First up, Ashkan Soltani, an independent security researcher who studies privacy issues, talks about the balance between privacy and safety when it comes to mobile device encryption. Plus, you've heard it before: "We have an app, you know, so stop using our website." That's the message companies are trying to drum into users. Mobile is convenient, it's personalized. But there's more to it than that. Apps let companies mine far more of your personal data than websites.
First up, Brian Fung, who writes about technology for the Washington Post, talks about new rules in the works that could change the way the FCC regulates Aereo-like services online. Plus, we're joined by Mike Toth, President of RB Toth Associates, to talk about using spectral imaging to identify hidden writing in manuscripts and historical documents.
First up, Madeline Earp, a research analyst for the advocacy group Freedom House, joins us to talk about messaging apps and protests in Hong Kong. Plus, most people don't want to think about what happens when you die. Lots of us don't even have wills. But what happens to our digital accounts has become a more pressing issue in recent years, as people store more valuable and personal information virtually?
"Food Tech" is a hotspot in Silicon Valley right now. So of course, if you're hungry, there's an app for that. Plus, we talk about Xbox's debut in China with Molly Wood, technology columnist for the New York Times.
First up, Matthew Green, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute, joins us to talk about the Shellshock security flaw. Then, Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, talks about how Netflix is trying to set itself apart from your cable package. And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? It's time for Silicon Tally! This week, host Ben Johnson takes on Joe Hanson, a science writer and host of the PBS digital series It’s Okay to be Smart.
First up, Jeffrey Hammond, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester, talks about why Apple's iOS 8.0.1 update will affect so many people. Plus, Ashley Dale, from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol, stops by to talk about why we're not ready for the next big solar storm. And Melanie Kohnen, a visiting assistant professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, chats with us about second screen apps.