Waves of Tech

Waves of Tech

Steve & Dave

Description: Technology news and information and its impacts to your life

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Blue Apron’s Ups & Downs And Hybrid Devices Soar

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Blue Apron is continue to struggle with costs and profits since their technology IPO filing. The meal kit provider is losing customers but existing customers are spending more on average. The shift from traditional PC to hybrid devices continue. As industries shift focus, so does the market for l...

Net Neutrality Updates And Holiday Tech Help

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In the biggest news this week, the FCC filed draft papers to essentially kill off existing net neutrality regulations. We provide a very in-depth look into what net neutrality is, what this means for users and business owners, and how our bottom lines may be affected. We share the story of a recre...

Sleep Technology, CBS & Dish Network Clash, DOJ Blocks AT&T / TWC Merger

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When a personal health issue arises, we look to technology to help us out. In this specific case, sleep technology is advancing the ability to monitor and improve overall health. If you are a Dish Network customer, beware that blackout may be occurring across the stations of CBS and the two battle...

Travel Tech Adventures And Arizona’s New Smart City

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We are diving into all things tech this week sharing the stories and experiences affected the lives of consumers and users of technology. We begin by sharing some personal victories and nightmares of travel tech - including cool apps, nightmare customer service with Hotels.com, and traffic camera t...

EdTech With Matt Markstone

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We are very excited to have Matt Markstone, an Instructional Technology Coordinator and history teacher, join the podcast as the three of us dive into a great conversation about educational technology (EdTech) - what it’s like to be in the trenches of the industry and what it takes for educators a...

Letting Amazon In And New Braille Smartwatch

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Amazon Key was announced by the online retail giant, which allows customers to authorize access to their homes for the delivery of packages. Letting Amazon into your home could either be safe or completely insane. New advancements in the smartwatch industry are offering those with visually impairm...

Wi-Fi Krack Attack, Initial Coin Offerings And Changing Rewards Programs

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We have you covered from Wi-Fi attacks to Initial Coin Offerings, from rewards programs to walking while texting. The Krack Attack last week, which focused on hacking a level of Wi-Fi encryption, should not affect many of us but it is good to be educated and understand what happened and how to prot...

Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV

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We are exploring the reality of social media backlash as a restaurant in Tucson is forced to permanently close its doors after sharing politically charged statements on Facebook. With an ever growing subscriber base, Netflix is set to spend $6 billion in 2018 for original programming, creating an i...

The Four Horsemen of Tech

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We kick off the show discussing a new book - The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Find out what makes these companies click and why they have become so profitable and ubiquitous. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will no longer be a focus of the company, provid...

What The #Tech is Happening?

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What the tech is happening right now? We start the podcast with the tragedy of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, exploring how social media helps us stay informed of local issues and how fundraising after tragedy is not always legitimate. Be aware that hundreds of social media scams pop up during tr...
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