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Elon Musk Controlling Space

December 07, 2021

<p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/11-150.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-98029" src="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/11-150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a>Elon Musk is controlling space a ESA boss is complaining that EU companies are not able to keep up with the fast-paced company. They need to slow him down and not let him have all of the low earth orbits to himself. I have never seen such a high cry baby. It’s called competition get to competing and quit complaining.</p> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/newsletter/">Newsletter</a>.<br /><a href="https://geeknews.chat">Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat</a><br /><a href="mailto:geeknews@gmail.com">Email Todd</a> or follow him on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cochrane">Facebook.</a><br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/geeknews/">Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page</a>.<br /><a href="https://discord.gg/znXCXaE">New Geek Central Discord Channel</a><br /> Download the <a href="https://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/edge2-fmt02.cdnstream1.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2021-12-06.mp3?client=ins.blubrry.com" class="broken_link">Audio Show File</a></p> <i>Support my Show Sponsor: <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/godaddy-promo-codes/"><i>5 Best Godaddy Promo Codes</i></a><br /> 30% Off on GoDaddy Products &amp; Services <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200159-1454459286000">cjcgeek30</a><br /> $4.99 GoDaddy coupon for a New or Transferred .com domain <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12200160-1430254390000">cjcgeek99</a><br /> $2.99 a month Economy Hosting with a <b>free</b> domain name. 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Apple Retail Employees are Struggling #1572

December 03, 2021

<p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/10-150.jpg"><img src="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/10-150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-97999" /></a>There is a pretty bad article out on how Apple treats its retail hourly employees. We know retail can be brutal but it seems some employees are having a very rough go of it.</p> <p><strong>One of our GNC family members is having a challenging time. I want to draw your attention to <a href="https://bit.ly/Sam-Garcia">Sam Garcia’s resume</a>. He has significant experience in Web, UI, UX Design, Front End Dev, Product Mgt. He is looking for remote work at this time.</strong> He has also setup a <a href="https://gofund.me/3d94d3a5">GoFundme</a> for those wanting to donate direct.</p> <p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider/">Become an Insider today</a> to support the show and get access to a future behind-the-scenes podcast.</p> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/newsletter/">Newsletter</a>.<br /><a href="https://geeknews.chat">Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat</a><br /><a href="mailto:geeknews@gmail.com">Email Todd</a> or follow him on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cochrane">Facebook.</a><br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/geeknews/">Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page</a>.<br /><a href="https://discord.gg/znXCXaE">New Geek Central Discord Channel</a><br /> Download the <a href="https://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/edge2-fmt02.cdnstream1.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2021-12-02.mp3?client=ins.blubrry.com" class="broken_link">Audio Show File</a></p> <i>Support my Show Sponsor: <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/godaddy-promo-codes/"><i>5 Best Godaddy Promo Codes</i></a><br /> 30% Off on GoDaddy Products &amp; Services <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200159-1454459286000">cjcgeek30</a><br /> $4.99 GoDaddy coupon for a New or Transferred .com domain <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12200160-1430254390000">cjcgeek99</a><br /> $2.99 a month Economy Hosting with a <b>free</b> domain name. 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Microsoft in Trouble with EU on Bundling #1571

