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Twice weekly Technology News show covering the Tech Space. With Segments on Science, Mobile, Digital TV, FAA, FCC, Cyber Security, Gadgets and Tech Politics.

Twice weekly Technology News show covering the Tech Space. With Segments on Science, Mobile, Digital TV, FAA, FCC, Cyber Security, Gadgets and Tech Politics.

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

Twice weekly Technology News show covering the Tech Space. With Segments on Science, Mobile, Digital TV, FAA, FCC, Cyber Security, Gadgets and Tech Politics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Amazon Dumps Millions of Products Annually! #1535

6/21/2021
So Amazon has been caught in an investigative piece in the UK of dumping literally millions of new and barely used items in landfills, while they claim it’s a recycling center the company doing the investigative work says it was a landfill? If so this is very damning info. Become an Insider today to get … Continue reading Amazon Dumps Millions of Products Annually! #1535 → The post Amazon Dumps Millions of Products Annually! #1535 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:56:44

Five Bills to Break Up Big Tech #1534

6/14/2021
There are five bills in work to essentially dismantle much of the power that big tech has today in an attempt to level the playing field but in all honesty, the measures do not go very far and have little chance of becoming law. Big tech is powerful and they spread money wide to politicians … Continue reading Five Bills to Break Up Big Tech #1534 → The post Five Bills to Break Up Big Tech #1534 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:48:16

Ford F-150 Lightning 100,000 Pre-Orders #1533

6/10/2021
The most sold pickup truck in the world the Ford F-150 electric version Lightning has had 100,000 pre-orders since its announcement. In comparison, Tesla had 250k orders in almost the same time for its cybertruck. The question is will Ford F-150 owners jump on board and support this new vehicle. My prediction is that it … Continue reading Ford F-150 Lightning 100,000 Pre-Orders #1533 → The post Ford F-150 Lightning 100,000 Pre-Orders #1533 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:43:25

Jeff Bezos to be an Astronaut #1532

6/7/2021
Jeff Bezos is going to risk life and limb and strap himself into a rocket and go on a joyride to space to earn his Astronaut wings. Stepping down as CEO as of July 5th will allow him the opportunity to travel to space with 5 others including his brother. I would suspect his insurance … Continue reading Jeff Bezos to be an Astronaut #1532 → The post Jeff Bezos to be an Astronaut #1532 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:56:32

Amazon Industrial Athlete #1531

6/3/2021
Have you ever heard of an Industrial Athlete? Well, that is what Amazon is referring to its employees in a leaked pamphlet that seriously attempts to make Amazon warehouse workers think they are training for some competition that happens daily. I am not sure what idiot came up with that slogan, obviously, one that does … Continue reading Amazon Industrial Athlete #1531 → The post Amazon Industrial Athlete #1531 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:50:47

Google Data Caps on June 1st #1530

5/24/2021
Google data caps are coming on June 1st make sure you are prepared and get a Google One account if needed. Lots of updates from my Hawaii trip.. I will be back in the Michigan studio a week from Monday. But being that is labor day there may be no show till Thursday. Become an … Continue reading Google Data Caps on June 1st #1530 → The post Google Data Caps on June 1st #1530 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:52:45

Robinhood makes IPO shares available. #1529

5/20/2021
Robinhood the trading app is going to make available IPO shares to common investors. This is a very big deal up to this point IPO shares have been reserved for the rich or famous and those banks and investment firms in favor. This may push me back to using. their app again. Become an Insider … Continue reading Robinhood makes IPO shares available. #1529 → The post Robinhood makes IPO shares available. #1529 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:37:23

Cyber Security Attacks on the Rise #1528

5/17/2021
66% of Cyber Security Officers in companies globally know their companies will come under cyber attack in the next year. Considering what the United States has gone through with the pipeline hack it’s pretty scary all things considering that it could be worse. Links below and commentary in the show. Become an Insider today to … Continue reading Cyber Security Attacks on the Rise #1528 → The post Cyber Security Attacks on the Rise #1528 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:53:10

Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media #1527

5/10/2021
Homeland Security is monitoring social media to detect plans of domestic terrorism. Why this is news is a surprise to me as we have been under constant surveillance since 9-11. If people are naive enough to think that what you post publicly has not been under scrutiny then you have not been paying attention to … Continue reading Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media #1527 → The post Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media #1527 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:57:26

