Daily Tech News Show

by Tom Merritt

Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.


Latest Episodes

DTNS 3371 - Oh, Deere!

Google beats out Amazon in latest sales stats of smart speakers. Will Google try to ensconce its lead as top dog in the field and what will Amazon's strategy be to get the title back?

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Posted on 19 September 2018 | 9:15 pm

DTNS 3370 - Making A Chicken Out Of A Feather

YouTube is retiring its gaming App and bringing all its features directly into YouTube. Plus Google is giving up some control of AMP and Amazon plans on releasing 8 new voice-powered assistants later this year.

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Posted on 18 September 2018 | 9:12 pm

DTNS 3369 - Benioff Buys Time

Conventional wisdom states that robots will eliminate a huge demand for human labor causing an increase in the unemployed and lead to a well spring of discontent and social tension. However, a new study from the World Economic Forum indicates that robots will instead create more jobs than they displace.

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Posted on 17 September 2018 | 9:09 pm

DTNS 3368 - Click to Overclock

Nintendo Stream Direct unleashed a wave of upcoming titles headed for the Switch. We pick through the details and discuss what excites us most!

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Posted on 14 September 2018 | 9:15 pm

DTNS 3367 - Amazon Primed for Government Regulation

The Verge puts forward an argument for anti-trust cases against Google, Amazon, Uber and Facebook. We examine the arguments and put forward our analysis on how this all might play out.

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Posted on 13 September 2018 | 9:25 pm

DTNS 3366 - Anyone for XS?

Apple's latest announcement revealed a new slate of iPhones, Watches and features and we knock our heads together to break it all down for you. 

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Posted on 12 September 2018 | 9:12 pm

DTNS 3365 - Somewhere Beyond the Sea Roomba

India's Aadhaar ID system's databased has been compromised via a software patch. Tinder makes its "Top Picks" curated match service available worldwide. The Ocean Cleanup Project started towing System 001 to the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" to begin field trials of the apparatus and evaluate its effectiveness at cleaning plastic garbage from the ocean. 

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Posted on 11 September 2018 | 9:24 pm

DTNS 3364 - Gemini: The Same Side of Two Coins

We checkout the latest developments in the world of cryptocurrency as New York approves the Winklesvoss backed Gemini Trust and Paxo Trust stablecoins and we raise the question about the long term stability of cryptocurrency. 

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Posted on 10 September 2018 | 9:15 pm

DTNS 3363 - Space Elevators, Will They Take Off?

The benefits of transportation science can be seen in everything we use, wear and touch. We check out the latest developments in transportation technology from space elevators to light-sails.

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Posted on 7 September 2018 | 9:16 pm