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Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham.

Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham.

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United States

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Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham.

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English


Episodes

YouTube TV: drop all sports channels please

2/28/2020
YouTube TV just dumped 42 sports team in a program fees dispute. Jefferson Graham has another idea--drop all of them.

Duration:00:03:41

More from RSA: security industry knows nothing

2/27/2020
Jefferson Graham reports from the RSA Security conference, where companies touting their expertise in protecting firms while so many headlines suggest otherwise.

Duration:00:03:18

Reporter's notebook from RSA

2/26/2020
No more passwords and FIDO. Software that can ID you based on your keystrokes. Yup, it's RSA time, the annual security conference in San Francisco. Jefferson Graham offers his impressions.

Duration:00:04:02

I saw Amazon's radical new Seattle grocery store

2/25/2020
Jefferson Graham visited Amazon's radical new Seattle grocery store. Missing: flowers, bakery and service. Bonus: no checkout lines. Tune in for more.

Duration:00:05:12

What is Braze and why does it have my personal info?

2/24/2020
Venmo, the payments app, sent my personal information to a data mining firm named Braze. What is Braze and what is it doing with my info? Jefferson Graham investigates.

Duration:00:04:07

Venmo sold my home location to a data firm

2/22/2020
Venmo, the popular digital payments app, sold my home location and who I associate with to a data marketing firm. And that's not all--tune in to Talking Tech to hear more.

Duration:00:04:35

Streaming update - CBS, Vizio and HBO

2/21/2020
Jefferson Graham has nuggets of streaming news from CBS, Vizio and HBO on Talking Tech

Duration:00:04:18

Face recognition on campus? Not @UCLA

2/20/2020
After howls of protest on campus, UCLA ditched plans to bring facial recognition to monitor students. Jefferson Graham reports

Duration:00:03:27

Facebook's surprise hit Oculus Quest is sold out

2/19/2020
Facebook's Sean Liu and Meaghan Fitzgerald talk about the surprise success of the Oculus Quest virtual reality system, which is sold out.

Duration:00:06:54

How does your computer know how old you are?

2/18/2020
Ever wonder how your computer knows personal info about you? Patrick Jackson from the security firm Disconnect has the answers, as he tells Jefferson Graham

Duration:00:05:01

ICYMI: Rating the Cable Streaming alternative services

2/17/2020
ICYMI: YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T Now or Sling TV? Jefferson Graham breaks down the offerings of the cable streaming alternative services on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:05:05

Follow interests instead of people with Cake

2/14/2020
Chris MacAskill, the co-founder of the Cake.co online forum, explains why more people are turning to follow interests instead of people on social media, as a way to cut down on the angst often found on sites like Facebook.

Duration:00:04:27

No interest in sports? Philo is for you

2/13/2020
Cable streaming alternative services don't have to cost a fortune. Just ask Andrew McCollum, the CEO of Philo, which appeals to folks not interested in sports by offering cable services on streaming for $20 monthly.

Duration:00:05:49

Samsung's new Galaxy S20 Ultra - don't buy the hype

2/12/2020
Samsung's new Galaxy S20 has some impressive camera stats--but ignore the hype, says Jefferson Graham. The touted key features are pretty bad.

Duration:00:03:22

How to get ahead on YouTube? Barbara has some ideas!

2/11/2020
Barbara MacDonald, one of the hosts of YouTube's Creator Insider series, sits down with Jefferson Graham to offer tips on how to start a channel and find an audience.

Duration:00:06:54

Samsung Galaxy event preview

2/10/2020
Jefferson Graham previews Tuesday's "Unpacked" Samsung event, where the company is expected to unveil 3 new premium Galaxy phones and a new flip phone.

Duration:00:03:38

ICYMI: Google wants to have a robot print 10 photos monthly for you

2/9/2020
ICYMI: Google has a new plan to print photos for you, ten a month, on a subscription plan. Would you trust a robot to pick out your best 10?

Duration:00:02:04

Authentication for TV is "insane"

2/8/2020
Jefferson Graham wonders why the broadcast networks are shooting themselves in the foot by demanding "authentication" to watch free, over-the-air TV shows on digital devices.

Duration:00:02:51

Rating the cable streaming services

2/7/2020
YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T Now or Sling TV? Jefferson Graham breaks down the offerings of the cable streaming alternative services on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:03:43

Kristina Kuzmic found a book publisher on Facebook

2/6/2020
Comedian Kristina Kuzmic started uploading parenting videos to Facebook, and found a book publisher on the social network, "Hold on, but don't hold still."

Duration:00:04:11