Jefferson Graham thanks listeners for tuning in to 2000 episodes of Talking Tech - the 2000th episode posted on President's Day, 2019, and recaps some of the more popular topics discussed on the podcast.
Plus, former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe heads on '60 Minutes' to talk Trump controversies, the Daytona 500 kicks off the NASCAR season, Payless ShoeSource gets set to close all its U.S. stores and NBA stars head to Charlotte for All-Star Weekend.
Jefferson Graham weighs in on Amazon's aggressive pursuit of owning smart home products that turn your smartt home into an "Amazon Home." You comfy with that? Listen to #TalkingTech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net
Plus, Vice President Pence will visit the Auschwitz memorial in Poland, Jussie Smollett recounts a violent attack against him, the Trump administration tries adding a citizenship question to the census and Lorena Bobbitt tells her side of the story.
Hourly workers need to swap shifts, but making it happen can be cumbersome. There's an app for that. Atif Siddiqi tells Jefferson Graham all about the Branch app on Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net
Plus, it's been one year since the Parkland shooting, the Senate is expected to confirm William Barr to be the new attorney general, Washington will honor former Congressman John Dingell and it's Valentine's Day.
Plus, contract talks resume in the Denver teachers strike, the jury continues to deliberate in the 'El Chapo' trial, the Westminster Kennel Club awards Best in Show and Smokey Robinson headlines a Grammys Motown show.
Plus, President Trump and Beto O'Rourke face off in El Paso, Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax faces potential impeachment, Denver teachers prepare to strike and Congressional lawmakers hope to reach a compromise on border security.
Plus, Amy Klobuchar is set to announce her 2020 decision, the Grammy's are here, the Alliance of American Football begins play and Wells Fargo works to solve customers' problems after an online outage.