Breaking Up Big Tech, Facebook vs. Anti-vaxxers & Tim Apple [Episode 280]

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

Show Notes:
Melbourne Council opposes Apple Store in Federation Square [iTnews]
Tesla will raise prices on its cars, reverses plan to close stores [The Verge]
Hot Tesla Road Trip | Fully Charged [YouTube]
NBN says no, actually, Australian internet prices are not too high [The Canberra Times]
Australia’s anti-encryption laws ridiculed on world stage [iTnews]
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren targets Big Tech breakup [SBS News]
Google reviewed pay equity and learned it was underpaying men [The Washington Post]
My anti-vaxx mum was misinformed by Facebook, says teen who vaccinated himself [SMH]
Penn and Teller on Vaccinations [YouTube]
Tim Cook is now Tim Apple on Twitter [The Verge]
Kuo: Apple’s AR Glasses to Launch in 2020 as iPhone Accessory [MacRumors]
Actor Luke Perry dies aged 52 after a stroke [ABC News]
The Prodigy’s ‘true pioneer’ frontman Keith Flint found dead at his home [ABC News]
‘I’m going to fight this’: Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has pancreatic cancer [SMH]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.


YouTube Disabling Comments, Uber Tipping & Last Australian Blockbuster Closes [Episode 279]

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

Show Notes:
Ita Buttrose to be named new ABC chair [ABC News]
Coles hangs up on Telstra at the checkout for Optus NBN [iTnews]
How Our Government Broke The NBN: Mike Quigley [Lifehacker Australia]
Dial 1300 bungle: Telstra diverted customer support lines to Triple Zero [iTnews]
‘Do not disturb while driving’: bid to block Wi-Fi on drivers’ phones [The Age]
Tesla will close most of its stores and only sell cars online [The Verge]
Tesla Model Y SUV will be unveiled March 14th [The Verge]
VASAviation [YouTube]
YouTube loses advertisers over “wormhole into pedophilia ring” [Ars Technica]
Plagued By Predators, YouTube Is Disabling Comments On Most Videos Featuring Children [Gizmodo Australia]
I’m SHOCKED at how much YouTube paid me for a VIRAL VIDEO… [YouTube]
Uber is trying to make tipping work in Australia — and it’s making people mad [SmartCompany]
Here’s a tip, Uber – pay your drivers properly [The Age]
Tennessee man accused of dipping testicles in customer’s salsa [Fox News]
Mike Willesee, journalist and trailblazer, dead at 76 after long battle with throat cancer [ABC News]
‘Be kind, please rewind’: last Australian Blockbuster closes [SBS News]
Spielberg to Voice Concerns Over Netflix Oscar Competition at Academy Meeting [Variety]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

Emoji Number Plates, Samsung Galaxy Fold & The 2019 Oscar Winners [Episode 278]

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 plans four-month HFC blitz [iTnews]
FastMail loses customers, faces calls to move over anti-encryption laws [iTnews]
Hey Queensland, You Can Have Emoji Number Plates Now ❤ [Gizmodo Australia]
Rejected as a licence plate, but Sask. Rush fans can put ‘Assman’ on their chests with new T-shirts [CBC News]
Crime syndicate hacks 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, demands ransom [The Age]
Toyota cyber attack leaves employees unable to access emails for days [The Age]
The biggest news from Samsung’s Galaxy S10 event [Engadget]
Samsung Galaxy S10 Range: What Aussies Need To Know [Lifehacker Australia]
Huawei’s Mate X foldable phone is a thinner 5G rival to the Galaxy Fold [The Verge]
The 2019 Oscar Winners [Dark Horizons]
More Details On Netflix’s Marvel Cancellations [Dark Horizons]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

Parliament House Hack, Samsung Galaxy S10 & Mr Squiggle Mint Coin [Episode 277]

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 the latest list of dildos that want to steal your personal data [The A.V. Club]
Apple fails to block porn & gambling ‘Enterprise’ apps [TechCrunch]
Political party networks caught up in parliament’s IT breach [iTnews]
Labor concedes decryption laws weakened security for internet users [iTnews]
Optus customers claim major online privacy breach when logging into accounts [ABC News]
NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity Concludes a 15-Year Mission [The New York Times]
Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S10 [The Verge]
What to expect from a March 25 Apple News and streaming video event [AppleInsider]
Downfall actor Bruno Ganz dies aged 77 [ABC News]
Mint release Mr Squiggle $2 coin to celebrate Man From the Moon’s 60th anniversary [SBS News]
Bill & Ted Face The Music Could Be Released This Christmas! [GeekTyrant]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

eSmart Digital Licence, Jeff Bezos vs. National Enquirer & Spotify’s Podcast Purchases [Episode 276]

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

Show Notes:
Modern myki miracle: Android users give thumbs up to mobile payment trial [The Age]
ACCC puts blame for slow NBN speed squarely on FTTN [iTnews]
Broadband performance data [ACCC]
‘Sensible’ Labor would bring cheaper NBN to telcos and customers [The Age]
ACCAN: Low-income Australians cannot afford NBN [ZDNet]
Optus cops $10m fine for misleading customers over digital purchases [The Age]
Australian government offers AU$10m in grants for children’s online safety [ZDNet]
CBA plugs 500,000 customers into Apple Pay in just two weeks [iTnews]
Why Jeff Bezos Launched a Dick-Pic Blog War on the ‘National Enquirer’ [GQ]
Apple tells app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code [TechCrunch]
Researcher finds macOS bug but won’t share details with Apple [Engadget]
Albert Finney, Oscar-Nominated Star of Murder on the Orient Express, Tom Jones, Dies at 82 [Vanity Fair]
Spotify buys podcast firms Gimlet and Anchor [The Guardian]
Kayo has 100,000 paying subscribers [TV Tonight]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

Top