It turns out that PC processors have a bug. A bug called Meltdown, which allows hackers to get control of your PC and access all sorts of information. Intel, and others are melting down over this particular problem because it’s not an easy fix. You can patch it, but it will probably slow your computer down. We go into the story of what it is, how it was discovered, and how companies are
melting down reacting to it. See below for the show notes and articles.
Uber continues to make moves to remove you from the driver’s seat which Twitter continues to make moves into the brave new live streaming world. Plus, Intel takes the next step to making VR and AR a thing. See the links below for all the stories.
This week we start off with Matthew’s Vive adventures and James’ smart home. Then we dive deep into Elon’s Master Plan with Telsa, which genuinely sounds awesome. Then is off to 3D printing, ARM getting bought, Volata’s high tech bike, an engagement, Unilever’s purchase of Dollar Shave Club, space, Facebook drones, machine learnings and drones. Check out the notes below for all the links.
With KitKat, Android looks to win this fight, and all other fights in the mobile phone market. This is one game, nobody can afford to lose.
Specifically, we talk about Google new Glass hardware, Kumu Networks fast network, Motorola’s Project Ara with Phonebloks, Android 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, Cisco’s battle to make H.264 the video standard, Netflix’s big screen idea, the FAA’s relaxed rules on using devices, the badBIOS, Intel’s acceptance of ARM, and using the Kinect for sign language.
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