Transatlantic Cable Podcast

Episode 355 of the Transatlantic Cable podcast begins with news that Ticketmaster’s recent data breach is creating more trouble for them than previously thought. Moving from Ticketmaster to TikTok, the next story covers a disturbing new trend on the social media platform, where a “mob attack led by middle schoolers” tormented teachers.  

To wrap up the team discuss news that Japan has finally “won the war on floppy discs” – surprisingly, Japan is one of the very few countries to be slower than most with the move to digital work.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:21am EDT

Episode 353 of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with an ‘interesting’ story involving Microsoft, real-time software recording and sex-toy retailers. To go into more details would just be a spoiler.  From there, the team talk about how Facebook are the next business to face EU’s DMA (Digital Market’s Act) legislation.

To wrap up conversation moves to how residents in local town meetings across America were being terrorised by people ‘zoom bombing’ calls and town meetings. The final story revolves around Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) thwarts over 10,000 attempts by Chinese influence operators.

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Direct download: 354-final.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 10:51am EDT