Daily Tech News Show podcast

Daily Tech News Show

Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and the team help you stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news. Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and the team help you stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news. Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

 

#1601

The Politics of Topics - DTNS 4712

What happens when your Instagram or Threads post is labeled political? Molly Wood details her experience. And what type of reaction has Reddit received after files to go public? Plus Tom explains the two cases the Supreme Court will hear Monday that could and their ruling which will impact online speech. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Molly Wood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1078107901&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

23 Feb 2024

32 MINS

32:25

23 Feb 2024


#1600

Could AI Replace Tom Cruise? - DTNS 4711

Is OpenAI’s text-to-video tool, Sora, a threat to the business of making TV shows and films? Plus, Google is pausing Gemini’s generation of people in images so it can adjust the model to produce more historically accurate results. And AT&T has been dealing with widespread service issues for more than ten hours affecting millions of subscribers across the US. Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Charlotte Henry, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1492082107&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

31 MINS

31:15

22 Feb 2024


#1599

Apple's Quantum Resistant Encryption - DTNS 4710

Intel reveals its Foundry Business roadmap. Plus Apple will add PQ3 cryptographic protocol to its messaging service, which Apple believes is resistant to future attacks from quantum computers. And Apple announces a free, standalone app called Apple Sports. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1818615498&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

21 Feb 2024

29 MINS

29:15

21 Feb 2024


#1598

Baby Come Back, To iPad Mini - DTNS 4709

Walmart announced that it will acquire TV maker Vizio in a deal valued at $2.3 billion. Plus we detail the big redesign changes YouTube is rolling out to creator channels. And what makes the iPad mini a better choice than the iPad Pro? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1200227644&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

20 Feb 2024

27 MINS

27:53

20 Feb 2024


#1597

Don't Pass on Passkeys - DTNS 4708

Bose has new earbuds that sit outside the ear canal instead of inside it. Plus, it turns out OpenAI’s Sora video-generating model can render video games too. And passkeys will eventually supersede passwords for digital security. What should you know about using it in daily life? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1147866582&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

33 MINS

33:56

16 Feb 2024


#1596

Returns Weren't Part of the Vision - DTNS 4707

Why is Meta clamping down on political posts and cutting back on funding for fact checking? Has the web evolved beyond the usefulness of robot.txt files to allow web crawlers? And why are people returning their Apple Vision Pros to the store? Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1613042906&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

15 Feb 2024

29 MINS

29:18

15 Feb 2024


#1595

What Did Nvidia Get Right? - DTNS 4706

How did Nvidia go from gaming company to AI darling worth a total market cap just behind Apple and Microsoft? Plus how did a South African based company dethrone Netflix as top streamer on the African continent? And Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a video of his views comparing the Vision Pro to the Meta Quest 3. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=855666615&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

14 Feb 2024

32 MINS

32:46

14 Feb 2024


#1594

Follow My Memories - DTNS 4705

Nvidia demos Chat, an AI chatbot, running locally one of the company’s RTX series GPU. Google Meet announces, “Companion Mode” which helps you reach your teammates when dialing in on mobile devices. And Memorizer is an iOS app that combines a bit of Goodreads with a bit of Trakt and some Yelp. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=618945008&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

28 MINS

28:26

13 Feb 2024


#1593

No Funimation! - DTNS 4704

We do a rundown of the top four launch bugs on Samsung’s S24 smartphone. Plus the IEEE Spectrum has a report on how piezoelectric transducers can use a phone’s screen for both haptic feedback and a speaker. And Funimation announces that subscriber’s digital copies of shows and movies will go away after April 2nd. Starring Tom Merritt, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1434867577&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

12 Feb 2024

30 MINS

30:10

12 Feb 2024


#1592

Where is Your Tribe? - DTNS 4703

How does a small business navigate social media? How does Sam Altman plan to reshape the global semiconductor industry? And why is X pivoting towards video? Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Ant Pruitt, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=610746233&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

32 MINS

32:39

09 Feb 2024


#1591

Playing the Streaming Games - DTNS 4702

ESPN, Fox, and Warner Bros/Discover have agreed to a deal for a mega sports streaming service coming this Fall. Plus Singapore-based Brilliant Labs announced a pair of lightweight AR glasses called Frame, with a multimodal virtual assistant named Noa. And Google is changing the name of its AI-powered chatbot formerly known as Bard and its sister model Duet to Gemini. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1644040023&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

