Don’t Be Hostage To Ransomware And FAA Fines Drone Operators

On Episode 338 of The Waves of Tech, we first dive into the news that Netflix announced its streaming movies service in addition to its DVD rental service ten years ago. For the remainder of the podcast, we dive into a wide variety of safety and security topics. First, some customers are refusing to give up their Galaxy Note 7s and is forcing Verizon and Samsung to step up their recall policies. Second, the FAA fined a company $200,000 for performing unauthorized operations in congested and restricted airspace. And thirdly, we consider the significant impact that ransomware and bitcoin is having on personal information and enterprise business. Enjoy and share the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech!

STEM Jobs

STEM Jobs, Altaba, AI Displaces Humans And Original iPhone Announcement

On Episode 337 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into tech topics that are meaningful to you, your family, and your friends. We begin by sharing a list of STEM jobs available to workers in the marketplace that do not require a 4-year degree. Next, we share the story of a Japanese company displacing workers with Artificial Intelligence technology. The iPhone was announced 10 years ago by Steve Jobs at the 2007 Apple event, sharing the revolutionary nature of the phone and the announcement. And finally, we provide a Yahoo-Verizon update which includes a strange new branding and company. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.

Top Trends of 2016, New Year’s Tech Resolutions, and Tech Challenges in Europe

On Episode 336 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into a brief recap of the top trending topics 2016 and discuss what 2017 may hold for ourselves and business. Twitter announced their Top 10 hashtags which included the Rio Olympics, US Presidential Election, PokemonGo, the Oscars, and more. Facebook’s trending topics included international and domestic politics, Black Lives Matter, and Pokemon Go. In the new year, everyone’s 2017 resolution should include changing passwords and ensuring backup services are in place. And finally, tech giants in the United States faced several challenges in Europe that will take center stage in 2017. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.

Yahoo’s Woes Continue And Facebook False News Update

On Episode 335 of The Waves of Tech, we continue to follow the eventual fall and breakdown of Yahoo. Yahoo continues having issues, now stating that 1 billion user accounts may have been hacked dating back to August 2013. Facebook has announced a new feature to the Messenger App – group video chat. In addition, Facebook is now making strides to curb the spread of false news stories and hoaxes plaguing the platform. We wrap the episode up with discussing the meetup between Silicon Valley tech CEOs and President Elect Donald Trump. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech!

Christmas Holiday Tech Items 2016

We are joined by our great friend and fellow podcaster Rick Limpert from Wireless Wednesday Live. Rick knows all the cool tech gadgets out there for this holiday season. So, we dive into the Christmas holiday shopping craze and share some of those tech items that are quietly under your radar. These include tech-based sleep aides, indoor air purifiers, routers, solar chargers, and so much more. We finish that show by sharing the technology out there that we could really live without and this includes virtual reality, selfie sticks, TV options, and more.

Wearables Market Update, Drone News That Isn’t New News, and AmazonGo

On Episode 333 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into a few topics making headlines and let you know how technology is changing our lives. We discuss the current wearables market, explaining the drop in Apple Watch sales and incline in FitBit products. In drone news, many media sources are painting the FAA as the barrier to commercial drone use in the United States. We are here to debunk that mentality. And finally, AmazonGo is the latest venture from the e-commerce giant. AmazonGo is a no line, no cashier brick-and-mortar grocery market concept. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.