This week, the largest hack of all time, Twitter & SoundCloud may have new owners, Apple plans its own version of the Echo, Snapchat makes a Spectacle of itself, Humans are one flight closer to Mars … and much, much more.
This week, Gigaom columnist Tom Cheredar is our guest as we discuss hackers posting personal data from infidelity site Ashley Madison, the NSA’s best friend is AT&T, Does Amazon overwork its employees, selections from POTUS’s playlist, giant robots!… and much much more.
This week, Twitter & LinkedIn benefit from a mobile boom, are wearables dead in the water already?, Did the FCC just hammer the final nail in Net Neutrality’s coffin? Netflix raises fees, Amazon goes for HBO– and smartphones, what happens when a hashtag backfires on you, and much more…
This week, the British NSA (GCHQ) snoops on millions of webcams, Apple’s CarPlay, Google’s modular cellphone, Microsoft’s version of Siri, Facebook to launch drones, the selfie that broke Twitter, and much more.
We’ve all heard of “smart” phones. Even smart TVs. But what about a smart home? What would that look like? Would it be filled with the latest technology? Would it help you save money? The answer to both questions is “yes.” Let’s have a look at some technology available right now that can turn your house into a smart home. Continue reading →
This week, The Drill Down crew looks at: Nintendo investors pressure the company to develop software for smartphones, Google+ launches games and Facebook strikes back, Is Flickr dead?, A leaked AT&T letter undermines their case for a T-Mobile merger, and President Obama joins Foursquare.
Later we dive into Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the shockwave that announcement made within the mobile community. We also discuss San Francisco BART’s decision to shut down wireless and cell communication in advance of a protest, and the Anonymous (& public) response.