Nest Launches In Australia, Windows Phone Is Dead & Disney’s D23 Expo Announcements [Episode 206]

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

Show Notes:
Prime Minister claims laws of mathematics ‘do not apply’ in Australia [The Independent]
Nest Protect, Nest Cam Indoor, Nest Cam Outdoor: Australian Price & Release Date [Gizmodo Australia]
Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone [Engadget]
The Pakistani Prime Minister might have to resign over a font [The Independent]
Amazon possibly working on new stand-alone messaging app called Anytime [AFTVnews]
Standards [xkcd]
Google finally released its tool to let you backup your entire computer [Mashable]
Thousands accidentally signed up to clean festival toilets in exchange for free wifi… because they didn’t read the small print [Manchester Evening News]
Apple Adds PayPal as Payment Option for iTunes, App Store, and Apple Music [MacRumors]
Apple no longer accepting VPN-based ad blockers to App Store, report says [AppleInsider]
George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Director, Dies at 77 [Variety]
Martin Landau, star of Ed Wood and Crimes and Misdemeanors, dies aged 89 [The Guardian]
Everything we learned from Disney’s D23 movie presentations [The Verge]
Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker to be 13th Doctor – and first woman in role [The Guardian]

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Medicare Security Breach, Apple News To Allow Ads & Spider-Man: Homecoming Scales Box Office [Episode 205]

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

Show Notes:
No CHOICE but to independently test NBN ISP speeds [iTWire]
LaunchVic puts brake on 500 Startups accelerator plan [The Australian]
Medicare details of ‘any Australian’ sold on the darknet for $30 [CNET Australia]
Review to scrutinise security of Medicare data lookup system [Computerworld Australia]
Elon Musk’s Tesla, France’s Neoen win landmark SA battery tender [AFR]
Pauline Hanson’s drone’s on net, CASA investigating [CIO]
Microsoft to lay off 3,000 people as it tries to boost Azure [Engadget]
Jawbone Goes Out Of Business [Gizmodo Australia]
SoundCloud is cutting nearly 40 percent of its staff [The Verge]
ACCC chief to question Apple on Westpac chat app payments ban [AFR]
Apple News May Expand Ways Publishers Can Sell Ads, Enable Micropayments [MacRumors]
Journalism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver [YouTube]
iPhone 8 to ditch fingerprint sensor for face scanner, reports say [The Telegraph]
‘True Blood’ star Nelsan Ellis dies at 39 [USA Today]
True Blood – AIDS Burger [YouTube]
Joan Lee Dies: Wife Of Comics Icon Stan Lee Was 93 [Deadline]
Weekend Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Scales $117M in Heroic U.S. Bow [The Hollywood Reporter]
Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Shoots to $257 Million Worldwide [Variety]
Old-fashioned TV still popular [The Australian]
Nolan Talks Bond As Craig Makes A Decision [Dark Horizons]

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Australia’s New Cyber Warfare Unit, Google’s $2.7B EU Fine & Netflix Resurrects Sense8 [Episode 204]

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:
A 20% Netflix Price Hike Is Coming For Some Users [Lifehacker Australia]
Stan Just Got More Expensive [Lifehacker Australia]
Channel 31 gets a six-month reprieve on free-to-air shutdown [SMH]
Australia has created a cyber warfare unit [iTnews]
Pandora to close Australian operations within the month [Mumbrella]
Petya cyber attack: Ransomware virus hits computer servers across globe, Australian office affected [ABC News]
Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Event (Sydney) – 11th August 2017 [Reesby Recruitment]
Google Fined €2.42B by European Commission for Antitrust Violations [AnandTech]
Sydney bio-hacker has travel card implanted into hand [ABC News]
Meow-Meow’s travel pass implant could be deactivated [ABC News]
10 Years Ago Today, the Original iPhone Officially Launched [MacRumors]
Westpac shock as Apple bans its payments app that let customers send cash in messaging apps [AFR]
Paddington Bear’s creator Michael Bond dies, aged 91 [ABC News]
Netflix resurrects “Sense8” for a two-hour series finale [CBS News]
Live-Action Jetsons Series Orbiting Warner Bros., Robert Zemeckis to EP [TVLine]

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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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