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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

Senate calls on FTC to Protect Consumer Privacy #1555

9/20/2021
Democrats in the Senate have sent the FTC a request to make rules to protect consumer privacy seeing they have failed to get any type of legislation passed in recent history. I am of the opinion that anything the FTC or FCC does will result in an epic court battle that they will likely lose. … Continue reading Senate calls on FTC to Protect Consumer Privacy #1555 → The post Senate calls on FTC to Protect Consumer Privacy #1555 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:53:48

Fake Covid Vaccine Cards Exploding on Marketplaces #1554

9/16/2021
Since President Biden has issued more vaccine mandates there has been a surge in fake covid vaccine cards being sold on the internet for as much as $100 each. With no digital tracking in many states this is going to be a ongoing growing concern as these cards make it into the general population. Become … Continue reading Fake Covid Vaccine Cards Exploding on Marketplaces #1554 → The post Fake Covid Vaccine Cards Exploding on Marketplaces #1554 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:55:40

Facebook VIP List with no Posting Restrictions #1553

9/13/2021
Facebook VIP is a list of 5.8 million people that do not have to follow community standard guidelines and can almost get away with anything up to a point. It shows there are the have’s and the have not’s. Not surprising at all considering that all Facebook was worried about was PR. Seems they have … Continue reading Facebook VIP List with no Posting Restrictions #1553 → The post Facebook VIP List with no Posting Restrictions #1553 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:34:52

Your driver license on an iPhone #1551

9/2/2021
Kirk here for Todd while he is away on travel for this Thursday’s episode. Apple made the announcement that if you live in the US, you can have your state ID or driver license stored on your iPhone, while for some people it’s great to have it on your iPhone however Apple has been criticized … Continue reading Your driver license on an iPhone #1551 → The post Your driver license on an iPhone #1551 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:32:05

China is being tough on children #1550

8/30/2021
Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away on business travel, he will be back a week from this Thursday, September 9th. It’s great to be back in the guest host chair for this week!. In this episode, China cuts children’s online gaming to only an hour! Can you imagine other … Continue reading China is being tough on children #1550 → The post China is being tough on children #1550 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:28:22

Was it an Alien? #1549

8/26/2021
Did Russians see an Alien spacecraft entering the atmosphere or was it something less sinister burning up. No one knows but the images are pretty interesting. Ok folk Kirk takes over for two episodes while I am on business travel. Enjoy the shows while I am out. Become an Insider today to get access to … Continue reading Was it an Alien? #1549 → The post Was it an Alien? #1549 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:43:25

Covid 19 Vaccine Data Leaked #1548

8/23/2021
Covid 19 Vaccine data has been leaked on 38 million individuals along with a whole host of PII. Nothing is sacred and you can blame Microsoft and those that use the services that were open for anyone to just review on the web. I update you on what’s happening with me and give you the … Continue reading Covid 19 Vaccine Data Leaked #1548 → The post Covid 19 Vaccine Data Leaked #1548 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:54:00

Amazon Building Shopping Centers? #1547

8/19/2021
Amazon has decided that they want in the shopping center business after them and Walmart knocked out almost every small retail business in America. What say you? Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal show that will give you complete behind-the-scenes access to yours truly. Subscribe to the Newsletter. … Continue reading Amazon Building Shopping Centers? #1547 → The post Amazon Building Shopping Centers? #1547 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:54:00

Power’s Out! #1546

8/16/2021
I am in the middle of the longest power outage I have experienced in many years. Going on six days without power while we have a generator it’s been interesting how you have to manage power resources. Yet the show goes on tonight at the studio where I do have power grid electricity. Become an … Continue reading Power’s Out! #1546 → The post Power’s Out! #1546 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:51:01

Apple Betrays Trust of it’s Users! #1545

8/9/2021
Apple has decided to go backward in end-to-end encryption by deploying image and message scanning in an attempt to detect naughty pictures sent by minors and to catch predators and those that exploit children. Even the EFF has come out against what they are calling a backdoor to security. I am curious what your thoughts … Continue reading Apple Betrays Trust of it’s Users! #1545 → The post Apple Betrays Trust of it’s Users! #1545 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:59:36

Time to learn Code #1544

7/29/2021
16 sites to learn code and give yourself another opportunity to learn a new skill that may come in handy at your day job and or start a new career. You do not have to have a college degree anymore to be a world-class coder it helps but you can get started with only a … Continue reading Time to learn Code #1544 → The post Time to learn Code #1544 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:50:45

Health Misinformation on Section 230 Bill #1542

7/22/2021
The Senate is introducing what it is touting as the Health Mis-Information Exemption on Section 230 that will hold companies responsible for only putting out or allowing what the government deems to be the truth according to government health officials and failure to do so will result in prosecution and liability. Is this insanity at … Continue reading Health Misinformation on Section 230 Bill #1542 → The post Health Misinformation on Section 230 Bill #1542 appeared first on Geek News...

Duration:00:41:37

Facebook is not Killing People #1541

7/19/2021
President Biden has reversed course and said that Facebook is not killing people as he earlier suggested over the weekend. Meanwhile, the surgeon general has double-downed on his finger pointing at social media and wants them to censor what they say is misinformation. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very … Continue reading Facebook is not Killing People #1541 → The post Facebook is not Killing People #1541 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:56:14

Whitehouse becomes Internet Censor #1540

7/15/2021
The Whitehouse has decided that it wants to be the new Internet Censor and tell Facebook and News organizations what they consider misinformation. They want those organizations to teach their reporters and moderators how to seek this information out and censor it. The Press is already a puppet of this administration, so they will likely … Continue reading Whitehouse becomes Internet Censor #1540 → The post Whitehouse becomes Internet Censor #1540 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:58:11

SpaceX Newest Drone Ship #1539

7/12/2021
Elon Musk went and built himself a new self-propelled drone ship! The post SpaceX Newest Drone Ship #1539 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:00:44

Woz Supports Right to Repair #1538

7/8/2021
Steve Wozniak supports the right to repair movement and comments that Apple would not be where it is today without that very ability in the early days of Apple’s existence. You and I know that there has been a lot of water under the bridge since then and companies really do not want to make … Continue reading Woz Supports Right to Repair #1538 → The post Woz Supports Right to Repair #1538 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:52:55

Aeronautics pioneer Wally Funk to join Jeff Bezos on first crewed Blue Origin flight #1537

7/1/2021
The Geek News Central Podcast The post Aeronautics pioneer Wally Funk to join Jeff Bezos on first crewed Blue Origin flight #1537 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:50:36

Amazon Fires Flex Workers by Computer #1536

6/28/2021
Amazon is firing Flex workers by computer and the company is perfectly ok with that even if it makes mistakes. There is a long line of people wanting flex jobs and so long as they have applicants they will just use and abuse and toss these workers to the unemployment line for little to no … Continue reading Amazon Fires Flex Workers by Computer #1536 → The post Amazon Fires Flex Workers by Computer #1536 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:11:25

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