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Episodes

  • TNT 1059: ATMs are DOOMed!

    Jul 29, 2014 | 38 min
    A recently discovered Android flaw leaves phones exposed to malware and personal data theft.
  • TNT 1058: Tizen: Time Out or Lights Out?

    Jul 28, 2014 | 47 min
    Samsung's first Tizen smartphone is reportedly delayed indefinitely.
  • TNT 1057: Rubles For Tor

    Jul 25, 2014 | 53 min
    The Russian government is offering up to 4 million rubles to take on Tor privacy.
  • TNT 1056: Twitter: White and Nerdy

    Jul 24, 2014 | 44 min
    Twitter released information about employee gender and ethnicity.
  • TNT 1055: Game of Drones

    Jul 23, 2014 | 34 min
    The good side of drones.
  • TNT 1054: NY-Fi

    Jul 22, 2014 | 43 min
    New York's plans to replace phone booths with Wi-Fi hotspots.
  • TNT 1053: NSF NSA

    Jul 21, 2014 | 28 min
    NSA supposedly snooping private photos.
  • TNT 1052: Amazon's Netflix for eBooks

    Jul 18, 2014 | 57 min
    Amazon's debuts all you can read eBooks service.
  • TNT 1051: Microsoft's Pink Slip of Death

    Jul 17, 2014 | 31 min
    Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts.
  • TNT 1050: Apple Gives IBM the Business

    Jul 16, 2014 | 43 min
    Apple and IBM announce a new partnership.
  • TNT 1049: Block Blocked From Quitting Comcast

    Jul 15, 2014 | 44 min
    Google's smart contact lenses become more real.
  • TNT 1048: Apple's PR Kung Fu

    Jul 14, 2014 | 37 min
    Internet Association urged FCC to retain net neutrality
  • TNT 1047: Amazon Drones On

    Jul 11, 2014 | 33 min
    US Government is suing Amazon
  • TNT 1046: China's Wack Hack Attack

    Jul 10, 2014 | 53 min
    French government banned free eBooks
  • TNT 1045: Burying the Hachette

    Jul 9, 2014 | 27 min
    Apple throws Google under the FTC bus
  • TNT 1044: Tim Cook's Sweeter Apple

    Jul 8, 2014 | 36 min
    iPhone 6 front glass leaked
  • TNT 1043: TSA Says 'Charge Your Phone'

    Jul 7, 2014 | 43 min
    NSA's intercepted data is mostly from ordinary users.
  • TNT 1042: The Streisand Effect

    Jul 3, 2014 | 44 min
    Facebook's controversial study may be one of many.
  • TNT 1041: FTC to T-Mobile:"Stop Cramming!"

    Jul 2, 2014 | 45 min
    Federal Trade Commission is suing T-Mobile
  • TNT 1040: Facebook's Bad Science

    Jul 1, 2014 | 48 min
    Facebook added research to user agreement afterwards
  • TNT 1039: Facebook Treats Users Like Lab Rats

    Jun 30, 2014 | 39 min
    Facebook manipulates your News Feeds
  • TNT 1038: Germany Says 'Nein' to Verizon

    Jun 27, 2014 | 51 min
    German government cancels contract with Verizon.
  • TNT 1037: Android Wear, Android Everywhere

    Jun 26, 2014 | 36 min
    Google I/O wrap-up
  • TNT 1036: Google I/O

    Jun 25, 2014 | 158 min
    Google I/O 2014 keynote coverage
  • TNT 1035: Microsoft's Air to Surface Missile

    Jun 24, 2014 | 42 min
    Microsoft's discount for MacBook Air owners.
  • TNT 1034: Dropcam Finds Its Nest

    Jun 23, 2014 | 34 min
    Google's Nest acquires Dropcam.
  • TNT 1033: Will We Get Burned By Amazon Fire?

    Jun 20, 2014 | 50 min
    Apple plans multiple designs for smartwatch
  • TNT 1032: The Kill Switch Isn't Dead

    Jun 19, 2014 | 55 min
    Twitter acquired SnappyTV
  • TNT 1031: Congress Isn't Neutral on net Neutrality

    Jun 18, 2014 | 37 min
    Congress introduce bills to ban bandwidth paid prioritization.
  • TNT 1030: Will Amazon's Smartphone be Dumb?

    Jun 17, 2014 | 32 min
    Amazon smartphone exclusive to AT&T
  • TNT 1029: Brainy Baristas

    Jun 16, 2014 | 25 min
    China reveals Microsoft Android patents.
  • TNT 1028: Tesla Shocker: Open Source Patents

    Jun 13, 2014 | 44 min
    Tesla assures patent peace.
  • TNT 1027: Amazon's Sub-Prime Music

    Jun 12, 2014 | 34 min
    Amazon launches music streaming service.
  • TNT 1026: Amazon Wants to Sell you a Babysitter

    Jun 11, 2014 | 32 min
    Evernote and Feedly attacked.
  • TNT 1025: Putter Panda is Coming For Your Data

    Jun 10, 2014 | 38 min
    A newly unmasked Chinese hacking unit.
  • TNT 1024: Cybercrime is Super Expensive

    Jun 9, 2014 | 33 min
    How cyberattack costs affect the world.
  • TNT 1023: Snowden: One Year Later

    Jun 6, 2014 | 41 min
    Are we getting Snowden fatigue?
  • TNT 1022: Pepper, The Robot That Will Steal Your Heart

    Jun 5, 2014 | 34 min
    Consumer robots get real with Pepper.
  • TNT 1021: Google Shames Unencrypted Email

    Jun 4, 2014 | 41 min
    Google gets tougher with encryption.
  • TNT 1020: Apple Gives Developers a Swift Kick

    Jun 3, 2014 | 30 min
    OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.
  • TNT 1019: Google Launches a Space Program

    Jun 2, 2014 | 36 min
    NSA harvesting millions of pictures, Google space program, China censorship program, Samsung Tizen replace Android.
  • TNT 1018: The Lady GaGa Business Model

    May 30, 2014 | 44 min
    Apple wants to turn your iPhone into a credit card, TrueCrypt may be coming back from the crypt, a new theory about why Apple is buying beats, and more.
  • TNT 1017: AWA: Apple With Attitude

    May 29, 2014 | 40 min
    Apple buys Beats, TrueCrypt encryption application vanishes in a cloud of mystery and confusion, a look at Google's smartwatch operating system, and more.
  • TNT 1016: Google Gets Into the Car Business!

    May 28, 2014 | 36 min
    Google is now a car-maker, Microsoft demos a universal translator, Amazon goes to war against a major book publisher, and more.
  • TNT 1015: Here Comes the Apple iHome

    May 27, 2014 | 32 min
    Apple's smart home platform, Google possibly acquiring Dropcam, LG G3 is announced, and more.
  • TNT 1014: Microsoft's Gag Reflex

    May 23, 2014 | 34 min
    Microsoft's court win against the FBI, Google's Project Tango has tablet aspirations, Apple's Activation Lock has been cracked, and more.
  • TNT 1013: The Facebook Dinasaur is Here to Help

    May 22, 2014 | 35 min
    Facebook wants you to stop oversharing.
  • TNT 1012: The Internet of Ad Supported Things

    May 21, 2014 | 35 min
    eBay got hacked, Linkedin introduced ranking profiles called "How you rank," Bubbli acquired by Dropbox, and more.
  • TNT 1011: Microsoft Re-Surfaces

    May 20, 2014 | 39 min
    Microsoft unveiled a new Surface, the woman hired to run Apple's retail stores worldwide, Google's incredible new photo feature, and more.
  • TNT 1010: Facebook's Next Poke at Snapchat

    May 19, 2014 | 33 min
    AT&T's purchase of DirecTV would make the combined company the number-two pay TV provider, YouTube is buying the gaming video company Twitch, Facebook is working on a second Snapchat killer, and more.
  • TNT 1009: Google Now, Pay Later

    May 16, 2014 | 36 min
    The FCC meets to decide the future of net neutrality in the United States, Google gets flooded with take-down requests in Europe to remove links, Apple's acquisition of Beats misses a beat, and more.
  • TNT 1008: What Will It Be, FCC?

    May 15, 2014 | 43 min
    The FCC meets to decide the future of net neutrality in the United States, Google gets flooded with take-down requests in Europe to remove links, Apple's acquisition of Beats misses a beat, and more.
  • TNT 1007: The Purse That Spied Me

    May 14, 2014 | 45 min
    Apple is making big screen changes for its future big iPhones, Google is driving the self-driving car market, Google finally sells Glass to the public, and more.
  • TNT 1006: Google Deleting Information Upon Request

    May 13, 2014 | 39 min
    EU says Google must remove links when people request it, Apple iPad copies multitasking from the Surface, Motorola unveils the Moto E, and more.
  • TNT 1004: Apple Buys Beats, But Why?

    May 12, 2014 | 38 min
    Apple is close to paying $3.2 billion dollars to buy Beats Electronics, California moves closer to passing a smartphone kill switch law, Apple hires the guy behind the world's best smartphone camera, and more.
  • TNT 1001: Is Tumblr the New Mobile MySpace?

    May 12, 2014 | 45 min
    The founder of Tumblr wants to bring back the customized profile pages of the early 2000s, Google is testing a total overhaul of how bookmarks work, an Aljazeera reporter says Google was cozier with the NSA than they previously disclosed, and more.
  • TNT 998: Facebook Anonymous

    May 12, 2014 | 40 min
    How three new Facebook features radically change the mobile landscape, why Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR might be in jeopardy, AT&T wants to compete against a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable by buying DirecTV, and more.
  • TNT 1003: Is Anyone Neutral in Net Neutrality

    May 12, 2014 | 33 min
    FCC net neutrality push back, 4K+ on Netflix, mobile apps, and more.
  • TNT 1002: Talk to the Fridge

    May 12, 2014 | 39 min
    Alibaba filed its IPO, an Internet radio service re-launches as a social network, LinkedIn and Evernote transform what you can do with your business cards, and more.
  • TNT 999: Kids are Crawling for Snapchat

    May 12, 2014 | 39 min
    US Government wants their requests for user data a secret, Google gets sued by people saying Android is anti-competitive, Twitter's experimental mute feature, and more.
  • TNT 1000: Apple Samsung Lawsuit Ends with a Thud

    May 12, 2014 | 41 min
    Verdict reached in the Apple Samsung patent lawsuit, Amazon lets you shop without leaving Twitter, Google considers killing off the URL, and more.
  • TNT 1005: Just Plane Out of RAM

    May 12, 2014 | 43 min
    The air traffic control system ran out of memory, Google may be ready to radically change the Gmail user interface, Parrot launches a flying camera, and more.
  • TNT 1004: Apple Buys Beats, But Why?

    May 9, 2014 | 38 min
    Apple is close to paying $3.2 billion dollars to buy Beats Electronics, California moves closer to passing a smartphone kill switch law, Apple hires the guy behind the world's best smartphone camera, and more.
  • TNT 1003: Is Anyone Neutral in Net Neutrality

    May 8, 2014 | 33 min
    FCC net neutrality push back, 4K+ on Netflix, mobile apps, and more.
  • TNT 1002: Talk to the Fridge

    May 7, 2014 | 39 min
    Alibaba filed its IPO, an Internet radio service re-launches as a social network, LinkedIn and Evernote transform what you can do with your business cards, and more.
  • TNT 1001: Is Tumblr the New Mobile MySpace?

    May 6, 2014 | 45 min
    The founder of Tumblr wants to bring back the customized profile pages of the early 2000s, Google is testing a total overhaul of how bookmarks work, an Aljazeera reporter says Google was cozier with the NSA than they previously disclosed, and more.
  • TNT 1000: Apple Samsung Lawsuit Ends with a Thud

    May 5, 2014 | 41 min
    Verdict reached in the Apple Samsung patent lawsuit, Amazon lets you shop without leaving Twitter, Google considers killing off the URL, and more.
  • TNT 999: Kids are Crawling for Snapchat

    May 2, 2014 | 39 min
    US Government wants their requests for user data a secret, Google gets sued by people saying Android is anti-competitive, Twitter's experimental mute feature, and more.
  • TNT 998: Facebook Anonymous

