We start by discussing a very simple technological steps smaller companies are taking to reduce wait times and improve customer service. Texting while driving is always a hot topic so find out what move Apple is making. The ISS gets a nice Easter delivery and Bill Gates talks about philanthropy. Finally, we discuss the Supreme Court case involving broadcast networks and the startup, Aereo.
Google Glass and Google Ventures are the topic of interest for many and so we talk about it!! In addition, Amazon has an interesting way of weeding out the employees that don’t want to work at the tech giant. Heartbleed is causing plenty of trouble for those in the IT field and Facebook decides to mix up things a bit on their mobile application.
Amazon continues to improve the online shopping world by introducing Amazon Dash into the Amazon Fresh environment. Amazon FireTV makes yet another appearance in this week’s show again. In closing, we discuss Microsoft’s move to incorporate some old design features into Windows 8.1 and toss around the Mozilla CEO resignation for a bit.
We provide all the details surrounding Amazon’s Fire TV. We dive into how technology is improving the lives of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related diseases in nursing homes. We also discuss saving water by using a smart sprinkler system and how public shaming of those that text while drive may be the next step in creating more driver awareness.
In a week where technology news has been sparse, we will always find a way to talk tech!! This week on The Waves of Tech 217, we tackle the topics of Indiegogo funding, Disney’s latest acquisition, Microsoft’s goodbye to Office 2003, and taxes without CPAs. Enjoy the show and make sure to head over to iTunes and give a rating and comment. And we hope you continue to ride…the waves of tech!
We venture down a variety of tech pathways to give you the latest and greatest in the technology. On this week’s show, we discuss the SXSW incident, Starbucks digital tipping, iOS in flight, Audi in-car technology, and Amazon Prime.