November 30, 2021

<p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/09-150.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-97984" src="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/09-150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a>Microsoft is once again fighting against companies they have edged out through bundling making it harder for them to compete. There is an ongoing issue with companies that cry they cannot innovate when faced with competition so they go cry to a government agency hoping to get relief.</p> <p><strong>One of our GNC family members is having a challenging time. I want to draw your attention to <a href="https://bit.ly/Sam-Garcia">Sam Garcia’s resume</a>. He has significant experience in Web, UI, UX Design, Front End Dev, Product Mgt. He is looking for remote work at this time.</strong></p> <p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider/">Become an Insider today</a> to support the show and get access to a future behind-the-scenes podcast.</p> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/newsletter/">Newsletter</a>.<br /><a href="https://geeknews.chat">Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat</a><br /><a href="mailto:geeknews@gmail.com">Email Todd</a> or follow him on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cochrane">Facebook.</a><br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/geeknews/">Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page</a>.<br /><a href="https://discord.gg/znXCXaE">New Geek Central Discord Channel</a><br /> Download the <a href="https://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/edge2-fmt02.cdnstream1.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2021-11-29.mp3?client=ins.blubrry.com" class="broken_link">Audio Show File</a></p> <i>Support my Show Sponsor: <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/godaddy-promo-codes/"><i>5 Best Godaddy Promo Codes</i></a><br /> 30% Off on GoDaddy Products &amp; Services <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200159-1454459286000">cjcgeek30</a><br /> $4.99 GoDaddy coupon for a New or Transferred .com domain <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12200160-1430254390000">cjcgeek99</a><br /> $2.99 a month Economy Hosting with a <b>free</b> domain name. Promo Code: <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200154-1430254188000">cjcgeek1h</a><br /> $2.99 a month Managed WordPress Hosting with <b>free</b> Domain name. Promo Code: <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12242416-1439241078000">cjcgeek1w</a><br /> Support the show by becoming a <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider">Geek News Central Insider</a><br /></i> <p></p> <p>Show Notes:</p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.engadget.com/meta-facebook-giphy-deal-antitrust-uk-competition-and-markets-authority-190016371.html?src=rss">UK’s antitrust regulator will block Meta to purchase Giphy</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-tv-plus-releases-trailer-for-new-peanuts-holiday-special-coming-dec-10/#ftag=CAD590a51e">Apple TV+ releases trailer</a></li> <li><a href="https://finance.yahoo.com/news/giving-tuesday-avoid-scams-making-140302846.html">Giving Tuesday</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/29/22807909/frances-haugen-congress-testify-section-230-facebook-whistleblower">Frances Haugen will testify before Congress again</a></li> <li><a href="https://finance.yahoo.com/news/panasonic-confirms-data-breach-hackers-171634050.html">Panasonic confirms data breach</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20211125/14264548006/apple-sues-nso-group-targeting-iphone-users-with-powerful-exploits.shtml">Apple sues NSO group</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.engadget.com/house-energy-and-commerce-section-230-hearing-181054717.html?src=rss">Congress will hold a hearing on Section 230</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/29/amazon-warehouse-workers-in-alabama-will-get-another-chance-to-vote-to-unionize.html">Amazon workers will get another chance to vote to unionize</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/29/22807387/tesla-quarterly-deliveries-end-rush-elon-musk-memo">Elon Musk tells Tesla employees to stop rushing</a></li> <li><a href="https://spaceflightnow.com/2021/11/28/nasa-gives-green-light-to-fuel-james-webb-space-telescope/">NASA gives green light </a></li> <li><a href="https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20211122/08270147987/cable-giant-spectrum-endangered-employees-screwed-technicians-during-covid.shtml">Spectrum endangered its employees</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.com/2021/11/29/india_warns_starlink/">Indian government warns locals not to use Starlink services</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.engadget.com/nissan-to-invest-18-billion-in-ev-development-101834614.html?src=rss">Nissan to invest $17.6 billion in EV development </a></li> <li><a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/29/twitter-ceo-jack-dorsey-is-expected-to-step-down-sources-say.html">Jack Dorsey will step down as CEO</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.engadget.com/amc-sony-spider-man-no-way-home-nft-190650100.html?src=rss">AMC and Sony will hand out NFT’s</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2021/11/28/apple-multi-device-wireless-charger/">Apple is still working on a multi-device charger</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.engadget.com/black-friday-sales-drop-adobe-151855092.html?src=rss">Black Friday online sales dipped</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/spotify-is-retiring-car-view-and-users-are-understandably-pissed/?scrolla=5eb6d68b7fedc32c19ef33b4">Spotify is retiring Car View</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/3642834/microsoft-under-fire-in-europe-for-onedrive-bundling-legal-fight-brewing.html#tk.rss_all">Microsoft under fire</a></li> <li><a href="https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/11/google-play-apps-downloaded-300000-times-stole-bank-credentials/">Google Play apps downloaded 300,000 stole bank credentials</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-drone-ship-departure-record-breaking-starlink-launch/">SpaceX drone ship heads to sea</a></li> <li><a href="https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2021/11/29/asteroid-expected-pass-earth-monday/">430-foot asteroid expected to pass by Earth</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/google-play-unveils-its-list-of-top-apps-and-games-for-2021/#ftag=CAD590a51e">Google Play’s top apps and games for 2021</a></li> </ul><p>The post <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/2021/11/29/microsoft-in-trouble-with-eu-on-bundling/">Microsoft in Trouble with EU on Bundling #1571</a> appeared first on <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com">Geek News Central</a>.</p>

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Facebook Papers to be Released #1570

