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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.

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We discuss the UK's Investigatory Powers Act, which give sweeping new powers to British intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Will automation take all our jobs? What then? Black Friday sales online hit a new record, with a third of online sales happenning on mobile devices. Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton receive the Presidential Medal...

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British Parliament passes the Snoopers Charter. Fake news is on the rise. Snapchat files for a secret IPO. Selfie deaths have more than doubled each year for the past three years. Apple charges $300 for a book of pictures of Apple products.Owen J.J. Stone can't even believe the new MacBook ProGeorgia Dow thinks the key to breaking our addiction...

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November 14th, 2016

Did Facebook help Donald Trump win the US Presidential Election? Apple's new MacBook Pro is selling better than last year's model. Google's Daydream View VR headsets are out, and they are hot. Literally. Twitter's COO leaves - is Twitter in trouble? Snapchat's new Spectacles go on sale - if you can find them. The Unicode Consortium approves 56...

Days before the US elections, we discuss the preeminence of social media, the difficulty of fact checking, and the loss of trust in the media that has occured this year. Is Apple's recent MacBook announcement an acknowledgement that they are no longer a Macintosh company? Samsung has received 85% of its recalled Note 7 phones - now they just...