SpaceX Starship 15 Lands #1526

5/6/2021
SpaceX has had some big wins Crew 1 home from ISS safely. Another launch of Starlink satellites and most impressively the landing of starship 15 without exploding. This is a major win for SpaceX and if they can rinse and repeat this feat over the coming months they will become a much more impressive force … Continue reading SpaceX Starship 15 Lands #1526 → The post SpaceX Starship 15 Lands #1526 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:44:21

SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights #1525

4/29/2021
SpaceX has been approved for an additional 3 test flights by the FAA for its Boca Chica flight facility. This is a big deal in that they got all three approved at once. We will see if SpaceX can land one upright. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal … Continue reading SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights #1525 → The post SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights #1525 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:46:51

Do you own Media Purchased at Apple? #1524

4/26/2021
Do you really own media you buy at Apple or is it more like long-term rental with them having the option to recall or remove the rental from your media library? That is a question being asked in a lawsuit that has been filed after several individuals have called into question the BUY option and … Continue reading Do you own Media Purchased at Apple? #1524 → The post Do you own Media Purchased at Apple? #1524 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:38:47

Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny #1523

4/22/2021
Tesla AutoPilot is under serious scrutiny after 2 people were killed when the driver was in the passenger seat. Consumer Reports has reported how they got a Tesla to drive around a test track with no one in the driver’s seat. People will do dumb things to get themselves killed but this is ridiculous and … Continue reading Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny #1523 → The post Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny #1523 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:04:26

Ingenuity Flys on Mars #1522

4/19/2021
Ingenuity Helicopter has its first successful flight on Mars while the flight only lasted 30 seconds this is a huge accomplishment by the NASA and JPL team to pull this off. We will see now how further they can push the envelope in the amount of time in the air and the distance to travel. … Continue reading Ingenuity Flys on Mars #1522 → The post Ingenuity Flys on Mars #1522 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:55:12

Big Tech is Fine with Corporate Tax Hikes #1521

4/15/2021
Big tech thinks corporate tax hikes of 7% are acceptable when they barely pay and federal taxes, to begin with, is quite obtuse of them. When they start paying their fair share. Small companies like mine take the brunt of corporate tax increases it really would be criminal to do this in a time when … Continue reading Big Tech is Fine with Corporate Tax Hikes #1521 → The post Big Tech is Fine with Corporate Tax Hikes #1521 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:05:03

Facebook Labeled by Apple as Peeping Tom #1520

4/12/2021
Apple has labeled Facebook as a Peeping tom upping the war between them and explaining you do not need to accept Facebook tracking and spying on you. So please say no to track when you get IOS 14.5 this is your chance to stop the madness. Become an Insider today to get access to this … Continue reading Facebook Labeled by Apple as Peeping Tom #1520 → The post Facebook Labeled by Apple as Peeping Tom #1520 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:55:54

100 Billion in EV Rebates #1519

4/8/2021
The 2.25 Trillion stimulus package being promoted by the White House contains 100 billion dollars for EV rebates. So if you were thinking about an Electric Vehicle I think I would delay in going picking one up before seeing what kind of free cash from the taxpayers you can get for your next car. Just … Continue reading 100 Billion in EV Rebates #1519 → The post 100 Billion in EV Rebates #1519 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:55:06

Mars Helicopter Survives #1518

4/5/2021
Mars Ingenuity rover’s Helicopter has survived its first nite on Mars paving the way for test and potential hover flight on April 11th this is all good news as NASA is hitting all its milestones so far with this program. Also, Elon Musk explains why SN11 Blew up during its test flight. Let’s just say … Continue reading Mars Helicopter Survives #1518 → The post Mars Helicopter Survives #1518 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:45:46

Big Tech killed Arizona App Legislation #1517

4/1/2021
Big Tech primarily Google hired nearly all the lobbyist in Arizona to pressure the legislature to not vote on a bill that would have caused both Apple and Google to lose revenue in that app developers would have been able to use third party payment processing systems bypassing the toll Google and Apple apply on … Continue reading Big Tech killed Arizona App Legislation #1517 → The post Big Tech killed Arizona App Legislation #1517 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:52:20

Unlock Everything with your Phone #1516

3/25/2021
In the very near future, you will be able to unlock nearly anything with your phone. You may even be able to have your Passport and or Drivers license embedded in your phone. We will see how the adoption of that goes as people are very wary that it will be a new way to … Continue reading Unlock Everything with your Phone #1516 → The post Unlock Everything with your Phone #1516 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:46:53