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Could the UK ban strong encryption, Galaxy S6 sales have reportedly been a huge disappointment and the EU plans to allow internet “fast lanes”.

Topics talked about today:

  • The UK Government is going to try and ban encryption in Britain
  • Reddit’s most powerful members are holding the site hostage
  • Galaxy S6 Sales Have Reportedly Been a Big Disappointment
  • EU plans to destroy net neutrality by allowing Internet fast lanes

 

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Software companies are leaving the UK because of surveillance laws, the French government orders a ban on UberPOP and Amazon introduces AI to combat fake reviews.

Topics talked about today:

  • Software companies are leaving the UK because of government’s surveillance plans
  • French government orders UberPOP ban after protests
  • Taylor Swift to Stream ‘1989’ Album on Apple Music
  • Computer says no: Amazon introduces AI to combat fake reviews

 

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Why you might want to stop using online, third party download sites, the UK music industry appeal a recent court ruling and why Nokia are returning to phones.

Topics talked about today:

  • An exodus of open-source software leaves SourceForge, Cnet and more
  • Samsung Phone Issue Exposes Millions To Hackers
  • High Court sides with UK music industry in challenge to CD copying law
  • Nokia reveals it’s returning to phones

 

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WWDC 2015, Can EU copyright law be fixed and fake mobile cell towers are discovered to be used for snooping within London.

Topics talked about today:

  • WWDC 2015
  • Can EU Copyright law be fixed?
  • Fake Mobile cell towers discovered to be in use within London

 

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What to expect at WWDC 2015, Netflix say adverts will not be placed in front of any content and Microsoft announces an official release date for Windows 10.

Topics talked about today:

  • WWDC 2015: Everything We Know
  • Apple is reportedly in 11th-hour talks with the music industry about its new streaming service
  • Netflix confirms it won’t ruin your streaming with ads anytime soon
  • Windows 10 gets a release date

 

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Everything you need to know about Google I/O 2015, AdBlock Plus secures another court victory in Germany, SanDisk announces  lightning-fast SSD drives that are as cheap as regular hard drives and how are people using the internet in 2015?

Topics talked about today:

  • Google I/O 2015
  • AdBlock Plus secures another court victory in Germany
  • SanDisk announces  lightning-fast SSD drives that are as cheap as regular hard drives
  • Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report: internet is still growing, but slowing

 

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Are we becoming untethered from our desks? Why network TV is collapsing and cashless payments start to overtake the use of notes and coins, but is this the end of cash payments?

Topics talked about today:

  • The brave new world of office computing
  • Why network TV is collapsing
  • Cashless payments overtake the use of notes and coins

 

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A security bug bigger than Heartbleed, Verizon acquires AOL and could computers outsmart their human counterparts?

Topics talked about today:

  • ‘Venom’ security vulnerability threatens most datacenters
  • Verizon is acquiring AOL for $4.4 billion
  • Microsoft backtracks on free Windows 10 update for pirates
  • Will AI be smarter than humans within the next 100 years?

 

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Microsoft to stop versioning Windows, is Spotify ready for Apple’s musical onslaught and researchers find more massive security risks in Lenovo machines.

Topics talked about today:

  • Microsoft to stop Producing Windows versions
  • How Spotify is getting ready for Apple’s musical onslaught
  • Keurig’s stock drops 10% and say they were wrong about DRM
  • Lenovo: researchers find “massive security risk”

 

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Apple reports record quarter revenue, a possible step forward for quantum computing and how Pebble’s CEO plans to win the Smart Watch war.

Topics talked about today:

  • Microsoft brings Android, iOS apps to Windows 10
  • Anonymous messaging ‘Secret’ app worth $100m USD shut down
  • Apple reports record march quarter results of $13.6bn profit on $58bn revenue
  • Step forward for quantum computing
  • How Pebble’s CEO plans to win the SmartWatch wars

 

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Comcast and Time Warner’s deal falls through, Nokia may release a new phone at the end of next year and Norway will be the first country to shut down FM radio.

Topics talked about today:

  • Apple Rumoured to Release Updated iPod Touch Later This Year
  • Rail signal upgrade ‘could be hacked to cause crashes’
  • Google launches its own mobile network for Nexus 6 owners
  • Nokia may return with a new phone next year
  • In 2017, Norway will be the first country to shut down FM radio

 

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Is Google a fading force, Samsung may just win the race to build your next smartphone chip and the NSA thinks it can keep spying without compromising your security.

Topics talked about today:

  • Is Google a fading force?
  • Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win
  • Amazon seeks to shut down paid review sites
  • IBM and Apple want to share how you are with others
  • NSA thinks it can keep spying without compromising your security

 

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Microsoft give a heads up of possible laws which may force them to hand over data from foreign servers, Apple Watch “orders are great” and could Yahoo’s loss of a top executive mean anything?

Topics talked about today:

  • Microsoft: Feds are ‘rewriting’ the law to obtain emails overseas
  • Tim Cook says Apple Watch “orders are great”
  • A top Yahoo executive leaves as company still tries to find its way
  • Early Benchmarks Put Retina MacBook CPU Performance in Range of 2011 MacBook Air

 

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Netflix may go global, Microsoft debut their new offering and the FBI really don’t like encryption, but is banning it really the answer?

Topics talked about today:

  • Apple Watch Edition Perks
  • Netflix want to go global with everything
  • Microsoft unveils iPad priced $499 Surface
  • The FBI used to recommend encryption, now they hate it

 

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HTC loose another design chief, the European Commission give some advice and Intel and Micron announce 3D NAND production.

Topics talked about today:

  • Intel and Micron Announce 3D NAND Production, Open Gates to 10TB SSDS
  • HTC Design Chief Jonah Becker Exits, Second to Leave in a Year
  • Leave Facebook if you don’t want to be spied on, warns EU
  • Meerkat v Periscope: Who will win the live-streaming video battle?