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Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!
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Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

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Episodes

Sextortion scam has a new twist -- Robocallers’ sneaky new way to get you to answer -- Android app increases battery life

8/16/2018
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There is a sleazy sextortion scam making the rounds, and this one has a new twist. The number of robocalls Americans receive are on the rise as they find new ways to trick you, but there are ways to outsmart them. Some government agencies are illegally using a license plate recognition database to track people. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:04

Speaker scam goes online -- PGA hit with ransomware -- Facebook doubles as dating app

8/10/2018
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An old-school ruse known as the white van scam is making its way into the digital age. Cybercriminals hacked into PGA files and demanded ransomware - Will this affect the golf tournament? Facebook announced that it will not only be a social media platform, it will soon double as a dating site. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:19:51

Chinese hackers -- Apple reaches $1 trillion -- Magic mirror -- And more

8/3/2018
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Apple officially becomes the first U.S. company worth $1 trillion in the public stock market! Unsophisticated Chinese hackers are going old school to spread malware. Reddit was recently a victim of a massive data breach, were you impacted? Samsung's Galaxy S10 will be available early next year and you won't believe how much it's going to cost. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:21:05

AI saves eyesight -- Facebook censors paintings -- April the Giraffe -- and more

7/27/2018
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Artificial Intelligence machines can now perform an eye exam on diabetic patients and predict blindness. If you remember April the Giraffe, you’re in for a treat: she’s pregnant again and you can watch the live stream. Facebook is choosing to censor the wrong thing, this time it’s a painting. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:19:44

Thousands of voter files exposed -- Samsung leads Android manufacturers by failure rate -- Amazon Prime Day phishing scams spreading -- and more

7/20/2018
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Another massive data breach exposing thousands of U.S. voter files has been discovered. A top 10 list ranking Android manufacturers by failure rate has come out and Samsung tops it. Another Amazon Prime Day has come and gone, but now scammers are using it to spread phishing scams. A Georgia woman finds a family treasure at a local Goodwill. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:56

Government credentials sold on the dark web -- Latest Apple update blocks police -- Hackers steal hundreds of gallons of gas -- and more

7/13/2018
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Hackers are selling government credentials on the Dark Web for as little as ten dollars. Police aren’t happy with a new Apple update that blocks them from accessing suspect’s phones. Devious hackers found a way to steal hundreds of gallons of gas. Whole Foods shoppers will see massive savings on Amazon Prime Day. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:28

Google app developers are reading your emails -- Facebook unblocks your blocked contacts -- AT&T and Sony hike fees -- Amazon’s plan to make you an entrepreneur and more

7/6/2018
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Another strike against your privacy as reports show Google is allowing third-party developers to have access to your emails. We're not talking about computer programs, we mean real people, scouring your private information. Plus, a cellphone bug is randomly sharing photos on your phone with your contacts. And, Amazon has a deal for you to start your own business! All that and more in Tech New This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:28:00

AT&T finds sneaky way to increase revenue -- Amazon makes another move to take over the world -- A new scam based on WannaCry ransomware is spreading -- and more

6/29/2018
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AT&T is increasing one of its monthly fees that will generate almost a billion dollars per year at customers’ expense. Amazon just made a massive deal to acquire a company in the healthcare field. Sly criminals have found a way to rip people off by piggybacking on fears of WannaCry. Aging satellites left in space are prime targets for hackers. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:19:16

The Supreme Court sales tax ruling -- What Google knows about you -- Old school phishing tactics -- and more

6/22/2018
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If you’re a fan of online shopping you won’t like this. The Supreme Court just ruled that some of your online purchases can be taxed like never before. Google knows a shocking amount of information about you, so much that it might be able to predict when you’ll die. A tech support scammer is being fined millions that he’ll never actually pay. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:12

Cyber-hijacking concerns -- Apple makes it harder for crooks and cops to get into your locked iPhone -- Is X-ray vision coming? and more

6/15/2018
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Newly obtained documents show the Defense Department’s concern over hackers taking over a plane mid-flight. Microsoft teams up with Walmart to take on Amazon Go and a massive merger between four of the country’s largest companies could be bad news for consumers. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:40

