We dive into the ever changing world of technology and share news that means something to you. We start by reviewing the recent Delta outage and how outages are impacting travelers and the airline business. Netflix has a category called Special Interest, where we can find interesting and unique programming that most of us had no idea existed on the video platform. The future of net neutrality is uncertain and we often some insight into what this means for the consumer, the business owner, the content creator, and the Internet service providers. Finally, we dive into the newest two-factor authentication method employed by Facebook – a USB physical security key.
The Waves of Tech, we dive into air flight, space flight, space legacy, and the new FCC Chairman. We kick off the show by reporting the news of why United Airlines had domestic stateside flights grounded for two hours. In the bulk of the podcast, we discuss the legacy left behind by three extraordinary African-American women working for NASA in the 1960s featured in the recent box office hit Hidden Figures. It’s an amazing story of the battle for racial equality and the transition of human computing to electronic computing. We then look at President Obama’s legacy with the space budget, which sent rovers to Mars and commercialized space flight. Finally, we highlight the new FCC Chairman that is not a proponent of net neutrality regulations.
On Episode 338 of The Waves of Tech, we first dive into the news that Netflix announced its streaming movies service in addition to its DVD rental service ten years ago. For the remainder of the podcast, we dive into a wide variety of safety and security topics. First, some customers are refusing to give up their Galaxy Note 7s and is forcing Verizon and Samsung to step up their recall policies. Second, the FAA fined a company $200,000 for performing unauthorized operations in congested and restricted airspace. And thirdly, we consider the significant impact that ransomware and bitcoin is having on personal information and enterprise business. Enjoy and share the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech!
On Episode 337 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into tech topics that are meaningful to you, your family, and your friends. We begin by sharing a list of STEM jobs available to workers in the marketplace that do not require a 4-year degree. Next, we share the story of a Japanese company displacing workers with Artificial Intelligence technology. The iPhone was announced 10 years ago by Steve Jobs at the 2007 Apple event, sharing the revolutionary nature of the phone and the announcement. And finally, we provide a Yahoo-Verizon update which includes a strange new branding and company. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.
On Episode 336 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into a brief recap of the top trending topics 2016 and discuss what 2017 may hold for ourselves and business. Twitter announced their Top 10 hashtags which included the Rio Olympics, US Presidential Election, PokemonGo, the Oscars, and more. Facebook’s trending topics included international and domestic politics, Black Lives Matter, and Pokemon Go. In the new year, everyone’s 2017 resolution should include changing passwords and ensuring backup services are in place. And finally, tech giants in the United States faced several challenges in Europe that will take center stage in 2017. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.
On Episode 335 of The Waves of Tech, we continue to follow the eventual fall and breakdown of Yahoo. Yahoo continues having issues, now stating that 1 billion user accounts may have been hacked dating back to August 2013. Facebook has announced a new feature to the Messenger App – group video chat. In addition, Facebook is now making strides to curb the spread of false news stories and hoaxes plaguing the platform. We wrap the episode up with discussing the meetup between Silicon Valley tech CEOs and President Elect Donald Trump. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech!