Steve Carell in Space Force! Just Take My Money, Netflix

Episode 67 · January 21st, 2019 · 45 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

In this episode:

  • Netflix raises prices on all streaming plans in US (1:52)
  • Netflix's price hike will boost your bill as much as $2 a month
  • Government shutdown: TLS certificates not renewed, many websites are down (3:30)
  • Jeff Bezos, World’s Richest Person, Announces Divorce After 25 Years Of Marriage (4:30)
  • Vanguard Announces The Passing Of Founder John C. Bogle (5:20)
  • DuckDuckGo debuts map search results using Apple Maps (7:13)
  • Microsoft Pledges $500 Million for Affordable Housing in Seattle Area (8:08)
  • If True, This Could Be One of the Greatest Discoveries in Human History (10:00)
  • Motorola’s iconic flip phone ‘Razr’ set to make comeback with ‘foldable’ design (14:13)
  • Return of the Razr—With a Foldable Screen and $1,500 Price
  • You're running out of reasons not to get smart lights (20:06)
  • It’s official: Ikea’s smart blinds are coming to the U.S. this spring (21:53)
  • The Apple Car Is Coming – Here Are Eight Things You Need to Know (23:20)
  • WHAT IS LIDAR, WHY DO SELF-DRIVING CARS NEED IT, AND CAN IT SEE NERF BULLETS? (25:50)
  • A popular WordPress plugin leaked twitter account access tokens (28:30)
  • Another huge database exposed millions of call logs and sms text messages (31:20)
  • I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone (32:36)

Weird and Wacky Tech:

  • Steve Carell to Star in Netflix Comedy Based on Trump's 'Space Force' (35:38)
  • How the new VR screen could end the smartphone (35:55)
  • Massive spinning ice disc forms in US river (38:08)

Tech Recommendations (39:00):

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