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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.

GNC Week In Review Kirk Corless and Scott Ertz

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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.

    BattleBots: The Twitter Edition #106

    BattleBots: The Twitter Edition #106

    This week, Elon Musk wants to have a debate about bots, Amazon buys iRobot for billions, and a mom is suing Facebook.



    Also, this week, Avram Pilch, co-host of F5 Refreshing Technology, joined us, but due to technical issues, he could not stay on the podcast. We will definitely have him back on a future episode.



    And our podcast is a People's Choice Podcast Award nominee in the This Week In Tech Technology category,  Kirk and Scott would like to thank all of our listeners and viewers for voting for us!







    Also huge thank you to Geek News Central and its host Todd Cochrane for allowing us to be a partner show on the homepage of geeknewscentral.com.







    So please be sure to keep your fingers crossed to find out if we won the award. We won't know who will win till next month, so be sure to keep an eye out on our social media feeds, and we will keep you all posted if we get the win!











    So again, thank you all for your support by listening to or watching the weekly episode on YouTube, and if you are not already subscribed to the podcast, we can be found on your favorite podcast even better, be sure to like and subscribe to our YouTube channel, which can be found under GNC Week In Review.







     



    Show Notes:



    Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to a debate

    Amazon to acquire iRobot

    A mom is suing Facebook

    AT&T's $14 million settlement

    Apple's next iPhone might be expensive 

    The Right Stuff

    Walmart may bundle with a streaming service 

    You can get paid $1,000 to taste and rate Trader Joe's foods

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Tesla’s Bed is Burning! #105

    Tesla’s Bed is Burning! #105

    This week, Elon Musk says Tesla is losing billons, billons of credentials are for sale on the dark web and there is something from nothing and it’s not coming to the United States



    Show Notes:



    Tesla losing billions

    Billions of credentials for sale on the dark web

    The Nothing phone will not come to the US

    eBay acquires an NFT marketplace

    You can pay for your Lyft with cash

    Netflix lays off 300 more employees

    What's new on Hulu in July

    What's new on Netflix in July

    Kidnapped woman rescued after seeking help from a GrubHub order

    • 1 hr 10 min
    What happened to Netflix? #104

    What happened to Netflix? #104

    This week,  Tesla is doing well, Netflix is not doing so well and after a month of streaming on-air, CNN+ is shutting down.



    Show Notes:



    Tesla Q1

    Netflix reported a loss of subscribers 

    CNN+ is shutting down

    HBO Max Q1

    Apple Store workers in Atlanta file for a union election

    The global smartphone market in Q1

    Amazon hit with more lawsuits

    Sony plans to put ads in games

    Disney+ glitch

    Electric chopsticks





    Don't forget about our giveaway where one winner can win CES swag, TPN merch, and a goodie bag from our previous special guest Shannon Morse which can be found here 



    Also Plughitz Live is trying to learn about its audience and they are doing a survey, it only takes 60 seconds to fill out and someone can win a CES prize pack. To fill out the survey can be found here

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Elon, what you are doing?? #103

    Elon, what you are doing?? #103

    This week on this special episode, Elon Musk buys into Twitter, Comcast wants a man to pay $19,000 and the State Department is adding a new bureau.....plus we welcome a special guest... Shannon Morse to the podcast!



    Also to celebrate having her on the podcast, we are going to have a supersized giveaway with some prizes! Details on this episode, so please be sure to take a listen!



     Subscribe to Shannon on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ShannonMorse?s...



    Follow her on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/snubs



    Support her work:





    Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/ShannonMorse



    Buy her a Coffee:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/snubs







    Show Notes:



    Elon Musk owns 9.2% of Twitter

    Comcast wants a man to pay $19,000

    State Department's new bureau

    Mailchimp breach

    Star Trek NFT

    Activision Blizzard gives QA testers full-time jobs and a pay raise

    Amazon is planning to appeal Staten Island's victory

    RoboBurger

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Are CD’s still a thing? #102

    Are CD’s still a thing? #102

    This week, Google’s getting sued, Amazon gets MGM, and who knew CDs are still a thing!



    Show Notes:



    Google is getting sued

    Amazon acquires MGM

    CD sales rose

    Netflix wants you to pay for sharing your password

    Verizon makes Fios free for low-income households

    Pete Davidson will not be on the next Blue Origin flight

    Tesla employee fired

    Amazon drivers staged a protest

    Russian try selling Big Macs

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Amazon Ambassadors are silly to me! #101

    Amazon Ambassadors are silly to me! #101

    This week, Samsung is setting a standard, 4 AG's are suing Google and John Stankey says to its competitors, "Go ahead and raise your prices."



    Show Notes:



    Samsung's next Unpacked event

    Google is being sued

    John Stankey suggests Netflix's price hike is great news for HBO Max

    Amazon Ambassadors no longer on Twitter

    HBO Max Q4

    Apple obtains restraining order against a woman 

    Reddit tests allowing users to set any NFT as their profile picture

    Verizon Q4

    The SAT will now be digital 

    Warner Music Group is building a "musical theme park" in the metaverse

    Minnie Mouse now wears a pantsuit



    And don't forget about our CES swag/TPN merch giveaway to enter is here

    • 1 hr 41 min

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