The EU’s “Meme Ban”, iPhone 2018 Event Roundup & Twitter Expands Video Content [Episode 261]

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

Show Notes:
My Uber rating shows I am a much better person than you [The Age]
ACCC puts telcos on notice over false advertising [CIO Australia]
Govts agree to unite on digital ID, data [iTnews]
EU votes to adopt copyright law that could ban memes and ‘destroy the internet’ [Metro]
Amazon is investigating claims that employees deleted reviews and sold sales data to sellers [The Verge]
Microsoft apparently won’t derail your Firefox or Chrome installation anymore with a dialog box that promotes Edge [CNET]
Apple 2018 Keynote Roundup [Apple Magazine]
Twitter announces over 50 new premium content deals in Asia-Pacific region [Ausdroid]
CBS To Take On Netflix With ‘Ten All Access’ In December [ChannelNews]
Conan O’Brien’s complete late-night TV archive will be posted online in January [ArsTechnica]
Hey Hey video vault opens for the fans [TV Tonight]

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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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Vale Pocket Weather AU, Trump vs. Google & Foxtel Launches Foxflicks [Episode 259]

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

Show Notes:
Melbourne Esports Open [#MEO2018]
Student Jobs Expo – September 21st 2018 [Reesby Recruitment]
TPG, Vodafone Australia agree on $15bn merger [iTnews]
Shifty Jelly announces the end of Pocket Weather AU – will last at least another 12 months before shutting down [Ausdroid]
Trump says Google, Twitter, and Facebook are on “troubled territory” and “better be careful” [The Verge]
Google allegedly paid Mastercard millions for data to link online ads with offline purchases [TechSpot]
Apple announces September 12 event, and new iPhones are likely [Ars Technica]
2018 iPhone XS and Watch Series 4 leak before Sept. 12 event [CNET]
Apple Fed Square upgrade fails to impress planners at city council [The Age]
Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft [The Guardian]
Foxtel launches streaming video on demand service, Foxflicks [Mumbrella]
TEN confirms $100m Melbourne Cup deal [TV Tonight]
Spike in remote access scams costs Aussies over $4m [iTnews]

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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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Special Episode – The Geeks Interrupted Podcast Review Podcast Show [Episode 457]

Rebecca & Barry review the latest episode of Geeks Interrupted, Episode No. 257.

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