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Beware of two new malwares that will infect your devices -- Gas station chain has a new tool to fight skimmers -- Apple makes a change that will help you in an emergency, and more

6/18/2018
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Fighting malware is a never-ending battle. Now two new viruses have been discovered and you need to know what to look for so your computer doesn’t get infected. Plus, more mergers! T-Mobile and Sprint are the latest to try to join forces, what it will mean for all cellphone users, and Facebook has a new policy on gun-related ads. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:12:16

Apple makes it tougher for crooks and police to break into iPhones -- YouTube’s making money off bomb threats -- Samsung phones set car on fire and more

6/15/2018
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Often hackers use easy to come by tools to get access to locked phones. Law enforcement uses these same tools but now Apple is cracking down. Find out how it will be tougher for crooks and police to get your stuff. A couple dies after taking a selfie, plus a car goes up in flames and all fingers point to Samsung phones. All that and more in Tech News Today.

Duration:00:09:46

One tool to help you protect your privacy online

6/14/2018
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We’re tired of the apologies from big companies who sold us out. Using secret data harvesting methods so we can be targeted by ads. In this podcast, I’m introducing you one of my sponsors, MySudo, and the cybersecurity and online privacy expert who designed the app to help us take control of our privacy.

Duration:00:39:40

A popular virtual assistant is hacked --Twitter wants to be news app -- A YouTube magic trick lands one kid in the hospital -- Google’s helping you find a college and more...

6/14/2018
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This virtual assistant has a bug you need to look for. Facebook cleans up against shoddy advertisers. A child is burned after performing a dangerous magic trick he saw on Youtube. Prospective students save time researching universities with this new Google feature. Kim Kardashian West asks Twitter for a big favor and causes a Twitter storm. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:09:59

Don’t wish “Happy Birthdays” on Facebook -- Fraudsters are using retailers to trick you -- Netflix decides the fate of popular Anthony Bourdain series and more

6/13/2018
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Facebook oversharing can make you a target of hackers. Do you realize how much they know about you from your posts? A new survey has some surprising results on how many people overshare. Plus, Google’s about to make parents a little happier; how it's teaming up with teachers to help. And it’s been a week since Anthony Bourdain died. Will Netflix continue to stream his popular series? All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:08:35

Twitter’s eye raising U.S./North Korea emoji -- FBI cracks down on wire fraud -- Seattle does about face on business tax and more

6/12/2018
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Twitter releases new emoji right before historic nuclear talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and it has everyone talking. Plus, a child advocacy group is holding Facebook’s feet to the fire over data sharing targeting teens. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:05:19

Security experts worry about airline hacking – New sneaky malware– Uber wants to know if you’re drunk and more

6/11/2018
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Newly obtained documents show security experts are concerned about the possibility of an airliner being hacked mid-flight. Plus, the new malware that’s so sneaky it’s taken almost 5 years to be detected! All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:04:29

Stay-at-home job seekers beware scammers posing as Amazon, tens of millions of Facebook users impacted after a bug exposes account info

6/8/2018
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A fake ad is targeting stay-at-home job seekers offering $500 a day for only a few hours of work, a Facebook bug makes 14M user posts go public and a malware attack by the Russians is stealing money from your bank account without your knowledge. All that and more in Tech New Today.

Duration:00:03:58

Facebook admits to sharing data with a communist country, Millions of dollars goes missing from Cambridge Analytica and more

6/7/2018
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The U.S. warns against Huawei, but Facebook has been sharing data with them all along, Former CEO of Cambridge Analytica is accused of stealing millions! Who needs a new iPhone when you’ve got a free upgrade coming our way? And girls seem to be more addicted to their phones than boys.

