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GNC Week In Review hosted by Kirk Corless and Scott Ertz is a weekly tech news podcast covering the latest news on smartphones, computers, smartwatches, mobile apps, video streaming, and more.

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GNC Week In Review hosted by Kirk Corless and Scott Ertz is a weekly tech news podcast covering the latest news on smartphones, computers, smartwatches, mobile apps, video streaming, and more.

    No! No! And Oh no! #086

    No! No! And Oh no! #086

    This week, LG is no longer in the smartphone market, you can no longer get an answer from Yahoo, and oh no 500 million Facebook users data leaked online



    Show Notes:



    LG calls it quits

    Yahoo Answers shuts down next month

    Over 500 million Facebook user's personal data have leaked online

    Californa man indicted for stealing Shopify customer data

    T-Mobile's Uncarrier Next event

    YouTube and Facebook are the most widely used platforms

    Uber entices drivers

    Best Buy Beta

    Google I/O

    The Pixel 5a 5G is coming

    Amazon warehouse workers vote against unionization

    Optimus Prime responds to voice commands

    • 1 hr 30 min
    A Pet Rock for 2021 #085

    A Pet Rock for 2021 #085

    This week, a tweet sold for millions, Comcast is investing in billions and you can pay in bitcoin for a Tesla



    Show Notes:



    Jack Dorsey's tweet sold for $2.5 million dollars

    Comcast to invest $1 billion over the next decade

    You can buy a Tesla with bitcoin

    Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEO's appeared in Congress

    Uber partners with ScriptDrop

    T-Mobile Tuesdays

    Regal Cinemas strikes deal with WB

    Disney + raising prices

    Discovery + and GameStop Reddit documentary

    Every new movie and show on Netflix in April

    A company will pay you $2400.00 to stay away from screens

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Amazon wants to take care of you #084

    Amazon wants to take care of you #084

    This week,  Amazon wants to take care of you, the FCC fines 2 telemarketers for millions, and instead of a face id, a thumbprint, or entering a pin you might able to wink at your phone to unlock it.



    Amazon Care

    FCC fines two telemarketers $225 million

    Proposed face unlock system

    Rep.Bowman introduces new bill to lower broadband costs

    Apple dominated the wearables market

    Apple Maps can help you find a COVID-19 vaccine

    T-Mobile customers are getting a free Pandora app

    Walmart is making an Android TV stick

    Monopoly wants your help

    Coca-Cola is launching vending machine subscriptions in China

    NFL finalizes deal with Amazon

    • 1 hr 7 min
    You can’t have Fry’s with that #083

    You can’t have Fry’s with that #083

    This week, you can no longer have Fry's with that electronics order, GameStop's stock price goes up again, and no it doesn't have to do with Robinhood and Best Buy lays off 5,000 employees



    Show Notes:



    Fry's closing its doors

    GameStop's stock price goes up again

    Best Buy lays off employees

    FCC authorizes a $50 discount for low-income internet bills

    You can call for a Lyft

    YouTube will expand parental controls for tweens and teens

    Pluto TV and CBS All Access subscribers grow

    Woman earns $3,000 in donations while streaming herself sleeping

    Mr. Potato Head drops Mister

    Frogger the game is going to be a game show TV series



     

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Roaring Kitty getting sued #082

    Roaring Kitty getting sued #082

    This week, Roaring Kitty is getting sued, Google is paying News Corp and Amazon wants you to build it



    Show Notes:



    Roaring Kitty is getting sued

    Google will pay News Corp outlets for using their content

    Amazon's Build It

    Chromebooks overtake Macs

    Google and Facebook dominate mobile apps

    New Samsung laptops

    Comcast delays data cap

    Mark Wahlberg will produce a series about MoviePass

    NASA's Deep Space Food Challenge

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Jeff Bezos steps down #081

    Jeff Bezos steps down #081

    This week Jeff Bezos steps down, RobinHood steps up and Google pays up



    Show Notes:



    Jeff Bezos steps down from Amazon

    Robinhood's Super Bowl ad

    Google will pay $3.8 million to settle discrimination accusations 

    T-Mobile continues growth

    Spotify's 345 million listeners

    iCloud outage

    Amazon plans to install always-on surveillance cameras in vehicles

    Comcast delays data cap

    Call to the FCC to expand remote learning connectivity 







    And if you missed TPN's live coverage of CES 2021, you can catch up here

    • 1 hr 30 min

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