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Up-to-date tech news you care about Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

Up-to-date tech news you care about Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!
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Up-to-date tech news you care about Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

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Episodes

What is Krack and why should you fear it?, Unlimited data coming soon for all, Fast food chain says put down your phone, and more

10/20/2017
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The Krack Attack is after your Wi-Fi connection, but you can protect yourself. It’s true, unlimited access to data may soon be reality for everyone. McDonald’s wants you to lock up your smartphone – I’ll tell you why. And you’ll be amazed at the number of Netflix “binge watchers.” All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:39


Tech News This Week: Facebook founder fights off failure, Teens are being targeted by new online scam, How to know your email is being read, and more

10/13/2017
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It’s hard to imagine Facebook founder - Mark Zuckerberg - making a mistake. But he did and it’s costing his company a lot of money. Teenage girls looking for online fame are the victims of a new, dangerous scam. A popular AOL service is signing off forever. And I’ll tell you how to know if your email is being read. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:03


Viral fake news about Las Vegas shooting, Equifax breach keeps getting worse, Smartphones are mood-killers, and more

10/6/2017
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A family affected by terror-related violence is suing Facebook, claiming the social site was responsible, and other social media giants did nothing to stop fake news following the Las Vegas shooting. The Equifax breach just keeps getting worse. Researchers are working on a way to charge your phone in 5 minutes or less! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:11


Amazon is terrorists’ favorite place to shop, Google and Levi’s introduce Smart Jacket, More updates about the recent Equifax breach, and more

9/29/2017
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Equifax CEO is history - and, scammers are using the recent breach to trick you. Apple may not have your back with fixes to the new iPhone 8. Google and Levi’s design new smart jacket - will it be worth a hefty price tag? And, find out why Amazon is being called, “The Terrorists’ Best Friend.” All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando. Click here to listen to my free Tech News This Week podcast.

Duration: 00:15:18


Major travel rumor debunked, More iPhone X disappointments, Equifax controversy continues, and more

9/22/2017
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Is there any truth to the rumor that airlines jack the price of a ticket if you’re continuously searching for the same flight? Apple isn’t scoring any home runs with its new iPhone X. We’ll tell you why. As if Equifax’s security breach wasn’t bad enough, what the company is doing now could impact your security even more. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:20


A major iPhone X concern, New tech fights distracted driving, Amazon to update popular product, and more

9/15/2017
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Though the new iPhone launch was exciting, the unveiling of the iPhone X brought very serious concerns about the facial recognition feature. This cool tech will tell you if you’re driving distractedly. Amazon is getting ready to launch two updated versions of the popular Fire TV boxes. Best Buy is banning antivirus software that was made in Russia. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:17:01


Massive Equifax breach compromises millions, Consumers aren’t excited about the iPhone 8, Major Facebook lies revealed, and more

9/8/2017
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A devastating cyberattack exposed millions of Americans’ personal and financial information - here’s what you need to do to protect your info. The iPhone 8 is unlikely to receive the same glorious welcome as its predecessors. Guess which tech a Major League Baseball team is accused of using to cheat? Drama unfolds as Facebook gets caught in a big lie. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:15:28


Watch out for Hurricane Harvey scams! Yahoo heads to court, Snapchat fights fake news, and more

9/1/2017
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It didn’t take long for Hurricane Harvey scams to flood the market - I’ll tell you how to avoid them while providing aid to disaster victims. Yahoo sits in the hot seat in court to answer over 1 billion users' questions about three data breaches. Snapchat takes a stand against fake news by delivering responsible journalism to users. And shopping by voice is now a reality, but it could cost you major cash. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim...

Duration: 00:17:15


Are Snapchat and Instagram more popular than Facebook? Users lash out at Alexa and Siri, Amazon Prime Day customers watch out, and more

8/25/2017
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More teens favor Instagram and Snapchat - does it mean goodbye to Facebook? How voice assistants like Siri and Alexa respond when users yell at them. Facial recognition could soon be taking over, Verizon's new unlimited data plan, Major phishing scam targets Amazon Prime Day customers, and what's new with the Android Oreo?

Duration: 00:16:20


Predators target young models on Instagram, Facebook’s new camera features you have to try, Microsoft Surface quality issues exposed, and more

8/18/2017
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Instagram has revolutionized the modeling industry, but there’s a dark side: Predators are using social media to target young up-and-coming stars. Say cheese! You’ll definitely want to try the new features Facebook has added to its camera. Amazon apologizes by offering a refund to customers who bought fake eclipse sunglasses. Do your research before buying a Microsoft Surface laptop - I’ll tell you why. And turn off this setting on your iPhone or you might receive unsolicited lewd photos....

Duration: 00:15:43


Find the best place to view the Solar Eclipse, Spy-like app sends free self-destructing documents, Google’s new ad program takes heat and more

8/4/2017
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What’s that sound? A mysterious Russian buzzing noise has been going on for decades and I’ll tell you how to listen in. Check out this cool app that allows you to send self-destructing files for free - James Bond would probably use it! Hey cable subscribers, two major networks are merging, and for you, that means more ways to watch. Don't miss the upcoming solar eclipse! Learn the dos and don’ts for the optimum viewing experience. Why is Google’s new advertising program under fire?. All...

