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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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Google investigated for tracking phones -- Employee sues employer for violating privacy -- What's the best senior phone discount?

9/14/2018
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New report shows both older and younger Facebook users are taking a break and deleting the app altogether. Google is being accused of tracking users without their permission - You won’t believe its response. A lawsuit brings up the question: Does an employer have the right to read its employee’s personal information? All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:35

Warning: The internet is crashing for millions -- Free airline ticket scam -- Crooks blackmailing companies and ruining their reputation

9/7/2018
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The internet will crash for millions of people in the next few days - Are you ready? Don’t fall for this new email offering free airline tickets, it's a scam. Another company has joined Apple in the $1 billion club and you won’t be surprised when you learn who it is. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:17

Hackers are attacking two banks -- Which is better, Google Flight or Kayak? -- How robots in the ocean explore space, too

8/31/2018
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A scary phishing attack targeting banking customers is spreading across the globe. When it comes to finding cheap airline tickets, there may be a better choice than Google Flights. A gun rights advocate has found a way around a judge's ruling banning 3D blueprints online. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:21:34

Data breach hits chain restaurant you likely frequent -- Facebook devises rating system to track your trustworthiness -- Get Windows 10 for free

8/24/2018
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Another national retailer has been breached, this time a popular national chain restaurant, and your payment details may have been stolen. Facebook has a secret plan to block fake news by asking members to rate the trustworthiness of other members. Apple fans have new MacBook Airs and Mac Mini computers to look forward to this Fall. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:51

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

Exactis data breach leaks 340 million records -- 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