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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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Thank you for today episode!

By None Ya Biz WAC - Jun 01 2020
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Thank you for today episode, extremely powerful!

Best podcast!

By Dave5456 - May 21 2020
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This has been my go to show for great information and commentary on all things Tech.

iTunes Ratings

1179 Ratings
Average Ratings
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26
10
9
15

Thank you for today episode!

By None Ya Biz WAC - Jun 01 2020
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Thank you for today episode, extremely powerful!

Best podcast!

By Dave5456 - May 21 2020
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This has been my go to show for great information and commentary on all things Tech.
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Daily Tech News Show

Latest release on Aug 07, 2020

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Rank #1: The Passion Gig Economy - DTNS 3789

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The social media service, Cameo, lets you buy short custom videos from celebrities. Is this tipping point for the "passion economy" and what will people request from their celebrities?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang, Joe.


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May 26 2020

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Rank #2: Pac-GAN - DTNS 3788

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An Nvidia created A.I. has replicated the game Pac-Man using a machine learning framework called generative adversarial networks. Why is this achievement notable and what will be learned from it?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe.


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May 22 2020

31mins

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Rank #3: The Drone Hippo-thesis - DTNS 3677

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This Week in Science's Blair Bazdarich explains how low-cost consumer quad-copter drones can help save Hippos and their habitat.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Blair Bazdarich, Len Peralta

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Dec 13 2019

31mins

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Rank #4: Security is Hard at Scale - DTNS 3672

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How securing environments just gets more and more complicated over time, but the reality is the basic security issues (e.g., known vulnerabilities) is what is most commonly the fail point.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, David Spark.

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Dec 06 2019

32mins

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Rank #5: Hats Off To No Caps - DTNS 3738

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As enormity of COVID-19 begins to affect various parts of society how has big tech responding to the challenges of the outbreak.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta


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Mar 13 2020

29mins

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Rank #6: Every Move You Make... I'll Be Watching You - DTNS 3681

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A leaked dataset from a location data company revealed the movements of 12M+ Americans with 50B location pings across major cities between 2016 and 2017. Should we be concerned and if so what should be do about it?


Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Shannon Morse, Amos

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Dec 19 2019

31mins

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Rank #7: The TV Multiverse at CES - DTNS 3691

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Its Monday at CES and that means announcements, announcements, announcements. We sift through all the releases and share our perspective on what we've seen so far.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Amos, Richard Gunther, Allison Sheridan 

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Jan 06 2020

49mins

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Rank #8: Sony to Release the Xperia 1 II on July 24th for $1,199 - DTH

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Sony sets the release and price of its Xperia 1 II flagship phone, Unc0ver releases an iOS jailbreak for the current version of iOS, and the latest firmware for Texas Instrument graphic calculators ends support for assembly and C programs.

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May 25 2020

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Rank #9: Deep Fake Nine – DTNS 3680

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Ars Technica’s Timothy Lee has an article detailing how he created a semi-realistic deepfake. What did Tim learn about the process and lessons can take away from his experience?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Amos

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Dec 18 2019

32mins

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Rank #10: Broken Facts Machine - DTNS 3732

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Facebook's attempt at fact-checking political posts runs into a problem as various fact-checking partners contradict each other a recent POTUS comment.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young 

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Mar 05 2020

31mins

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Rank #11: There Are No Minor Glitches In Space - DTNS 3682

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Lasers are making some noise, how can NBC differentiate their streaming service, and Apple in SPACE!


Starring Rich Stroffolino, Justin Robert Young, and Amos

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Dec 20 2019

30mins

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Rank #12: Post YouTube Stress Disorder - DTNS 3704

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If you plan on getting a new gaming PC should you build or buy it? Lamarr Wilson shares his thoughts.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, Lamarr Wilson

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Jan 24 2020

32mins

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Rank #13: The Diaper Gets Smarter Every CES - DTNS 3693

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It's Wednesday here at CES 2020 and the announcements and news continues to roll out. We share our thoughts on the highlights from today's show.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Amos, Shannon Morse, Bill Detwiler.

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Jan 08 2020

33mins

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Rank #14: No Ports, Who Dis? - DTNS 3671

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Are flagship phones falling out of favor and will mid-range phones take their place in the marketplace?


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Dec 05 2019

30mins

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Rank #15: All the Right Packets In All the Wrong Places - DTNS 3736

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COVID-19 has the potential to hammer home ISPs as companies and their employees consider telecommuting as an option over working from an office.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson, Joe

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Mar 11 2020

29mins

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Rank #16: 2020 Tech Predictions - DTNS 3687

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We've reached the end of 2019 and its time again for the DTNS gang to share their prognostication for what will go down in 2020 in the world of tech.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Jenn Cutter, Allison Sheridan, Shannon Morse, and Scott Johnson.

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Dec 30 2019

48mins

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Rank #17: Lost in the Amazon - DTNS 3740

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Major tech companies are working together to stop misinformation about COVID-19 from spreading, while elevating authoritative content on their platforms.

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Mar 17 2020

31mins

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Rank #18: Old Bub: The Job Creating Mule - DTNS 3673

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How two of the poorest counties in Kentucky became revitalized with the introduction of fiber internet.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang.

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Dec 09 2019

32mins

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Rank #19: Working in the New Normal - DTNS 3763

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Telecommuting is often touted as the solution to quarantined-at-home workers. But are the realities of telecommuting and is it really the panacea for populations who practice social distancing?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta, Joe.