08 Feb 2024

30 MINS

30:52

08 Feb 2024


#1590

Betting on the Future of Gaming - DTNS 4701

Why is Xbox looking to bring some of its exclusive titles to other platforms? And Apple and scientists at UC-Santa Barbara released an open source multimodal large language model that can let users edit images using natural language. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=693336828&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

07 Feb 2024

31 MINS

31:27

07 Feb 2024


#1589

Apple Vision Woe - DTNS 4700

Some owners of the Apple Vision Pro report forgetting their passcode which can disable the headset if a passcode is entered in too many times. Plus Forbes is reporting High school applicants that utilize ChatGPT for personal essays, often hire human editors to de-AI them. And Mozilla introduces a privacy monitoring service, called Mozilla Monitor Plus for $8.99 a month. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1774729341&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

06 Feb 2024

30 MINS

30:55

06 Feb 2024


#1588

You Too Should Wait for Qi2 - DTNS 4699

Allison is here to explain everything you need to know about wireless charging standards. Plus Amazon and Reach, the UK’s largest publisher, reach a deal to allow access to customer data for targeted advertising. And Meta’s Oversight Board ruled that a maliciously edited video of US President Joe Biden can stay on Facebook but recommends changes to the site's rules on manipulated content. Starring Tom Merritt, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=397472373&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

05 Feb 2024

29 MINS

29:23

05 Feb 2024


#1587

Apple Vision Pros and Cons - DTNS 4698

We get hands on time with the Apple Vision Pro and share our thoughts. Plus Apple releases big numbers in its Q4 earnings call. And what happened to all the music on TikTok? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nica Montford, Terrance Gaines, Len Peralta, Eileen Rivera, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1358081915&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

36 MINS

36:37

02 Feb 2024


#1586

Explaining The Kids Online Safety Act - DTNS 4697

What is the Kids Online Safety Act and why is it such a contentious issue? Plus Google is bringing generative AI to Google Maps. And why is Tim Cook betting so much on the success of the Apple Vision Pro? Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1830084081&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

01 Feb 2024

31 MINS

31:47

01 Feb 2024


#1585

Big Blizzard Restructuring - DTNS 4696

Blizzard gets a new president, Johanna Faries. Scott explains what her appointment means in a newly merged Microsoft Activision Blizzard company. Plus Universal Music Group, says negotiations have broken down with TikTok over royalties. And US lawmakers grill social media CEOs over the use of their platforms for facilitating child sexual abuse online. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=698435120&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

31 Jan 2024

31 MINS

31:54

31 Jan 2024


#1584

Now LIVE on Netflix - DTNS 4695

Is Netflix’s pivot to more traditional TV fare like dramas and reality shows a threat to traditional linear TV? Plus Apple Has Sold Approximately 200,000 Vision Pro Headsets. And TikTok’s effort to separate US data from China by putting it and a US-version of TikTok’s algorithm in an Oracle-run data center is running into issues. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Charlotte Henry, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=656743691&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

30 Jan 2024

32 MINS

32:13

30 Jan 2024


#1583

Brisket Backup Power - DTNS 4694

Chris Ashley shares his thoughts you need to be aware of before you invest in a power generator for emergency situations. Plus Amazon gives up on acquiring Roomba-maker iRobot. And the Browser Company has a new iOS app out, called Arc Search. Starring Tom Merritt, Chris Ashley, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=902728408&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

29 Jan 2024

33 MINS

33:15

29 Jan 2024


#1582

Deep Fake Protections Are Needed - DTNS 4693

Explicit deep fake images and videos of Taylor Swift have flooded X, raising questions about a legal framework around deep fakes and issues with X’s current explicit content filtering system. And Google updated the Pixel 8 Pro this week to allow for a new body temperature sensor feature. Plus Samsung launched the Galaxy S24 in China but instead of using Google’s Gemini models, it’s using Baidu’s Ernie. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=1515852316&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

26 Jan 2024

33 MINS

33:20

26 Jan 2024


#1581

The Van Tech Life – DTNS 4692

What kind of tech do you need if you want to be a fulltime Van Lifer? Plus in response to the EU’s DMA, Apple will allow alternative app stores for the iPhone and iPad. And Google announced Lumiere on Tuesday, an AI video generator it’s calling “a space-time diffusion model for realistic video generation”. Starring Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Kevin Pereira, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the [Show Notes] (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQnXPRiZztILyNFBIipgZmCN6nIVL3Yv2pl0BBX0QRGs4krIjwAQNLrBYMqCdMc9srLk84k4MEYpINN/pubhtml?gid=2099047104&single=true) . Become a member at [https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns] (https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

25 Jan 2024

32 MINS

32:07

25 Jan 2024