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How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.

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How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.

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Five Star Tech News

By Solitaire Gal - Sep 30 2017
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The BBC’s Tech Tent never ceases to amaze me! Regular corners and unfamiliar nooks and crannies are discussed each week! Excellent diversity, covering tech happenings worldwide!! I am positive you’ll live this podcast all about technology!

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
2
0
0
1

Five Star Tech News

By Solitaire Gal - Sep 30 2017
Read more
The BBC’s Tech Tent never ceases to amaze me! Regular corners and unfamiliar nooks and crannies are discussed each week! Excellent diversity, covering tech happenings worldwide!! I am positive you’ll live this podcast all about technology!
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Tech Tent

Updated 4 days ago

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How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.

Rank #1: New rules for robots

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Should a robot be allowed to react if it is attacked by a person? A new blueprint for robot makers aims to set out how machines should behave. Plus the UK Parliament committee scrutinising Facebook demands an explanation after reports the company knew about the misuse of its data by a political consultancy earlier than it had claimed. Presented by Jane Wakefiled, with BBC Online tech editor Leo Kelion, and special guest Annabelle Timsit from the Quartz website.

(Image: Stock photo of man shaking hands with a robot, Credit: iStock/ Getty Images Plus)
Aug 02 2019
23 mins
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Rank #2: Facebook's five billion dollar bill

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The social network reaches a record settlement with regulators over users' data privacy. Will it change how Facebook operates? Plus, is opposition to using facial recognition technology in public places growing? And, we get a rare glimpse into the online activities of Russia's intelligence agencies. Presented by Chris Fox, with BBC North America tech reporter Dave Lee, and special guest technology researcher Stephanie Hare.

(Image: Person trying the Facebook Portal device during the F8 2019 developers conference, Credit:Justin Sullivan /Getty Images).
Jul 26 2019
23 mins
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Rank #3: 8chan searches for new home

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Key service providers kick the controversial message board, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings, off the mainstream internet. In what form might it resurface? Plus "warshipping" is one of the latest threats to corporate security presented at the annual Black Hat hackers' conference. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporters Chris Fox and Dave Lee, and special guests Kate Bevan, editor of Which? Computing, and Poppy Gustafsson, co-CEO of Darktrace.

(Image: Stock photo of a bundle of unplugged network cables, Credit: Getty Images Plus).
Aug 09 2019
23 mins
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Rank #4: Celebrating games

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How Dundee in Scotland gave birth to Grand Theft Auto and has remained a hub of games design ever since. We visit the V&A design museum’s exhibition on gaming, plus we get one young developer’s tips on getting into the games business. And we track down one of the original team that worked on GTA. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.
Jul 19 2019
22 mins
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Rank #5: Alexa dispenses medical advice

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Are privacy fears over Alexa's new ability to offer medical advice from the UK's National Health Service justified? Plus, how super-car maker Aston Martin thinks it can persuade its customers to swap the roar of a V12 engine for the near-silence of electric propulsion. And we hear about the disturbing rise of "stalkerware" apps. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporter Chris Fox, and special guest Charlotte Jee from the MIT Tech Review.

(Image: An Amazon Echo smart speaker on a coffee table alongside an ear thermometer and some pills, Credit: Andrew Matthews/ PA Wire).
Jul 12 2019
23 mins
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