ACCC Scam Ad Warning, Instagram Founders Leave Facebook & Fox Delays Marvel Movies [Episode 263]

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

Show Notes:
PEXA Introduces Multi-Factor Authentication but More Guidance Needed [Iron Bastion]
Milne resigns as ABC chairman over Guthrie sacking fallout [ABC News]
‘Tech giants must do more’: ACCC slams Facebook, Google for fake ads [The Age]
Telstra refunds $9.3 million to customers stung by third-party billing [iTnews]
Facebook hacker stole login information for 50 million accounts [The Verge]
Instagram’s co-founders are leaving Facebook [The Next Web]
SiriusXM to acquire Pandora in US$3.5 billion deal [Radio Today]
Aussie teen avoids jail over Apple hack [iTnews]
macOS 10.14 Mojave release date, news and features [TechRadar]
John Cunliffe, Postman Pat author, dies at age 85 [ABC News]
Attenborough wants more arts on BBC [BBC News]
Fox Delays “Phoenix,” “Gambit,” “Alita” By Months [Dark Horizons]
Unsane (2018) [IMDB]

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Metro Trains Using Drones, Amazon Hardware Event 2018 & ABC Boss Sacked [Episode 262]

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:
MHR: A million people opt out [InnovationAus]
Anger as outages hit Optus customers across the country [The Age]
Metro turns up heat on paint-can vandals with thermal-imaging drones [The Age]
ANZ kicks off smartphone and wearable-based cash withdrawals at ATMs [ZDNet]
The 14 biggest announcements from Amazon’s surprise hardware event [The Verge]
AirPower referenced in iPhone XS packaging, iOS 12.1 code shows continuing development [9to5Mac]
Huawei gave out free power banks to those queuing for iPhones at Orchard with ‘You’ll need it’ message [Mothership]
Sony is launching a PlayStation Classic console this December loaded with 20 games [The Verge]
‘Star Wars’ fans applaud movie release slowdown [Reuters]
Jordan Peele to host and narrate Twilight Zone revival [Digital Spy]
Michelle Guthrie exits as ABC boss [TV Tonight]
‘Devastated’: Sacked ABC boss Michelle Guthrie threatens to sue over ‘unjustified’ termination [The Age]

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The EU’s “Meme Ban”, iPhone 2018 Event Roundup & Twitter Expands Video Content [Episode 261]

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

Show Notes:
My Uber rating shows I am a much better person than you [The Age]
ACCC puts telcos on notice over false advertising [CIO Australia]
Govts agree to unite on digital ID, data [iTnews]
EU votes to adopt copyright law that could ban memes and ‘destroy the internet’ [Metro]
Amazon is investigating claims that employees deleted reviews and sold sales data to sellers [The Verge]
Microsoft apparently won’t derail your Firefox or Chrome installation anymore with a dialog box that promotes Edge [CNET]
Apple 2018 Keynote Roundup [Apple Magazine]
Twitter announces over 50 new premium content deals in Asia-Pacific region [Ausdroid]
CBS To Take On Netflix With ‘Ten All Access’ In December [ChannelNews]
Conan O’Brien’s complete late-night TV archive will be posted online in January [ArsTechnica]
Hey Hey video vault opens for the fans [TV Tonight]

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Uber Blocking Bad Riders, Twitter’s Senate Hearing & RIP Burt Reynolds [Episode 260]

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

Show Notes:
Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones [The Verge]
Uber to block ‘disrespectful’ Australians [BBC News]
Woolworths trials ‘scan and go’ smartphone shopping [iTnews]
Facebook’s Sandberg and Twitter’s Dorsey defend their companies at Senate Intelligence hearing [Mashable]
Google Complies With Russian Order To Take Down Opposition Leader’s YouTube Ads [Gizmodo Australia]
British Airways app and website hack exposes full card details of 380,000 customers [9To5Mac]
What to Expect at Apple’s September 2018 Event: New iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4, AirPods, AirPower and More [MacRumors]
Burt Reynolds, star of Smokey and the Bandit and Deliverance, dies aged 82 [ABC News]
Doctor Who finally gets UK air date, throws ABC programming into spin [The Age]
‘Rick And Morty’ Wins Outstanding Animated Program Amidst Dan Harmon Controversy – Emmys [Deadline]
Steve Guttenberg Says New ‘Police Academy’ Movie is Coming [The Hollywood Reporter]
21st Century Fox Invests $100 Million in Social Live-Streaming Startup Caffeine [Variety]
MEGA.nz Chrome extension caught stealing passwords, cryptocurrency private keys [ZDNet]
The Golden Girls Are Being Turned Into Action Figures [Mental Floss]

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Vale Pocket Weather AU, Trump vs. Google & Foxtel Launches Foxflicks [Episode 259]

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

Show Notes:
Melbourne Esports Open [#MEO2018]
Student Jobs Expo – September 21st 2018 [Reesby Recruitment]
TPG, Vodafone Australia agree on $15bn merger [iTnews]
Shifty Jelly announces the end of Pocket Weather AU – will last at least another 12 months before shutting down [Ausdroid]
Trump says Google, Twitter, and Facebook are on “troubled territory” and “better be careful” [The Verge]
Google allegedly paid Mastercard millions for data to link online ads with offline purchases [TechSpot]
Apple announces September 12 event, and new iPhones are likely [Ars Technica]
2018 iPhone XS and Watch Series 4 leak before Sept. 12 event [CNET]
Apple Fed Square upgrade fails to impress planners at city council [The Age]
Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft [The Guardian]
Foxtel launches streaming video on demand service, Foxflicks [Mumbrella]
TEN confirms $100m Melbourne Cup deal [TV Tonight]
Spike in remote access scams costs Aussies over $4m [iTnews]

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