#BreakingMyTwitter, Apple Ditching Intel & TV Struggling To Get Studio Audiences [Episode 238]

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

Show Notes:
NBN CEO Bill Morrow will resign at the end of 2018 [Business Insider Australia]
Commonwealth Bank online glitch wipes ‘credit card balances’ [9News]
Australian privacy commissioner opens investigation into Facebook [The Age]
Grindr is super sorry for letting vendors see users’ HIV status [Fast Company]
#BreakingMyTwitter: Twitter is disabling a core functionality of third-party apps [The Daily Dot]
China has started ranking citizens with a creepy ‘social credit’ system — here’s what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, demeaning ways they can punish you [Business Insider Australia]
Virgin Mobile Memo Says Apple Will Announce (PRODUCT)RED Edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on Monday [MacRumors]
Apple’s Revamped Mac Pro to Launch in 2019 [MacRumors]
Apple planning to ditch Intel chips in Macs for its own custom silicon in 2020 [AppleInsider]
TV struggling to get studio audiences, says John Deeks [TV Tonight]
‘Say no to Viagogo’: Kitty Flanagan slams scalping [The Age]
China Box Office: ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘Hindi Medium’ Win Holiday Weekend [Variety]
Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series could cost up to $1B [New York Daily News]
Sir Peter Jackson could be joining Amazon’s billion-dollar Lord of the Rings TV series [Stuff.co.nz]

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Cloudflare Launches DNS Service, Foxconn Buys Belkin & ABC & SBS Government Inquiry [Episode 237]

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

Show Notes:
Facebook logged all your calls and texts because Google’s Android allowed it [BGR]
We got fooled by these April Fool’s day headlines so you didn’t have to [ABC News]
Four big ISPs achieving good NBN speeds, says ACCC [iTWire]
Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet [The Verge]
Hackers steal data of 150 million MyFitnessPal app users [The Guardian]
Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo [The Verge]
Apple unveils new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support + A10 Fusion chip at education event [9to5Mac]
Apple releases iOS 11.3 with iPhone battery management, new Animoji, and more [The Verge]
Apple Watch Series 4 to Feature Redesign, Longer Battery Life and 15% Larger Display [MacRumors]
Foxtel Heading For Major Makeover, More Sport, Local Drama & Female Presenters [ChannelNews]
Panel announced for inquiry into ABC, SBS competitive neutrality [TV Tonight]
New Australian Netflix series TIDELANDS commences production [Decider TV]

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Online Shopping Tax, Self-driving Car Kills Pedestrian & Goodbye Keyboard Cat [Episode 236]

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

Show Notes:
Plan to mine Facebook data of Commonwealth Games visitors using free wi-fi dumped [ABC News]
Department of Home Affairs plans new tax on parcels being posted to Australia [SMH]
Self-driving Uber kills Arizona woman in first fatal crash involving pedestrian [The Guardian]
Facebook changes: How will my account be different? [CNN]
Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones [Ars Technica]
Facebook dropped from Australian Ethical ETF after data breach [Reuters]
Apple fixes buggy iPhone X ad before fixing the actual iOS 11 bug [The Verge]
This Look Inside Spike Jonze’s Apple Ad Is as Fascinating as the Film Itself [Adweek]
Apple submits new accessibility emoji to Unicode Consortium, includes prosthetic limbs, guide dogs, more [9to5Mac]
Bento the Keyboard Cat, internet sensation and YouTube star, dies [The Guardian]
Spielberg says Netflix movies don’t deserve Oscars [The Age]
Netflix Films Have Been Banned From Competing at the Cannes Film Festival [Vulture]
Nearly All of Monty Python’s Back Catalog Is Going to Netflix [The Hollywood Reporter]
FX, Donald Glover, and Marvel TV Part Ways on ‘Deadpool’ Animated Series [Variety]

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Foxtel Ditching HFC, Facebook Data Harvest & Rick & Morty’s Future In Limbo [Episode 235]

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

Show Notes:
Aussies Only Bought 45 Windows Phones In Q4 2017 [Lifehacker Australia]
Scientist who implanted Opal card in his hand guilty of fare evasion [The Age]
Marshall’s first promise as SA premier: Kill Tesla battery plan [RenewEconomy]
Foxtel confirms plans to ditch cable and move customers over to satellite [Mumbrella]
What responsibility does Facebook have over app makers? [CNET Australia]
Snapchat’s Offensive Rihanna Ad Cost the App $800 Million [Vulture]
Bali will shut off mobile internet for a religious holiday [Mashable]
Apple opens WWDC 2018 registration: June 4-8 in San Jose [9to5Mac]
Apple launch incoming: March 27 invite lands, saying ‘Let’s take a field trip’ [TechRadar]
iOS 11 bugs are so common they now appear in Apple ads [The Verge]
Stephen Hawking, science’s brightest star, dies aged 76 [The Guardian]
Top 10 Unforgettable Stephen Hawking Cameos in Pop Culture [YouTube]
Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series Could Cost $500 Million [IGN AU]
Rick and Morty Future Is In Limbo [Dark Horizons]

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BoM Crypto Mining, Alexa’s Creepy Laugh & Obama Headed To Netflix [Episode 234]

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

Show Notes:
Govt asks ACCC to leave NBN alone until after 2020 [iTnews]
The Minister For Women Intends To Hold A Blowtorch To Social Networking Companies Over Trolling [BuzzFeed Australia]
BoM IT staffers questioned by police over cryptocurrency mining [iTnews]
Amazon has a fix for Alexa’s creepy laughs [The Verge]
Google Maps is turning into ‘Mario Kart’ today to celebrate Mario Day [BGR]
Spotify cracks down on free users that steal Premium service [Engadget]
Apple patented a keyboard that can’t be defeated by crumbs [The Verge]
Apple March 2018 Event Rumors: iPads, SEs, AirPower, and more! [iMore]
Watch: Cheaper HomePod rumored to debut this year [AppleInsider]
Barack Obama’s next move could be a series on Netflix [TechCrunch]
Netflix Orders Australian Comedy Series From ‘Summer Heights High’s Chris Lilley [Deadline]
Foxtel to team up with Netflix, Stan for mega streaming service [The New Daily]

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