Geek News Central
By Todd Cochrane
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This technology show hosted by Todd Cochrane a Pioneer in the Podcasting space, focuses on technology, science and New Media. Tech News for the common man, join his 175,000+ family of satisfied listeners viewers. Every show is a learning experience covering all things tech so you do not have to. One of the first 100 podcasters his show is a must listen. Author of the first book on podcasting and the CEO behind RawVoice the New Media company representing 19000 new media creators!
||CleanWill they Abandon the ISS #1320||Will NASA Abandon the ISS due to the failed Soyuz launch today that resulted in a ballistic re-entry for the Cosmonaut and Astronaut aboard? There is real pressure here as the current occupants need to depart the ISS by January as the Soyuz vehicle at .||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Apple and Amazon Covering Six? – #1319||I truly believe that Apple and Amazon are covering six on this hardware hack. My speculation is that they have been told you shall keep your mouth shut at all cost we don’t care if you lie to the public. This is too big and will cause global economic||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChinese Hardware Hack of a Lifetime #1318||The Chinese have pulled off the Hardware Hack of a Lifetime. If what is being reported by Bloomberg is true than this is truly and incredible hack. So much so that it should set every American back in there seat and truly ask if we can trust Phones,||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStreaming Maniac #1317||I have been a streaming maniac for the past couple of days. I have learned one thing that Wowza Cloud has huge ongoing issues streaming to YouTube but it seems that it does just fine at any other of the live streaming locations I have been using.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElon Musk Trouble with SEC #1316||Elon Musk is in real trouble with the SEC. There are two organizations you don’t ever want to have to go answer to the IRS and SEC both of them can make your life a living hell. Elon is about to have his hands full and will be lucky when it is all ove||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChrome 69 Privacy Issues #1315||Chrome 69 opens up a quagmire of possible privacy issues without Google really explaining why they are logging users into the browser now by default. As one columnist said trust is not a renewable resource.||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean70 New Amazon Alexa Announcements #1314||Today Amazon announced over 70 new Alexa related announcements with a whole stack of new devices and refreshes. You can tell that Amazon Alexa and the entire team there is serious about making these platform stick.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon Reviews Removed by Bribe? #1313||Amazon Reviews apparently can be manipulated by a simple bribe. Goes to show you that Amazon is likely not paying their employees enough if a payment from $80 to $2000 can get sales reports, negative reviews removed and a whole bevy of nefarious things.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere is Larry Page #1312 – GNC||The big question some are asking is where is Larry Page. He seems to have really gone underground for a long time according to internal sources at Google. While not entirely true he is definitely not as engaged as he once was and in my opinion should t.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple Announcements Revealed #1311||I do a deep dive on the upcoming Apple Announcements on what will be revealed on Wednesday. We will see how close I and all the others weighing on predictions on this. I am hoping for a Mac Mini Pro as that would fit into some long-term planning I have.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMobile Carriers are Throttling Video #1310||Did not take to long for the mobile carriers to start throttling video from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime. It appears throttling to be gaining steam as all pretense of net neutrality are gone. I am happy to be back in the studio.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple Phone Event #1309||Apple phone event is on Sept 12th and we are expecting some new phone size entrances. Google is in the political firing line, and I hope I bring a civil conversation to a conversation that is percolating out there. Plus a pile of tech news.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUber’s Annoying Expansion #1308||Sorry for no show on Thursday last week things went sideways for me making it impossible to do the show. We have added a few insiders to the podcast and I want to thank them for their support in our value for value programming.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNetflix Ads Between Episodes #1307||Ok, folks, I am live as it can be from the great state of Texas. Heavily jet lagged and sugar-free Lime Red Bull takes me through the show production. Are you ready for commercials on Netflix? Nope, neither am I but that may be the future of Netflix.||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLosers at MoviePass #1306||In a desperate bid to stay in business MoviePass today dropped the hammer and further limited the viability of the service. It’s if they are asking users to abandon the service. The key for me was I could watch any movie I wanted on the schedule I wan||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoogle Tracks your Location Always #1305||Some very concerning information about Google location tracking has come out by the AP. You need to pay attention to this information if you are concerned about your location privacy. I also provide some links to how you can root out all the informatio.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSenator Cries Wolf #1304||Your support of my shows sponsor is critical to the success of the show. Your sharing of my codes with your friends, family and co-workers keep the ball moving here. Linking to my sponsor page via your social media accounts also helps a considerable am.||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCensorship’s Slippery Slope #1303||Over the past week, censorship has raised its head again and while I will not debate the decisions the companies made. I think it is a good time to re-enforce that freedom of speech in America is still protected. While I may hate what you say,||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoogle’s Censored Search Engine for China #1302||What do you think about the revelation that Google is building search engine for China that supports the communist governments censorship rules. I don’t know about you but it irritates me greatly. Along with that a pretty incredible analogy that Faceb||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSIM Hijacking #1301||Did you know that your SIM card in your phone could be hijacked by those looking to steal your identity and all your login credentials? Get the scope herein todays show. I am very happy to be back from Philadelphia where I attended podcast movement and.