November 23, 2021

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<p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/08-150.jpg"><img src="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/08-150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-97971" /></a>Facebook papers to be released by Gizmodo and others upon review. Should be a great read to see the inner workings of Facebook. I am back from Hawaii with a hell of a scare on my back all the details on the show and of course, I hope each of you here in America has a great Thanksgiving with your families and be safe out there. I lost a personal family friend to Covid complications so the danger is still out there.</p> <p>Note you may start hearing pre-roll ads in front of each program I am testing a new Blubrry Podcasting feature.</p> <p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider/">Become an Insider today</a> to support the show and get access to a future behind-the-scenes podcast.</p> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/newsletter/">Newsletter</a>.<br /><a href="https://geeknews.chat">Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat</a><br /><a href="mailto:geeknews@gmail.com">Email Todd</a> or follow him on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cochrane">Facebook.</a><br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/geeknews/">Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page</a>.<br /><a href="https://discord.gg/znXCXaE">New Geek Central Discord Channel</a><br /> Download the <a href="https://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/edge2-fmt02.cdnstream1.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2021-11-22.mp3?client=ins.blubrry.com" class="broken_link">Audio Show File</a></p> <i>Support my Show Sponsor: <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/godaddy-promo-codes/"><i>5 Best Godaddy Promo Codes</i></a><br /> 30% Off on GoDaddy Products &amp; Services <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200159-1454459286000">cjcgeek30</a><br /> $4.99 GoDaddy coupon for a New or Transferred .com domain <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12200160-1430254390000">cjcgeek99</a><br /> $2.99 a month Economy Hosting with a <b>free</b> domain name. 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Russia Blows Up a Satellite #1569

November 16, 2021

<p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/07-150.jpg"><img src="https://geeknewscentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/07-150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-97908" /></a>Russia has blown up a Satellite into thousands of pieces and is recklessly endangering the other orbital satellites and the team on the International Space Station had to go to their capsules for real and hideout because of the idiot moves by the Russian government. This is the ultimate act of stupidity by the communist government and now we have two idiot nations causing harm.</p> <p>Note you may start hearing pre-roll ads in front of each program I am testing a new Blubrry Podcasting feature.</p> <p><a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider/">Become an Insider today</a> to support the show and get access to a future behind-the-scenes podcast.</p> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/newsletter/">Newsletter</a>.<br /><a href="https://geeknews.chat">Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat</a><br /><a href="mailto:geeknews@gmail.com">Email Todd</a> or follow him on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cochrane">Facebook.</a><br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/geeknews/">Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page</a>.<br /><a href="https://discord.gg/znXCXaE">New Geek Central Discord Channel</a><br /> Download the <a href="https://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/edge2-fmt02.cdnstream1.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2021-11-15.mp3?client=ins.blubrry.com" class="broken_link">Audio Show File</a></p> <i>Support my Show Sponsor: <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/godaddy-promo-codes/"><i>5 Best Godaddy Promo Codes</i></a><br /> 30% Off on GoDaddy Products &amp; Services <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200159-1454459286000">cjcgeek30</a><br /> $4.99 GoDaddy coupon for a New or Transferred .com domain <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12200160-1430254390000">cjcgeek99</a><br /> $2.99 a month Economy Hosting with a <b>free</b> domain name. Promo Code: <a href="http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3590583-12200154-1430254188000">cjcgeek1h</a><br /> $2.99 a month Managed WordPress Hosting with <b>free</b> Domain name. Promo Code: <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3590583-12242416-1439241078000">cjcgeek1w</a><br /> Support the show by becoming a <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/insider">Geek News Central Insider</a><br /></i> <p></p> <p>The post <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com/2021/11/15/russia-blows-up-a-satellite/">Russia Blows Up a Satellite #1569</a> appeared first on <a href="https://geeknewscentral.com">Geek News Central</a>.</p>

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Apple Legacy Contacts #1568

November 12, 2021

Apple is implementing Legacy contacts as a way for you to designate someone to get access to your iCloud account when you die and have access to that content. I have been pondering many of the questio

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65 Billion Broadband Plan or Scam #1567

November 09, 2021

With the massive infrastructure bill passed will the 65 Billion earmarked for Broadband expansion actually work or will it just be a scam as it has been in the past to get internet service providers e

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Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin Smack Down #1566

November 05, 2021

Jeff Bezos and the Blue Origin team have been smacked down by a judge and their lawsuit going after SpaceX and NASA has been dismissed. Personally, I think if Blue Origin spent more time getting highe

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Facebook Pages the Ultimate PR Disaster #1565

November 02, 2021

Facebook has an ongoing PR disaster on its hands with thousands of internal company research papers to show how bad the company has been misbehaving over the years on a wide variety of fronts. Yet it

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MacBook Pro M1 Pro & M1 Max #1562

October 19, 2021

If you have been waiting to upgrade to a MacBook Pro with Apple silicon the wait is over as Apple has announced a quite amazing lineup of new computers so impressive that folks placing advanced orders

