Mon, 7 January 2019
This week, Josh, Peter and Melissa get together to discuss parrots that order dinner for themselves, Tesla's new board members, the top 10 venture rounds of 2018, Old prediction stats, new predictions and more!
00:00 - Sacrifical Lambs
07:00 - Pinky and the Brain + Alexa
09:27 - Musk v Ellison Celebrity Death Match
11:00 - Epic FUNding
22:00 - Fitness as a Service
24:00 - Last year's prediction winners and losers
37:00 - This year's gems
Direct download: 322.mp3
-- posted at: 3:06am EST
Sun, 23 December 2018
The second and final part of Peter Smallbone's (@petersmallbone) LIVE interviews from TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin.
00:00 – How to find like-minded gamer friends w/ John Uke of GameTree (@gametreeapp / 🎮🌲.WS)
08:04 – A new way to check for code vulnerabilities with Joe Noll (@noljoh) of AppGuard (App-Guard.io)
14:46 – Smart navigation for visually impaired people with Gustavo Madico (@elgus) of Aiserve Technologies (@AiServe_tech / aiserve.co)
22:33 – A new BlockChain-based bank account with Robert Harrison (@RobertMark1984) of Bitwala (@Bitwala / bitwala.com)
30:28 – How ground transportation companies can compete with Uber with Victor Ngo of QUp World Inc (@QUpworld / QUpworld.com)
40:37 – How online can help with shopping offline with Galina Charni of VeryClothe (@VeryClothe / veryclothe.com)
45:59 – Startup Battlefield winner announced!
Direct download: 321.mp3
-- posted at: 12:00am EST
Mon, 17 December 2018
In the first of a special two-part LIVE episode, Peter Smallbone (@petersmallbone) reports from TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. 0:00:00 – In da club with Max Hatzold (@MaxHatzold) of Field Buzz (@field_buzz / field.buzz) 0:02:19 – Using BlockChain to get paid faster with Ryan Fife (@ryanpaulfyfe) of WorkChain.io (@workchain_io / workchain.io) 0:10:33 – The new in-game advertising revolution with Ben Fenster (@BenFenster) of Anzu (@Anzu_io / anzu.io) 0:20:39 – The smart way to match medical professionals with jobs with Catrinel Hagriveta (@CatrinelHag) of MEDIJobs Romania (@MEDIjobsRO / www.medijobs.ro) 0:28:34 – AI and people working together in harmony with Sebastian Denef (@denefs) of OWN.space (@ownHQ / own.space) 0:35:04 – A new way to hire freelancers using better tech with Rafael Platas of HYP3R (@wearehyp3r / www.hyp3r.io) 0:39:36 – How to try on a ring without the ring with Artem Soundelzon (@Paasweb) of Inova Diamonds (@InovaDiamonds / inova.diamonds)
Direct download: 320.mp3
-- posted at: 10:33pm EST
Wed, 21 November 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa discuss Google's new leadership, a new Blackberry acquisition, Microsoft's VDI acquisition, Alexa's court order and more!
00:00 - New Phone Fails
09:00 - GOragle
17:00 - Blackberry's Billions
22:00 - Year of VDI
27:00 - Murder Testimony aaS
Direct download: 319.mp3
-- posted at: 12:48am EST
Wed, 7 November 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa discuss Twitter's ineffective character bump, the new iPhone/IOS security bypass, Waymo's new driverless testing, Amazon's HQ2 update, SF's Airbnb-related lawsuits and VMWare's intended acquisition of Heptio.
00:00 - Sleep Class
06:15 - Not for Goldfish
09:45 - iSpy a Security Flaw
13:50 - WAY Mo Unmanned Vehicles
17:19 - HQ 2x2
22:10 - SF is Taking Your Bedroom Profits
25:05 - You get a Kubernetes & YOU get a Kubernetes
31:29 - PLEASE Hire Peter!
34:00 - Little League is Hard on Your Knees
Direct download: 318.mp3
-- posted at: 4:47am EST
Wed, 31 October 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Robbie McKinstry (@bravenewprince), Research Engineer at HashiCorp. Together they discuss IBM’s plans to buy RedHat, NASA using remote reboots to fix hardware issues on the Hubble telescope, Twitter’s new debate strategy, Apple’s recent announcements, the latest Malware hit and more!
00:00 – Taco Twednesday
04:00 – Peter gets Fyred up
07:00 – Big Blue gets a Red Hat
07:01 – Now all they need is a purple feather
16:20 – Remote galaxy reboots for the win
19:32 – Peter tries to relate to the kids
20:00 – Twitter may kill your likes
33:30 – Shiny new Apples
38:00 – Government compute gets an STD
42:30 – Halloween
Direct download: 317.mp3
-- posted at: 3:48am EST
Mon, 29 October 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa travel back in time a bit to discuss IBM's JEDI Protest, Duck Duck Go's success, California's new password laws and Microsoft's big opening of patents.
00:00 - Melissa the fool
07:30 - NewOps Days
09:28 - IBM joins the Empire
16:01 - Duck, Duck, Growth!
24:00 - California hacking
31:15 - Microsoft opens Pandora's patent box
31:16 - …and all I got was an I <3 Linux t-shirt
Direct download: 316.mp3
-- posted at: 11:17pm EST
Thu, 11 October 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa discuss the Cloudera-Hortonworks merger, the UK’s conservative party information leak, Competition strategy at the Tech Giants, Google’s search engine spend, Azure’s Linux footprint, and the chip-hack-not-chip-hack that every major company is denying happened.
00:00 – Peter gets snubbed
03:15 – Merging to take on the cloud
07:15 – Politicians get leaked on for once
12:30 – Burning money in the evil empires
15:30 – How much is being #1 worth?
18:12 – Linux puts Windows in the corner
21:58 – Everyone is denying it
Direct download: 315.mp3
-- posted at: 12:47pm EST
Wed, 3 October 2018
This week, Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss MS Ignite, Sirius XM's acquisition plans for Pandora, the US government's JEDI program and AI takeovers in marketing.
00:00 - Gurney-Atwell Dance Off
05:15 - Ignition Failed
15:35 - Opening the Box on Sat Radio
21:25 - Jedi for sale, $10 Billion
28:00 - 70 is Pulling Out
33:40 - Face Creepers
38:25 - Deeply Learn-ed Advertising
43:35 - Boy Scout Popcorn
Direct download: 314.mp3
-- posted at: 10:25am EST
Wed, 26 September 2018
This week Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss Elon Musk’s new rocket plan, Apple’s new product line, Amazon’s echo launch, Equifax’s new fines, a Netapp acquisition and more!
00:00 – New Intro
06:00 – Melissa throws everyone under the bus
08:00 – To the moon (ish), Elon!
12:00 – Flo
16:00 – MAX Mac’s? craziness
21:00 – Josh turns Alexa on
32:00 – Her Majesty gives Equifax a light spanking
36:00 – Netapp acquires hypetrain
45:00 – The buy more stuff game!
50:00 – Little Josh didn’t make it
Direct download: 313.mp3
-- posted at: 2:08am EST