Major breach of DNA testing service -- New Apple iOS12 features -- Facebook bug exposes more -- Alexa commands you need and more

6/8/2018
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DNA testing services are gaining popularity, but one major company is now dealing with a massive breach that revealed information of millions of users. Plus, Apple's big announcements; the new features you'll get with iOS 12. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:22

FBI says reboot your router -- New malware you need to know about -- Uber 911 -- Google Maps’ racy video -- Free movie scam and more

6/1/2018
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Malware affecting routers around the globe is prompting a warning from the FBI; what it wants you to do right now to prevent Russian hackers. Plus, the new malware striking computers and linked to North Korea, and Google Maps goes viral after a woman posts a racy video. Click here for all that and more in your free Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:15:02

Russians hack half a million routers -- Facebook wants your naked pictures -- New tricks for your old phones -- Container tells you when food is bad and more

5/25/2018
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Security experts issue a cyber warning after discovering 500,000 routers hacked by Russia. Plus, Facebook thinks you should send them your naked pictures so they can stop revenge porn. And we're talking about smart containers that will let you know when your food has spoiled! All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:13:43

Sex, Drugs, and Violence; Facebook removes millions of posts -- Reality of flying cars -- Russian hackers after your router and more

5/18/2018
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Facebook details the millions of posts it has deleted that break its rules. Meanwhile, the site suspends hundreds of apps suspected of misusing our data. Plus how to keep Russian hackers off your router and the word that sent the internet into a tizzy. Listen to the clip. Do you hear Yanny or Laurel? All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:13:45

Beware of the ‘black dot of death’ bug, New way crooks use to steal your credit card, Is Net neutrality dead?, Amazon invades new homes and more

5/11/2018
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Crooks are using a new tool called a ‘shimmer’ to go after debit and credit cards, forget about numbers or passwords, this scam goes after your card chip. Net neutrality will come to an end in one month, what will it mean for your internet use? Plus, Amazon has a plan to be part of future homes, and YouTube stars are cashing in by telling your kids to cheat in school. All that and more in your Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:13:27

You must change your Twitter password, The Pentagon removes these smartphones from military bases, Amazon wants to start scanning bodies and more.

5/4/2018
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Twitter encourages everyone to change their passwords, Cambridge Analytica shuts down in wake of the Facebook data scandal, U.S. service members will no longer be able to purchase Huawei and ZTE phones on bases, NASA’s new mission to Mars will find out what’s beneath the red planet’s surface, An investigation shows that taking an Uber might be riskier than you thought, and Amazon wants to study your body to makes clothes fit better.

Duration:00:13:31

Could technology cause nuclear war? U.S. government preps for Russian hackers, and more

4/27/2018
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A grave warning about the future, as artificial robots could be responsible for starting a nuclear war, Preparations begin for the U.S. Government to prevent Russian hackers from affecting our democracy, and Facebook reveals the secrets to whether a post gets taken off of your feed. Don't miss everything you need to know in this free Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:13:40

Hackers can unlock your iPhone within minutes Netflix knows more about you than you think Why the IRS is living in the past and more!

4/20/2018
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You need to change your iPhone password before hackers can take control, Netflix has piles of information about you - what can you do about it?, Russian cyberattacks could go after any computer in your home, Google Maps reveals a new plan to give better directions, The blue screen of death creates problems for Microsoft. Don't miss everything you need to know in this free Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:15:53

Is YouTube collecting information on your kids?, A Chinese company could be the first to launch a foldable phone, and a huge judgment delivered in a revenge porn case.

4/13/2018
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Advocacy groups file a complaint claiming YouTube illegally collects information on children, A Chinese company leads in the race to create the first foldable phone device, and credit card signatures are finally going away. Don't miss everything you need to know in this free Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:13:57

Panera Bread leaks millions of customers’ information, data breach hits Saks and Lord & Taylor, Zuckerberg does Capitol Hill and more.

4/6/2018
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If you’ve ever eaten at Panera Bread, you’re one of millions of customers who got affected by this massive data leak, Facebook is under pressure after 87 million users had their information shared in the Cambridge Analytica fiasco, Twitter defends itself after this week’s shooting at the YouTube headquarters. Don’t miss everything you need to know in this free Tech News This Week podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:14:04