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1300 Episodes Anniversary Special||1300 Episodes Anniversary Special. Had two big events today, so a little different format for this anniversary show. Please enjoy as I take you on a trip down memory lane. Lots of ground gets covered here and the Ohana gets a big shout out. GeekNews.||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon Prime Day Fail #1299||Amazon Prime Day started with a massive failure for at least six hours the site was unresponsive and although I personally did not miss out on any deals a lot of people did. As we head into show 1300 on the next episode we have some mini-giveaway so li.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNintendo NES Classic #1298||Great news the Nintendo NES Classic is available in massive quantities. I advanced ordered mine tonight with no issue, we will see if I actually get one this time. Plus as great deal on some external SSD drives that were a bit to hard to pass up.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlexa in the Toilet #1297||There is no escape from Technology surveys show that people want an Alexa device with them in the bathroom for automation and provide some company with them when they are doing their business. I don’t get it the bathroom is the only place and specific||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple App Store at 10 Years #1296||The Apple App Store turns 10 next week and Apple has released some early anniversary data. July is a big anniversary month for podcasting as well as July 9th, 2005 Apple added podcasting to Apple iTunes which now has been replaced by Apple Podcasts.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTesla Builds Cars in Tents #1295||Tesla Builds Cars in Tents is the most remarkable thing I have read in some time. Totally amazing to me that they were willing to think that far out of the box to put a car production facility under a commercial tent structure.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBack in the Saddle #1294||Feels great to be back in the saddle here after my time off. Big thanks to Kirk for guest hosting while I was out, I also want to thank the Ohana for their listener feedback to Kirk. He had big shoes to fill with three in a row while I was out.||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple-Palooza! #1293||This is the last day for me in the guest host chair while Todd is away on vacation. He will back in the studio for Thursday’s episode of the GNC podcast 8pm HST/1 am EDT. On the past Thursday’s episode, a lot of Google news was on tap.||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoogle-Palooza! #1292||Hello everyone, Todd is still away on vacation and will be back in the studio next week. On today’s episode on what’s going in the world of tech; the AT&T/Time Warner merger is a done deal and while Verizon recently has introduced another unlimited||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE3 2018 #1291||Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is on a well deserved vacation for the next week and a half. He will back on Thursday June 28th.I got lot of tech news today to share and now my audio levels is sounding a lot better and will be going.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUber Scams #1290||Uber has been figuring out how cybercriminals are scamming their them using GPS spoofing and a huge number of techniques to launder money from stolen credit cards. It is quite a fascinating read on what the cybercriminals have been doing. Ok, folks,||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYahoo Messenger to be Shut down #1289||Yahoo Messenger is to be shut down on July 17th marking a 20-year run when it competed with likes of ICQ. What happened to ICQ anyway? I give you the folks the lowdown on what is happening here and so far the feedback from everyone has been happy with .||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon 4k Fire TV #1288||The Amazon 4k Fire TV is not available for those of your that are looking to get as much 4k content as possible. My bedroom TV is not 4k so until I upgrade I see no reason to get the cube. Plus a lot of other tech news in the space today.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple WWDC #1287||The tech news is dominated by the Apple WWDC conference and all the announcements. A little underwhelming to be honest with you but there are some good changes and updates coming especially for Apple Watch users.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon Counterfeit’s #1286||Amazon Counterfeits are becoming a real problem with consumers getting ripped of and name brands loosing business. Over 56,000 items being sold were determined to be counterfeit. They need to fix this to not only protect consumers but to protect these .||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlexa Spying #1285||Back in the saddle and I get you all caught up on what is happening and has happened over the past week. Truly amazing story tonight on what happened to a family in Portland and their Amazon Alexa device that was spying / recording what they had to say.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeaks, leaks and more leaks! #1284||Hi there everyone, this would be my last day filling in for Todd while he is heading back home from meeting with his team down in Columbus Ohio. Well last week, websites were hacked and GPS locations exposed.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Time Location Data Strikes Again #1283||Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away down with his team in Ohio.for tonight’s and Monday’s episode of the Geek News Central Podcast. On Monday’s episode Todd talked about phone carriers selling location data and now there is||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhone Carriers Selling Real Time Location Data #1282||Phone Carriers have been selling your real-time location data to at least a few companies for years, in a bombshell report that has everyone scratching their head how is this even possible. Only coming to light after a now-fired Sherrif used the data i.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoney for SETI #1281||Money for SETI? The last time the US Government gave money to SETI was in 1992. There is some interesting history here that I am not aware of that I will do some research to find out on. Kirk and I also got on the same page today as there had been some.||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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