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Computer America is the nation's longest running talk show on Computers and Technology, spanning 25+ years of industry guests and analysis.

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Computer America is the nation's longest running talk show on Computers and Technology, spanning 25+ years of industry guests and analysis.

    Apple App Store Fees, Facebook Allowing Turning Off Political Ads, Lucid Motors

    Apple App Store Fees, Facebook Allowing Turning Off Political Ads, Lucid Motors

    Both Segments: Computer and Technology News.
    Topics:
    T-Mobile offers an explanation for its twelve-hour outage on Monday | Engadget

    Apple faces developer rage over 30% App Store tax – Business Insider

    Over 21 years later, Pokémon Snap is coming back on Switch | Ars Technica

    Zuckerberg: Facebook will allow users to turn off political ads – Business Insider

    AT&T is laying off thousands of workers and closing 250 stores | Engadget

    Amid pressure, Zoom will end-to-end encrypt all calls, free or paid | Ars Technica

    Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog is Now Available for Purchase at $74,500 – VICE

    NBA restart plan includes using Oura rings to catch COVID-19 symptoms | Engadget

    A Medical Device Maker Threatens iFixit Over Ventilator Repair Project – VICE

    Lucid Motors will reveal its all-electric Air sedan on September 9th – The Verge

    Bose calling it quits on audio AR platform, report says | TechCrunch
    For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

    • 1 hr
    Intel Tiger Lake Security, Zoom Suspensions, PS5 Dashboard

    Intel Tiger Lake Security, Zoom Suspensions, PS5 Dashboard

    Both Segments: Computer and Technology News.
    Topics:
    Former eBay employees harassed couple who wrote critical newsletter articles, prosecutors say

    Intel’s Tiger Lake processors will feature on-chip malware protections | Engadget

    The PS5’s dashboard will have ‘a whole new visual language’ | Engadget

    Zoom Acknowledges It Suspended Activists’ Accounts At China’s Request : NPR

    The Internet Archive has ended its ‘emergency library’ early – The Verge

    The Milky Way Contains 36 Contactable Alien Civilizations, Scientists Estimate – VICE

    Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 updates come with nasty printer bugs | Engadget

    SpaceX’s Starlink might not qualify for low-latency funding, FCC says | Engadget

    Gatwick drone arrests: Sussex Police pays out £200,000 – BBC News

    Google: Missing Churchill photo mystery explained – BBC News
    For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Coronavirus vs. Technology, Artificial Light Windows, Germicidal Robots

    Coronavirus vs. Technology, Artificial Light Windows, Germicidal Robots

    During my years at Intel I worked for the broadcast team where I developed a love for radio. Today I am keeping that passion alive by appearing each month on the Computer America Show as the team's Science and Technology Trends Correspondent. Click the "Computer America Radio" tab to hear my appearances on the show, and access the show notes packed with lots of great information. And, starting June 7, 2019 I began making appearances on the Mark Mason show, KEX 1190 AM, Portland, Oregon.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Read Before You Tweet, Grubhub Hubbub, EPA Takedowns

    Read Before You Tweet, Grubhub Hubbub, EPA Takedowns

    Both Segments: Computer and Technology News.
    Topics:
    Twitter would like you to actually read stories before you retweet them – The Verge

    Amazon Ring Must End Its Dangerous Partnerships With Police | Electronic Frontier Foundation

    Grubhub sells itself to Just Eat to create a food delivery giant | Engadget

    EPA orders Amazon and eBay to remove products posing as coronavirus remedies | Engadget

    3M sues Amazon storefront that allegedly sold fake N95 masks for $23 apiece – The Verge

    Ford’s electric F-150 will go on sale in 2022 – The Verge

    Adobe officially debuts Photoshop Camera for iOS and Android | Engadget

    Twitch will begin scanning and deleting clips that contain copyrighted music – The Verge

    Someone Mysteriously Paid $2.5M to Send $133 in Cryptocurrency – VICE

    Scientists Have Discovered Vast Unidentified Structures Deep Inside the Earth – VICE
    For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Facebook/FBI Hack, eBay Port Scanning, Cox Mass Punishment With Techguy.org

    Facebook/FBI Hack, eBay Port Scanning, Cox Mass Punishment With Techguy.org

    Facebook/FBI Hack, eBay Port Scanning, Cox Mass Punishment With Techguy.org
    Both Segments: Techguy.org, Mike Cermak, Correspondent
    Topics:
    Facebook paid for a tool to hack its own user, then handed it to the FBI | Engadget

    eBay port scans visitors’ computers for remote access programs

    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes: UK man gets 3 years for torching 4G phone mast over 5G fears • The Register

    ANALYSIS: US Falls Out of Top 10 Average Internet Speeds Globally in 2020, but Global Speeds Faster Than Ever – DecisionData

    Cox slows Internet speeds in entire neighborhoods to punish any heavy users | Ars Technica

    Tesla is ready to mass-produce the Semi, Elon Musk says | Engadget
    For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    OWC Interview, High Performance Hardware, Followed By Tech News

    OWC Interview, High Performance Hardware, Followed By Tech News

    First Segment: OWC. Jennifer Soule, President.
    Always focused onward and upward with dedication to innovation, quality, and trust, we always strive to go further to deliver a better return on our customers’ technology investments. Our customers rely on us to provide dependable products and support, without hesitation or compromise. We’re committed to providing free, comprehensive educational content and the support necessary to ensure that the MacSales.com customer experience is second to none.

    Topics:
    Apple Mac Upgrades – RAM, SSD Flash, External Drives and More

    OWC SSDs for Apple Desktops, Laptops, and PCs

    High-Performance Workflow Solutions – OWC Digital

    OWC Software Store – Online Store for OWC Software

    Small ISP cancels data caps permanently after reviewing pandemic usage | Ars Technica

    Combat drone to compete against piloted plane – BBC News

    Apple Watch called 911 when Chandler man was left unresponsive

    Valve is allowing racist bots to invade ‘Team Fortress 2’ | Engadget
    For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

    • 1 hr 1 min

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