MyGov Outage, Amazon Prime Day & ILM Opens At Fox Studios [Episode 298]

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

Show Notes:
Trump’s Twitter account a violation of US constitution, court rules [The New Daily]
Christchurch massacre: TV broadcasters cleared after media watchdog investigation [The Age]
Retailers demand Telstra pay for massive payments outage [iTnews]
myGov is coming back online after outage hits ATO, Medicare and Centrelink [ABC News]
Dodo to refund thousands of customers $360,000 over NBN streaming claims [SmartCompany]
Direct debit’s days could be numbered [SBS News]
Investors cheer as Facebook handed $US5b settlement over Cambridge Analytica probe [ABC News]
Instagram’s anti-bullying AI asks users: ‘Are you sure you want to post this?’ [The Guardian]
50 years later, Apollo 11’s “one giant leap” remains a defining moment in human history [CBS News]
Amazon Prime Day 2019: all the best tech deals in Australia [TechRadar]
MacBook Air Updated With True Tone Display and Lower $1,099 Starting Price [MacRumors]
Apple Discontinues 12-Inch MacBook [MacRumors]
Serious Zoom security flaw could let websites hijack Mac cameras [The Verge]
Apple re-released its decade-old iOS ‘Texas Hold’em’ game [Engadget]
Famed for roles in Men In Black and Dodgeball as well as run-ins with the law, actor Rip Torn dies [ABC News]
Artie is King (Part 1) [YouTube]
Wonka movie’s ‘Violet Beauregarde’ dies [Illawarra Mercury]
WarnerMedia confirms its Netflix rival will be called HBO Max [The Verge]
ILM to set up at Fox Studios [IF Magazine]

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NBN Co’s Netflix Tax, Anti-Influencer Ice Cream Truck & Mad Magazine Ceases Publication [Episode 297]

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

Show Notes:
Samsung Has Finally Fixed the Galaxy Fold [Tom’s Guide]
Amazon blasts Australia’s “technically flawed” anti-encryption laws [iTnews]
‘Open to ideas’: NBN denies angling for a Netflix tax [SMH]
Open Connect Appliances [Netflix]
Slow NBN speeds: modems partly to blame for poor performance [The Guardian]
Samsung says Galaxy phones are waterpoof, ACCC lawsuit leaks [CRN]
Negative review? Now you can just delete it [The Age]
Google review of Sydney plastic surgeon leads to $500,000 payout [Yahoo News]
Iconic 80s computer The Commodore 64 to return with fully-functional keyboard [CNN]
‘We’re anti-influencer’: ice-cream truck makes Instagram ‘stars’ pay double [The Guardian]
Facebook’s image outage reveals how the company’s AI tags your photos [The Verge]
Apple is reportedly giving up on its controversial MacBook keyboard [The Verge]
iOS 13 will fix the FaceTime eye contact problem [The Verge]
Mad Magazine to Effectively Shutter After 67 Years [The Hollywood Reporter]
Up The Academy (1980) Official Trailer [YouTube]
Networks unhappy over classification limits [TV Tonight]
Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Debuts With Heroic $185 Million [Variety]

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Telstra Scraps 1800 Mobile Plans, Jony Ive Leaving Apple & Tom Gleeson Roasts Logies [Episode 296]

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

Show Notes:
Mobile phones to be banned in Victorian state schools from ‘first to last bell’ [ABC News]
Govt asked to create new ISP-level site blocking powers [iTnews]
Social media giants need to ‘raise the bar’, Prime Minister says ahead of crackdown on streamed terror violence [SMH]
Telstra finally scraps 1800 mobile plans, replaces with just 20 [CRN]
President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit [ZDNet]
FedEx refused to deliver a Huawei phone into the US [The Verge]
Twitter clarifies special rules for tweets by world leaders like Trump [Ars Technica]
Trump can’t block users on Twitter, judge says [Vox]
Jony Ive leaving Apple after nearly 30 years to start new design firm [The Verge]
Jony Ive Is Leaving Apple [Daring Fireball]
German banks holding out on Apple Pay adding support later in 2019 [AppleInsider]
Apple releases public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina [Engadget]
Tom Gleeson wins Gold Logie after ruthless campaign of mockery [The Guardian]
I Got BANNED From The Australian Podcast Awards [YouTube]
Riz Ahmed Missed Star Wars Celebration Because Homeland Security Stopped Him at Airport [IndieWire]
‘The Office’ to Leave Netflix in 2021 for Upcoming NBCU Streaming Service [TheWrap]
Max Wright, ‘Alf’ Star and Veteran Actor, Dead at 75 [Rolling Stone]

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NSW Digital Driver Licence, Raspberry Pi 4 Launched & Good Omens Petition [Episode 295]

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

Show Notes:
Amazon star Richard Hammond involved in electric car crash [Engadget]
UK to indefinitely delay age-verification system for online porn [The Verge]
NSW digital driver’s licences coming in August [iTnews]
How to present your Digital Driver Licence to the Police [YouTube]
NSW Police fine driver for passenger using phone [WhichCar]
‘Obnoxious’ drone noise to get national review as hobby pilots, Google face crackdown [ABC News]
Potential health effects of 5G network unknown: expert [ABC News]
Protesters take to streets to fight 5G roll out [Computerworld Australia]
Facebook launches cryptocurrency with Visa, MasterCard, Uber, and others [Ars Technica]
The Raspberry Pi 4 brings faster CPU, up to 4GB of RAM [Ars Technica]
Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs [Ars Technica]
Apple warning customers that App Store gift cards can’t pay income taxes [AppleInsider]
iOS Leak Confirms That Apple Is Finally Ditching Lightning Connector For USB-C On Next iPhone 11 [Forbes]
Apple recalls older 15-inch MacBook Pros because the batteries could catch fire [The Verge]
Bill Collins, the film critic known as ‘Mr Movies’, dies in his sleep aged 84 [ABC News]
Thousands petition Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime’s Good Omens [The Guardian]
The Satanic Temple is suing Sabrina creators for $50m [The Independent]
Tom Holland Reveals Another ‘Avengers’ Spoiler [Variety]
Potent Firefox 0-day used to install undetected backdoors on Macs [Ars Technica]

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Uber Air Coming To Melbourne, 2019 Internet Trends & Facebook Sport Content Deals [Episode 294]

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

Show Notes:
Uber Air picks Melbourne as its first international launch city [TechCrunch]
Wesfarmers to buy online retailer Catch Group for $230m [Business News Australia]
‘Rollercoaster journey’: Aussie founder sells his podcast business to US company [The Age]
Melbourne Nod For Nissan HQ And Electric Car Centre [Premier of Victoria]
Telegram blames China for ‘powerful DDoS attack’ during Hong Kong protests [The Verge]
Mary Meeker’s most important trends on the internet [Recode]
The $349 Galaxy A50 Is Samsung’s Pixel 3a Killer with Bigger Screen and 3 Cameras [Tom’s Guide]
Twitter is bringing back its Mac desktop app [The Verge]
Facebook signs Australian content deals with AFL, NRL and cricket [MediaWeek]
Foxtel casts gaze at Disney ahead of Netflix-killer launch [The Age]

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