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Daily Tech News Show

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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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Entertaining and Informative

By Batfink2002 - Jul 09 2019
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The most fun way to keep up to date with all the Tech news.

A great listen

By dancarro - Apr 05 2019
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A great way to catch up on the days tech news in a 30 minute podcast!

iTunes Ratings

1061 Ratings
Average Ratings
1004
22
11
10
14

Entertaining and Informative

By Batfink2002 - Jul 09 2019
Read more
The most fun way to keep up to date with all the Tech news.

A great listen

By dancarro - Apr 05 2019
Read more
A great way to catch up on the days tech news in a 30 minute podcast!

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Daily Tech News Show

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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.

AMD Announces Zen 2 CPUs at Computex - DTH

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AMD, Nvidia, and Arm all have big announcements from Computex, Huawei leaves standards bodies, and Microsoft gives more details about xCloud.

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May 27 2019

6mins

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Apple delivered a number of announcements at this year's WWDC. We breakdown the information and round out the details on all the new products and features.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang.

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Jun 03 2019

33mins

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Pasture raised, cage free AI - DTNS 3596

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Apple, Amazon ,Facebook ,Google and Microsoft have all been criticized for allowing humans to listen to users’ private conversations in order to test their AI products for quality. Is it truly necessary or is it just easier and cheaper to develop that way?

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Aug 15 2019

31mins

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Hard Thames for Uber - DTNS 3665

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Robb Dunewood shares his reasons why he went to team Dell XPS after showing significant interest in Apple's newest MacBook Pro.


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

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Nov 25 2019

32mins

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The Quest for the Right Gaming Gift - DTNS 3664

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Trisha Hershberger joins us with a gamer's guide to gift giving for the holiday season!


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, Trisha Hershberger

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Nov 22 2019

33mins

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Apple event: New iPhone, New iPad, New Watch - DTNS 3613

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Apple announces the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, a new Apple Watch and 7th generation iPad, Apple TV+ news, and updates on Apple Arcade and Retail Store.


Starring Tom Merritt, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja. 


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Sep 10 2019

32mins

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Outsourcing Jony Ive - DTNS 3562

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Bloomberg reports Huawei employees have worked on projects for the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Verge's Elizabeth Lopatto explains why Libra won't help people without bank accounts, and the Pentagon is developing a laser sensor to detect unique cardiac signatures.


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

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Jun 27 2019

35mins

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Snitch Shelf - DTNS 3663

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Google has rolled out an updated policy regarding political ads on the platform. We examine to see what changes were made and effect, if any, the policy will have.


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

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Nov 21 2019

31mins

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New Microsoft Phone Surfaces - DTNS 3629

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Microsoft unveils a slate of new Surface products and we give our take on all of it!


Starring Tom Merritt, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang

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Oct 02 2019

31mins

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Sky-Hi Hi-Fi Wi-Fi - DTNS 3617

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SpaceX is changing its launch strategy to speed up deployment of its satellite internet broadband for the southern United States. Will this increase competition for broadband delivery in remote locations?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Kikki Sanford.

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Sep 16 2019

29mins

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Should I Stadia or should I Go – DTNS 3547

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Google released details about its upcoming Stadia service. We examine what was said, pricing and decide if this is a service that has a market.


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

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Jun 06 2019

33mins

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Nintendo Switch-Lite – DTNS 3570

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Nintendo confirms a sub-$200 portable version of the Switch game console called the “Switch-Lite”. What do you give up in this smaller cheaper form factor and is it designed to appeal to existing owners or new ones as well?


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

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Jul 10 2019

31mins

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Don't Leave the Nest – DTNS 3607

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Google catches a major iOS exploit in the wild, MacBook pros BANNED from airplanes worldwide, and Richard Gunther helps us understand what works with Nest. If anything.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Richard Gunther, Len Peralta, and Amos

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Aug 30 2019

32mins

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You’ll Still Get Your Pizza – DTNS 3566

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In a letter to US Senator Chris Coons Amazon’s VP of public policy Brian Huseman told the Senator that they keep transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only remove them if they’re manually deleted by users.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson and Roger Chang.

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Jul 03 2019

29mins

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Apple adjusts its app store algorithm in July to deprioritize Apple apps in search results, the Verge has a review of Fitbit's Versa 2, and Bloomberg reports Apple and Foxconn confirmed that Foxconn exceeded Chinese labor limits on the number of temporary staff it is allowed to use.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. 

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Sep 09 2019

30mins

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Meet Your New Meat – DTNS 3568

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How do you get people to accept lab grown meat and is the fear just a matter of incorrect marketing?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Blair Bazdarich.

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Jul 08 2019

29mins

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Is Time Up for TikTok? - DTNS 3644

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Is TikTok a national security threat or just electioneering hyperbole?


Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young

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Oct 24 2019

31mins

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Deep Mind Craft - DTNS 3608

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Researchers at Facebook are developing a virtual assistant to help Minecraft players letting users type in requests in natural language to an in-game avatar and the assistant will carry out requests if it can. How does this change machine learning and how can players benefit?


