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Tech on Tap: Sprout CEO makes significant moves, people want to leave the Bay area, and privacy issues versus privacy innovation

6/15/2018
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Jason, Michael and Laura talk about the top stories on tap, the latest news from Amazon HQ2, and tease a new conversation with Robbie Allen of Infinia ML. The deep dive for the week is centered around privacy issues with Facebook and privacy safeguards announced by Apple at WWDC.

Duration:00:33:02

Tech on Tap Conversations: Marc Zionts of Automated Insights

6/7/2018
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Automated Insights CEO Marc Zionts talks about what it really means to turn data into content, and what the company is doing to make robot-generated content unrecognizable from human-generated content.

Duration:00:22:04

Tech on Tap: Amazon HQ2 wants to go urban in downtown Raleigh, user privacy vs. smart home devices that are always listening

6/1/2018
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The team talks to WRAL TechWire editor Rick Smith about a recent rumor that Amazon is eyeing downtown Raleigh for HQ2 and what that means for a changing skyline, and if both Apple and Amazon coming to the Triangle is still on the table.

Duration:00:32:40

Tech on Tap Conversations: Momentum Learning co-founder Jessica Mitsch

5/24/2018
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In the extended cut of our conversation with Momentum Learning co-founder and CEO Jessica Mitsch, Laney Tipton delves into the why behind the fully immersive coding school in an age when the options for continuing education are rampant.

Duration:00:24:24

Tech on Tap: Done deal? NC lawmakers finalizing deal to bring Apple to the Triangle

5/17/2018
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Laney Tipton is joined by Jason Eder to talk about the bombshell of Apple reaching a deal to plant roots in the Triangle, anticipating thousands of jobs paying over $100,000.

Duration:00:15:54

Tech on Tap: Death by Tesla, local coffee brewing startup making national waves, big tax incentives for Amazon, Google as a wellness tracker

5/16/2018
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The team talks about the latest death involving a driverless vehicle, how Slingshot coffee is making a national impact right from our backyard, changes with a former bigwig at Epic Games and the Triangle ranking in the top spots for best cities to start a career and for the best pay.

Duration:00:31:07

Tech on Tap Conversations: Joe Milazzo of the Regional Transportation Alliance

5/11/2018
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Tech on Tap's Jason Eder talk with Joe Milazzo, executive director of the Regional Transportation Alliance, about some of the biggest questions surrounding transit in the Triangle.

Duration:00:21:10

Tech on Tap: Hospital grades, Amazon exec visits, and paying too much for tech

5/4/2018
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The team takes on price hikes for some of our favorite tech, including mobile apps, social media platforms and Amazon Prime, and thinks about whether or not they would pay for their favorite free services and how much would they pay for current subscriptions.

Duration:00:32:14

Tech on Tap Conversations Bonus: RTA’s Joe Milazzo

4/27/2018
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In a special bonus episode of Tech on Tap, Jason talks to the executive director of the Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA), Joe Milazzo, about the upcoming RTA Summit Series and the exciting things happening with transit in the Triangle. The RTA has worked for more than 15 years as a voice for the regional business community on transportation. The RTA Summit Series is a free event happening May 1-3 in Durham, Raleigh and RTP. RSVP at letsgetmoving.org/summitseries to hear from business...

Duration:00:07:30

Tech on Tap Conversations: WRAL Cheif Meteorologist Greg Fishel

4/26/2018
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In the extended cut of our most recent interview with WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel, Greg lets the audience in on his favorite features from the new WRAL Weather App, predictive weather technology and his controversial stance on global warming and what we should do about it.

Duration:00:18:11

Tech on Tap: Facebook congressional hearings and big unanswered questions about your privacy

4/20/2018
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A week removed, the team tackles the big questions that were left unanswered after the Facebook congressional hearing. Plus, WRAL's Greg Fishel and Jason talk about predictive weather technology as it relates to the recent tornado devastation in Greensboro.

Duration:00:35:24

Tech on Tap Conversations: Laney Tipton Willis

4/13/2018
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In the extended cut of our interview with Laney Tipton Willis, Michael and Laney talk about the RDU Baton, which has made its mark as the definitive resource for the "must-see" of the Triangle.

Duration:00:21:12

Tech on Tap: Amazon HQ2 hometown visits, IBM layoffs linked to ageism and bridging the generational gap

4/6/2018
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The Tech on Tap team discusses the alleged ageism in the rampant IBM layoffs. Plus, in Amazon Watch 2018 news, Amazon is making site visits to the top 20 finalists for HQ2, but what are they looking for?

Duration:00:31:58

Tech on Tap Conversations: Molly Demarest

3/30/2018
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Laura and Molly Demarest talk about the work that Big Top is doing to increase diversity in the workplace, and what hiring managers for technology and startup companies are looking for in 2018.

Duration:00:19:34

Tech on Tap: This or that – transit vs. HB2, FTC investigates Facebook and what’s happening with jobs in the Triangle?

3/23/2018
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Walmart's coming after Amazon with same-day delivery; Cambridge Analytica's involvement in the U.S. election; and Big Top's Molly Demarest on removing bias from the hiring process. Plus: is Google eyeing Red Hat? And is transit the Achilles' heel of the Triangle's HQ2 hopes?

Duration:00:31:21

Tech on Tap Conversations: ShedX Durham’s Adam Schultz & Brantley Boyett

3/16/2018
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In the extended cut of our most recent interview with ShedX Durham's Adam Schultz and Brantley Boyett, Michael delves into what a "Fake Pitch" event is and why it is an important outlet for startups and entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:23:22

Tech on Tap: The art of a good pitch and the craft of a bad pitch; how to make it as a startup; Amazon Watch 2018 fake news

3/9/2018
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What makes a compelling pitch? Bad pitch competition ShredX Durham is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to have fun while perfecting the art of the pitch with the lowest of stakes.

Duration:00:36:38

Tech on Tap Conversations: 99.9 The Fan’s Joe Ovies

3/6/2018
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99.9 The Fan's Joe Ovies and Tech on Tap's Jason Eder delve into the world of cord-cutting, and Joe gives his picks for who's coming out victorious in the ACC Tournament.

Duration:00:11:14

Tech on Tap: Live from LaunchBio! 1 on 1 with LabCorp CEO Dave King

3/2/2018
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TechWire editor Rick Smith sits down with LabCorp CEO David King to talk about where LabCorp is, where it is going and how King is focusing the company's efforts to build a more patient-focused company.

Duration:00:38:45

Tech on Tap: Next Generation TV – The broadcast television darkhorse

2/23/2018
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Michael and Laura take on the NAB's NextGen TV event held in Raleigh, and the team discusses what this means for the future of cord-cutters and cord-nevers.

Duration:00:41:04