Can law enforcement meet the demands of cyber-security without roughshod over the privacy concerns of citizens and weakening encryption? Plus Apple announced the arrival of HomePod, DuckDuckGo extension protects users against ad bots and tracking, and Google releases its Files Go app.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang and Myke Cole.
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- Quick Hits
- (01:55) Twitter COO Anthony Noto resigns to become SoFi CEO | tech crunch
- (02:15) Instagram now supports GIFs in Stories | the verge
- (02:30) Acer’s Chromebook Spin 11 brings a stylus, 360-degree hinge, and USB-C for an affordable $349 | pc world
- (02:50) DJI’s $799 ‘smartphone-size’ Mavic Air drone starts shipping January 28 | tech crunch
- (03:05) Google gets into audiobooks as rivalry with Amazon heats up | reuters
- More Top Stories
- (03:30) HomePod will be available to order from Friday, in stores on February 9 | 9to5mac
- (07:15) Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo wants to keep you safe around the web | the verge
- (08:20) Facebook ‘Flicks’ last slightly longer than a nanosecond | the verge
- (10:55) Snapchat will now let you share some Stories outside the app | tech crunch
- (13:20) Google’s Files Go app uses AI to declutter your phone | android central
- Discussion (17:25)
- Why Chinese Intelligence has my records | Myke Cole
- Message of the Day
- (29:50) Dennis – Pulse Wave Velocity
- Today’s Contributor
- Friend of the show Wil Harris is fundraising for Campaign Against Living Miserably, a charity that encourages men to get help with their mental health.