    May 1, 2014 | 40 min
    How three new Facebook features radically change the mobile landscape, why Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR might be in jeopardy, AT&T wants to compete against a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable by buying DirecTV, and more.
  • TNT 997: Facebook: "Trust Us"

    Apr 30, 2014 | 72 min
    In this special edition of TNT, we cover the first F8 developers conference in three years where Facebook announces its new ad network, among other things, plus Samsung ships more smartphones than Apple, Huawei, Lenovo and LG combined, and more.
  • TNT 996: The End of Nexus

    Apr 29, 2014 | 35 min
    Google's plan to replace its Nexus line of phones with a new Android Silver program, new details about the future of Microsoft phones and Nokia, Samsung 's new camera phone that’s a lot more camera than phone, and more.
  • TNT 995: No Help for the Latest XPloit

    Apr 28, 2014 | 40 min
    Another horrible exploit affecting more than half the world’s web browsers, Comcast buys Time Warner Cable, Microsoft gives details about its Xbox-exclusive TV shows and movies, and more.
  • TNT 994: Google+ Minus Vic

    Apr 25, 2014 | 39 min
    Google+ chief Vic Gundotra leaves the company, FTC officials side with Telsa over direct car sales to consumers, Pinterest rolls out a surprisingly good new search feature, and more.
  • TNT 993: Net No Longer Neutral?

    Apr 24, 2014 | 35 min
    The FCC chairman proposes rules that critics say ends net neutrality in the US, big tech companies unite to prevent the next Heartbleed, Facebook acquires a fitness tracker and launches a breaking news service, and more.
  • TNT 992: OnePlus One = $299

    Apr 23, 2014 | 36 min
    OnePlus One, Dish starts streaming TV to phones and tablets, HBO comes to Amazon Prime, and more.
  • TNT 991: AT&TV?

    Apr 22, 2014 | 43 min
    Aereo goes to the Supreme Court, State sales take hammers Amazon sales, Netflix and Comcast go to war, and more.
  • TNT 990: No Longer Hip to Be Square

    Apr 21, 2014 | 39 min
    Apple and Google go for game developers, a major Japanese company rolls out a WebRTC client, Facebook plans to announce a mobile ad network, and more.
  • TNT 989: Heartbleed is Healing

    Apr 18, 2014 | 39 min
    Heartbleed flaw is getting fixed on more websites, Pandora sued by major record labels, Google might split Nexus into two different price points, and more.
  • TNT 988: The Future of TV is in the Aereo

    Apr 17, 2014 | 37 min
    Aereo creates a website to convince the world that it rents antennas and doesn't steal content, Eyefi is launching a cloud service that automatically backs up all your pictures from all your cameras, and more.
  • TNT 987: Samsung's Fifth Smartwatch

    Apr 16, 2014 | 52 min
    Samsung plans to launch a fifth smartwatch product, politicians want to kill voluntary industry kill switch proposals, LaCie says they've been leaking customer data to crooks for a year, and more.
  • TNT 986: Google Gets a Drone of its Own

    Apr 15, 2014 | 37 min
    Google snatches a drone company everybody expected Facebook to buy, details on the Amazon smartphone, 4K laptops are here, and more.
  • TNT 985: Facebank?

    Apr 14, 2014 | 36 min
    Why the Amazon smartphone might be super cheap, Facebook wants to be your bank, Heartbleed claims its first documented victims, and more.
  • TNT 984: Microsoft and Sony Fund Patent Trolling

    Apr 11, 2014 | 36 min
    Apple and Intel refuse to fund patent trolling this time, 44% of Twitter users have never tweeted, Amazon buys Comixology, and more.
  • TNT 983: Facebook Shoots the Messenger

    Apr 10, 2014 | 37 min
    Silicon Valley is meddling in India's epic election, Dropbox drops a box full of new apps, a new startup makes building robots as easy as LEGO, and more.
  • TNT 982: Impending Congressional Comcastrophy?

