Tech News Today

TECH NEWS TODAY

Hosted by Megan MorroneJason Howell

Tech News Today explores the most important stories of the day in conversation with the world's leading journalists live each weekday at 7:00pm Eastern, 4:00pm Pacific, 23:00 UTC. Give us your news and views at 260-TNT-SHOW or tnt@twit.tv, or watch recorded shows on our website at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-today.

Records every weekday at 7:00pm Eastern / 4:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.

Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives. Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 22:30 UTC.
  1. Tech News Weekly (Audio)

    • 1:31 Ed Bott from ZDNet says not to panic about Spectre and Meltdown, and details why Microsoft had to retract its update amid failing AMD hardware.
    • 16:00 Patrick Norton from AVexcel joins from the Consumer Electronics Show floor to discuss the latest Television tech, including a rollable OLED panel.
    • 35:33 Sam Abuelsamid for Navigant Research discusses how smart assistant technology is becoming more commonplace in automobiles, and taking a ride in an autonomous vehicle in Vegas.
    • 48:40 Allison Sheridan from Podfeet.com shares some of her favorite off-the-wall tech from the show including Faraday cage briefs for men.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

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  2. Tech News Weekly (Audio)

    • 1:26 Researcher Daniel Carter talks about Crowdtap, Clever and other underpaid jobs that robots can't do.
    • 14:52 Lindsey Turrentine from CNET talks about what IoT to expect at CES
    • 26:39 Kim Gavin tells us about her new startup - a wearable that lets kids wander.
    • 40:26 Spectre and Meltdown are here and its time to change your passwords and update when you can.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

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  3. Tech News Weekly (Audio)

    Megan Morrone and Jason Howell picked some of their favorite interviews from the year. Becky Worley shares her thoughts on surviving on social media in 2017. Marques Brownlee got to ride in the Tesla Model 3 and shared his experience. Louise Matstakis took a closer look at vending machines in Russia that generate likes. Nsikan Akpan talks about bioMASON, a company that uses bacteria to make cement. Finally, Mathy VanHoef discovered the huge KRACK vulnerability and details some of the misconceptions making waves.

    • 2:03: Becky Worley
    • 18:23: Marques Brownlee
    • 31:16: Louise Matstakis
    • 41:10: Nsikan Akpan
    • 48:08: Mathy VanHoef

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

    Guests: Becky Worley, Marques Brownlee, Louise Matsakis, Nsikan Akpan, and Mathy Vanhoef

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  4. Tech News Weekly (Audio)

    Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to the week's newsmakers and breakers.

    • 1:11 Rachel Abrams, business reporter for the New York Times, discovered that Google's knowledge graph showed her as dead, so she went through many steps to get it fixed.
    • 19:20 Tom Merritt, host of Cord Killers, talks about the year in cord-cutting, and how far streaming services have come as more people get rid of their cable subscriptions for online content.
    • 34:50 Brett Glass of LARIAT, a wireless ISP in Wyoming, shares his perspectives on the Net Neutrality repeal, and why he thinks it's not all doom and gloom.
    • 48:17 Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica details his favorite games from 2017, as well as what he fears might happen with low-quality games flooding the market heading into 2018.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

    Guests: Rachel Abrams, Tom Merritt, Brett Glass, and Sam Machkovech

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  5. Tech News Weekly (Audio)

    Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to the week's newsmakers and breakers.

    • 1:37 Ernesto Falcon from the EFF talks about the good news and the bad news about the FCC's decision about Net Neutrality.
    • 13:58 Mark Spoonauer from Tom' Guide discusses Uber, Juicero, the HomePod and other big tech fails of 2017
    • 27:16 Ian Sherr from CNET tells us about the kids behind the Mirai botnet and how it started in Minecraft. Also, what happens to the bitcoin that the hackers had to turn over?
    • 38:15 Debra Ruh is a podcaster, writer, and CEO who explains the importance of accessibility and inclusion in tech.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

    Guests: Ernesto Falcon, Mark Spoonauer, Ian Sherr, and Debra Ruh

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