Do You Even Metaverse, Bro? – DTNS 4079

On Wednesday, the US Federal Trade Commission voted to increase its enforcement of laws against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers, and even government entities from fixing their own products. We discuss where the current state of right to repair is at and what we can expect in the near future. Starring TomContinue reading “Do You Even Metaverse, Bro? – DTNS 4079”

Computing in Plastic – DTNS 4078

ARM shows off a bendable processor prototype, Twitter is testing a dislike button and why uneven uptake of the FCCs emergency broadband benefit program highlights geographic disparities. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Follow us on TwitterContinue reading “Computing in Plastic – DTNS 4078”

Stranger Netflix Chess Game? – DTNS 4077

Netflix loses 400,000 plus North American subscribers, Tumblr is testing a new feature called Post+ that lets some users charge their followers a monthly fee for exclusive content, and a market survey has revealed 75% of TikTok visitors discover musical artists there, while 63% say it’s a source for music they haven’t heard before. StarringContinue reading “Stranger Netflix Chess Game? – DTNS 4077”

RCS and a Moon Pie – DTNS 4076

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuck Go is offering an email protection feature. Sony announced two high-end home theater products with HDMI 2.1 passthrough ports that support 8K, 4K gaming at 120 Hertz, Dolby Vision HDR, eARC and more. Two former WhatsApp employees launched the HalloApp a private ad-free social network. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, JennContinue reading “RCS and a Moon Pie – DTNS 4076”

Anti Gravity Chili – DTNS 4075

A forensic analysis report by Amnesty International claims NSO Group’s Pegasus software was used by clients to compromise the phones of more than 1,000 heads of state, politicians, journalists, activists, and business executives in more than 50 countries. Warner Media will launch a streaming news service in the US under the CNN banner called– youContinue reading “Anti Gravity Chili – DTNS 4075”

Netflix: Throne of Games? – DTNS 4073

Netflix announced it has hired Mike Verdu as its Vice President of game development. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said it has sued Amazon to recall hundreds of thousands of hazardous products distributed on its platform. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported integrated circuit output in the country rose 43.9% on the year inContinue reading “Netflix: Throne of Games? – DTNS 4073”

Satyamania 365 – DTNS 4072

Microsoft’s new easy-to-set-up and use virtual windows machine service called Windows 365. Scientists at the University of Oxford and University of Liverpool published a study in the journal New Media and Society called “More diverse, more politically varied: How social media, search engines and aggregators shape news repertoires in the United Kingdom.” Starring Tom Merritt,Continue reading “Satyamania 365 – DTNS 4072”