The Tech Jawn

No Evidence Of Access Is Not A Denial: The Tech Jawn 52

The iPhone 14 launch isn’t going that smoothly for Apple.  iMessage and Facetime aren’t working for many after activation, some 14 Pro and Pro Max freeze after data transfers, and there are a lot of videos of the 48-megapixel camera acting weird with third-party apps. Uber confirmed that it took several key systems down in…

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Apple’s New Hotness: The Tech Jawn 51

This week’s episode of The Tech Jawn is mostly about the Apple Event and all the new gadgets that are coming out.  We talk about the iPhone 14 and 14 Pro, the new Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra, and we mention the new AirPods Pro 2 . But before we get to all the…

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Labor Day Highlight Reel: The Tech Jawn

The Tech Jawn crew took Labor Day off and didn’t record a new episode this week.  We didn’t, however, want to leave the feed empty, so, we put together a quick highlight reel from some of our favorite moments on the show.  We’ll be back next week, September 13, with a brand new episode, so,…

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FN Meka Is FN Racist: The Tech Jawn 50

Twitter’s former Security Chief blows the whistle alleging Twitter misled the public on problems with its security and with bot accounts. Cosmetics company Sephora will pay $1.2 million in the first major settlement with the state of California’s Consumer Privacy Act for selling users’ data without permission. A federal judge sided with a Cleveland State…

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Chatbots Make College Better: The Tech Jawn 49

Apple wants employees back in the office for a hybrid work week, but, some employees want to remain remote.  Something has got to give, but, we don’t think it’s going to be Apple. A husband of a slain wife is sentenced to 65 years in prison after her Fitbit data told a different story about…

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You’ve Got To Protect Your Digital Footprint: The Tech Jawn 48

It only took one weekend of interacting with people for Meta’s new Blenderbot 3.0 AI chatbot to turn racist. WeWork co-founder and ousted former CEO, Adam Neumann, secures $350 in venture capital for his new startup Flow.  Isn’t that kinda like failing forward? HBO and Discovery+ are officially merging in 2023, Disney Plus sets a…

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Just The Two Of US: The Tech Jawn 47

Apple doesn’t want any supply chain disruption in China over Made in Taiwan labels so it’s asking its Taiwanese-based suppliers to add Made in China labeling to their products. TikTok’s contracted moderators are allegedly requiring employees to watch actual child abuse videos as part of its training program.Technology exists to determine if a child has…

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This Week’s Spotlight Shines on Nichelle Nichols: The Tech Jawn 46

30,000 tech workers have lost their jobs through July, but, we still believe Information Technology is, one of, if not the hottest job industries. Apple Pay could possibly come to Chrome, Edge, and Firefox in iOS 16.  We aren’t sure if this is because Apple has seen the light, or, to prepare for looming EU…

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Netflix Is Slippin: The Tech Jawn 45

Senators Corey Booker and Ben Ray Luján propose the UnCap America Act that would ban data caps on consumer high-speed broadband in the U.S. A chess-playing robot in Russia breaks its seven your old opponent’s finger.  Reports are that the robot is completely safe, so, long as you don’t move too fast. Netflix reports on…

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The Three Rs Plus Computer Science: The Tech Jawn 44

Amazon releases Ring Doorbell video to the police without consent from or even notification to Ring owners. Twitter had a 40+ minute outage, its newsletter service Revue was down for over a day, and some employees are saying there’s no strong leadership at the helm in the wake of Elon Musk reneging on his takeover…

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