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

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Sep 03 2019

29mins

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Artificial Mctelligence - DTNS 3643

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McDonald's, the fast-food giant, has invested substantial resources into developing AI to help automate portions of its business. We take a look at the progress the Golden Arches has made in the tech sector.


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

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Oct 23 2019

30mins

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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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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?


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

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Dec 05 2019

30mins

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Rearranging the Alphabet - DTNS 3670

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Tuesday Alphabet announced that Google co-founders Larry page and Sergey Brin will step away from their duties as CEO and President and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will take on the additional role of CEO of Alphabet. Is this a sign of rougher waters for Google and Alphabet or just the normal evolution of the company?


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

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Dec 04 2019

30mins

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Are You Outraged? Citation Needed - DTNS 3669

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Adi Robertson has a thoughtful article on The Verge today called "How to fight lies, tricks, and chaos online." We break down the recommendations and add our own suggestions.


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



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Dec 03 2019

32mins

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Someone Please Build A Machine Lawyer! - DTNS 3668

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Chris Mancini from Comedy Film Nerds joins us to explain how the blurring of the lines between VFX in movies and fully rendered CGI cutscenes can lead to audience detachment from the content.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Chris Mancini.

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Dec 02 2019

32mins

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LG Electronics Announces CEO Change - DTH

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LG Electronics announces a change in CEO following its earnings report, the EU data regulator sanctions the EU parliament, and researchers demonstrate using undersea fiber optic cables as seismographs.

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Nov 29 2019

3mins

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Twitter Testing Threaded Messages - DTH

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Twitter confirms it's testing threaded messages on Twitter.com with a potential release in 2020, TikTok unblocks account and apologies to teen with viral video critical of Chinese policy, and a US District Judge rules users impacted by Facebook's 2018 data breach can sue as a class, but not for damages.

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Nov 28 2019

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VR is Milking It - DTNS 3667

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For the second year Mozilla has published its "Privacy not included gift guide" rating gifts on a scale of Not creepy, a little creepy, somewhat creepy, very creepy and super creepy. For instance, Facebook Portal is super creepy, the Nintendo Switch, not creepy. We take a look at this gift guide and share out thoughts on effectiveness of it.


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

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Nov 27 2019

31mins

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Check It Out Before You Check Out - DTNS 3666

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As the gift buying season enters full swing we share our tips making sure you're online shopping experience is safe and secure.


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

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Nov 26 2019

32mins

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Hard Thames for Uber - DTNS 3665

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Robb Dunewood shares his reasons why he went to team Dell XPS after showing significant interest in Apple's newest MacBook Pro.


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

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Nov 25 2019

32mins

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The Quest for the Right Gaming Gift - DTNS 3664

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Trisha Hershberger joins us with a gamer's guide to gift giving for the holiday season!


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta, Trisha Hershberger

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Nov 22 2019

33mins

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Snitch Shelf - DTNS 3663

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Google has rolled out an updated policy regarding political ads on the platform. We examine to see what changes were made and effect, if any, the policy will have.


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

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Nov 21 2019

31mins

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Skull Johnson - DTNS 3662

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Bill Gates's backs computer directed heat ray mirrors, Disney admits issues with Disney+ app vows to rebuild it, and a bot that reads user scanned licensing agreements and highlights possible issues including data privacy and opt outs. 


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

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Nov 20 2019

31mins

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The Half Life of VR - DTNS 3661

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This Thursday Valve will announce Half-Life: Alyx a flagship VR game. To help us understand why this is such a momentous occasion Patrick Beja fill us in on the history of Half-Life.


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

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Nov 19 2019

32mins

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Mister DeMillo-Man, Bring Me a Dream - DTNS 3660

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Sleep is possibly one of the most important aspects of our daily routine. We look into the efficacy of sleep tracking tech and what if any useful information they can provide.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Rob DeMillo.

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Nov 18 2019

30mins

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Robert Heron: TV Whisperer - DTNS 3659

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Robert Heron joins us with tips on some out of sight deals on HDTV and UHDTVs!


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Robert Heron.

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Nov 15 2019

32mins

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ICANN haz revolving doors? - DTNS 3658

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What is Rich Communication Service aka RCS and why is so important to the wireless telecom industry? 


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

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Nov 14 2019

30mins

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The Cartridge Family: C'Mon Get Happy - DTNS 3657

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We take a look at the Apple's latest refresh of the MacBook Pro line, the MacBook Pro 16".


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

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Nov 13 2019

29mins

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Disney+ has launched but not without some hiccups. We examine how well the new streaming service has fared on its first day and our impressions of it.


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Theatremonkey

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Nov 12 2019

29mins

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Update, Break, Repeat - DTNS 3655

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Are frequent OS updates the right way to go or should they be rolled out annually for bug checks and compatibility issues?


Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang

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Nov 08 2019

32mins

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