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App Store Scams, AWS Grant Funding and Amazon Meal-Kit Trademark

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Description: Technology and its impacts to life

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App Store Scams, AWS Grant Funding and Amazon Meal-Kit Trademark

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On Episode 362 of The Waves of Tech, it’s the Amazon show! We kickoff the podcast sharing some quick tips to be aware of to avoid being scammed in your mobile app stores. Trust us, it’s a real thing. The rest of the podcast is dedicated to Amazon. Amazon Web Services handing out 19 grants for funding to improve city’s and businesses’ cloud based tools to improve public and transportation services. Amazon filed a trademark for a Meal-Kit that created a drop in Blue Apron’s stock by 12%, setting up a potential major move based on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. All this discussion leads to a question - Are there antitrust concerns with Amazon at this point?

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Best Buy Stock, Prime Day, What Makes a Tech Company and Net Neutrality Protest

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On Episode 361 of The Waves of Tech, we cover a variety of tech topics and share what influence they will have in your life. Fox Sports main website have removed all written content, transitioning to a video only based format. Best Buy’s stock dropped 7% after Amazon announced a competing in-hom...

FCC Lays Down Huge Fine, Snap Maps, and Beating Fraud Through Biometrics

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On Episode 360 of The Waves of Tech, we are covering all things tech and diving deep in fines, privacy, store closures, and fraud. The FCC announced a $120 million fine to a robocalling agency for using “neighborhood spoofing” in an attempt to scam nearly 100 million people into buying exclusiv...

Amazon Buys WholeFoods, Tech Leaders to DC and Email Migration

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On Episode 359 of The Waves of Tech, it is all about unpacking and breaking down Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in cash. Amazon is now directly positioned to heavily influence the grocery and market industry by owning nearly 500 brick-and-mortar grocery stores. Amazon may imm...

Verizon Officially Owns Yahoo, Clutter Raises $64 Million And Uber Shake-Up

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We kick off the show with the news that Verizon now wholly owns Yahoo after spending $4.5 billion. Oath, the new company, will now boast 50+ media partners, several former Yahoo companies, and a consumer base of over 1 billion. Yahoo will now become a part of the tech history books. In tech, we u...

WWDC 2017 And Pollution Data Collection

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We kickoff the podcast by sharing some of the exciting announcements from WWDC, which includes a new iMac Pro, HomePod, and ARKit. Following up that discussion, we debate as to whether the lack of diversity in the top 5 tech firms is something to be bothered and worried about and whether it spells...

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