Furlo Bros Tech Podcast

Tech Podcast following the Corporate-Opera: Corporation's dealings, the people, the marketing campaigns and their technology.

133: Fast As The Blink Of An Eye, Beat Of A Heart, or Tweet

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Matthew shares his experience playing with the Oculus Rift and Sixth Sense.

We also talk about the creative/confusing business Breeze created by renting vehicles to Uber and Lyft drivers, the Heartbleed bug that the NSA may or may not have known about, Twitter’s latest attempted to become more like Facebook, Automattic’s purchase of Longreads and the quest to curate quality content, and the future of printed electronics at IDTechex.

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132: Super Normal Activity

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The best tech companies take something normal and make it better… super normal. This week we talk about that concept.

We also talk about April fools jokes, the Neuromancer, the Galaxy Gear, Amazon’s Fire TV and Microsoft’s Cortana.

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131: Accusations of Acquisitions

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One clear path to growth is to buy another company and integrate them into what you’re already doing. This week included many interesting acquisitions: Disney bought Maker, Intel bought Basis Band, and Facebook bought Oculus.

In other news, Microsoft brought Office to the iPad, Apple wants to bring cable TV to Apple TV, Google might let Oakley and Ray-Band design their glasses, and Tesla continues to fight the state-by-state car selling fight.

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130b: Keep Innovating. Just Keep Innovating.

That’s the mantra of all the companies we talk about in this next part of the podcast.

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130a: The 5 second rule of tech

Let’s see, once you’ve owned something for 5 seconds, it’s out of date. Yep. That feels about right.

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130: This Is Virtually Reality

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The future is virtually a reality, unless you’re in the microwave business.

We also talk about the new blog FiveThirtyFive, the 5 Second Rule, Cosmic inflation, the Secret iPhone app, Google’s new Android Wear, Google Drive storage, Apple bring iTunes to Android, Uber & Lyft fighting against taxies in Seattle, HP’s 3D printer, and NASA’s use of Tango.

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129: The Gold Standard of Tech Podcasts

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Does Bitcoin have value? Is Bitcoin Currency? We discuss Bitcoin verses the US dollar, verses the gold standard, and it’s implications for inflation and general economic health.

We also talk about Titan Fall how it’s using Microsoft’s Azure to push the gaming limits, how TV “won” SXSW, Silicon Valley’s problem with young engineers not getting along with older engineers, and finally Google’s latest project Tango which helps you create a 3D world with your phone.

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Episode 128b: To Tweet, Or Not To Tweet

Now that is the question people are faced with when they take a photo.

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Episode 128a: What RadioShack Should Do

Become a hackerspace where geeks actually like to hangout and build cool things.

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128: Tweeting Selfies While Driving

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This week we talk about the ROI of Selfies and driving cars.

We also talk about RadioShack’s next move, the intersection of privacy and surprise, Apple’s CarPlay, Ellen Tweeting at the Oscars, Microsoft’s SurroundWeb & IllumiRoom, Tesla’s European expansion, Corning glass verse sapphire glass, Wello bio-metric case, Ballmer’s mistake, and Blackberry’s continued slide.

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