TPG Merger Talks, Heritage Protection From Apple & Big Bang Theory Ending [Episode 258]

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

Show Notes:
NBN boss blames slow speeds on everyone refreshing their browser to check who’s Prime Minister [The Chaser]
Australia’s sporting capital goes digital with the inaugural Melbourne Esports Open [Reckoner]
WA govt still struggling with infosec practices [iTnews]
TPG Telecom in merger talks with Vodafone Hutchison Australia [AFR]
Mobile phone plan costs tipped to soar amid 5G ban on Chinese companies [SMH]
Facebook is testing a label that will highlight what you have in common with randos [The Verge]
Federation Square gets temporary heritage protection from Apple store [The Age]
2018 iPhone Pre-orders to Take Place on September 14 According to German Carriers [MacRumors]
Actor who played LazyTown’s Robbie Rotten dies aged 43 [ABC News]
“The Big Bang Theory” Is Coming To An End In May 2019 [BuzzFeed News]
‘Star Wars’ Actress Kelly Marie Tran Hits Back At Racist Trolls In Powerful Essay [Junkee]
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ On Hold In Wake of James Gunn Firing [/Film]
NBN Co deploys 58 percent of the FTTC it had hoped to [iTnews]
Twitch Prime members will lose ad-free viewing next month [The Verge]
NBN Co makes Stephen Rue its new CEO [iTnews]
KSI vs. Logan Paul “YouTube World Championship” Boxing Match Ends In A Draw As 784K Watch On YouTube (And A Million More Illegally) [Tubefilter]

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