16/2020
Twitter was the subject of a major hack compromising the accounts of high profile accounts including Bill Gates, President Obama, and Elon Musk. What was behind the activity and what are the ramifications. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:32

Staycation With The PS5 - DTNS 3823

7/15/2020
Facebook are revising their estimates for their VR hardware upwards and Sony is ramping up production of their upcoming PS5 console. Are these moves based on hard numbers or generous assumptions? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,Scott Johnson, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:39

It's A Rolling Hat Rack! - DTNS 3822

7/14/2020
Can a skinny minimalist robot that resembles a coat rack be the future of robots in the home? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,Patrick Beja, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:24

TikTok Don't Stop, Make It Pop - DTNS 3821

7/13/2020
Tik Tok faces new scrutiny as companies and political parties urge employees and members to delete the app from their personal Android or iOS devices due to security concerns. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:15

Deep Fakes, Real Friday - DTNS 3820

7/10/2020
Deepfakes often feature in contentious debates regarding news and the dissemination of information. But exactly is a deepfake and how should society approach the issue in an informed manner? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Alyssa Miller, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:37:11

How to Protect Your Business - DTNS 3819

7/9/2020
What can your operation do to keep its data secure? We examine the key elements of infosec every business needs to know. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Allan Alford, Mike Johnson, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:50

Keep Your Data Kosher - DTNS 3818

7/8/2020
With an increase in the number of people working from home securing your home data infrastructure has never been more urgent. Seth Rosenblatt from The Parallax breaks down the things you need to know to ensure your telecommute is as secure as possible. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Seth Rosenblatt, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:43

ICS Security is a Baby - DTNS 3817

7/7/2020
There's a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt about malicious attackers hacking the power grid, the water system and other industrial systems. What does it take to secure those facilities and who's responsible? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Keirsten Brager, Roger Chang, Joe Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:34:15

My Dog's Name is Two-Factor - DTNS 3816

7/6/2020
Despite what movies tell us, the number one way thieves and hackers access our bank accounts, credit information and other sensitive data is through socially engineering. Infosec engineer, Stephanie Ihezukwu, is here to explain ways to know you're socially engineered. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Stephanie Ihezukwu, Roger Chang and Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:26