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Macbook Pro M1X Chip Announcement #1561

October 14, 2021

Macbook Pro M1X Chip Announcement

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17 Year Anniversary in Podcasting #1560

October 12, 2021

October 9th, 2004 was when this show was launched, and while the 17th anniversary is a big thing. The bigger news is that I do not have Melanoma Cancer. I go into great detail about what I was told, w

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Happy International Podcast Day #1558

September 30, 2021

Happy International Podcast Day everyone. Nothing like starting a show and the gear go weird on you. But otherwise, it has been a very productive week. The People’s Choice Podcast Awards is starting a

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Google puts Apple on Blast like Spoiled Child #1557

September 28, 2021

Google has put Apple on blast like a spoiled child because the EU did not fine them 5 billion dollars for doing the same exact thing as Google has been accused of. But in essence, Apple has not done t

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Apple Bans Fortnite #1556

September 24, 2021

Apple has banned Fortnite from the App store until the conclusion of the legal battle which can take as much as 5 more years. Apple playing there hand in destroying a business that dared to questions

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Senate calls on FTC to Protect Consumer Privacy #1555

September 21, 2021

Democrats in the Senate have sent the FTC a request to make rules to protect consumer privacy seeing they have failed to get any type of legislation passed in recent history. I am of the opinion that

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Fake Covid Vaccine Cards Exploding on Marketplaces #1554

September 17, 2021

Since President Biden has issued more vaccine mandates there has been a surge in fake covid vaccine cards being sold on the internet for as much as $100 each. With no digital tracking in many states t

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Facebook VIP List with no Posting Restrictions #1553

September 14, 2021

Facebook VIP is a list of 5.8 million people that do not have to follow community standard guidelines and can almost get away with anything up to a point. It shows there are the have’s and the have no

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Microsoft Delays Office Open #1552

September 10, 2021

Microsoft has delayed opening its office due to Delta and I am sure this is happening in a lot of places. No video today as your host messed up. But it’s good to be back and I have a little unorthodox

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Your driver license on an iPhone #1551

September 03, 2021

Kirk here for Todd while he is away on travel for this Thursday’s episode. Apple made the announcement that if you live in the US, you can have your state ID or driver license stored on your iPhone, w

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China is being tough on children #1550

August 31, 2021

Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away on business travel, he will be back a week from this Thursday, September 9th. It’s great to be back in the guest host chair for this week!.

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Was it an Alien? #1549

August 27, 2021

Did Russians see an Alien spacecraft entering the atmosphere or was it something less sinister burning up. No one knows but the images are pretty interesting. Ok folk Kirk takes over for two episodes

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Covid 19 Vaccine Data Leaked #1548

August 24, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccine data has been leaked on 38 million individuals along with a whole host of PII. Nothing is sacred and you can blame Microsoft and those that use the services that were open for anyone

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Amazon Building Shopping Centers? #1547

August 20, 2021

Amazon has decided that they want in the shopping center business after them and Walmart knocked out almost every small retail business in America. What say you? Become an Insider today to get access

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Power’s Out! #1546

August 17, 2021

I am in the middle of the longest power outage I have experienced in many years. Going on six days without power while we have a generator it’s been interesting how you have to manage power resources.

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Apple Betrays Trust of it’s Users! #1545

August 10, 2021

Apple has decided to go backward in end-to-end encryption by deploying image and message scanning in an attempt to detect naughty pictures sent by minors and to catch predators and those that exploit

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Time to learn Code #1544

July 30, 2021

16 sites to learn code and give yourself another opportunity to learn a new skill that may come in handy at your day job and or start a new career. You do not have to have a college degree anymore to

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Does Amazon have access to your Home or Business? #1543

July 27, 2021

It appears that Amazon may have access to millions of homes, apartment buildings, and businesses by giving property owners as little as $100 in gift cards and free gear to allow Amazon drivers direct

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Health Misinformation on Section 230 Bill #1542

July 23, 2021

The Senate is introducing what it is touting as the Health Mis-Information Exemption on Section 230 that will hold companies responsible for only putting out or allowing what the government deems to b

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Facebook is not Killing People #1541

July 20, 2021

President Biden has reversed course and said that Facebook is not killing people as he earlier suggested over the weekend. Meanwhile, the surgeon general has double-downed on his finger pointing at so

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Whitehouse becomes Internet Censor #1540

July 16, 2021

The Whitehouse has decided that it wants to be the new Internet Censor and tell Facebook and News organizations what they consider misinformation. They want those organizations to teach their reporter

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SpaceX Newest Drone Ship #1539

July 13, 2021

Elon Musk went and built himself a new self-propelled drone ship!

