In This Episode: New computers, and old languages. The Earth’s shifting magnetic fields are screwing up GPS (sort of). The U.S. government shutdown is affecting .gov web sites for an interesting reason. Pixels on your wall. Tesla says “Pwn Us”. Can the police make you unlock your phone?
In This Episode: OK, not an hour on clocks, but some! Timepieces, new monitors, and streaming TV (oh my!) Plotters, pens, and Bandersnatch! And space is grabbing our attention lately, with Ultima Thule and the moon.
In This Episode: What does it mean that Voyager 2 has left the heliosphere? Google+ is really, really dying. So, apparently, is Tumblr. And at least the older ScanSnaps. And the Microsoft Edge browser. But GitHub becomes an official government source …for laws?!
In This Episode: TEH starts its second year! Landing on Mars. Son of Spectre. Hacking CPAP machines to better treat sleep apnea. Astronaut finds a cache of old floppy disks. Is Apple’s App Store an (illegal) monopoly?
In This Episode: Google again steps up as the Internet Police. Is Bitlocker the problem, or the solution? Fuzzbots to the rescue? Can you be arrested for remotely wiping your cell phone? (Yes!) Jump to shark, and being informed about Informed Delivery.
In This Episode: Relief from Robocalls is coming. Will your next ID be implanted? Exploring planet Mercury. Might Elon Musk tweet for …eternity?! Media player vulnerabilities.
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.
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?
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.
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?