Super Tweets Get Super Follows – DTNS 3975

It’s no secret that Twitter has been looking into subscriptions as a source of revenue. At its Analyst Day presentation, the company announced its first offering in this lineup, Super Follows, which will let users charge their followers for access to additional content. In the demo, Twitter showed one example of a user paying $4.99Continue reading “Super Tweets Get Super Follows – DTNS 3975”

Go Update Roomba, You’re Drunk – DTNS 3974

Facebook Vice President of global affairs Nick Clegg wrote a blog post Wednesday saying Facebook plans to spend more than $1 billion on the news industry over the next three years. The post also reiterated Facebook’s position on the Australian Media Code which is to say, it prefers to make deals without being subject toContinue reading “Go Update Roomba, You’re Drunk – DTNS 3974”

Getting Your Game On! – DTNS 3973

Video game development is a popular career path for many people. But exactly how do you get into the industry? Is it something you can study for in college, gain a degree in and then apply for a job after graduation? We invited Bungie EP, Carrie Gouskos, to share her insights on how to breakContinue reading “Getting Your Game On! – DTNS 3973”

Meme Weaver – DTNS 3972

We share a clip of our interview Dr. Michael Geist, law professor at the University of Ottawa, about Australia‚Äôs ongoing issues with Google and Facebook, and what it means for the broader internet and media outlets around the globe. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click hereContinue reading “Meme Weaver – DTNS 3972”

I’m My Own Ferret Grandpa – DTNS 3971

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom unanimously upheld a lower court ruling in a 2016 case that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. What does this mean for Uber in the UK and will this set a precedent for governments elsewhere? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download UsingContinue reading “I’m My Own Ferret Grandpa – DTNS 3971”

The Land Down Under Facebook’s Thumb – DTNS 3970

Facebook had just started blocking news links from Australian sources worldwide and blocking Australian Facebook users from seeing any news links, in anticipation of Australia passing a law that would require Facebook to pay publishers to link to news content. What were the effects of the Facebook’s block and will it change anything? Starring TomContinue reading “The Land Down Under Facebook’s Thumb – DTNS 3970”

Paying the Iron Price for News – DTNS 3969

YouTube announced several new products coming this year but the most interesting is YouTube Shorts. It will come as a beta to some creators in the US in March. We discuss YouTube’s strategy and its likely success against the incumbent short form video platform TikTok. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, JoeContinue reading “Paying the Iron Price for News – DTNS 3969”

Does Work from Home Really Work? – DTNS 3968

Allison Sheridan shares her thoughts on SaleForces’s recent decision to allow a majority of the its employees to work from home. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter DTNS Instgram DTNS YouTube andContinue reading “Does Work from Home Really Work? – DTNS 3968”

Not Big Spying. Just Super Micro Spying! – DTNS 3967

Bloomberg’s sources say that in 2010, the US Department of Defense found that Supermicro servers in unclassified networks were sending network data, including a partial map of the unclassified network, to China. Undetectable countermeasures were put in place and the attack was allowed to run in order to determine its aim. So What Did theyContinue reading “Not Big Spying. Just Super Micro Spying! – DTNS 3967”

Server Side Puppy Training – DTNS 3966

New York Times’ sources say Facebook is building a Clubhouse competitor. It’s in the earliest days, so early that the sources say the secret code name is even subject to change. So how do we think Facebook will do at copying Clubhouse? Or should it just buy it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin RobertContinue reading “Server Side Puppy Training – DTNS 3966”