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This show is your home for technology and entertainment news.

This show is your home for technology and entertainment news.
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This show is your home for technology and entertainment news.






TNW 9: Lost Einsteins of Tech

Larry Magid from ConnectSafely discusses why he thinks Facebook's new Messenger Kids app takes the appropriate steps to keep kids safe. Jeremy Burge from Emojipedia covers the changes on the horizon that are listed in the 2018 beta EMOJI list. Alex Ball, a Harvard PhD candidate, covers his study that shows the lost opportunity cost for low-income students and how that results in Lost Einsteins. Scott Wilkinson from AVSforum lists some of his favorite sound bars for the year, and why a...

Duration: 00:55:04

TNW 8: Iowa Nice

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Laurie Segall about her show Mostly Human that found out what happened when the Electrolux Factory left a small town in Iowa and Jack Dorsey from Twitter came in to try to save it. Kurt Wagner from Recode discusses how Snapchat is separating the social from the media. Gaming veteran Nanea Reeves talks about her new company that will let you alter your mood in VR. And the founder of a tablet for seniors. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason...

Duration: 00:57:26

TNW 7: The Mystery Is Gone

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone take the newly announced OnePlus 5T for a spin. Adam Burakowski from The Wirecutter talks about what kinds of deals will be had on Black Friday. David Hewlett talks about what it's like working with Red Giant technology to create the 80's throwback short film Hewlogram. Tom McLeod, CEO of Omni, talks about bringing the sharing economy to people's unused storage items. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Adam Burakowski, David Hewlett, and Tom...

Duration: 01:00:18

TNW 6: Tiny Buzz Aldrin

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Sapna Maheshwari from the New York Times about the dark corners on YouTube Kids. Kashmir Hill of Gizmodo has been researching some crazy stories about Facebook's People You Might Know feature. Ben Fox Rubin from CNET offers tips on voice shopping and other new ways to buy stuff online. Plus, privacy vs. convenience with the new Amazon Key service that lets a delivery person into your house to drop off packages. Ben Stein from 8i Studios based out of...

Duration: 00:58:56

TNW 5: You're Not the Bot of Me!

Mark Spoonhauer from Tom's Guide shares his thoughts on the iPhone X after five days of use. Lucy Rohr from The Economist has found success bringing its content to the Snapchat audience in unique ways. Roger Cheng has been following the Senate hearing into election interference by the Russians and what it means for Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Rohan Phadte and Ash Bhat created a browser extension called to help determine if someone on Twitter is in fact a bot or...

Duration: 01:03:00

TNW 4: Burn-in is the New Black

Stephen Hall from 9to5Google talks about the Pixel burn-in problem. Brian Russell Davis from Axiom88 talks about a project that uses data science to detect how often an Uber driver runs a red light. Steve Gibson from Security Now warns about the upcoming Reaper botnet storm. And Kurt Wagner from ReCode discusses why Twitter is banning some ads. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Guests: Stephen Hall, Brian Russell Davis, Steve Gibson, and Kurt Wagner Download or subscribe to this...

Duration: 00:59:03

TNW 3: Mathy KRACKs the Code

Mathy Vanhoef discovered the KRACK wifi vulnerability and details some of the misconceptions of the hack. Sara Wachter-Boettcher, author of the book Technically Wrong, discusses the ways that technology has alienated groups of people. Megabots co-founder Matt Oerhlein shares his thoughts on the first ever Megabots robot duel. Sherif Hanna from Qualcomm dispells some of the common misconceptions around 5G technology and when consumers might finally see it. Hosts: Megan Morrone and...

Duration: 00:50:07

TNW 2: My Own Personal Genius

Facebook's Oculus Connect conference is underway in San Jose California, and Father Robert Ballecer joins us to talk about the Oculus Go, Dash UI, the Rift Bundle, Project Santa Cruz and the other products he saw there. Plus, what's next for Oculus and the enterprise. Jason Snell from Six Colors tries to answer some of the questions about the future of an Apple streaming service. Will you be able to get it on an Android device? And Mike Murphy from Quartz discusses Replika, a chat app...

Duration: 00:56:46

TNW 1: Tears of Joy in VR

Evan Blass from VentureBeat talks about the new Pixel phones announced at the Made By Google event. Katie Kelly from AltSpaceVR joins us to discuss their purchase by Microsoft. Tony Romm of ReCode explains why Twitter and Facebook are going before US lawmakers and why Snapchat isn't. Ryan Hoover from ProductHunt shows off his favorite ARKit apps. Plus the headlines about Netflix pricing, Microsoft Edge on iOS and Android, Amazon's new delivery service, and the Yahoo hack. Host: Megan...

Duration: 00:50:52

TNW: Welcome to Tech News Weekly!

Watch the teaser for Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone. This new show brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth...

Duration: 00:01:31

TNT 1864: Big Friendly Rocket

Security firm Duo showed its research at the Ekoparty security conference that demonstrates how the firmware on a large number of Macs isn't getting any updates, either due to a lack of updates being offered by Apple, or due to a silently failing update procedure. Sources tell TechCrunch that Google is working on a home assistant with a touch screen, like the Amazon Show. This would explain why they cut off Amazon's access to YouTube this week. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that it has...

Duration: 00:42:30

TNT 1863: TaskRabbit Your Meatballs

Swedish furniture giant Ikea just bought TaskRabbit, the San Francisco-based on-demand company that finds you someone to help you do stuff, like for example, assemble your Ikea furniture. According to a press release, TaskRabbit will continue to work as an independent company. TaskRabbit operates in the US and in London, and has been around for nearly a decade. The biggest question I have about this sale is, why buy furniture that needs to be put together if you're going to pay for...

Duration: 00:37:32