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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Elon Musk purchase of Twitter

Host Mark Vena, John Quain, and I we unpack the issues swirling around Elon Musk’s planned Twitter purchase. Watch the podcast here at YouTube.com.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Elon Musk, the New York Auto Show, foldable smartphones, data brokers

Host Mark Vena, John Quain, Rob Pegoraro, and I we chat about the “dual” sides of Elon Musk, the New York Auto Show, foldable smartphones and the privacy dangers that data brokers pose.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Technology and MLB, Musk and Twitter, iPhone subscription rumors

Host Mark Vena, John Quain, Rob Pegoraro, and I where we chat about the impact of technology on Major League Baseball, the implications of Elon Musk stake in Twitter and the rumors around an iPhone subscription service offering. Watch the … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast Ukrainian crisis, role of technology

We discuss the role of technology in the Ukrainian crisis and how it might play how it might ultimately influence the outcome. Watch this episode here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Broadband role in Infrastructure law, Facebook woes, hacking arrests

My November 10, 2021, appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporters John Quain and Rob Pegoraro. This week we discussed how legislation can’t keep up with technology, Facebook’s ongoing woes, and recent hacking arrests. … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Social media algorithms, Matter and Samsung, FCC nominations

My October 27, 2021, appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporters John Quain and Rob Pegoraro. This week we discuss social media regulation, the Matter smart home standard, and adding the last FCC commissioners. … Continue reading

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Can/Should the Internet Be Regulated?

Trolling. Phishing. Online scams. Dark web. Identity theft. Click bait. Ransomware. Spyware. Adware. Malware. Cyber attacks. Zero day attacks. Trojan horses. User data tracking, collection and selling. Algorithm amplification and manipulation. Election hacking. Deep fakes. Anonymity. The growing misuse and … Continue reading

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Redefining Social Media Could Destroy It

Platform/bulletin board or publisher? That is the social media industry legal question at the heart of the recent dust-up between Twitter and President Trump. A desire by the Administration to reclassify social media companies as publishers responsible for content could … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways CE Retailers Can Cope During COVID-19 Crisis

Even though your customers may be sheltering-in-place doesn’t mean they’re sitting around their kitchen tables staring blankly at each other. Consumers are working, learning and yearning to be entertained at home, so access to home technology becomes even more critical as consumers … Continue reading

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