Tech News Weekly

Dec 21st 2017

Tech News Weekly 11

The Year of Reckoning

A look at cord-cutting and gaming in 2017.
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Rachel Abrams, Tom Merritt, Brett Glass, Sam Machkovech
Category: News

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to the week's newsmakers and breakers.

  • 1:11 Rachel Abrams, business reporter for the New York Times, discovered that Google's knowledge graph showed her as dead, so she went through many steps to get it fixed.
  • 19:20 Tom Merritt, host of Cord Killers, talks about the year in cord-cutting, and how far streaming services have come as more people get rid of their cable subscriptions for online content.
  • 34:50 Brett Glass of LARIAT, a wireless ISP in Wyoming, shares his perspectives on the Net Neutrality repeal, and why he thinks it's not all doom and gloom.
  • 48:17 Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica details his favorite games from 2017, as well as what he fears might happen with low-quality games flooding the market heading into 2018.

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