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Description

In this Episode: * A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy * Dutch Telephone Outage Takes Out Nation's Emergency Number (4:30) * Curiosity Rover Detects Abnormally High Methane Levels on Mars ( * Hackers breach NASA, steal Mars mission data (7:17) * Airbnb’s New Luxe Tier Includes a $1 Million Polynesian Island (9:00) * US power output from renewables exceeds coal for the first time in history (11:32) * ‘Reset’ Nest Cams Could Still Send Video to Previous Owners * Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side () * Google tracks your every move, but a new tool is rolling out that lets you force it to delete where you’ve been * Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route * Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software * Is Firefox better than Chrome? It comes down to privacy. * Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development (29:12) * Amazon partners with retailers for new Counter package pickup service, starting with Rite-Aid Weird and Wacky: * Nearly 100 drivers followed a Google Maps detour -- and ended up stuck in an empty field * Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer Tech Recs (39:05): Adam - http://versusutil.com/ Sanjay - RedShift Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit Monkeytacos1

Summary

In this Episode:

  • A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy
  • Dutch Telephone Outage Takes Out Nation's Emergency Number (4:30)
  • Curiosity Rover Detects Abnormally High Methane Levels on Mars (
  • Hackers breach NASA, steal Mars mission data (7:17)
  • Airbnb’s New Luxe Tier Includes a $1 Million Polynesian Island (9:00)
  • US power output from renewables exceeds coal for the first time in history (11:32)
  • ‘Reset’ Nest Cams Could Still Send Video to Previous Owners
  • Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side ()
  • Google tracks your every move, but a new tool is rolling out that lets you force it to delete where you’ve been
  • Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route
  • Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software
  • Is Firefox better than Chrome? It comes down to privacy.
  • Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development (29:12)
  • Amazon partners with retailers for new Counter package pickup service, starting with Rite-Aid

Weird and Wacky:

  • Nearly 100 drivers followed a Google Maps detour -- and ended up stuck in an empty field
  • Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer

Tech Recs (39:05):
Adam - http://versusutil.com/
Sanjay - RedShift

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit
Monkeytacos1

Links:

Subtitle
In this episode, we talk about (almost) a google number of stories about Google, and many more fun things.
Duration
43:30
Publishing date
2019-07-01 06:30
Link
https://www.techtalkyall.com/90
Contributors
Sanjay Parekh & Adam Walker author  
Enclosures
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Shownotes

In this Episode:

  • A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy
  • Dutch Telephone Outage Takes Out Nation's Emergency Number (4:30)
  • Curiosity Rover Detects Abnormally High Methane Levels on Mars (
  • Hackers breach NASA, steal Mars mission data (7:17)
  • Airbnb’s New Luxe Tier Includes a $1 Million Polynesian Island (9:00)
  • US power output from renewables exceeds coal for the first time in history (11:32)
  • ‘Reset’ Nest Cams Could Still Send Video to Previous Owners
  • Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side ()
  • Google tracks your every move, but a new tool is rolling out that lets you force it to delete where you’ve been
  • Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route
  • Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software
  • Is Firefox better than Chrome? It comes down to privacy.
  • Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development (29:12)
  • Amazon partners with retailers for new Counter package pickup service, starting with Rite-Aid

Weird and Wacky:

  • Nearly 100 drivers followed a Google Maps detour -- and ended up stuck in an empty field
  • Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer

Tech Recs (39:05):
Adam - http://versusutil.com/
Sanjay - RedShift

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit
Monkeytacos1

Links: