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Google Picasa Shutdown and Internet Tax Freedom Act

We dive into some recent tech news related to Google Picasa shutting down, the latest from Google Photos, Senate approval of a permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, free online home estimators, and a Comcast outage that angered thousands of customers.  Sit back and enjoy another mixed bag of tech topics from Steve and Dave and be sure to share your comments with us on social media and our website.

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How Much Do Tech Companies Make Per Second?

We throw in a good variety of tech news for you this week. A new Super Bowl record is set for streaming, demonstrating a shift in how consumers are watching sports. Ever curious how much money companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Twitter are making per second? Well, we have the answer for you. Drones strike again in New York City. This time a drone strikes the Empire State Building during a film session. To end the show, we share a story of contacting a local police department via social media to gain a faster response time and how Chipotle is utilizing social media and texting to help rebuild their image.

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Apple Watch Dethroning Rolex and Madden NFL Super Bowl Prediction

We dive into a variety of tech topics ranging from the cell phone market, smart watches, and the Super Bowl. On the cell phone discussion, we examine recent news regarding the all-time lowest sales report of the Windows Phone and how Microsoft has failed to compete in the industry. Also, we give some focus to the “It Can Wait” campaign from AT&T and the importance of driving distraction free. The Apple Watch is in a new level of conversation – the luxury watch conversation. And finally, we dive into a cool AT&T story that we experienced and then we predict the winner of Super Bowl 50.

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Twitter Shakeup And The Dark Side Of Social Media

We dive into the Twitter shakeup, the NFL/Surface controversy, the dark side of social media, and in-car technology. Twitter has been experiencing a whirlwind of emotions and market share drops, including the departure of four top executives as the social giant continues to unimpress stockholders. The Microsoft Surface, a solid piece of hardware in the tablet market, received some complaints from broadcasters and coaches during a recent NFL game. The dark side of social media erupts on Sunday after an NFL kicker missed an extra point, invoking numerous hate tweets and threats toward the player. And finally, people are slowly changing their priorities when it comes to car buying.

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Nadella’s Rise Through Microsoft And AOL’s Identity Crisis

General Electric has decided to relocate their headquarters from Connecticut to Boston, a strategic move to associate themselves with other corporate partners and academia in the area. Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft, has rerouted the once-struggling tech giant into a new future of success. We talk about his rise to the top of Microsoft. A ship that fell victim to the sea nearly 200 years ago has been found during a routine search for the infamously downed Malaysia Flight 370. And finally, AOL has a major identity crisis and their chief marketing staff are trying to find a way to re-brand and appeal to a new audience.