TEH 045: A Million Ways to Stream

In This Episode: Paul Allen, Do Millennials donate blood? PHP 5.x going away, yet millions of sites still use it. Cheap backup drives, and Winamp is coming back!

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TEH 044: The Announcer’s Test

In This Episode: We cover two definite NOT breaches of the Week: Google+ and Chinese Chips. The problematic Windows 10 October Update. Parents might want to check their local Sex Offender Registry before their kids head out on Halloween. And wait until you hear the Announcer’s Test.

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TEH 043: Don’t Be Evil …Forever!

In This Episode: Google dumped its “Don’t Be Evil” promise years ago, but can a new idea to “decentralize the web” work, and keep its promise forever? The Facebook breach affects more than your Facebook account. Tim Berners-Lee’s Inrupt project. And game streaming?

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TEH 042: You Don’t Own That

In This Episode: Big changes coming to music copyrights. Google backpedals on WWW. Android turns 10. Do you answer your phone if you don’t know who’s calling? Scrabble is OK with EW.

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TEH 041: Don’t Copyright My Loot Box

In This Episode: Update on the Brazilian State Museum fire: social media to the rescue! Another month, another new EU law: copyright — will it affect those outside the EU? Game “Loot Boxes”: is that gambling?

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TEH 040: Something Random Floated In From Japan

In This Episode: Google is trying to “kill off” the www. (and the m.) in URLs. The Ocean Cleanup project has a huge job ahead of it. Microsoft plans to implement a “monthly charge” for Windows 7 support: but you can’t have it! Plus: CRISPR.

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TEH 039: Going to the Dogs

In This Episode: If Google is “fooled” by insecure network-based security, can any of us be fully confident in such devices? Digitizing museums: Can you back up history? (Yes! And we should.) Sony’s new Aibo robot dog: cool, or crazy? And a working Apple I is going on auction.

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TEH 038: Your Face Rings a Bell

In This Episode: Scanner OCR software may be uploading your documents to the cloud — and showing them to anyone who knows where to look. U.S. airports are starting to get facial recognition software. Twitter has new rules for bots.

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TEH 036: The 3-Point Test

In This Episode: How to tell if click-bait stories are worth paying attention to. Amazon Web Services accidentally reveals GoDaddy internal “trade secret” documents. New AI finds who was overlooked by Wikipedia — and it’s mostly women.

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