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Tech Reports by Larry Magid

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San Francisco, CA

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CBS Radio

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Our daily Q&A with KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid. On air: Monday-Friday at 3:50 p.m.

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English


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Larry Magid: Facebook News

7/20/2017
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KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says he's willing to buy into the eco-system of news stories.

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Magid Tech Report: Instagram Unveils Self-Destructing Messages

8/3/2016
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Instagram is taking a page out of Snapchat’s playbook. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the app will soon allow users to send messages that eventually disappear.

Magid Tech Report: Android users could get Google’s new operating system

8/2/2016
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Android phone users might be getting a taste of Nougat, which is Google’s newest operating system, by the end of the month. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses what he knows about it.

Magid Tech Report: Watching a 3D Movie Without Glasses

7/30/2016
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Researchers are working on a way to let people watch a 3D movie in a theatre without having to wear those glasses. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses how he experienced something similar on the small screen.

Magid Tech Report: Microsoft’s Software Experiment

7/29/2016
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Microsoft’s experiment with free software upgrades is set to end on Saturday. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says it may be the last chance to get Windows for free.

Magid Tech Report: Verizon Buys Yahoo

7/26/2016
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Content provider Yahoo is now joining forces with Verizon. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says Verizon’s deal means Yahoo is merging with AOL.

Magid Tech Report: Japanese Company Will Stop Making VCRs

7/23/2016
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It's the end of an era. A Japanese company which says it’s the last to make VCRs says it will stop production at the end of the month. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses the how technology has been changing over the years.

Magid Tech Report: Twitter Upgrades Periscope

7/22/2016
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Twitter added new features to its live streaming app Periscope. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains how Periscope will become easier to use.

Magid Tech Report: Facebook Messenger More Popular Than Ever

7/21/2016
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Facebook says their Messenger app now has more than 1 billion users a month. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains what makes the app so popular.

Magid Tech Report: Journalists are getting help from Robots

7/19/2016
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Robots are wheeling around the Republican Convention covering stories. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains how this works and how effective the robots are in assisting journalists.

Magid Tech Report: Facebook Activates Safety Check After Nice Terror Attack

7/16/2016
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For the fourth time in the past five weeks, Facebook has activated its “Safety Check” feature following the truck attacks in Nice, France. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses how he used this feature.

Magid Tech Report: Pokemon Go Might be Changing the Gaming World

7/15/2016
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The popularity of Pokemon Go has given many people their first hands-on experience with augmented reality. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses whether he thinks we will be seeing a lot more of these types of games in the future.

Magid Tech Report: BitTorrent Expands Into Content Creation

7/14/2016
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The peer to peer file sharing company BitTorrent is launching a live streaming news channel. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says they are in a good position to reach a younger audience.

Magid Tech Report: Google’s Project Fi

7/13/2016
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Google is boosting the speeds on its experimental wireless service. It is called Project Fi. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains what Project Fi is.

Magid Tech Report: Police Shootings and Facebook

7/9/2016
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Thursday night’s police shooting in Dallas and the aftermath of the officer-involved shooting in Minnesota were streamed on Facebook Live. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses whether he thinks Facebook is ready to become a platform for protesters.

Magid Tech Report: U.S. Senate Will Stop Using Blackberry Phones

7/2/2016
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Staffers at the U-S Senate will no longer be issued Blackberry phones. This comes as the company is reportedly about to announce three new smartphones. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses how this will impact Blackberry.

Magid Tech Report: New Upgrade Options for Windows 10

7/1/2016
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Microsoft has released new features for Windows 10 and is providing customers with more clarity about upgrade options. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses the changes.

Magid Tech Report: Amazon Prime Day

6/29/2016
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KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid takes a look at an annual sale for Amazon Prime members.

Magid Tech Report: Gear up for the Google Phone

6/28/2016
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Google is reportedly going to start selling its own SmartPhone this year. Sure, Google might already be behind the Android and Nexus, but throw in some independence, elegance, interface consistency, and Apple might just have some competition. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says this could be a good thing for Google.

Magid Tech Report: Tech Start-Ups and Britain Leaving the European Union

6/25/2016
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If Britain does leave the European Union, there are big implications for technology start-ups there as well as for big American companies doing business in Europe. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses how this will impact the way tech giants operate business in Europe.
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