This week, we’re once again joined by Greg Davies, host of Blendover and Heavy Metal Historian podcasts (and of course the TARDISBlend podcast hosted here at Geeks of Doom) as we discuss Google updates Nexus and shows off a Surface clone, Tesla launches an SUV, Samsung’s $99 VR rig, the Karma Police see all, and The Truth is Still Out There!… on The Drill Down.
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, Black Friday sales are up, body cams for cops, more cellphone spying, Sony gets hacked (again), a monumental change for music charts, and Daleks are alive and well– and we’re building them. The Force is strong with this week’s show…
With the cat out of the bag, courtesy of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, mass surveillance has become a popular debate on all forums. Questions are being raised about the legality and extend of snooping by the government security agencies. Furthermore, the trust that the general populace had in Google, Facebook, Apple and the likes has been eroding ever since reports about major companies being contacted by NSA surfaced. The 2013 mass surveillance disclosures have turned out to be nothing short of a storm, one that doesn’t look like it’d die anytime soon. Continue reading →