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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

Breaking news on net neutrality, Facebook’s former vice president feels “tremendous guilt,” Netflix defends itself over “A Christmas Prince” Tweet and more tech news you need to know now

12/15/2017
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Breaking news on net neutrality! What the FCC’s vote means for you and your internet access. Why Facebook’s former vice president feels “tremendous guilt” from creating the social media site. Netflix defends itself over A Christmas Prince Tweet. Learn how to protect yourself from the Good Samaritan smartphone scam. Find out what password men are more likely to use than women. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:19:51


'Tis the season for Facebook scams, U.S. government uses drones for spying, Beware of fake phone chargers, and more tech news you need to know now

12/8/2017
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3 clever scams spreading on Facebook right now, Next cybersecurity attack could send company executives to prison, 3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo, A popular mattress maker is accused of tracking you, and tech news you need to know now from Kim Komando and the Komando.com News Desk.

Duration: 00:17:13


Major Apple security flaw, Net Neutrality, Bitcoin crazy, Fake Russian ads on Facebook, and more tech news you need to know now

12/1/2017
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Apple’s security flaw, DJI drones spying, Net neutrality hysteria, Hi-tech thieves hacking your keys, Bitcoins everywhere, Malware loaded apps, and tech news you need to know now from Kim Komando and the Komando.com News Desk.

Duration: 00:19:23


Staying with creepy relatives or in a rental or hotel? How you can spot hidden cameras

11/22/2017
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Sometimes when you’re staying with a creepy relative or in a hotel you have the feeling you’re being watched. Creepers are getting creative and finding more places to hide small cameras. As if that’s not enough of a violation, the lack of legal action available will shock you. In this free podcast, I’ll share my own harrowing experience, how to spot hidden cameras, and what to do if someone’s been recording your every move.

Duration: 00:24:11


Your password for sale on the Black Market, Connect toys putting kids at risk, what Apple has up its sleeve after the iPhone X, and more

11/17/2017
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Is your username and password up for sale? The chances are pretty high. Watch out for Bluetooth toys! Hackers are putting your kids at risk. You might want to pause before buying the iPhoneX, rumor has it Apple already has two more phones in the pipeline! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:18:27


Facebook wants your nude photo, The end of Social Security numbers?, Netflix scam targets millions, and more

11/10/2017
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Would you upload your nude photo to stop revenge porn? That’s exactly what Facebook is asking you to do. Social Security numbers are facing major changes in the aftermath of the Equifax hack. A fast-spreading scam is targeting millions of Netflix users. Conspiracy theories once again pop-up on YouTube after the deadly Texas church shooting. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:20


Facebook accused of eavesdropping, Smartphone zombies are getting hurt, TripAdvisor hides travel warnings, and more

11/3/2017
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Be careful what you say around your phone – Facebook could be listening. TripAdvisor apparently deletes posts about dangerous vacation spots. Microsoft will pay you to use their search engine. And are you a smartphone zombie? All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:11


The “Reaper” is attacking computers, Amazon asks for your keys, Pilotless airplanes take to the skies, and more

10/27/2017
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You should fear the “Reaper” - a new, aggressive hack that targets your internet-connected devices. Amazon wants you to hand over the keys to your house, and you might agree to it. Pilotless air taxis are about to take to the skies. And an Apple founder says he won’t buy the new iPhone X? All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration: 00:16:44


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


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

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