TPG Free 4G, Is Google’s Duplex Unethical? & Brooklyn Nine-Nine Saved [Episode 243]

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

Show Notes:
Here’s why you’re getting all those terms of service update emails [Mashable]
Rick and Morty is getting a whopping 70 more episodes [The Verge]
Australia Post piloting bot assistants for delivery centre workers and back office staff [Computerworld Australia]
TPG to trial free access to 4G network for six months [iTnews]
Google just gave a stunning demo of Assistant making an actual phone call [The Verge]
Why people are so terrified about Google’s new robot [The Independent]
Facebook is launching a new team dedicated to the blockchain [Recode]
Microsoft offers better margins to lure Apple, Google devs [CRN]
Apple Plans to Sell Video Subscriptions Through TV App [Bloomberg]
Apple iPhone SE 2 to launch in September; Face ID still rumoured [Pocket-lint]
‘The Last Man on Earth,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ ‘The Mick’ Canceled at Fox [Variety]
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Saved: NBC Picks Up Comedy After Fox Cancellation [Deadline]
R. Kelly Removed From Spotify as Part of ‘Hateful Content and Conduct’ Policy [Time]
What does Spotify’s new ‘hate content’ policy mean for artists, the music industry, and Time’s Up? [The Independent]
‘Elementary’ Renewed For Season 7 By CBS [Deadline]

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Telstra 000 Outage, NPR Acquire Pocket Casts & Team Coco Format Change [Episode 242]

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

Show Notes:
Nine’s ANZAC blunder [Media Watch]
Widespread Telstra outage impacts 4G and NBN customers [SMH]
Telstra apologises after triple zero emergency number crash [The Canberra Times]
Government to conduct formal investigation into Telstra 000 outage [The Age]
Commonwealth Bank admits it lost the details of almost 20 million accounts, didn’t tell customers [ABC News]
Eight new Spectre variants affecting Intel chips discovered, four are “high risk” [TechSpot]
Bitcoin-style event tickets launched that will eliminate fraud and touting [TheFestivals.UK]
Pocket Casts acquired by NPR, other public radio stations, and This American Life [The Verge]
Suncorp signs up to Apple Pay [iTnews]
Apple Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Steve Jobs Unveiling the iMac [MacRumors]
iPhone X is the best-selling smartphone in 2018 so far [CNET]
Australian actor Cathy Godbold dies after cancer battle [The Age]
Conan O’Brien’s TBS Show Trimmed To 30-Minute Episodes Amid Digital Pivot [Tubefilter]
Netflix to drop new 22-episode version of ‘Arrested Development’ season 4 [Entertainment Weekly]
Red Dwarf Series 13 confirmed [British Comedy Guide]

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Eddie McGuire vs. Facebook, Apple Kills AirPort & Channel Seven Cancels ScreenPLAY [Episode 241]

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

Show Notes:
NBN Co have launched a podcast [Reckoner]
NBN Co chief gets frank about copper’s problems [iTnews]
Eddie McGuire can sue for defamation over fake ad, just not against Facebook [SMH]
Telstra Fined $10 Million For Hitting Customers With Unauthorised Charges [Gizmodo Australia]
Snapchat is selling a new, water-resistant version of Spectacles for $150 [Recode]
Microsoft just announced a huge new update to Windows 10 — here’s what’s new [Business Insider Australia]
Apple ends production of AirPort base stations [TechCrunch]
Avengers: Infinity War goes ballistic at the box-office in record-breaking opening weekend [ABC News]
Channel Seven Cancels ScreenPLAY [Kotaku Australia]
The Simpsons Shatters TV Records [E! News]
Tesla driver caught sitting in the passenger seat with autopilot on [CNET]
@BoredElonMusk [Twitter]
Stream to 30+ Platforms Simultaneously with Restream.io [YouTube]

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Google’s Next Australian HQ, 100M Amazon Prime Members & The Crown’s Gender Pay Gap [Episode 240]

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

Show Notes:
Raj Deut [Twitter]
Ad-free Facebook access could cost as much as $168 a year [Digital Trends]
Soaring complaints spur review of customer telco rights [The Age]
Data theft, bullying claims rock Australia’s first gay radio station [The Age]
Google Australia headquarters: NSW Government rejects proposal for Sydney site [9News]
Amazon Prime has 100 million-plus Prime memberships — here’s how HBO, Netflix and Tinder compare [Recode]
Chrome 66 arrives with autoplaying content blocked by default [VentureBeat]
The BBC is letting you download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples [TechRadar]
Apple Offering Free Battery Replacement for MacBook Pro Units [Gadgets 360]
Ill-informed YouTuber bemoans Apple repair policies after breaking iMac Pro [AppleInsider]
Report: 2018 iPhone could cost as little as $550 [The Next Web]
Harry Anderson, “Night Court” actor, dead at 65 [CBS News]
Mini-Me actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49 [ABC News]
Channel Nine legend Darrell Eastlake dies [9News]
‘The Crown’ Star Matt Smith Breaks Silence on Claire Foy Pay-Disparity Controversy [The Hollywood Reporter]
“Deadpool 2” Trailer Features Cut Dialogue [Dark Horizons]

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NBN Adopts FTTC, Facebook US Senate Inquiry & Apple Leaks Memo Leaked [Episode 239]

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

Show Notes:
People are buying faster NBN speeds [CIO Australia]
NBN Co will flip 440,000 mostly-HFC premises to FTTC [iTnews]
Optus now offering unlimited mobile data plans – but there’s a catch [Tech Guide]
The 5 biggest takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the Senate [The Verge]
Steve Wozniak drops Facebook: “The profits are all based on the user’s info” [Ars Technica]
The creators of ‘Westworld’ trolled their fans spectacularly [Mashable]
Apple memo warning employees about leaking gets leaked [CNN]
Apple’s unreleased gold iPhone X revealed by FCC [The Verge]
Full Metal Jacket actor dies aged 74 [BBC News]
GTA 5 is the most profitable entertainment product ever [VG247]
Activision Blizzard Made $4 Billion On Microtransactions Last Year [GameSpot]
‘Mad About You’: Helen Hunt & Paul Reiser Close Deals For Series Return [Deadline]
UK hopes to reboot Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em [TV Tonight]
Woolworths meltdown closes stores across Australia [The Age]

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