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CNET news reporters Roger Cheng, Ben Fox Rubin, Alfred Ng and Joan E. Solsman tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.

CNET news reporters Roger Cheng, Ben Fox Rubin, Alfred Ng and Joan E. Solsman tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.

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San Francisco, CA

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CNET news reporters Roger Cheng, Ben Fox Rubin, Alfred Ng and Joan E. Solsman tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.

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English

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4152505884


Episodes

Coronavirus and 5G: How a crazy conspiracy theory started (The Daily Charge, 4/8/2020)

4/8/2020
We take a look at why false theories linking 5G to the spread of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world. Story: https://cnet.co/2UQuyYC Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:14

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is the coronavirus meme hero we need (The Daily Charge, 4/7/2020)

4/7/2020
The governor's lauded efforts to contain the pandemic are fuel a rare lighthearted, wholesome spot on the internet. Story: https://cnet.co/34pyJxN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:05

The coronavirus may permanently change how we shop for food (The Daily Charge, 4/6/2020)

4/6/2020
The lockdown has forced people to consider online delivery services, but they’ve struggled to keep up with demand. Story: https://cnet.co/2yEx0sJ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:11

Dish Network may be your next low-cost wireless option (The Daily Charge, 4/3/2020)

4/3/2020
Here’s everything you need to know about Dish’s ambitions to get into the wireless business. Story: https://cnet.co/2UHIILQ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:52

The 2020 Census has a few pricey tech tricks up its sleeves (The Daily Charge, 4/2/2020)

4/2/2020
We break down how the US spent $15.6 billion to upgrade the way we count every American. Story: https://cnet.co/2UUpi5f Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:42

T-Mobile-Sprint are finally one. Here’s what it means for you (The Daily Charge, 4/1/2020)

4/1/2020
We break down the ins and outs of the mobile mega-merger. Story: https://cnet.co/2R1FpNe Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59 RIP): https://bit.ly/2IP2GOs Youtube (3:59 legacy): https://bit.ly/29LVP7F...

Duration:00:12:43

Quibi is the latest streaming service vying for your money (The Daily Charge 3/31/2020)

3/31/2020
WTF is Quibi? We have Joan Solsman on to break it down and answer your streaming service questions. Articles: What is Quibi: https://cnet.co/2Jt8w7V Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59 RIP):...

Duration:00:13:59

Coronavirus is putting even more pressure on Amazon (The Daily Charge, 3/30/2020)

3/30/2020
We break down how the retail giant is juggling delivering packages to you and outbreaks of COVID-19 among its warehouse workers. Articles: Amazon Staten Island strike: https://cnet.co/2w4HII8 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current):...

Duration:00:10:58

Internet memes are the new coronavirus coping mechanism (The Daily Charge, 3/26/2020)

3/27/2020
CNET reporter Abrar Al-heeti explains why memes are just the latest way we deal with a crisis. Memes: https://cnet.co/33P60Cl Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59 RIP): https://bit.ly/2IP2GOs Youtube...

Duration:00:09:58

Gig economy workers have their own coronavirus struggles (The Daily Charge, 3/26/2020)

3/26/2020
At a time when they need it the most, sick pay has been tough to come by. Articles: Gig workers: https://cnet.co/2UimwHI Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59 RIP): https://bit.ly/2IP2GOs Youtube (3:59...

Duration:00:14:04

Apple's new iPad Pro isn't quite ready to replace your laptop (The Daily Charge 3/25/2020)

3/25/2020
Also, will YouTube and the other streaming services bog down the internet? Articles: iPad Pro review: https://cnet.co/2JkzTkh Youtube throttling: https://cnet.co/3bnOiby Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube...

Duration:00:16:30

How Amazon's coping with the coronavirus crisis (The Daily Charge, 3/24/2020)

3/24/2020
We go inside Amazon's response so far to the pandemic. Articles: Amazon Delays: https://cnet.co/39igRG2 Warehouse workers: https://cnet.co/2wxZjbq Amazon's response to surge: https://cnet.co/2y1dSVm Confirmed case in Amazon warehouse: https://cnet.co/2UgUj4g Bezos' thank you note: https://cnet.co/2J9gVxf Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify:...

Duration:00:09:04

You're doing passwords wrong, stupid (The Daily Charge, 3/11/2020)

3/11/2020
Let's talk about old password habits that are wrong, and the best password managers you should be using. Your passwords suck: https://cnet.co/2IFjpmI Password rules to live by: https://cnet.co/2Q8y5Ph E3 cancelled: https://cnet.co/2IEnNlU Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of...

Duration:00:08:59

This bill to protect children may also put your privacy at risk (The Daily Charge, 3/10/2020)

3/10/2020
We break down the EARN IT act and how it potentially affects the way companies encrypt their communications. Learn more about EARN IT: https://cnet.co/3cWk2Gu Watch the hearing on Wed, 3/11: https://bit.ly/3cWjRei Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more...

Duration:00:11:05

Are passwords dead? Let's talk about the future of encryption (The Daily Charge, 3/9/2020)

3/9/2020
Special guest Stephen Shankland explains why we may not need passwords down the line. Articles: Dump your password: https://cnet.co/2TBalWb Two-factor authentication: https://cnet.co/2Q1kvgv Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge...

Duration:00:09:09

We got our hands on a prototype phone with a rollable display (The Daily Charge, 3/5/2020)

3/5/2020
Would you buy a phone that rolls up? Articles: TCL Rollable: https://cnet.co/32XsgJF Tri-fold prototype: https://cnet.co/2VRdL8L Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59...

Duration:00:11:05

The Galaxy S20 is coming, but here are the best deals (The Daily Charge, 3/4/2020)

3/4/2020
Samsung's latest too much for you? The smart money may be on the Galaxy S10 or other discounted phones. Deal-meister Rick Broida lays it out for us. Deals: Discounted S10: https://cnet.co/39qmYJ9 LG G8 ThinQ discount: https://cnet.co/39rojzi S10 Plus deal: https://cnet.co/2wwuofb No contract iPhone: https://cnet.co/2VM5p2a Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes:...

Duration:00:11:58

Decoding the Galaxy S20's different 5G combinations (The Daily Charge, 3/3/2020)

3/3/2020
Not all 5G is created equally. Also, we see how well the Galaxy S20 survives the drop test. Stories: S20: https://cnet.co/38iI0Ig Drop test: https://cnet.co/2IeEx35 Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current):...

Duration:00:06:58

AT&T TV is the DirecTV replacement no one asked for (The Daily Charge, 3/2/2020)

3/2/2020
We break down the latest live-television service with special guest David Katzmaier. Story: AT&T TV: https://cnet.co/3aoPDP4 Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kPWTiH Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2mcrqr8 Watch more episodes of The Daily Charge on Youtube (current): https://bit.ly/2LXZYbx Youtube (3:59 RIP):...

Duration:00:06:45

Disney's surprise CEO departure while Baby Yoda steals Toy Fair (The Daily Charge, 2/26/2020)

2/26/2020
We discuss the big shake up at the House of Mouse, and run through the toys that impressed special guest Mike Sorrentino. Stories: Iger: https://cnet.co/2T03qW8 Baby Yoda: https://cnet.co/2TiR2zG Cybertruck: https://cnet.co/2Tg5wjD More Toy Fair: https://cnet.co/2T2iF0S Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Subscribe to the SUPERCHARGED extended edition audio podcast: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lPB1Ed Spotify:...

Duration:00:09:29