Waves of Tech

Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV

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Waves of Tech

Steve & Dave

Studio MLN

Description: Technology news and information and its impacts to your life

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Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV

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We are exploring the reality of social media backlash as a restaurant in Tucson is forced to permanently close its doors after sharing politically charged statements on Facebook. With an ever growing subscriber base, Netflix is set to spend $6 billion in 2018 for original programming, creating an increase in pricing and a hand full of questions from us. Samsung is the latest electronics firm to invest heavily in online TV, putting them in the conversation as telecom firms continues to tighten up relationships with on-demand service providers. And finally, another telecommunication merger is on the horizon and could spell a small shakeup in the industry.

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The Four Horsemen of Tech

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We kick off the show discussing a new book - The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Find out what makes these companies click and why they have become so profitable and ubiquitous. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will no longer be a focus of the company, provid...

What The #Tech is Happening?

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What the tech is happening right now? We start the podcast with the tragedy of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, exploring how social media helps us stay informed of local issues and how fundraising after tragedy is not always legitimate. Be aware that hundreds of social media scams pop up during tr...

Equifax Messed Up, What is Slack’s Value, and Customer Service Frustrations

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More details of the Equifax security breach are surfacing and it is now known that the credit reporting agency neglected to provide adequate patches to identified security vulnerabilities, leaving the public at risk. Slack, the chosen workplace messaging application, went through another round of f...

Tragedy And Technology

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September 11, 2001 is without question a terrible time in American history. Before YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, we relied on 24-hour news outlets for updates and information. We remember 9-11 and show the difference 16 years make. In the face of tragedy and natural disaster, we have some great...

The Biggest Mistakes in Tech History

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Yahoo faces lawsuits over data breaches, the upcoming Apple event, and the biggest mistakes in tech history. Yahoo was ordered by federal courts to face charges related to their massive data breaches from 2013 and 2014, potentially setting precedence in the tech community for cyber security and lit...

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