New Encryption Laws, Tumblr’s Adult Content Ban & Avengers: Endgame Trailer Drops [Episode 273]

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

Show Notes:
Ban Chrome as default browser, limit Facebook user data harvesting: ACCC crackdown [iTnews]
Australia gets world-first encryption busting laws [iTnews]
What do the new encryption laws mean for you? [The Age]
Tumblr will ban all adult content on December 17th [The Verge]
A Quarter of Tumblr’s Users Are There to Consume Porn, Data Scientists Estimate [Vice]
Microsoft may back off in browser war, reportedly adopting Chrome code [The Age]
Google welcomes Microsoft’s move to Chromium, but Mozilla doesn’t [The Verge]
Google Allo to shut down in March, putting focus on Messages and Duo [CNET]
ECG feature in Apple Watch is already saving lives [AppleInsider]
Apple Hunting for Next ‘Breaking Bad’, Interested in Violent Drama Starring Richard Gere [MacRumors]
“Avengers: Endgame” Trailer Sets Record [Dark Horizons]
Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host [Variety]
Jodie Whittaker sticks with Doctor Who [TV Tonight]
10 Boss rebrands as 10 Bold ahead of court battle [TV Tonight]

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Marriott’s 500 Million Hack, DJI Osmo Pocket & Daredevil Cancelled [Episode 272]

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

Show Notes:
Cancer conwoman Belle Gibson faces jail threat for not paying $410,000 fine [The Age]
Village Roadshow donates millions to major parties while lobbying on piracy [The Guardian]
Tech companies could leave Australia over Dutton’s encryption bill [SBS News]
Greens back government’s expansion of website-blocking scheme [Computerworld Australia]
500 million guests victims of Marriott hotels data hack [The West Australian]
Facebook confirms years-old messages are randomly coming back to haunt users [The Verge]
Why is the DJI Osmo Pocket camera making such a buzz? [AndroidPIT]
It took seven miles to pull over a Tesla with a seemingly asleep driver [Ars Technica]
Electric car versus hybrid – which emits less CO2? [Drive Zero]
Pooping out a Lego piece takes less time than you might think [CNET]
Supreme Court appears skeptical of Apple’s arguments in App Store monopoly case [CNBC]
Apple at Fed Square pushed back a year, as Andrews confirms support [The Age]
Dalidakis removed from Cabinet [InnovationAus.com]
Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of ‘SpongeBob SquarePants,’ Dies at 57 [The Hollywood Reporter]
‘Disgraceful and disruptive’: Gang of Youths call for Viagogo ban [The Age]
Daredevil Cancelled By Netflix [Screen Rant]
Die With Me [Apple App Store]

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Amazon Resume Shipping To Australia, Facebook’s PR Fail & Back To The Future Reboot [Episode 271]

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

Show Notes:
‘Appalling’ emergency services data breach to be investigated [The Age]
Amazon will resume shipping to Australia from its US store from midnight [Business Insider Australia]
Credit cards become tap-and-go tickets for NSW trains [iTnews]
U.S. asks allies to shun Huawei equipment, WSJ reports; sector stocks fall [Reuters]
Facebook’s outgoing head of public policy takes blame for Definers scandal [The Verge]
How my sexual health searches ended up in the hands of the world’s biggest tech companies [ABC News]
Tumblr was removed from Apple’s App Store over child pornography issues [The Verge]
A former Facebook moderator says she took down beheadings, child pornography, and animal abuse every day — but was ‘treated like nothing’ [Business Insider Australia]
Dispatches – Inside facebook. Secrets of the social network [YouTube]
Inside Apple’s humans-first, tech second news platform [SMH]
‘Back to the Future’ Tops Franchises That Audiences Would Like to See Remade [Slash Film]
Stan and Film Victoria launch development fund [IF Magazine]
#ThotAudit: Trolls report camgirls to the IRS for tax evasion [News.com.au]
‘Venom’ just passed ‘Wonder Woman’ at the global box office [Mashable]
20 years to the day: Martin Molloy call it quits [Radio Today]

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Rode’s New Mixer, The Wiggles On Google Assistant & Vale Stan Lee [Episode 270]

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

Show Notes:
Kayo launches apps for Android, iOS and Apple TV [Finder.com.au]
Tide in a box is coming to Amazon for easier shipping [CNN]
My Health Record opt-out period extended as website hits issues [ABC News]
Greens flag AU$1.5 billion NBN policy, Aussie GDPR, data retention repeal [ZDNet]
Podcasting revolutionised by Aussie company RODE – RODECaster Pro mixer does it all [EFTM]
Streamers Are Going XLR With Helicon Gaming’s New All-In-One Audio Interface [PR Underground]
One of the best podcast apps, Pocket Casts, just got a big redesign [The Verge]
Japan’s new cybersecurity minister admits he’s never used a computer [Engadget]
You can now talk to The Wiggles on Google Assistant [Mashable]
RIP Apple networking, Time Capsule and AirPort no longer available from Apple [9to5Mac]
Spotify Officially Debuts Apple Watch App, Rolling Out to Everyone Over Coming Week [MacRumors]
Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ Real-Life Superhero, Dies at 95 [The Hollywood Reporter]
Upfronts 2019: ABC: Deborah Mailman, Rachel Griffiths head up diverse slate [TV Tonight]
YouTube is now showing ad-supported Hollywood movies [AdAge]
POKÉMON Detective Pikachu – Official Trailer [YouTube]
Amazon brings Blueprints to Australia; create your own Alexa skills even if you can’t write code [Ausdroid]

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Samsung Unveils Foldable Phone, Alibaba’s Shopping Spree & Foxtel’s Sports Streaming Service [Episode 269]

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

Show Notes:
Google overhauls sexual harassment policies after worldwide protests [SBS News]
My Health Record’s privacy chief quits amid claims agency ‘not listening’ [SMH]
Eftpos gets Square as battle for mobile payments escalates [iTnews]
Samsung’s foldable phone is real and opens into a tablet [CNET]
Samsung’s Galaxy F foldable phone gets a price and release date in new report [The Verge]
The World’s Biggest Shopping Spree Just Smashed a Record [Bloomberg]
Vine 2.0 is coming: Cofounder teases spring 2019 launch for new app ‘Byte’ [9to5Mac]
Facebook quietly launches a TikTok competitor app called Lasso [The Verge]
Apple Launches iPhone X Display Module Replacement Program to Address Touch Issues [MacRumors]
Apple Launches SSD Service Program for 13-Inch Non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro Sold Between June 2017 and June 2018 [MacRumors]
Douglas Rain, the sinister voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey, dies [The Age]
Kayo Sports is a game-changer [TV Tonight]
Disney unveils the name of its Netflix competitor, plus new Marvel and Star Wars shows [Mashable]
Disney Confirms Hulu Will Be Offered Internationally After Fox Purchase [ComicBook.com]
‘Shrek,’ ‘Puss in Boots’ Getting Rebooted [Variety]
Telstra CFO to replace Elon Musk as Tesla chair [ABC News]

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