    Apr 9, 2014 | 33 min
    Backlash against Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable in Congress, Google wants to be the new Priceline, CNN's 15 second TV show for Twitter, and more.
  • TNT 981: SSL Flatlines With Heartbleed

    Apr 8, 2014 | 45 min
    A software flaw called Heartbleed could expose encrypted web traffic, Comcast says it's an underdog surrounded by strong competitors as it tried to buy Time Warner Cable, the FTC has a bone to pick with social site Jerk.com, and more.
  • TNT 980: Google to Launch Android TV

    Apr 7, 2014 | 43 min
    Google plans to launch Android TV, a new Google Glass app lets you stream live video to the Internet, Amazon announces a WiFi- and Voice-enabled barcode scanner for automating your grocery shopping list, and more.
  • TNT 979: Facebook's Little Secret?

    Apr 4, 2014 | 32 min
    Is anonymity a great idea that supports both privacy and free speech? Nest issued a recall on its smart smoke detector, Apple may have acquired Novauris for better voice recognition, and more.
  • TNT 978: The Cuban Twitter Was a US Plot

    Apr 3, 2014 | 39 min
    A Cuban social network created by the US government to undermine the Cuban government, Google finally splits its stock, Europe gets strong net neutrality, and more.
  • TNT 977: The Amazon Revolution Will Be Televised

    Apr 2, 2014 | 35 min
    Amazon announces the Fire TV streaming video service, Apple and Samsung trade barbs in the courtroom, Microsoft jumps into the internet of things, Blackberry breaks up with T-Mobile, and more.
  • TNT 976: Yahoo's YouTube Envy

    Apr 1, 2014 | 37 min
    Yahoo might buy a boatload of video content, smartphone users shun the mobile web in favor of apps, an unauthorized browser extension reveals hidden email addresses on Linkedin, and more.
  • TNT 975: Apple and Samsung Sue Each Other. Again!

    Mar 31, 2014 | 41 min
    Apple and Samsung return to court, Turkey hijacks DNS servers, a computer that works like the human brain by the inventor of the Palm Pilot, and more.
  • TNT 974: Here Comes Amazon TV

    Mar 28, 2014 | 28 min
    Amazon is getting ready to launch a streaming TV service, Microsoft announces Office for iPad, BlackBerry remains optimistic despite a grim earnings report, and more.
  • TNT 973: Twitter Gets Less Twitter-like

    Mar 27, 2014 | 43 min
    President Obama announces the fate of your phone metadata, Twitter becomes more like Facebook, Twitter also becomes more like iTunes, and more.
  • TNT 972: Facebook Buys Oculus

    Mar 26, 2014 | 40 min
    Facebook Buys Oculus, The New York Times monetizes without display ads, Microsoft goes after Xbox trolls, and more.
  • TNT 971: HTC One Gets Version Two

    Mar 25, 2014 | 39 min
    HTC One Gets Version Two, Disney Buys 55 Thousand YouTube Channels, RayBan May Soon Sell Google Glasses, and more.
  • TNT 970: NSA Caught Hacking Huawei

    Mar 24, 2014 | 34 min
    NSA caught hacking Huawei, Apple wants special treatment by Comcast, Microsoft won’t get Nokia’s phone business until April, and more.
  • TNT 969: Turkey's Twitter Ban Fails

    Mar 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Turkey blocks Twitter and fails, Microsoft reads a blogger’s Hotmail email, how wireless carriers buy influence in Washington, and more.
  • TNT 968: Another Dual Boot Phone is Killed

    Mar 20, 2014 | 41 min
    Dual-boot gets the boot, what schools are doing about smartphones in class, a new chat app that doesn't need the Internet, and more.
  • TNT 967: Virtual Reality is Virtually Here!