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Woz Supports Right to Repair #1538

July 09, 2021

Steve Wozniak supports the right to repair movement and comments that Apple would not be where it is today without that very ability in the early days of Apple’s existence. You and I know that there h

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Aeronautics pioneer Wally Funk to join Jeff Bezos on first crewed Blue Origin flight #1537

July 02, 2021

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Amazon Fires Flex Workers by Computer #1536

June 29, 2021

Amazon is firing Flex workers by computer and the company is perfectly ok with that even if it makes mistakes. There is a long line of people wanting flex jobs and so long as they have applicants they

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Amazon Dumps Millions of Products Annually! #1535

June 22, 2021

So Amazon has been caught in an investigative piece in the UK of dumping literally millions of new and barely used items in landfills, while they claim it’s a recycling center the company doing the investigative work says it was a landfill?

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Five Bills to Break Up Big Tech #1534

June 15, 2021

There are five bills in work to essentially dismantle much of the power that big tech has today in an attempt to level the playing field but in all honesty, the measures do not go very far and have little chance of becoming law.

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Ford F-150 Lightning 100,000 Pre-Orders #1533

June 11, 2021

The most sold pickup truck in the world the Ford F-150 electric version Lightning has had 100,000 pre-orders since its announcement. In comparison, Tesla had 250k orders in almost the same time for its cybertruck.

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Jeff Bezos to be an Astronaut #1532

June 08, 2021

Jeff Bezos is going to risk life and limb and strap himself into a rocket and go on a joyride to space to earn his Astronaut wings. Stepping down as CEO as of July 5th will allow him the opportunity to travel to space with 5 others including his brothe...

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Amazon Industrial Athlete #1531

June 04, 2021

Have you ever heard of an Industrial Athlete? Well, that is what Amazon is referring to its employees in a leaked pamphlet that seriously attempts to make Amazon warehouse workers think they are training for some competition that happens daily.

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Google Data Caps on June 1st #1530

May 25, 2021

Google data caps are coming on June 1st make sure you are prepared and get a Google One account if needed. Lots of updates from my Hawaii trip.. I will be back in the Michigan studio a week from Monday. But being that is labor day there may be no show ...

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Robinhood makes IPO shares available. #1529

May 21, 2021

Robinhood the trading app is going to make available IPO shares to common investors. This is a very big deal up to this point IPO shares have been reserved for the rich or famous and those banks and investment firms in favor.

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Cyber Security Attacks on the Rise #1528

May 18, 2021

66% of Cyber Security Officers in companies globally know their companies will come under cyber attack in the next year. Considering what the United States has gone through with the pipeline hack it’s pretty scary all things considering that it could b...

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Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media #1527

May 11, 2021

Homeland Security is monitoring social media to detect plans of domestic terrorism. Why this is news is a surprise to me as we have been under constant surveillance since 9-11. If people are naive enough to think that what you post publicly has not bee...

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SpaceX Starship 15 Lands #1526

May 07, 2021

SpaceX has had some big wins Crew 1 home from ISS safely. Another launch of Starlink satellites and most impressively the landing of starship 15 without exploding. This is a major win for SpaceX and if they can rinse and repeat this feat over the comin...

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SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights #1525

April 30, 2021

SpaceX has been approved for an additional 3 test flights by the FAA for its Boca Chica flight facility. This is a big deal in that they got all three approved at once. We will see if SpaceX can land one upright.

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Do you own Media Purchased at Apple? #1524

April 27, 2021

Do you really own media you buy at Apple or is it more like long-term rental with them having the option to recall or remove the rental from your media library? That is a question being asked in a lawsuit that has been filed after several individuals h...

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Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny #1523

April 23, 2021

Tesla AutoPilot is under serious scrutiny after 2 people were killed when the driver was in the passenger seat. Consumer Reports has reported how they got a Tesla to drive around a test track with no one in the driver’s seat.

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Ingenuity Flys on Mars #1522

April 20, 2021

Ingenuity Helicopter has its first successful flight on Mars while the flight only lasted 30 seconds this is a huge accomplishment by the NASA and JPL team to pull this off. We will see now how further they can push the envelope in the amount of time i...

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Big Tech is Fine with Corporate Tax Hikes #1521

April 16, 2021

Big tech thinks corporate tax hikes of 7% are acceptable when they barely pay and federal taxes, to begin with, is quite obtuse of them. When they start paying their fair share. Small companies like mine take the brunt of corporate tax increases it rea...

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