Microsoft Buys GitHub, Just Beem It & Community TV Broadcast Extension [Episode 246]

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

Show Notes:
Champion cheese-roller breaks record [BBC News]
Telstra triple-0 outage not caused by lightning strike, investigation finds [ABC News]
The Guy Fined Over Inserting A Travel Card Chip Into His Hand Is Appealing The Decision [BuzzFeed Australia]
Spotify Drops ‘Hate Conduct’ Policy for Artist Promotions After Controversy [Variety]
Australian shoppers to be blocked from Amazon’s US site [ABC News]
eBay looks to shake up Australia’s online shopping sector with unlimited delivery plan [SMH]
Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub [The Verge]
Microsoft is now more valuable than Google [The Verge]
Type ‘the1975..com’ Into Your Google App To See A Weird Bug In Action [Gizmodo Australia]
Banks launch Beem It to take on their own Osko [AFR]
A Woman Who Didn’t Like Her Husband’s Tone While She Was Googling Allegedly Shot Him In The Head [BuzzFeed]
Woman kills husband for beating family cat [9News]
What you need to know about Apple’s iOS 12 launch on Monday [CNET]
iOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, HomePod stereo now available [9to5Mac]
Tributes pour in for beloved Australian actor Cornelia Frances, 77 [SBS News]
Roseanne scrapped from US and Australian TV after star’s racist tweet [ABC News]
Community TV stations celebrate as Federal government grants another reprieve [Mumbrella]

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