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Billions for a building #095

9/25/2021
This week, Twitter pays millions, Google pays billions and Apple TV+ has a few million subscribers Show Notes: Twitter will pay over $800 million dollars Google buys a building for $2.1 billion dollars Apple TV+ and its subscribers Microsoft Surface event Apple reportedly working on mental health Mobile Museum GoodRx Health Google will give you more info about ads Amazon will hold on an event on September 28th GM and OnStar Documentary on DC Comics on HBO Max What's new on Netflix in October...

Duration:01:53:16

Reddit, really? You are valued over $10 billion? #094

8/12/2021
This week, Samsung is flipping and folding again, Amazon is paying customers and Reddit is valued at over $10 billion dollars Show Notes: Samsung Unpacked Amazon to pay customers Reddit is now valued at $10 billion Verizon integrates Apple Health T-Mobile is selling fiber internet Amazon palm print investigation eBay Q2 Disney+ hits 116 million subscribers Tik Tok Frozen Honey challenge

Duration:01:31:37

What in the hell is wrong with these people? #093

8/5/2021
This week, Google is going Pro, Zoom is going to settle and Amazon is selling a smart soap dispenser. Show Notes: Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Zoom settles lawsuit over "Zoombombing" Amazon's smart soap dispenser Amazon is offering $10 in credit for your palm print Microsoft announces the new "Super Duper Secure Mode" for Edge Uber Q2 Roku Q2 Apple places female engineering program manager on administrative leave Spotify testing a new subscription The FCC releases its first mobile...

Duration:01:35:47

$100,000 for a TV or a house? #092

7/15/2021
This week, Facebook wants to give money to creators, do you want to spend money for a rollable tv? and Clippy is back! Facebook will be making payments to creators LG OLED rollable tv Microsoft's Office Clippy returns AT&T will bring 5G mmwave to airports Twitter sees a jump in demand to remove content from journalists Verizon has the best overall network iPhone 13 rumors Galaxy S20 displays are suddenly dying iPhone camera detects rare eye cancer in a 3-month-old boy Delta stole its pilots'...

Duration:01:22:49

Something is coming from “Nothing” #091

7/10/2021
This week, Andy Jassey steps up as the new Amazon CEO, if you are looking into a new job TikTok may have a solution for you, and there is something that is coming this month from "Nothing" Show Notes: Andy Jassey is the new Amazon CEO Nothing earbuds TikTok resumes Individuals now spend more time on TikTok Verizon promises 5G services to TracFone customers Airbnb has blocked tens of thousands of partiers Trump sues Big Tech CEO's Google boots 9 apps from the Play Store Universal's films will...

Duration:01:25:21

Jeff says fly me to the moon #090

6/11/2021
This week, Jeff Bezos is flying to the moon, Bitcoin lands in El Salvador as legal tender, and Facebook will have its own smartwatch Show Notes: Jeff Bezos and his brother is flying to the moon Bitcoin in El Salvador Facebooks 1st smartwatch US House Representative tweets his Gmail password Volkswagen says more than 3.3 million of their customers' information exposed 2% of the top 1,000 apps in the App Store were reportedly scams WWDC 2021

Duration:01:21:32

What is N-Plus? #089

5/6/2021
This week, NetFlix adds a plus, Uber’s pleased with a minus and Apple is working on a foldable iPhone? Show Notes: Uber Q1 Apple reportedly working on a foldable iPhone Chromebook shipments soared 275% in Q1 Google adds more flexibility to its return to work policies Boost Mobile's Unlimted Plus plan throws in free virtual doctor visits Netflix "N-Plus" Toshiba launches a new lineup of Fire TV Edition televisions

Duration:01:19:44

CES returns to Vegas #088

4/29/2021
This week, Samsung unpacks again with products, Apple breaks records again in its earnings, and yes returns in Las Vegas Show Notes: Samsung's Galaxy Book range Apple Q2 CES returns to Las Vegas Alphabet Q1 Verizon tries to sell Yahoo and AOL T-Mobile SyncUp Tracker ADT sues Amazon's Ring Google wants to put Nest Hubs into hotel rooms Sony has sold 7.8 million PS5 consoles Spotify Q1 HBO Max will be $9.99 a month with ads Woman charged with embezzlement for not returning VHS tape FCC to...

Duration:01:35:15

Apple springs in action #087

4/22/2021
This week, Apple springs into action, global smartphone sales rise and Twitter will allow you to upload and view photos in 4K Show Notes Apple's Spring Loaded event Twitter images in 4K FCC robocall mitigation database Microsoft Cloud PC Verizon 5G Home broadband is heading to 3 new cities Global smartphone sales 24% in Q1 Disney+ is getting Spiderman YouTube Mobile starts offering video quality options Mcdonald's adding a BTS meal Spotify paid subscriptions

Duration:01:23:18

No! No! And Oh no! #086

4/9/2021
This week, LG is no longer in the smartphone market, you can no longer get an answer from Yahoo, and oh no 500 million Facebook users data leaked online Show Notes: LG calls it quits Yahoo Answers shuts down next month Over 500 million Facebook user's personal data have leaked online Californa man indicted for stealing Shopify customer data T-Mobile's Uncarrier Next event YouTube and Facebook are the most widely used platforms Uber entices drivers Best Buy Beta Google I/O The Pixel 5a 5G is...

