Uber Blocking Bad Riders, Twitter’s Senate Hearing & RIP Burt Reynolds [Episode 260]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek. Special Guest: Mark Macdowell.

Show Notes:
Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones [The Verge]
Uber to block ‘disrespectful’ Australians [BBC News]
Woolworths trials ‘scan and go’ smartphone shopping [iTnews]
Facebook’s Sandberg and Twitter’s Dorsey defend their companies at Senate Intelligence hearing [Mashable]
Google Complies With Russian Order To Take Down Opposition Leader’s YouTube Ads [Gizmodo Australia]
British Airways app and website hack exposes full card details of 380,000 customers [9To5Mac]
What to Expect at Apple’s September 2018 Event: New iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4, AirPods, AirPower and More [MacRumors]
Burt Reynolds, star of Smokey and the Bandit and Deliverance, dies aged 82 [ABC News]
Doctor Who finally gets UK air date, throws ABC programming into spin [The Age]
‘Rick And Morty’ Wins Outstanding Animated Program Amidst Dan Harmon Controversy – Emmys [Deadline]
Steve Guttenberg Says New ‘Police Academy’ Movie is Coming [The Hollywood Reporter]
21st Century Fox Invests $100 Million in Social Live-Streaming Startup Caffeine [Variety]
MEGA.nz Chrome extension caught stealing passwords, cryptocurrency private keys [ZDNet]
The Golden Girls Are Being Turned Into Action Figures [Mental Floss]

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