Big Bitcoin Bubble Bursting? – DTNS 4034

Tuesday the National Internet Finance Association of China, the China Banking Association and the Payment and Clearing Association of China issued a warning that consumers would get no protection from losses related to cryptocurrency investment transactions. Financial and payment institutions were also advised that they must not use virtual currency for most purposes. This sentContinue reading “Big Bitcoin Bubble Bursting? – DTNS 4034”

The Ins and Outs of Google I/O – DTNS 4033

Google I/O 2021 has started and a flood of announcements were made today. We parse out what was unveiled and how it fits into Google’s broader strategy. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rob DeMillo, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow usContinue reading “The Ins and Outs of Google I/O – DTNS 4033”

AT&T and Discovery Cross the Streams – DTNS 4032

AT&T and Discovery have reached an agreement to combine their media divisions into a joint venture to be 71% owned by AT&T and 29% by Discovery. Wired recently featured a piece looking at a number of top gamers quitting full-time esports organizations to pursue careers as influences on Twitch and YouTube. And more on EpicContinue reading “AT&T and Discovery Cross the Streams – DTNS 4032”

Darkside Goes Dark – DTNS 4031

Ransomware is still in the spotlight as the Irish government announced the Irish Health service’s central data servers were under an attempted ransomware attack and Toshiba disclosed that it had been attacked by Darkisde, the same group believed to be behind the software used in the Colonial Pipeline attack. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, RobbContinue reading “Darkside Goes Dark – DTNS 4031”

A Patchwork Of Supposedly Secured Systems – DTNS 4030

Facebook changes the name of Libra, its digital in-house currency, and moves its headquarters out of Switzerland, Tesla’s Elon Musk issued a statement announcing the company will stop taking Bitcoin after 49 days of accepting it for purchases of cars, and Colonial Pipeline paid the group behind its ransomware attack $5 million dollars. Starring TomContinue reading “A Patchwork Of Supposedly Secured Systems – DTNS 4030”

Wi-Fi Security Red Frags – DTNS 4029

Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef published details of so-called WiFi “frag attacks.”, YouTube plans to launch a $100 million fund to pay popular creators on its recently launched Shorts platform, and Xiaomi and the U.S. Defense Department reached an agreement to remove Xiaomi from a list of firms barred from US investment. Starring Tom Merritt,Continue reading “Wi-Fi Security Red Frags – DTNS 4029”

Colors To Impress The Neighbors – DTNS 4028

During Apple’s Spring Loaded event the company revealed the Apple TV Color Calibration tool. The idea is that you can use the iPhone’s TrueDepth camera to adjust the color settings on your TV without diving into complicated settings. So we asked Robert Heron to give us his expert view on this feature. Starring Tom Merritt,Continue reading “Colors To Impress The Neighbors – DTNS 4028”