The Elgin Rectangle, Uber CEO Resigns & Netflix Launches Interactive TV Shows [Episode 203]

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

Show Notes:
GST on imported services and digital products [ATO]
Victoria Police cancel hundreds of speeding fines after WannaCry virus attack [The Age]
Victoria Police to Withdraw 8000 Traffic Tickets After Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus [Yahoo News UK]
Telstra withdraws support for broadband tax [iTnews]
TPG savages broadband tax as band-aid for ‘broken’ NBN [iTnews]
The Elgin rectangle: why couldn’t people lock their cars in Carlton? [The Age]
Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O. [The New York Times]
How Apple handles leaks, according to a leaked internal briefing [TechRadar]
CarPlay in iOS 11: Lane guidance, interface tweaks, and more [9to5Mac]
Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta [TechCrunch]
Netflix launches “choose your own adventure” TV shows [Salon]
Ron Howard Talks Taking Over The Han Solo Movie [Empire]
The fired Han Solo directors believed they were hired to ‘make a comedy’ [Business Insider Australia]
Triple M launching first national drive show with radio royalty [The Age]

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods, The COVFEFE Act & Goodbye Channel Ten? [Episode 202]

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

Show Notes:
Seth Rogen criticises Sony Pictures plan to release ‘clean versions’ of films [The Guardian]
Bat-Signal to light up LA City Hall in tribute to Adam West [ABC7]
ACCC seeks volunteers for broadband speed monitoring [iTnews]
NBN begins FttDP network construction [ZDNet]
It’s Official: The Government Is Switching Off Community TV This Month [Gizmodo Australia]
Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion [Engadget]
Gerry Harvey says Amazon expansion will be slower than expected [SMH]
COVFEFE Act Would Make Presidential Tweets Official Record [Scribblrs]
Seven Things You May Not Know About Pi-hole [Pi-Hole]
Apple CEO Tim Cook finally lifts lid on self-driving car project [The Independent]
The next iPhone will have wireless charging, according to Apple supplier [The Verge]
Channel 10 Is Going Into Voluntary Administration [Gizmodo Australia]
Netflix may be forced to make more Australian shows [SMH]
Seven to launch new catch-up platform [TV Tonight]

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Kogan To Offer Vodafone NBN, WWDC 2017 Roundup & New Streaming Service Foxtel Now [Episode 201]

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

Show Notes:
​Data-retention legislation sending Australians into the arms of VPN providers [ZDNet]
Melbourne Man Says Powerwall 2 Will Drop His Power Bill To $0 [Gizmodo Australia]
Australia to get Dropbox proxy server to boost performance [Computerworld Australia]
Kogan to on-sell Vodafone’s NBN services [iTnews]
Turnbull govt wants to force companies to break encryption [iTnews]
Microsoft’s Xbox One X price will start at $499 [The Verge]
The Xbox One X Will Cost $649 In Australia [Kotaku Australia]
Everything Apple announced at WWDC: iOS 11, iMac Pro, HomePod, and more [VentureBeat]
Apple Releases Wireless Magic Keyboard With Numeric Keypad [MacRumors]
Apple will now let hobbyists build their own HomeKit devices [The Verge]
Apple brings iMessage to iCloud [The Verge]
Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88 [Variety]
Foxtel relaunches its streaming TV services ahead of Game Of Thrones launch [Decider TV]
Why Foxtel Now crushes Netflix, Stan and Amazon Prime Video [News.com.au]
Foxtel Now: Is Foxtel’s New Streaming Service Worth The Money? [Lifehacker Australia]
Seth Rogen criticises Sony Pictures plan to release ‘clean versions’ of films [The Guardian]
Lookwell [YouTube]

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Google Chrome Adding Ad Blocker, 2017 Internet Trends Report & Netflix Cancels Sense8 [Episode 200]

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

Show Notes:
ATO reveals cause of SAN failure [iTnews]
Vodafone takes ACCC to court over roaming inquiry [iTnews]
Theresa May says the internet must now be regulated following London Bridge terror attack [The Independent]
ACCC to drag ISPs before court over slow internet speeds [iTnews]
SA driver’s licences to be stored on phone app [ABC News]
Sites with a terrible ads experience will no longer get to show ads in Chrome [Recode]
Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis [Recode]
There’s no period emoji. This campaign wants to change that. [Mashable]
Apple’s WWDC 2017: a Siri speaker, iOS 11, and what else to expect [The Verge]
Apple’s ‘Files’ app for iOS 11 appears on App Store ahead of WWDC [The Verge]
Ahead of iOS 11, 32-bit applications stop appearing in App Store search results [9to5Mac]
Bananas in Pyjamas celebrate 25 years of chasing teddies [ABC News]
Netflix has cancelled Sense8 [The Independent]
Netflix cancels Sense8 amid backlash, CEO says they need to axe more shows [SMH]
‘Wonder Woman’ Conquers the Domestic Box Office With Heroic $100.5 Million [Variety]

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Australian Driverless Car Guidelines, Google Tracking Offline Shopping & TV Screens Still Dominates Viewing [Episode 199]

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

Show Notes:
The ACCC Allows ‘NBN Tax’ To Be Passed On To Customers [Gizmodo Australia]
Number of homes in NBN limbo balloons [iTnews]
More FTTC in the works, NBN boss says [Computerworld Australia]
Australia gets national guidelines for driverless car trials [Computerworld Australia]
Google starts tracking offline shopping — what you buy at stores in person [Los Angeles Times]
Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows [SMH]
Xbox game subscription service launches June 1 [Polygon]
Apple and Nokia have settled their patent dispute [The Verge]
New study finds Apple Watch to be most accurate at measuring heart rate, calorie tracking subpar [9to5Mac]
New ‘Wemo Bridge’ Will Bring HomeKit Support to Belkin’s Wemo Line This Fall [MacRumors]
James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89 [ABC News]
Almost every adult still watches TV the old-fashioned way [Engadget]
Universal Announces “Dark Universe” Plans [Dark Horizons]

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