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Apr 17 2020

33mins

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Tick Tock for TikTok - DTNS 3840

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The POTUS signed two executive orders Thursday under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act forbidding transactions with TikTok owner Bytedance and any transactions with Tencent related to their super app WeChat. Are the orders legal and what will the repercussions be for the tech economy?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Annie Gaus, Roger Chang, Joe.

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Aug 07 2020

30mins

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Scorpion on the YouTube Turtle - DTNS 3839

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a five-pronged plan to curb national security risks from China called the "Clean Network." What does that entail and what should you know about it?



Starring Tom Merritt,Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. 

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Aug 06 2020

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Is This For Reels? - DTNS 3838

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We examine all the announcements from this year's Samsung Unpacked event.


Starring Tom Merritt,Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe.

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Aug 05 2020

31mins

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R2-Feed-U - DTNS 3837

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Amber Mac shares her experience at a "free range" dairy farm that is almost entirely run by robots. The cows are free to roam in climate-controlled barns, get milked when they want, and they wear FitBits to measure their health. Is this the future of agriculture?


Starring Tom Merritt, Amber MacArthur, Roger Chang, Joe.


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Aug 04 2020

33mins

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TikTok365 - DTNS 3836

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Microsoft said Sunday it is working on a deal to acquire TikTok's operations in Canada, the US, New Zealand and Australia. What's the motivation behind the deal and will it be allowed by regulators?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Joe.

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Aug 03 2020

31mins

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Let's Buy TikTok - DTNS 3835

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Bytedance is considering listing its business in Hong Kong or Shanghai stock markets with plans to list TikTok separately in Europe or the US. Plus Bloomberg's sources say the US may announce an order for Bytedance to divest its ownership of TikTok.



Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang and Joe. 

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Jul 31 2020

32mins

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Antitrust or Just Antitrustworthy? - DTNS 3834

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We explore what might happen to big tech after the Congressional hearings. Will it be good for them, consumers or anyone?



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Jul 30 2020

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Can You Hearing Me Now? - DTNS 3833

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The US House Antitrust Subcommittee called Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai to assemble and discuss their market power. What was said and who said it?



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Jul 29 2020

32mins

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AI Stories That Write Themselves - DTNS 3832

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Andrew Mayne incorporated OpenAI's latest GPT-3 model into a project to help him develop dialogue for characters real and fictitious called AI|Writer.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Andrew Mayne, Roger Chang and Joe.

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Jul 28 2020

30mins

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Unreal Fans - DTNS 3831

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First it was canned audio played over loudspeakers now its virtual fans in the stands. How is the technology that powers video games making virtual audiences for live games?



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Jul 27 2020

32mins

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Driving A Fork Into Intel - DTNS 3830

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Intel’s next-gen 7nm chips are delayed until at least 2022 and it would consider farming out more work to outside semiconductor foundries, eroding a founding principle that manufacturing is key to its success. What's ailing Intel and what do they need to do to turn it around?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Joe.

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Jul 24 2020

33mins

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A Punch In The Face-book - DTNS 3829

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On an investor, CEO Jack Dorsey said the company is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including a potential subscription model. TikTok announced a new $200 million creators fund to support US creators who “are seeking opportunities to foster a livelihood” on the app. Bloomberg reports Nvidia approached SoftBank about a potentially acquiring ARM.



Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Strofollino, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang and Joe.

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Jul 23 2020

32mins

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Tap to Cheer - DTNS 3828

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Crowd noise is being piped into stadiums for sports played without fans using foley from video game companies like EA sports and Sony Interactive. With life now seemingly imitating video games where do we go from there?



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Jul 22 2020

31mins

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Kiwibots, Roll Out! - DTNS 3827

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Xbox's Phil Spencer is pushing for developers to make their games cross compatible across Xbox One, PC and xCloud including the first slew of titles for the upcoming Xbox Series X next-gen console. Will Microsoft pursuit of non-platform specific titles help or hurt the Xbox Series X chances against Sony's PS5?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Trisha Hershberger, Roger Chang and Joe.

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Jul 21 2020

29mins

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Practice Safer Internet, People - DTNS 3826

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Unwanted and inappropriate sexting is an all too common problem. Katelyn Bowden, CEO of Badassarmy, with some advice on how to navigate the issue

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Jul 20 2020

32mins

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It's World Emoji Day and Google and Apple revealed their versions of the 117 new emoji coming later this year as part of Unicode's emoji 13.0 update.


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Jul 17 2020

31mins

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High Crimes and Social Engineering - DTNS 3824

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Twitter was the subject of a major hack compromising the accounts of high profile accounts including Bill Gates, President Obama, and Elon Musk. What was behind the activity and what are the ramifications.


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Jul 16 2020

32mins

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Staycation With The PS5 - DTNS 3823

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Facebook are revising their estimates for their VR hardware upwards and Sony is ramping up production of their upcoming PS5 console. Are these moves based on hard numbers or generous assumptions?




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Jul 15 2020

31mins

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It's A Rolling Hat Rack! - DTNS 3822

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Can a skinny minimalist robot that resembles a coat rack be the future of robots in the home?

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Jul 14 2020

31mins

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TikTok Don't Stop, Make It Pop - DTNS 3821

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Tik Tok faces new scrutiny as companies and political parties urge employees and members to delete the app from their personal Android or iOS devices due to security concerns.

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Jul 13 2020

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iTunes Ratings

1179 Ratings
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Thank you for today episode!

By None Ya Biz WAC - Jun 01 2020
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Thank you for today episode, extremely powerful!

Best podcast!

By Dave5456 - May 21 2020
Read more
This has been my go to show for great information and commentary on all things Tech.