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Tom Merritt's home for daily tech news. Stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news.

    Google Delivers Suite Updates- DTNS 3977

    Google Delivers Suite Updates- DTNS 3977

    Google updated its Workspace productivity suite (formerly known as G Suite) with new features focused on fostering “collaboration equity” between employees who work from home and employees who work in the office.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Amos, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 29 min
    Zooming in on Zoom Fatigue - DTNS 3976

    Zooming in on Zoom Fatigue - DTNS 3976

    Scientists at Stanford University studied why video conferencing is exhausting. We discuss their findings and share our own experiences with Zoom and video conferencing fatigue.


    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    Super Tweets Get Super Follows- DTNS 3975

    Super Tweets Get Super Follows- DTNS 3975

    It’s no secret that Twitter has been looking into subscriptions as a source of revenue. At its Analyst Day presentation, the company announced its first offering in this lineup, Super Follows, which will let users charge their followers for access to additional content. In the demo, Twitter showed one example of a user paying $4.99 a month for access to exclusive tweets, deals and discounts, a supporter badge, newsletter, and community access. Will this new model payoff for the company?
    Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Strophollino, Justin Robert Young, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    Go Update Roomba, You're Drunk- DTNS 3974

    Go Update Roomba, You're Drunk- DTNS 3974

    Facebook Vice President of global affairs Nick Clegg wrote a blog post Wednesday saying Facebook plans to spend more than $1 billion on the news industry over the next three years. The post also reiterated Facebook’s position on the Australian Media Code which is to say, it prefers to make deals without being subject to the code. What does this mean for the average Australian and for Aussie news outlets?
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Peter Wells, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    Getting Your Game On! - DTNS 3973

    Getting Your Game On! - DTNS 3973

    Video game development is a popular career path for many people. But exactly how do you get into the industry? Is it something you can study for in college, gain a degree in and then apply for a job after graduation? We invited Bungie EP, Carrie Gouskous, to share her insights on how to break into the video game industry.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Carrie Gouskos, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    Meme Weaver - DTNS 3972

    Meme Weaver - DTNS 3972

    We share a clip of our interview with Dr. Michael Geist, law professor at the University of Ottawa, about Australia’s ongoing issues with Google and Facebook, and what it means for the broader internet and media outlets around the globe.


    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Trevor Croker, Roger Chang, Joe.
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