Medicare Security Breach, Apple News To Allow Ads & Spider-Man: Homecoming Scales Box Office [Episode 205]

Phil Edwards, Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.

Show Notes:
No CHOICE but to independently test NBN ISP speeds [iTWire]
LaunchVic puts brake on 500 Startups accelerator plan [The Australian]
Medicare details of ‘any Australian’ sold on the darknet for $30 [CNET Australia]
Review to scrutinise security of Medicare data lookup system [Computerworld Australia]
Elon Musk’s Tesla, France’s Neoen win landmark SA battery tender [AFR]
Pauline Hanson’s drone’s on net, CASA investigating [CIO]
Microsoft to lay off 3,000 people as it tries to boost Azure [Engadget]
Jawbone Goes Out Of Business [Gizmodo Australia]
SoundCloud is cutting nearly 40 percent of its staff [The Verge]
ACCC chief to question Apple on Westpac chat app payments ban [AFR]
Apple News May Expand Ways Publishers Can Sell Ads, Enable Micropayments [MacRumors]
Journalism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver [YouTube]
iPhone 8 to ditch fingerprint sensor for face scanner, reports say [The Telegraph]
‘True Blood’ star Nelsan Ellis dies at 39 [USA Today]
True Blood – AIDS Burger [YouTube]
Joan Lee Dies: Wife Of Comics Icon Stan Lee Was 93 [Deadline]
Weekend Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Scales $117M in Heroic U.S. Bow [The Hollywood Reporter]
Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Shoots to $257 Million Worldwide [Variety]
Old-fashioned TV still popular [The Australian]
Nolan Talks Bond As Craig Makes A Decision [Dark Horizons]

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