The One With Two Marks: Telstra vs the 5G nutjobs, Britain’s free internet plan, Apple announce the new 16″ MacBook and Disney+ has launched [Episode 316]
Andy Blume, Mark Macdowell and guest host Mark Havas are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things geek.
This week’s stories:
5G, 5x The Stupidity
Telstra calls for government help to combat 5G fears [Computerworld]
The science is clear; we’ve more to fear from baby monitors than 5G [The Sydney Morning Herald]
iVote, youVote, weallVote
Report exposes flaw in iVote system used in NSW election [University Of Melbourne]
Researchers warn further flaws may be found in NSW’s iVote [Computerworld]
iVote online and telephone voting [NSW Electoral Commission]
Free English Internets
Project Nightingale: Google probed over US patient data deal [BBC News]
Google signs healthcare data and cloud computing deal with Ascension [IT News]
Google’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting [The Atlantic]
The Surface Pro X Sucks
Review: Microsoft Surface Pro X [Wired]
I tried the Surface Pro X, Microsoft’s slim new $1,000 laptop with long battery life, a brand-new processor, and huge potential [Business Insider]
Hands on: Surface Pro X Review [Trusted Reviews]
16″ Of Macbook
The glitchy debut of Disney Plus is the stuff of tech launch nightmares [Washington Post]
With a compelling offering Disney+ enters the Australian streaming wars [The Sydney Morning Herald]
Nine Nine Renewed For Eight Eight
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Snags Early Season 8 Renewal on NBC [Hollywood Reporter]
You’re Jokering, Right?
‘Joker’ to cross $1bn global box office on Friday [ScreenDaily]
Other stuff we mentioned:
Standing Committee On Communications And The Arts – Inquiry Into 5G In Australia – Submissions [Parliament Of Australia]
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