Vodafone Drops NBN Prices, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 & James Gunn In Demand [Episode 256]

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

Show Notes:
Village Has $15 Movie Tickets Now [Gizmodo Australia]
My Health Record opt-out formally extended [iTnews]
Australia gets its first National Data Commissioner [iTnews]
Vodafone drops NBN prices in ‘aggressive’ push for customers [The Age]
People going it alone for faster NBN are also paying for their neighbours [ABC News]
Samsung Announces The Galaxy Note 9: 4000mAh And New S-Pen [AnandTech]
Samsung goes after Apple and iPhone X again with two more ‘Ingenious’ ads [AppleInsider]
Samsung teases their Bixby powered smart speaker: Galaxy Home [Ausdroid]
Samsung Galaxy Watch with LTE and built-in ‘wellness’ features is now official – and coming to Australia [Ausdroid]
Spotify tests skippable ads for free listeners in Australia [AppleInsider]
Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data [The Verge]
Apple wants iPhone to be proof of identity and replace passports [AppleInsider]
CBS All Access confirmed for Australia, to launch in 2018 [Stevivor]
Marvel Wants James Gunn Back and Is Trying to Persuade Disney to Rehire Him on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ [IndieWire]
James Gunn in Demand for Major Studio Movies After Disney Firing [The Hollywood Reporter]
Family Guy Movie in Development, Mixes Animation with Live-Action [Screen Rant]
Apple Orders Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney Comedy Straight to Series [Variety]
With Home Max, Google takes the fight to Sonos [SMH]

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Foodora Exists Australia, Tech Platforms Ban InfoWars & Captain Picard Returns [Episode 255]

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

Show Notes:
My Health Record: Greg Hunt promises to redraft legislation after public outcry [The Guardian]
Here’s how little Amazon Australia sold in its first month of trading [The Age]
Foodora to pull out of Australia later this month [ABC News]
Alex Jones touts ‘the most banned information in the world’ [SMH]
Apple Kicked Alex Jones Off Its Platform Then YouTube And Facebook Rushed To Do The Same [BuzzFeed News]
Australia backlash over far-right figure’s TV interview [BBC News]
Alex Jones and the illusory truth effect, explained [Vox]
No, tech giants are not censoring Alex Jones [The Daily Dot]
Forget math. Parents now pay ‘Fortnite’ tutors to improve their kids’ skills [Digital Trends]
Apple becomes world’s first trillion-dollar company [The Guardian]
Patrick Stewart Returning as Picard in New Star Trek TV Series [Screen Rant]
Roadshow targets pirated scripts under site-block laws [ZDNet]
Cinema releases are a ‘train wreck’ for everything but Hollywood blockbusters [The Age]
PSA: First jailbreak for Apple Watch released, but it doesn’t mean much for users yet [9to5Mac]
Logitech is acquiring Blue Microphones for $117 million in cash [The Verge]
AusPost launches Tech Academy [iTnews]

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Unlimited Mobile Data Plans, Facebook’s Huge Stock Plunge & Nine-Fairfax Deal [Episode 254]

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

Show Notes:
My Health Record opt-outs tracking at less than 10 percent: Hunt [ZDNet]
ACMA finalises new telco rules for NBN migration [ACMA]
Telstra launches first truly ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan – and it’s pricey [The New Daily]
Expect to see a lot of Chrome “not secure” warnings on unencrypted HTTP websites [CNET]
Aussie corporate and government websites with poor HTTPS redirects outed [iTnews]
Over $119bn wiped off Facebook’s market cap after growth shock [The Guardian]
Apple will exclusively use Intel modems in 2018 iPhones, according to Qualcomm [The Verge]
Apple confirms MacBook Pro thermal throttling, software fix coming today [The Verge]
Star Wars: Episode IX will feature unseen footage of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia [TechCrunch]
Lee Lin Chin quits SBS after 30 years of presenting [ABC News]
Nine Network to take over Fairfax in estimated $4bn deal [The Guardian]

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Australia Leads In Digital Governance, Google’s $5bn EU Fine & TEN’s Pilot Week [Episode 253]

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

Show Notes:
Elon Musk apologises for calling Thai cave rescuer a ‘pedo’ [The Guardian]
Government left red-faced by health privacy commissioner’s website bungle [The Age]
Personal info of 1.5m SingHealth patients, including PM Lee, stolen in Singapore’s worst cyber attack [The Straits Times]
​Australia claims it’s a ‘leader’ in digital government [ZDNet]
European Commission Fines Google €4.3bn For Android Market Dominance Abuses [AnandTech]
Fortnite Has Reportedly Made over $1 Billion from In-Game Purchases [IGN]
Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro has some serious CPU throttling issues [Mashable]
Apple overhauls design for new Melbourne store after public outcry [ABC News]
Comic-Con 2018 trailers: Aquaman, Shazam, Godzilla and more [CNET]
TEN locks on Pilot Week [TV Tonight]
Em Rusciano slams Ten over announcement of eight new pilot shows [News.com.au]
Movie ticket platform Choovie turns to equity crowdfunding [SMH]
Disney fires Guardians of the Galaxy director for old tweets joking about rape, paedophilia [ABC News]

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Microsoft Surface Go, The End Of The iPhone X? & RoboCop Returns [Episode 252]

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

Show Notes:
Elon Musk calls UK hero diver Vern Unsworth a ‘pedo’ as submarine spat escalates [ABC News]
AusPost, eBay go after Amazon with warehouse, pack and delivery tie-up [SMH]
Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ exclusive event turns into a fizzer [SMH]
Microsoft challenges iPad with $599 Surface Go tablet [SMH]
Microsoft challenges Slack with a free version of Microsoft Teams [PC World]
Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is coming to Windows 10, iOS, and the web [The Verge]
Paypal: Dying While Owing Us Money Is Unacceptable To Us [Gizmodo Australia]
Surgery for teen with USB stuck in penis [The West Australian]
Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with six-core processors, 32GB of RAM [AppleInsider]
Analysts: Apple to discontinue iPhone X & iPhone SE this fall due to ‘pent-up demand’ for new models [9to5Mac]
Emmy nominations 2018 announced: “Game of Thrones” leads with 22 nods [CBS News]
Star Wars: Episode IX will reportedly feature Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian [The Verge]
Neill Blomkamp To Direct New ‘RoboCop’ For MGM; Justin Rhodes Rewriting Sequel Script By Creators Ed Neumeier & Michael Miner [Deadline]
My Health Record opt-out period begins, but privacy concerns remain [ABC News]

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