Duration: 00:15:27


New tech helps crack down on texting while driving, Dangerous malware is invading Macs, Social media reunites a boy and his teddy bear, and more

7/28/2017
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Creepy! A company is giving its employees the option of being micro chipped, but why? A new technology aims to curb texting at the wheel to prevent distracted driving. In theory, it sounds great, but could it compromise your privacy? You’ve heard that your smart devices could be eavesdropping on your conversations, but I bet you’d never suspect that Disney might be the next to record your information. Dangerous malware is invading Macs - Is your device at risk? Social media helped a young...

Duration: 00:13:59


Online class teaches next generation of scammers, Are internet-connected toys cute or creepy?, A new way to keep teens off adult websites, and more

7/21/2017
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Can you believe an online class exists that teaches you how to become a scam artist? Batteries may not be included, but many high-tech toys come with a side of privacy concerns. A new app tells you what people really think about you - could it become a breeding ground for bullying? Police officers are about to get a little more help on the streets, thanks to a new body camera. The U.K. begins efforts to keep teens off of adult websites. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date...

Duration: 00:18:32


Alexa calls 911 and saves a woman's life, Wireless charging laptop finally here, Internet service goes country, and more

7/14/2017
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Authorities say without Alexa's intervention a woman would be dead - What prompted this smart speaker to call the cops? Exciting new laptop charges wirelessly, but there’s a catch. You wouldn’t expect it but internet service in rural areas is about to become much faster than you're probably getting at home. Imagine watching 3D TV in your home without the goofy glasses! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:17:02


Late-night cellphone usage linked to teenage depression, How a court ruling in favor of Facebook affects you, Hack your own computer and more

7/7/2017
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Thousands to lose their jobs at Microsoft; Technical challenges delay launch of new Fitbit smartwatch; Late-night cellphone use can cause depression in teens; Vinyl records are making a comeback; Companies in Germany face criticism for allowing racist social media comments; Why Facebook's legal victory might hurt you; Popular photo sharing service is accused of extortion; Hack your own computer; 'Side hustle' jobs may not be as lucrative as you think. All this and everything you need to...

Duration: 00:14:12


Protect your computer against ransomware attacks, Amazon’s ever-growing power, Google to stop spying on you and more

6/30/2017
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A vaccine might be all you need to protect your computer from the latest cyberattack being dubbed by some as GoldenEye; Has Amazon become too powerful?; In 10 years, you probably won’t recognize your iPhone; A new app is out that lets you find your dream date; Avis breaks into the self-driving car business; Google is going to stop scanning personal information from your emails; And you might start seeing drones in the workplace. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in...

Duration: 00:13:02


Uber’s CEO resigns, 200 million voter records exposed online, First look at the Galaxy Note 8 and more

6/23/2017
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Another security breach exposes the data of 200 million Americans, Uber’s embattled CEO finally resigns after a shareholder revolt; Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 images reveal stunning new design; You’ll be shocked by how huge this 4K TV is – and it comes with a hefty price tag; A parent group in Colorado wants to ban smartphones from anyone under the age of 13; New iPhone app can detect when you’re depressed. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from...

Duration: 00:16:50


Life-saving drones, Apple computers may be subject to viruses, Microsoft unveils most powerful gaming system and more

6/16/2017
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Defibrillator-carrying drones could save lives; Microsoft announces release date for next generation Xbox One gaming console; Apple computers are now the target of new malware attacks; Uber’s CEO temporarily relinquishes his reign over the rideshare company; Former Microsoft CEO and NBA Clippers team owner invested millions in a free patriotic website; Samsung unveils an ultra-wide computer monitor, the largest on the market; Leak exposes exciting plans for Google’s new smartphone. All...

Duration: 00:11:45


How the NSA 'leaker' was tracked down using a printer, Apple unveils major updates to MacOS, Google launches campaign to protect teens online, and more

6/9/2017
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NSA contractor was tracked down and arrested by the FBI using a printed copy of a memo; Apple announces major updates to MacOS including changes to the Safari browser; Britain’s Prime Minister is calling for internet regulations in the wake of the London Bridge attack; The encrypted messaging app “Telegram” continues to be popular among ISIS sympathizers; AmazonBasics private label top sellers are batteries and baby wipes; Google launches campaign to protect pre-teens from online trouble;...

Duration: 00:13:46


Wrong GPS directions cost drivers countless hours on the road, Android takes on Apple with new smartphone design, Another security breach at large fast-food chain, and more

6/2/2017
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More young people getting bullied through online gaming; Bad GPS directions waste drivers’ valuable time; A new Android smartphone promises to be the “iPhone killer”; Hackers are turning their attention from your email to your social media accounts; A court battle is brewing over the self-driving car technology called ‘lidar’; Airline policies regarding taking videos and photos on flights; If you’re feeling a little down, layoff Facebook. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date...

Duration: 00:11:06

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