    Mar 19, 2014 | 37 min
    Virtual reality is virtually here, Rwanda is the new tech hub, wearable computing arrives, and more.
  • TNT 966: Google Now on Your Wrist

    Mar 18, 2014 | 36 min
    Google unveils Android Wear, Google Voice to fold into Hangouts soon, Facebook facial recognition coming by way of DeepFace, and more.
  • TNT 965: NSA is in Denial

    Mar 17, 2014 | 34 min
    NSA denies faking Facebook, the saga of Popcorn Time, Apples upcoming Healthbook app, and more.
  • TNT 964: Amazon's Gaming Controller

    Mar 14, 2014 | 32 min
    Russian media gets hammered, Amazon gets a game controller, Asustek gets pressure, and more.
  • TNT 963: Tech Corporate Welfare

    Mar 13, 2014 | 38 min
    New leaks give details about Google’s smartwach and also iOS 8, new details about Silicon Valley’s corporate welfare, science proves that emotions on social sites spread like a virus, and more.
  • TNT 962: Google's Got Game

    Mar 12, 2014 | 42 min
    Google’s Got Game -- or at least a game controller, the Web Turns 25 and its creator calls for a web bill of rights, the NSA caught spreading malware with fake Facebook servers, and more.
  • TNT 961: OLPC R.I.P.

    Mar 11, 2014 | 35 min
    Apple wants Samsung to pay 40 dollars for every patent-infringing phone they sell, one parent wants Google to pay for the Apps her own kid downloaded, One Laptop Per Child project is "dead", and more.
  • TNT 960: Gox Gets Doxxed

    Mar 10, 2014 | 38 min
    Snowden says the NSA is setting fire to the Internet, Gox gets doxxed, Niel Young to launch a music player, and more.
  • TNT 959: Desperately Seeking Satoshi

    Mar 7, 2014 | 32 min
    Desperately seeking Satoshi, Turkey may ban Facebook and YouTube, the NSA has an advice columnist, and more.
  • TNT 958: Bitcoin Founder Found?

    Mar 6, 2014 | 40 min
    Bitcoin founder found? Getty gives away photos,Facebook cracks down on guns, and more.
  • TNT 957: Flipboard Buys Zite

    Mar 5, 2014 | 31 min
    Flipboard buys Zite from CNN, Dish will stream cable content over the Internet, poor BlackBerry just can't catch a break, and more.
  • TNT 956: Facebook Drones!

    Mar 4, 2014 | 39 min
    Apple is getting a new CFO, Microsoft is getting a new Outlook feature, Facebook is getting a space program, and more.
  • TNT 955: Xbox Live Goes Cross Platform

    Mar 3, 2014 | 41 min
    Cortana shows its face, XBox Live might go cross platform, Satya Nadella shuffles the deck, and more.
  • TNT 954: Gox Goes Bankrupt

    Feb 28, 2014 | 41 min
    Mt Gox goes bankrupt, how to intercept phone calls using Google Maps, Microsoft might make Windows free, and more.
  • TNT 953: GCHQ is Watching You

    Feb 27, 2014 | 38 min
    Brit Spies Caught Watching Yahoo Sex Chats, Boeing Makes a Self-Destructing Spy Phone, Google's Project Ara Modular Phone Concept Gets Real, and more.
  • TNT 952: House of SIM Cards

    Feb 26, 2014 | 33 min
    Congress moves to legalize phone unlocking, personal data for 360 million people is now for sale online, Motorola reveals plans for phones and smartwatches, and more.
  • TNT 951: Is Glass a Killer Device?

    Feb 25, 2014 | 39 min
    Killer Phones and Smartwatches Unveiled At Mobile World Congress, Google Lobbies to Keep Google Glass Legal, Bitcoin is Under Attack, and more.
  • TNT 950: Mobile World Congress Kicks Off

    Feb 24, 2014 | 34 min
    Mobile World Congress finishes day one, Comcast makes a deal with Netflix, is there a Nexus Smartwatch at hand?, and more.
  • TNT 949: I Want My Amazon TV

    Feb 21, 2014 | 29 min
    Microsoft's answer to Siri is coming to Windows Phone, Amazon's TV box could ship in March, a new Google phone prototype maps the inside of your house, and more.
  • TNT 948: Facebook to Buy WhatsApp

    Feb 20, 2014 | 34 min
    Facebook will buy WhatsApp, Yahoo is working on a Siri-like assistant, HTC plans to announce a smartwatch that runs Google Now, and more.
  • TNT 947: FCC Rewriting Net Neutrality?

    Feb 19, 2014 | 32 min
    The FCC will rewrite the rules for net neutrality, Kim Dotcom's arrest was ruled legal, China cracks down on chip giant Qualcomm, and more.

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