We dive into the growth and demand of Netflix and how hobby drone flight is interfering with firefighting efforts across the nation. We stroll down memory lane and revisit some of the biggest tech flops in recent memory. Finally, we explore the monumental pictures being taken of Pluto, 4 billion miles away.
We cover headlines from the past few weeks and also look at some future projects. These include Facebook bidding with music labels; a cloud tax on subscription-based services in Chicago; Windows 10 hits as PC market has declined; and Apple’s public beta of OS X El Capitan. We spend plenty of time discussing the move Facebook is making in the music space and what effect the cloud tax will have on consumers, businesses, governments, and the tech community.
We stick to our guns as one of the best variety shows around and bring four new tech stories making headlines this week. With July 4th around the corner, we dive into fireworks technology, as computers and microchips find their way into the industry. This morning, Apple Music and Beats1 launch. The latest music streaming service enters a strong and competitive field. Next, we talk about Livecoding.tv, which is the twitch.tv for coders. And finally, the Selfie Stick is in the news.
We have for you a packed show with tech headlines, in-home tech devices, and how the social landscape of the United States is forcing changes in E-commerce. So, this week we cover – Verizon finalizes AOL acquisition, Amazon Echo pre-orders are available, Gmail unveils the Undo Send option, tech companies remove Confederate flag merchandise, and an Apple Watch running 20 year old Mac OS.
We are excited to talk with Kevin Horek – Creative Director and User Experience Strategist with Hybrid Forge. Kevin provides us with a very distinct behind the scene look into the application design and development industry. We discuss the strategist’s and design perspective on user interface and dive into the different design features that work for different industries (healthcare, startups, retail, government, travel). Kevin breaks down some intricacies of web and native mobile platforms as well.
We dive into the telecommunications industry with the newly appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Airtel Africa. Africa continues to experience exponential growth in the technology field, include mobile communication, infrastructure construction, and application development. A key element to the technological growth includes social responsibility and demonstrating the improvements to quality of life. We hope you enjoy learning about the international components of the developing African continent.