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Daily Tech News Show is a 30 minute podcast dedicated to giving you tech news that’s easy to understand in a fun and informative way.

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Daily Tech News Show is a 30 minute podcast dedicated to giving you tech news that’s easy to understand in a fun and informative way.

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English


Episodes

Large Language Money – DTNS 4717

3/1/2024
As large social media sites and platforms make deals to provide training data to AI operators will users be negatively impacted? Plus Elon Musk is suing OpenAI, Sam Altman and Greg Brockman saying they have violated the company’s founding agreement. And Spotify is adding 15 hours of free audiobooks listening to its subscription plan. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Jason Howell, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:34:01

Good News for Gemini – DTNS 4716

2/29/2024
Stack Overflow is partnering with Google to provide AI assistance to users while Google Cloud will integrate Stack Overflow’s knowledge base into Gemini for Google Cloud. Plus complaints from consumer rights groups target Meta’s switch last year to charging users in the European Union for an ad-free subscription for access to Facebook and/or Instagram. And U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation into OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s communications when he was fired and then quickly rehired as CEO late last year. Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:26

Preserving Video Game History – DTNS 4715

2/28/2024
We discuss how the Video Game History Foundation’s efforts to preserve video game culture marks a new chapter in video game preservation. Plus we examine the controversy over Wendy’s new dynamically adjusted pricing menu boards. And Swedish fintech firm Klarna says its AI assistant does the work of 700 people after it lays off… 700 people. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:32:06

Blue is Hard – DTNS 4714

2/27/2024
How can the ribbontail stingray teach us how to make better less invasive coloring agents? Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple has officially canceled “Project Titan” AKA its electric car effort. And 404 Media’s Emanuel Maiberg has a report on ghost kitchens using generated images in their menus. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Dr. Nicole Ackermans, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:18

The Rejuvenation of OnePlus – DTNS 4713

2/26/2024
Mobile World Congress starts this week. We look at the big announcements from Samsung, Xiaomi, HMD, Honor, and Lenovo. Plus we look at OnePlus’s latest smartwatch and why the company seems to be having a renaissance. Starring Tom Merritt, Ron Richards, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:31:16

The Politics of Topics – DTNS 4712

2/23/2024
What happens when your Instagram or Threads post is labeled political? Molly Wood details her experience. And what type of reaction has Reddit received after files to go public? Plus Tom explains the two cases the Supreme Court will hear Monday that could and their ruling which will impact online speech. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Molly Wood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:32:25

Could AI Replace Tom Cruise? – DTNS 4711

2/22/2024
Is OpenAI’s text-to-video tool, Sora, a threat to the business of making TV shows and films? Plus, Google is pausing Gemini’s generation of people in images so it can adjust the model to produce more historically accurate results. And AT&T has been dealing with widespread service issues for more than ten hours affecting millions of subscribers across the US. Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:31:19

Apple’s Quantum Resistant Encryption – DTNS 4710

2/21/2024
Intel reveals its Foundry Business roadmap. Plus Apple will add PQ3 cryptographic protocol to its messaging service, which Apple believes is resistant to future attacks from quantum computers. And Apple announces a free, standalone app called Apple Sports. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:16

Baby Come Back, To iPad Mini – DTNS 4709

2/20/2024
Walmart announced that it will acquire TV maker Vizio in a deal valued at $2.3 billion to help boost Walmart’s advertising business through Vizio’s SmartCast Operating System. Plus we detail the big redesign changes YouTube is rolling out to creator channels. And what makes the iPad mini a better choice than the iPad Pro? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:27:53

Don’t Pass on Passkeys – DTNS 4708

2/16/2024
Bose has new earbuds that sit outide the ear canal instead of inside it. Plus, OpenAI’s Sora text to video-generating model is considered the best yet and it can render video games too. And passkeys will eventually supersede passwords for digital security. What should you know about using it in daily life? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:33:56

Returns Weren’t Part of the Vision – DTNS 4707

2/15/2024
Why is Meta clamping down on political posts and cutting back on funding for fact checking? Has the web evolved beyond the usefulness of robot.txt files to allow web crawlers? And why are people returning their Apple Vision Pros to the store? Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:22

What Did Nvidia Get Right? – DTNS 4706

2/14/2024
How did Nvidia go from gaming company to AI darling worth a total market cap just behind Apple and Microsoft? Plus how did a South African based dethrone Netflix as top streamer on the African continent? And Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a video of his views comparing the Vision Pro to the Meta Quest 3. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:32:46

Follow My Memories – DTNS 4705

2/13/2024
Nvidia demos Chat, an AI chatbot, running locally one of the company’s RTX series GPU. Google Meet announces, “Companion Mode” which helps you reach your teammates when dialing in on mobile devices. And Memorizer is an iOS app that combines a bit of Goodreads with a bit of Trakt and some Yelp. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:28:27

No Funimation! – DTNS 4704

2/12/2024
We do a rundown of the top four launch bugs on Samsung’s S24 smartphone. Plus the IEEE Spectrum has a report on how piezoelectric transducers can use a phone’s screen for both haptic feedback and a speaker. And Funimation announces that subscriber’s digital copies of shows and movies will go away after April 2nd. Starring Tom Merritt, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang, Joe To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:30:12

Where is Your Tribe? – DTNS 4703

2/9/2024
How does a small business navigate social media? How does Sam Altman plan to reshape the global semiconductor industry? And why is X pivoting towards video? Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Ant Pruitt, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:32:43

Playing the Streaming Games – DTNS 4702

2/8/2024
ESPN, Fox, and Warner Bros/Discover have agreed to a deal for a mega sports streaming service coming this Fall. Plus Singapore-based Brilliant Labs announced a pair of lightweight AR glasses called Frame, with a multimodal virtual assistant named Noa. And Google is changing the name of its AI-powered chatbot formerly known as Bard and its sister model Duet to Gemini. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:30:52

Betting on the Future of Gaming – DTNS 4701

2/7/2024
Why is Xbox looking to bring some of its exclusive titles to other platforms? And Apple and scientists at UC-Santa Barbara released an open source multimodal large language model that can let users edit images using natural language. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:31:27

Apple Vision Woe – DTNS 4700

2/6/2024
Some owners of the Apple Vision Pro report forgetting their passcode which can disable the headset if a passcode is entered in too many times. Plus Forbes is reporting High school applicants that utilize ChatGPT for personal essays, often hire human editors to de-AI them. And Mozilla introduces a privacy monitoring service, called Mozilla Monitor Plus for $8.99 a month. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:30:54

You Too Should Wait for Qi2 – DTNS 4699

2/5/2024
Allison is here to explain everything you need to know about wireless charging standards. Plus Amazon and Reach, the UK’s largest publisher, reach a deal to allow access to customer data for targeted advertising. And Meta’s Oversight Board ruled that a maliciously edited video of US President Joe Biden can stay on Facebook but recommends changes to the site’s rules on manipulated content. Starring Tom Merritt, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:23

Apple Vision Pros and Cons – DTNS 4698

2/2/2024
The Apple Vision Pro releases today and we share our thoughts. Plus Apple releases big numbers in its Q4 earnings call. And what happened to all the music on TikTok? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Terrance Gaines, Nica Montford, Eileen Rivera, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:36:35