Speaking in Tech

This week Josh, Peter and Melissa discuss Tesla’s change in sales strategy, the Dragon Launch, a new solar farm concept in China, Lyft’s IPOs, a Brexit update, and RSA conf’s diversity struggles.

00:00 – Wifi Messssss(h) 
06:00 – Tesla’s moving out 
14:20 – Launching Dummies 
17:20 – Space Pandas 
22:40 – IP-Uh-oh time to pay rent 
27:20 – Someone’s getting rich 
32:51 – Melissa’s worst nightmare, LIVE 
45:00 – Josh’s dream

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:23am EDT

This week, Peter and Melissa are joined by Brynne Kennedy, @BrynneSpeak, Founder and CEO of Topia. Together, they discuss Facebook’s latest challenge, Foxconn’s withdrawal from Wisconsin, supply chain challenges, Oracle’s latest suit, another data breach and more!

00:00 - Loser’s dinner w/ Chelsea
03:30 - Rooting: for the kids
07:30 – Protect Ya Neck (next time)
10:17 - What I (don’t) got
14:13 - Suing in the name of
17:30 - Widespread Nervousness
20:30 - Road Trippin All Star
26:00 - Wishlist
31:00 - 20th Century Digital Boy
39:00 – Time to Regulate

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:25pm EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:06am EDT

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!

 

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

  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) 
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Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:48am EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:47am EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT

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

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Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT