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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Data Demands #1220 - Geek News Central Audio

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The DOJ is making Data Demands of Dreamhost as they are looking for more info about the rioters who it appears the DOJ felt was organized through the site and will likely end up being an epic court battle. But more worrisome is the depth of data they are looking for. I discuss how Google and GoDaddy...

Piracy in Hawaii #1219 - Geek News Central Audio

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Seems some copyright trolls have invaded the Hawaiian Islands and are sending old school demand letters for movie piracy. The first victim a 72yr old man that has no clue on what they are even talking about. Once again the movie industry seems the can extort money from Internet users without much in...

DJI Drones Banned #1218 - Geek News Central Audio

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The US Army has banned the use and purchase of all DJI Drones. Something is big time amiss and the Army is not saying why. Makes you wonder if DJI Drones are calling home to mama with snaps, audio and or GPS position which would be really bad information to be sharing with a Chinese Company...

Privacy for Movie Tickets #1217 - Geek News Central Audio

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Your Privacy for Movie Tickets is what Verizon is promoting at the moment. With campaign details that are nothing short of mind blowing you to can sell your soul and user information to all of Verizon’s partners by simply getting some free movie tickets. You are the product when you allow Veri...

Apple Sold Out to China #1216 - Geek News Central Audio

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Apple Sold out to China in a very big way by bowing to them to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store. Shame on Apple and we know now it’s all about the money. There is no principal left, nor is there any fight left to support the good of common man. Very sad day. I have a solid line-up of...

TSA New Inspections #1215 - Geek News Central Audio

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The TSA is now going to be requiring you to empty more of your computer back out as it introduced new inspection techniques. So those of you that do not have TSA Pre you’re going to be standing in line longer and grabbing more empty bins. I am back in the normal show groove tonight and even go...

Implant Invasion? #1214 - Geek News Central Audio

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So what if your workplace offered up an implant that would get you into your computer and check out at lunch. Ready for the Implant Invasion? Lots to share tonight on a late starting show.

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Hyper Loop & Elon Musk #1213 - Geek News Central Audio

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If Elon Musk has his way the Hyper Loop will be shooting us between big cities at 700 miles per hour. Where can I sign up just to beat the Honolulu traffic I just need to move. Great line up of topics on today’s show.

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Amazon Meals #1212 - Geek News Central Audio

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Amazon is out to rule the world and they will be targeting our stomachs next with home delivery of meals that just need a little prep. I get you caught up on what has been happening including my trip to the east coast.

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SoundCloud in Trouble #1211 - Geek News Central Audio

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With the layoff of 40% of its workforce, SoundCloud is in real trouble and you can almost see the folks bailing out. Lots of rumors about a team that is out of control with no vision. There are literally several thousand podcasters that are facing an extinction level event. I’ll be out next we...
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