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TEH 052: Ladies and Gentlemen, Voyager 2 has Left the Heliosphere

12/10/2018
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In This Episode: What does it mean that Voyager 2 has left the heliosphere? Google+ is really, really dying. So, apparently, is Tumblr. And at least the older ScanSnaps. And the Microsoft Edge browser. But GitHub becomes an official government source ...for laws?! Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh52

Duration:00:58:15

TEH 051: Paper Spam: Coming to a Printer Near You?

12/3/2018
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In This Episode: The Marriott breach: should the executives go to jail? 5G (not?) coming to a phone near you. Can spammers print messages to your Internet-connected printer? (Maybe!) An unlikely iPhone scam. Advances in E-Ink. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh51

Duration:00:54:44

TEH 050: Floppies in Space

11/26/2018
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In This Episode: TEH starts its second year! Landing on Mars. Son of Spectre. Hacking CPAP machines to better treat sleep apnea. Astronaut finds a cache of old floppy disks. Is Apple's App Store an (illegal) monopoly? Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh50

Duration:01:02:47

TEH 049: We Deserve Better

11/12/2018
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In This Episode: Google again steps up as the Internet Police. Is Bitlocker the problem, or the solution? Fuzzbots to the rescue? Can you be arrested for remotely wiping your cell phone? (Yes!) Jump to shark, and being informed about Informed Delivery. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh49

Duration:00:58:45

TEH 048: A Taxing Situation

11/5/2018
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In This Episode: Election coverage goes increasingly high tech. "Ballot selfies" are illegal in some states. Drone swarms will soon be deployed in search & rescue emergencies. The burden on small businesses having to collect sales taxes: it's going to be very complicated, and may force many out of business. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh48

Duration:00:59:56

TEH 047: This Cloud Thing — We Should Do Something With That

10/29/2018
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In This Episode: IBM: trying to stay relevant? New copyright rules means you can fix your own phone, and...! The Hubble Space Telescope, no CAPTCHA in ReCAPTCHA? Bitcoin's electricity draw, and Facebook is spying on us? Say it ain't so! Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh47

Duration:00:59:47

TEH 046: Start The Podcast Over, We Ruined It

10/22/2018
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New Episode: Relief from Robocalls is coming. Will your next ID be implanted? Exploring planet Mercury. Might Elon Musk tweet for ...eternity?! Media player vulnerabilities. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh46

Duration:00:57:58

TEH 045: A Million Ways to Stream

10/16/2018
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In This Episode: Paul Allen, Do Millennials donate blood? PHP 5.x going away, yet millions of sites still use it. Cheap backup drives, and Winamp is coming back! Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh45

Duration:00:56:57

TEH 044: The Announcer’s Test

10/9/2018
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In This Episode: We cover two definite NOT breaches of the Week: Google+ and Chinese Chips. The problematic Windows 10 October Update. Parents might want to check their local Sex Offender Registry before their kids head out on Halloween. And wait until you hear the Announcer's Test. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh44

Duration:01:01:59

TEH 043: Don’t Be Evil …Forever!

10/1/2018
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In This Episode: Google dumped its "Don't Be Evil" promise years ago, but can a new idea to "decentralize the web" work, and keep its promise forever? The Facebook breach affects more than your Facebook account. Tim Berners-Lee's Inrupt project. And game streaming? Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh43

Duration:01:01:54

TEH 042: You Don’t Own That

9/24/2018
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New Episode: Big changes coming to music copyrights. Google backpedals on WWW. Android turns 10. Do you answer your phone if you don't know who's calling? Scrabble is OK with EW. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh42

Duration:01:01:15

TEH 041: Don’t Copyright My Loot Box

9/17/2018
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In This Episode: Update on the Brazilian State Museum fire: social media to the rescue! Another month, another new EU law: copyright -- will it affect those outside the EU? Game “Loot Boxes”: is that gambling? Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh41

Duration:01:01:46

TEH 040: Something Random Floated In From Japan

9/11/2018
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In This Episode: Google is trying to "kill off" the www. (and the m.) in URLs. The Ocean Cleanup project has a huge job ahead of it. Microsoft plans to implement a "monthly charge" for Windows 7 support: but you can't have it! Plus: CRISPR. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh40

Duration:01:00:48

TEH 039: Going to the Dogs

9/3/2018
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In This Episode: If Google is "fooled" by insecure network-based security, can any of us be fully confident in such devices? Digitizing museums: Can you back up history? (Yes! And we should.) Sony's new Aibo robot dog: cool, or crazy? And a working Apple I is going on auction. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh39

Duration:01:06:24

TEH 038: Your Face Rings a Bell

8/27/2018
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In This Episode: Scanner OCR software may be uploading your documents to the cloud -- and showing them to anyone who knows where to look. U.S. airports are starting to get facial recognition software. Twitter has new rules for bots. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh38

Duration:01:01:06

TEH 037: Listening Devices *Everywhere*

8/20/2018
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In This Episode: Routers are in the news again: how to ensure your router is as safe as possible. Do Netflix and other streaming services want you to stop sharing your password? And maybe user reviews are coming to an end: they're being gamed. Plus: Universities are starting to put Amazon Echo devices everywhere. Creepy, or useful? https://TEHpodcast.com/teh37

Duration:01:01:30

TEH 036: The 3-Point Test

8/13/2018
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In This Episode: How to tell if click-bait stories are worth paying attention to. Amazon Web Services accidentally reveals GoDaddy internal "trade secret" documents. New AI finds who was overlooked by Wikipedia -- and it's mostly women. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh36

Duration:01:04:17

TEH 035: Unnecessary, Mean-Spirited, and Harmful

8/7/2018
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In This Episode: Using Dropbox for backups. Is two-factor authentication too weak to use? (No!) Scores of Android apps had malware -- but it's not a problem because.... New exploit in WPA2. SpaceX launch. Google sucking up to China. And Apple blowing off affiliates. Show Notes: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh35

Duration:01:01:36

TEH 034: Scotty! Beam Me Up

7/31/2018
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In This Episode: Sure, give prison inmates tablets and online access -- what could go wrong? Hacking attendees at a cybercurrency conference nets $5 million. Dropbox gets bigger. Star Trek sound effects. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh34

Duration:00:57:37

TEH 033: I Am Root!

7/23/2018
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In This Episode: It doesn't have to be a "data breach" to be a real screwup, so how to protect yourself? Corgis, Coffee and Vodka, oh my! British Airways screws up the concept of privacy. Cisco screws up the concept of security. The surprising way 12 new moons of Jupiter were discovered. Satellites using ...film?! And the tech behind TEH. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh33

Duration:01:04:09