Land Lines // Daylight Savings // Smart TVs // April Fools // Facebook v. Google //
They are working to phase out land lines. Katherine explains how that will be a hardship during emergencies. Daylight savings time impacts the number of heart attacks the Monday following. Smart TVs can be hacked. Katherine tells us about an low tech April Fools joke she played when she was young. Facebook and Google seem to be having another go aroung. This about drone use.
Prepare To Hang Up The Phone, Forever
Daylight saving time linked to heart attacks: study
Philips Smart TVs wide open to Gmail cookie theft, other serious hacks
Highjacking a Facebook Account With SMS
Why Zuckerberg prefers drones to Google's balloons
Scott Cleland // Land Lines // Google //
Katherine and Scott discuss the reason for the move to retiring land lines stemming from being technology from the 1880's. They seque into the lawsuit against Google for it reading emails before delivery to the recipient. Thus far it has survived a challenge to dismiss. Google has been concerned about Facebook employees - and it came out in emails. Some of the richest people are techies that make their money by selling our privacy.
Prepare to Hang Up the Phone, Forever
Copper phone lines being phased out
Is Google Too Big to Sue Over Gmail Privacy Concerns?
Google’s Widespread Wiretapping Could Have Snowden-esque Repercussions
Fread v. Google, Inc. (pdf)
bMail and Google’s “Content One Box”
Emails detail Google's battle to stop Facebook from poaching its employees
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