Rhymes With “Moorabbin”: Uber’s Melb Cup failure, NBN users not getting full speeds, Goldman Sachs sexist checks & Murray back for Ghostbusters [Episode 315]

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

This week’s stories:

I Heart Instagram

Instagram will test hiding likes in the US as soon as next week [The Verge]

Horse Stuff

Uber app crashes, stranding thousands at Flemington [The Age]
Drones watch over Victorian train network on Cup Day [Rail Express]
Man, 52, charged over copper robbery that brought trains to a halt [The Age]

NBN is crap: ACCC

Homes connected to NBN via fibre-to-node only getting 80% of speed they paid for [The Guardian]
NBN Co urged to over-provision downlink on all services [ITNews]


CBA, NAB and Telstra to test govt’s new AI ethics doctrine [ITNews]

Goldman Sachs Is Sexist!

Apple Card issuer investigated after claims of sexist credit checks
[The Guardian]
Five Things You Shouldn’t Do If You Want Your Home Loan Approved [Lifehacker]

AT&T Were Naughty

AT&T fined $60 million for throttling ‘unlimited’ data plans [The Verge]

Cinemas Chuck A Tanty

Martin Scorsese struck a deal with Netflix for The Irishman — and cinemas aren’t happy [ABC News]

Ermagherd Ghersberters

Bill Murray’s “Ghostbusters” Return Confirmed [Dark Horizons]

Star Trek

“Obi-Wan” Writer On Why A Series, Not A Film [Dark Horizons]

Other stuff we mentioned:

/r/oldpeoplefacebook [Reddit]

How many days since the Montague Street Bridge has been hit?

Melbourne Cliches [YouTube]


eSim Providers [Apple]

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