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

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

7/19/2017
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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: Twitter Lifts 140 Character Limit on Direct Messages

8/13/2015
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Twitter is making changes to their direct message function. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains what kind of impact this could have.

Larry Magid: Apple and Samsung Introduce New Handsets

8/12/2015
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Both Apple and Samsung are about to introduce new handsets. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that might be a tough market to crack.

Larry Magid: Google Announces Big Shakeup

8/11/2015
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Google is going back to the ABCs. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the search giant has restructured under a new parent firm called Alphabet.

Larry Magid: Verizon Gets Rid of Contracts and Phone Subsidies

8/8/2015
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Verizon goes the way of T-Mobile. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says Verizon Wireless is doing away with long term service contracts and subsidized phone plans.

Larry Magid: New Tool Allows Developers to Translate iOS Apps to Windows

8/7/2015
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Microsoft has unveiled a software program called Bridge. KCBS Technology analyst Larry Magid says the program will allow Windows users to run more apps on the company’s platform.

Magid Tech Report: The Future of a Free and Open Internet

8/6/2015
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One of the main topics at the annual Black Hat Conference for hackers is the overregulation and censorship of the internet. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid weighs in on the tension between freedom and security.

Larry Magid: Yahoo’s Ad Network Vulnerable to Malware

8/5/2015
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Computer security experts say hackers were able to use Yahoo's ad network to send malware to people visiting some of the company's sites. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the attacks show that pages Adobe’s Flash program are particularly at risk.

Larry Magid: Could Apple’s Siri Answer Your Calls?

8/4/2015
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She can help you find baseball scores, driving directions, and dictionary definitions on your smartphone. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says Apple’s personal assistant app may soon be able to answer calls too.

Larry Magid: BMW’s EnLighten App Helps Drivers Avoid Red Lights

8/1/2015
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Wouldn’t it be nice to predict red lights? Well, there’s an app for that! KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says BMW has created an app to help drivers avoid lengthy delays at traffic lights.

Larry Magid: Charity Apps Make Philanthropy Easy

7/31/2015
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KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses apps that allow people to donate to charities.

Larry Magid: Microsoft Launches New Operating System

7/30/2015
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Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system is finally out. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid got to test drive the new system, and says he likes it better than Windows 8.

Larry Magid: Google Plus No Longer Required for Youtube

7/28/2015
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Google is no longer requiring users have a Google plus account to log in to several of its other services like YouTube. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says it may be a sign that Google is moving away from its social media service.

Larry Magid: Tech Giants Push Back Against Terrorist Alert Legislation

7/25/2015
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Senator Dianne Feinstein is sponsoring a bill that would require social media companies to report terrorist activities to federal authorities. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses why Yahoo, Twitter, Facebook and Google oppose the legislation.

Larry Magid: Study Finds Top Smartwatches Vulnerable to Hackers

7/24/2015
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Is your smartwatch secure? Larry Magid discusses the Hewlett-Packard study that found security vulnerabilities in the top ten smartwatches.

Magid Tech Report: Is the Apple Watch a Success?

7/23/2015
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Instead of releasing sales figures for the Apple Watch, CEO Tim Cook said in their earnings report yesterday that the watch exceeded his expectations. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains how the Apple Watch stacks up.

Magid Tech Report: The Downside of an Internet-Connected Car

7/22/2015
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The website Wired is reporting that two hackers were able to fully take over a Jeep Cherokee through the car’s internet connection. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains how they were able to do it, and what this means for the future of cars.

Tech Report: People Are Receiving Less Email That Is Spam

7/18/2015
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A report from Symantec found that just under half of the emails it scanned in June were spam, the lowest recorded rate in almost 12 years. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has more on the findings.

Larry Magid: Misfit Introduces Budget Fitness Tracker

7/17/2015
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Fitbit has a new challenger. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid discusses the new low-cost Misfit fitness tracker.

Larry Magid: Should Google Observe the “Right to Be Forgotten”?

7/16/2015
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The parents of an 18-year-old girl killed in Southern California back in 2006 want the Federal Trade Commission to force Google to remove links to graphic pictures of her death. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that could spark a debate about the so-called “right to be forgotten” in the United States.
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