Duration:01:30:50

A Pet Rock for 2021 #085

3/25/2021
This week, a tweet sold for millions, Comcast is investing in billions and you can pay in bitcoin for a Tesla Show Notes: Jack Dorsey's tweet sold for $2.5 million dollars Comcast to invest $1 billion over the next decade You can buy a Tesla with bitcoin Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEO's appeared in Congress Uber partners with ScriptDrop T-Mobile Tuesdays Regal Cinemas strikes deal with WB Disney + raising prices Discovery + and GameStop Reddit documentary Every new movie and show on...

Duration:01:24:28

Amazon wants to take care of you #084

3/18/2021
This week, Amazon wants to take care of you, the FCC fines 2 telemarketers for millions, and instead of a face id, a thumbprint, or entering a pin you might able to wink at your phone to unlock it. Amazon Care FCC fines two telemarketers $225 million Proposed face unlock system Rep.Bowman introduces new bill to lower broadband costs Apple dominated the wearables market Apple Maps can help you find a COVID-19 vaccine T-Mobile customers are getting a free Pandora app Walmart is making an...

Duration:01:07:21

You can’t have Fry’s with that #083

2/25/2021
This week, you can no longer have Fry's with that electronics order, GameStop's stock price goes up again, and no it doesn't have to do with Robinhood and Best Buy lays off 5,000 employees Show Notes: Fry's closing its doors GameStop's stock price goes up again Best Buy lays off employees FCC authorizes a $50 discount for low-income internet bills You can call for a Lyft YouTube will expand parental controls for tweens and teens Pluto TV and CBS All Access subscribers grow Woman earns $3,000...

Duration:01:12:36

Roaring Kitty getting sued #082

2/18/2021
This week, Roaring Kitty is getting sued, Google is paying News Corp and Amazon wants you to build it Show Notes: Roaring Kitty is getting sued Google will pay News Corp outlets for using their content Amazon's Build It Chromebooks overtake Macs Google and Facebook dominate mobile apps New Samsung laptops Comcast delays data cap Mark Wahlberg will produce a series about MoviePass NASA's Deep Space Food Challenge

Duration:01:14:18

Jeff Bezos steps down #081

2/4/2021
This week Jeff Bezos steps down, RobinHood steps up and Google pays up Show Notes: Jeff Bezos steps down from Amazon Robinhood's Super Bowl ad Google will pay $3.8 million to settle discrimination accusations T-Mobile continues growth Spotify's 345 million listeners iCloud outage Amazon plans to install always-on surveillance cameras in vehicles Comcast delays data cap Call to the FCC to expand remote learning connectivity And if you missed TPN's live coverage of CES 2021, you can catch up...

Duration:01:30:23

What’s new at CES 2021? #80

1/8/2021
This week, T-Mobile adds millions of customers, Apple’s App Store made billions, and an early preview of what’s coming to CES 2021 Show Notes: T-Mobile adds 5.6 million customers Apple announces record App Store spending Samsung C-Lab Samsung's new Frame TV Sharp unveils Alexa-enable microwaves LG's new stick vacuum What to expect from 2021 Amazon pledges $2 billion toward affordable housing Amazon Prime Pantry is dead Verizon puts 3G shutdown plans on hold Motorola launches 4 new sub-$400...

Duration:01:23:12

So long 2020! Hello 2021! #079

12/17/2020
This week, Gmail goes down, Google Max goes away and HBO Max arrives on Roku Show Notes: Google had outages Google is retiring the Google Home Max HBO Max on Roku FTC orders Amazon, Facebook, and others how they collect data Amazon Made for You Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony collaborate Google Chromecast will get Apple TV soon BBC will launch a new subscription streaming channel Movies and TV shows coming to Disney+ in January 2021 What's coming to Hulu in January 2021 What's new on Netflix...

Duration:01:48:39

Wait?! The Apple AirPods cost how much?! #078

12/10/2020
This week, Apple announced its AirPods Max and you would not believe what it will cost you, HBO Max saw a huge increase in subscribers, and Airbnb's IPO shares more than doubled Show Notes: Apple AirPods Max HBO Max hits 12.6 million subscribers Airbnb shares soars Spotify resets passwords AMC warns it'll run out of cash YouTube TV subscribers are getting free Chromcasts Best photo scanners Has your bank account been hacked? Microsoft Bing can help you cook dinner Next week will be our last...

Duration:01:26:00

Apple fined for millions #077

12/4/2020
This week, Apple fined 12 million dollars by Italy, Amazon is having a record-breaking sales season and PC sales are growing Show Notes: Apple fined $12 million by Italy Amazon's "biggest holiday season" Notebook PC sales with a 26% growth in Q4 YouTube's top trending videos list for 2020 Google Play Awards Apple's top apps of 2020 Airbnb seeks valuation of up to $35 billion in its IPO Best laptops for kids 7 best cell phones for senior citizens Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of...

Duration:01:45:17

Apple’s M1 #076

11/12/2020
This week, Apple brings in M1, YouTube had a global outage and a customer had a sideways misfortune with T-Mobile Show Notes: Apple M1 Event YouTube outage T-Mobile customer shares frustration Google Photos is updating its storage policy Amazon recalls Ring doorbells Broadband power users explode Hasan Minhaj joins The Morning Show AMC launches private theater rentals Xor's new luxury smartphone

Duration:01:18:18