Duration:00:04:55

92 million accounts hacked from this popular DNA testing service, and Apple is being sued again

6/6/2018
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A popular service to test your DNA has been hacked and now 92 million accounts have been compromised. Are you one of them? Plus, third time is no charm for Apple, it’s being sued again. Meanwhile, the tech giant is trying to help our device addiction. We’ll tell you how. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:03:32

What cool secrets did Apple unveil at WWDC 2018? -- Apple app changes that will keep you from being addicted and more

6/5/2018
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Apple’s iOS 12 unveiled and bug fixes, time limits, and parental controls. Plus, Group FaceTime is on the way for macOS Mojave, the next operating system. All that and more in this free Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:05:11

Facebook shared your data with many-- Apple announces new products and services at annual conference and more

6/4/2018
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An investigation reveals that Facebook continues to overshare user data; Apple announces new operating system, products and services; and the White House tells us there’s proof of cell phone spying in Washington. All that and more in this free Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:03:55

Firefox boosts privacy controls -- Facebook is no longer a top site with teens and more

6/1/2018
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Firefox follows in the steps of Google Chrome and Apple Safari, listen in to hear more about its new privacy options. Teens say forget Facebook but where are they going instead? And Starbucks is under attack again, this time with a nasty meme. All that and more in this free Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:04:29

FBI warns against latest North Korea cyberattack -- Amazon and Whole Foods continue to expand and more

5/31/2018
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North Korea spreads malware to 19 countries, we’ll explain how they’re launching this massive cyber attack. Plus, more money savings as Amazon expands its Whole Foods discounts. Customized digital license plates are a thing now; Five fake Twitter accounts are allegedly being run by a big time NBA exec. All that and more in this free Tech News Today podcast.

Duration:00:04:31

FCC cracks down on fake pay tv boxes -- Is it really happening? Could artificial intelligence diagnose cancer? And more...

5/30/2018
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Fake pay tv boxes are a real problem and the US government is aggressively trying to shut it down; Artificial intelligence accurately diagnoses skin cancer in 95% of cases; and Google Chrome allows you to pause videos on Youtube with your face! All that and more in tech news today for Wednesday may 30th with special thanks to our partners at hello fresh.

Duration:00:03:07

Uber tests new 911 feature -- Facebook is accused of age discrimination and more.

5/29/2018
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Uber tests a new 911 safety feature in its app; A class action lawsuit says Facebook allows for discrimination in its employment ads; Fake movie links embedded in Google Chrome steals banking information. ALL THAT AND MORE IN TECH NEWS TODAY WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNER AT EPSON FAST PHOTO

Duration:00:03:13

Facebook’s new revenge porn program -- Millions of false net neutrality comments submitted -- Echo accidently records and sends message to contacts

5/25/2018
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Facebook expands its revenge porn pilot program to other countries; FCC acknowledges millions of submitted net neutrality comments may be from stolen identities; Echo records and sends private conversation to an acquaintance; What flaws did Apple know about the iPhone 6 and 6S?; Airbnb introduces new video editing and posting feature. Listen to all of that and more in this Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:04:34

International malware threatens daily operations -- Cellphone bills win over car payments -- Starbucks leads in mobile payments

5/24/2018
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Malicious data breaches impacts 500,000 devices; Users would rather lose their vehicle than give up their mobile phone; What’s the secret sauce to Starbucks’ success?; You can still get that $50 Apple battery refund; and Uber moves their self-driving vehicles test location to Pittsburgh. Listen to all of that and more in this Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:04:41

Amazon asked to stop selling recognition tech -- Spyware being used by domestic violence abusers -- Tesla deals with a major braking flaw -- and Instagram adds a new feature

5/23/2018
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Does using face recognition programs in law enforcement breach our free speech rights?, domestic violence victims are being exploited by their abusers easier than before; huge braking flaws on Tesla’s model 3; and a new feature launches with Instagram. Click here to listen to all of that and more in this Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:03:18

Obama signs multi-year production deal with Netflix -- A kickstarter company leaves investors high and dry -- Google drops its motto after 17 years -- Owners of mugshot.com get their own mugshots thanks to an arrest.

5/22/2018
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Former President Obama and his wife sign a multi-year deal with Netflix. Tens of thousands of customers are out of money as one kickstarter company goes under. After 17 years, Google drops its strange motto, and owners of mugshot.com are arrested. Click here to listen to all of that and more in this Tech News Today podcast from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:03:12