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Episode 52 – Defcon…Feel the Fear and Log in Anyway

Published 5 years ago in Amazon , Apple , AWS , Bitcoin , Defcon , Google , Oracle , Security - 0 Comments
Reading about hacks at Defcon is starting to feel a bit like watching Jaws trailers.  It’s fascinating, but you’re pretty sure someone’s getting eaten….whole.  The Tech Fugitives cover some of the more interesting hacks.
We also discuss:
Employee burnout…suck it up, cupcake!
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/14/5-ways-workers-can-avoid-employee-burnout.html
How Google maps rebrands neighborhoods.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/05/new-york-times-digital-rebranding-by-google-maps-hits-home.html
Dropbox disses Linux users
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/14/dropbox_encrypted_linux_support/
Oracle Foul Plan?
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/13/oracle_sued_cloud_numbers/
Headline dolts misrepresentin’
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/13/charts-point-to-trouble-for-nvidia-on-earnings-this-week.html
….And here’s why we know they’re wrong…
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/14/nvidia-shares-rise-after-chipmaker-announces-utterly-awesome-new-tu.html
Amazon signs longer term deals
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/01/amazons-cloud-business-now-sits-on-16-billion-of-unrecognized-revenu.html
What does an IPO mean if you’re communist China
 
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Episode 48 – Amazon Wiped out Billions

Published 5 years ago in AWS , Azure , Google , IBM - 0 Comments

Amazon wipes out billions in value while Cisco and Azure wipe out their platforms.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/28/amazon-wiped-out-billions-from-drug-stocks-and-package-carriers.html?recirc=taboolainternal

We also discuss:
Azure Shuts down the data center…to save it.
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/19/microsoft_azure_outage_north_europe/
IBM Slashes cloud prices…. 3 times in ONE week.
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/03/ibm_cloud_services_price_cuts/
Dell Maneuvers
https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/02/dell-will-soon-be-a-public-company-again/
Google Browser warning
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/03/google_chrome_http/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/29/azure_storage_adds_static_html_website_hosting/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/02/cisco_ucs_hyperflex_disk_firmware_problem_could_kill_clusters/

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Episode 47 – Bezos can now get his pills for FREE!

Published 5 years ago in Amazon , AWS , Bitcoin , Cisco , Google - 0 Comments

The Amazon Juggernaut continues its push, While IBM tells it’s employees to act “Normal”.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/28/amazon-to-acquire-online-pharmacy-pillpack.html

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/28/ibm_chief_rometty_texas_staff/

We also discuss:
Feds ran a bitcoin laundering sting.

Google Home Outage/Carnage

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/27/google_home_outage/

Pizza party at Tintri

Kubernetes V1.11….Meh!
The latest breakdown on hyper-converged  market
Amazon Alexa on your iPhone…better than Siri?  How hard could it be…really?

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Episode 45 – The War on Elon Musk and in other news Intel, Google & Amazon

Published 5 years ago in Amazon , Elon , Google , Intel - 0 Comments

It’s starting to feel like the Elon Musk “pile on” has begun.  It DEFINITELY happened for Intel’s Krzanich….oops!

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/21/intel-ceo-brian-krzanich-to-step-down-bob-swan-to-step-in-as-interim-ceo.html

We also discuss:
Amazon is Stacking Whole Foods with execs to weave into Bezos broader vision
TPU’s for rent at Google
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/20/google_cloud_tpus/

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Episode 37 – The Big Short’s Steve Eisman channels the Tech Fugitives.

Published 6 years ago in AI , Elon , Google , Microsoft , Security , Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Eisman bags on Crypto… makes someone’s day….guess who?

Mark also teases his groundbreaking overview of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computing.

We also discuss:

Elon Makes excuses, but we agree with him.

Microsoft’s Nadella tries to earn our trust:  https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/07/microsofts-satya-nadella-trust-will-push-us-past-amazon-google.html

The Secrets to a better password.  Pro Tip: It’s not you’re boy/girlfriend’s dog’s birthday.  

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/10/secrets-to-a-better-password-and-less-hacks-go-long-use-variety-and-sometimes-lie.html

Big announcements from Google & Microsoft:

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/8/17319908/microsoft-build-conference-2018-news-recap-highlights-windows-10

https://www.google.com/amp/bgr.com/2018/05/09/google-i-o-2018-recap-top-10-biggest-announcements/amp/

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Episode 33 – With a Booster Seat, Zuck Can Almost See Russia From Here

Published 6 years ago in Cisco , Facebook , Google , Government , Storage - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast. The Tech Fugitives also pile on China… even though they invented nanofilm thinner than Mark’s hair.

“Your user agreement SUCKS!”  Senator Kennedy of Louisiana criticized Facebook’s user agreement during a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees.  Of course the only thing that sucks more than the FB user agreement, is the Senate’s lack of understanding of ANYTHING technical.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/10/senator-to-zuckerberg-your-user-agreement-sucks.html

Also on the show:

Cisco bets big on 5G.  https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/cisco-executive-miyuki-suzuki-on-5g-business-opportunities.html

China invents massive storage platform….on NANOFILM!  https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/china-data-nanofilm/

China and Google…back together again.  Employees Silent!  https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/google-stumbles-back-to-china/

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Episode 31 – Blockchain is crap…and other Flat Earth Theories.

Published 6 years ago in AI , Blockchain , Google , Government , Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Make a bad comment about Blockchain…..and feel the wrath of Kyle!

CNBC runs a “Commentary” article about Blockchain flaws.  Kyle says “take crazy somewhere else”, while Mark looks for the nugget of truth.  Feelings are hurt, but we hug it out.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/09/blockchain-is-not-only-crappy-technology-but-a-bad-vision-for-the-future.html

We also discuss:

How to lose your baby sitting job.

Google employees rage against the AI machine AND the Military Industrial Complex.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/07/ai_roundup/

IoT’s distant thunders

https://www.wired.com/story/upnp-router-game-console-vulnerabilities-exploited/

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