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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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@ACEDTECT

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English


Episodes

Ransomware As A Service - DTNS 4015

4/22/2021
Yesterday a Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing called “Antitrust Applied: Examining Competition in App Stores” focused on Apple and Google’s control over their app stores, we examine why the Netbook never took off and discuss the spec leaks on the next generation MacBook. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Justin Robert Young, Dan Campos, Roger Chang, Joe. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:23

VR stands for Virtual Recovery - DTNS 4014

4/21/2021
The European Commission proposed a bill Wednesday to develop comprehensive regulation of Artificial Intelligence. What’s in it and will it impact users outside of the EU’s borders? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:38

The Remote Is Fixed, Stop Complaining! - DTNS 4013

4/20/2021
Apple announced a flurry of new products including a new Pro level iPad and a M1 powered iMac. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Charlotte Henry, Nica Montford, Terrance Gaines, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:23

Electric Luxury - DTNS 4012

4/19/2021
Mercedes unveils its EQS, an all electric S-class luxury sedan, Reddit launches its Clubhouse competitor, and Nica Montford from SnobOS introduces us to Angie Jones, First-Ever Black Female Java Champion. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Tim Stevens, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:41

DTNSxTWIS Crossover Show

4/18/2021
Join DTNS and the crew from TWIS as the two grand pillars of podcasting join forces for an epic podcast episode filled with science, technology and fun. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Kirsten Sanford, Justin Jackson, Blair Bazdarich. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:31:36

Now You Can Judge a Kindle by it's Cover - DTNS 4011

4/16/2021
What does “no” in Android’s location history really mean? The Internet of Secure Things Alliance has expanded its certifications of i-O-T devices to include mobile apps and VPNs and Adias has a new show with material made from mushroom roots. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:15

You've Got to Fight for Your Right to Disconnect - DTNS 4010

4/15/2021
The UK union Prospect, which represents scientists, engineers and tech workers is lobbying the government to create a “right to disconnect.” The law would not stipulate when companies could communicate with workers but require that companies negotiate with staff on rules about when and when not you can be contacted for work purposes. Will it succeed and should the policy be copied elsewhere? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show...

Duration:00:31:46

VR so good, it's Supernatural - DTNS 4009

4/14/2021
Urbanista announced its latest wireless noise-canceling headphones- the Urbanista Los Angeles, TikTok claims to have more than 100 million US monthly active users, with 732 million globally and Facebook announced several updates coming to the Oculus Quest in version 28 of the headset’s OS. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:06

A Healthy Dose Of Security - DTNS 4008

4/13/2021
Microsoft announced new Surface hardware and a variety of accessories, Roku began rolling out Roku OS 10, which adds AirPlay 2 and HomeKit compatibility, and the hidden patient health data attached to medical images that people should know about. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Seth Rosenblatt, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:11

Nvidia's Multiple ARMs - DTNS 4007

4/12/2021
At Nvidia’s GPU Technology conference the company unveiled Grace, the company’s latest ARM based SoC CPU design, Logitech announced it will no longer manufacture Harmony remotes, and Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman’s sources say Apple is working on a couple of new smart home devices. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:28

DTNS Special: EV Owner's Roundtable

4/11/2021
We get so many questions about electric vehicles or EVs, that we decided to gather some EV experts and enthusiasts to tell us what their experiences are and what those of you curious about Evs should know before getting behind the wheel. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Rod Simmons, Bodi Grimm, Howard Yermish. Link to show notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:59:01

Ready Monkey Player 1 - DTNS 4006

4/9/2021
Cal-Berkeley’s Zhongyu Li has built Cassie, a robot that teaches itself how to walk through reinforcement learning, An audit by scientists at the University of Southern California found that Facebook’s ad delivery system still has a gender bias leading to some ads being shown to male but not females regardless of skill qualifications and The US National Institutes of Health issued a grant to scientists at General Electric to further develop a sensor capable of detecting COVID-19. Starring...

Duration:00:31:56

Bucket of Power- DTNS 4005

4/8/2021
Facebook announces its Clubhouse competitor, more on Apple vs Epic, and Andrew Heaton shares his experience podcasting in a camping trailer. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Andrew Heaton, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:12

No Thanks for the Memories - DTNS 4004

4/7/2021
Lauren Goode has an article on Wired called “I Called Off My Wedding. The Internet Will Never Forget”. We discuss how the Internet can make it hard to forget and move past painful events in our lives. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:08

Chip Problems On Display – DTNS 4003

4/6/2021
Clubhouse rolls out its first monetization feature, called simply, Clubhouse Payments, Signal plans to add support for MobileCoin and why a shortage in the tiny little display driver chips is at the heart of the wider chip shortage. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:20

Digital Copyright Wars - DTNS 4002

4/5/2021
Facebook's dataset of 533 million accounts hacked in 2020 is now being offered for free, LG is leaving the mobile communications business, and the SCOTUS ruled in Google’s favor over a suit brought by Oracle over 11,500 lines of code. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:41

Beauty Is in the Eye of the Filter - DTNS 4001

4/2/2021
Vaccine passes are in development. The idea is to be able to securely show who has been vaccinated to enable a return to normal faster. How do they work and where have they been implemented? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:40

In Tech We Trust? - DTNS 4000

4/1/2021
Edelman surveyed more than 33,000 people in 28 countries to gauge consumer trust in institutions like media, government, and businesses. Trust in the tech sector fell by 7 percent around the world – a third straight year of decline. What’s behind the decline and what if anything should tech companies do about it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:31

A Permanent Record of Bad Decisions - DTNS 3999

3/31/2021
Motherboard posted a story earlier this week about multiple occurrences where someone bought an NFT and then the thing the NFT referred to disappeared, Facebook announced a couple new features and Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that in the next several months, Apple may make an announcement for a mixed reality headset. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:05

Nvidia Sets the Bar and Resizes it - DTNS 3998

3/30/2021
LinkedIn is adding features that cater to video creators, Arm announced its first major new chip architecture in ten years, called Armv9, and PayPal will let US users use cryptocurrency holdings to pay online merchants in the coming months with a feature it calls Checkout with Crypto. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:17