Daily Tech News Show

Tom Merritt

Since May 2019·321 episodes

Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Episodes

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E3821·12 hours ago
Tik Tok faces new scrutiny as companies and political parties urge employees and members to delete the app from their personal Android or iOS devices due to security concerns.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,Roger Chang and Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy ...
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E3820·4 days ago
Deepfakes often feature in contentious debates regarding news and the dissemination of information. But exactly is a deepfake and how should society approach the issue in an informed manner?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Aylssa Miller, Roger Chang and Joe.Link to the Show Notes....
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E3819·5 days ago
What can your operation do to keep its data secure? We examine the key elements of infosec every business needs to know.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Allan Alford, Mike Johnson, Roger Chang and Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o...
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E3818·6 days ago
With an increase in the number of people working from home securing your home data infrastructure has never been more urgent. Seth Rosenblatt from The Parallax breaks down the things you need to know to ensure your telecommute is as secure as possible.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johns...
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E3817·7 days ago
There's a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt about malicious attackers hacking the power grid, the water system and other industrial systems. What does it take to secure those facilities and who's responsible?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Keirsten Brager, Roger Chang, Joe Link t...
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E3816·8 days ago
Despite what movies tell us, the number one way thieves and hackers access our bank accounts, credit information and other sensitive data is through socially engineering. Infosec engineer, Stephanie Chanel, is here to explain ways to know you're socially engineered.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lan...
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11 days ago
A consortium led by the UK government purchases the satellite operator OneWeb, Reliance Jio Platforms launches JioMeet, and EU regulators are looking into Google's acquisition of FitBit.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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E3815·12 days ago
As over 500 join in a boycott of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg stated there would be no change in company policy telling staff he believes that advertisers will return to the platform eventually. Is he right or just blind to obvious discontent from users and advertisers?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah La...
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E3814·13 days ago
Swiss decentralized computing company Dfinity announced its Internet Computer is now open for third-party developers to build serverless apps that do not need a host to run from the cloud. Internet Computer runs across multiple independent data centers not in server farms controlled by a single c...
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E3813·14 days ago
Discord posted Tuesday that it will shift its focus from video game communication to broader community creation. What's behind the shift and what are Discord's goals?Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang and Joe.Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for pr...
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E3812·15 days ago
Disney Research scientists and ETH Zurich published a paper on a neural-network based method for swapping faces in photos and video at a resolution high enough for use in film and TVStarring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Anthony Carboni, Roger Chang and JoeLink to the Show Notes.  See acast....
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E3811·18 days ago
Microsoft shuts down its retail stores, verizon and Unilever join the move to pull ad money from facebook and the best TV projectors for watching in your garden.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robert Heron, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, AmosLink to show notes here.  See acast.com/pri...
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E3810·19 days ago
Amazon launches a crime-fighting unit, Goldman Sachs won't let you use their font to criticize them and Google offers to pay publishers.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos.Link to show notes here.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out i...
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E3809·20 days ago
Amazon wants to compete with cable TV, the scoop on whether giving up your phone passcode is self-incrimination and the first mistaken arrest involving facial recognition.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, and Roger Chang.Link to show notes here.  See acast.com/privacy for...
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E3808·21 days ago
Patrick Beja weighs in on Apple's WWDC announcements.Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang, Amos.Link to show notes here.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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