Geek News Central Podcast

Geek News Central Podcast

Todd Cochrane

Description: Geek News Central is where I talk tech for the common man. With a twice weekly tech show covering a wide range of technical issues. Author of Podcasting The Do it Yourself Guide.

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Alexa Spying #1285 - Geek News Central Audio

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Back in the saddle and I get you all caught up on what is happening and has happened over the past week. Truly amazing story tonight on what happened to a family in Portland and their Amazon Alexa device that was spying / recording what they had to say and sending it to someone in their contact list...

Leaks, leaks and more leaks! #1284 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hi there everyone, this would be my last day filling in for Todd while he is heading back home from meeting with his team down in Columbus Ohio. Well last week, websites were hacked and GPS locations exposed. In the news today…customers information exposed via leaks.



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Real Time Location Data Strikes Again #1283 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away down with his team in Ohio.for tonight’s and Monday’s episode of the Geek News Central Podcast. On Monday’s episode Todd talked about phone carriers selling location data and now there is a website where leaked real time l...

Phone Carriers Selling Real Time Location Data #1282 - Geek News Central Audio

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Phone Carriers have been selling your real-time location data to at least a few companies for years, in a bombshell report that has everyone scratching their head how is this even possible. Only coming to light after a now-fired Sherrif used the data illegally. Turns out cell companies can sell your...

Money for SETI #1281 - Geek News Central Audio

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Money for SETI? The last time the US Government gave money to SETI was in 1992. There is some interesting history here that I am not aware of that I will do some research to find out on. Kirk and I also got on the same page today as there had been some disconnects with the show notes. Busy as ever h...

Skin Printer #1280 - Geek News Central Audio

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Amazing work in the Bio-Science with a skin printer under test. Truly amazing technology. I have returned to Hawaii although severely jet-lagged I held on to get the show out tonight.

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Amazon at War with Seattle #1279 - Geek News Central Audio

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Amazon is at war with Seattle. Politicians are starting to find out the actions of taxation have consequences. Last show on the road and I will be back in Hawaii for the next show with live video back in action. Ready to get home, but I have announced my upcoming travel schedule...

T-Mobile & Sprint Merger #1278 - Geek News Central Audio

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Looks like T-Mobile and Sprint are going to try and merge, I am not sure this is a smart move by T-Mobile but time will tell. One more show on the road and back in Hawaii. Some comments on the Avenger movie as well and what I observed for the first time in a movie theather...

Six New Gmail Features #1277 - Geek News Central Audio

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Quick show tonight with some amazing stories that are going to raise the hair on the back of your neck. Appreciate everyone’s support while I am on travel. Lot’s of great content tonight coming at you fast and furious.

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Amazon Robot in your Home #1276 - Geek News Central Audio

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An Amazon Robot roaming in your home in the next couple of years is a distinct possibility. This show is jammed packed full of goodies and some easter eggs in the links below. Late show release due to my insane schedule and not finishing with a client to literally almost midnight last nite. Enjoy th...
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