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GNC #1014 RIP Spock

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I touched a nerve on the last show. Some great email comments and debate on the FCC actions. I also pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy aka Spock on his passing plus all the tech news you can handle. This is a feisty one folks strap in. Become a GNC Insider Today! (http://geeknewscentral.com/insider): Download the Audio Show File (http://media.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/p/content.blubrry.com/geeknewscentral/GNC-2015-03-02.mp3) Show Links: Canadian Currency for Spock (http://www.cnet.com/news/canadians-spocking-their-currency-in-tribute-to-leonard-nimoy/#ftag=CAD590a51e). 1GB For Detroit (http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20150301/NEWS/303019973/rocket-fibers-launch-includes-a-second-stage). Google+ is this the end (http://www.wired.com/2015/03/google-knew-dead-google-still-social-network/). Sat Blows up (http://spacenews.com/20-year-old-military-weather-satellite-apparently-exploded-in-orbit/). Visa versus Amex at Costco (http://lifehacker.com/costco-will-accept-visa-instead-of-american-express-in-1688903669). PayPal NFC Reader (http://www.engadget.com/2015/03/02/paypal-here-card-reader-nfc-payments/?ncid=rss_truncated). S6 not getting good response (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/03/ars-readers-react-samsungs-new-galaxy-s6-might-be-a-step-backward/). S6 Specs (http://news.yahoo.com/last-word-galaxy-s6-iphone-clone-154127257.html). HTC M9 Versus S6 (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2890403/htc-one-m9-vs-samsung-galaxy-s6-which-flagship-phone-will-you-want.html#tk.rss_all). Apple Photos (http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/2/8133931/apple-mwc-iphone-6-photography). Ford Bike Prototype (http://www.cnet.com/news/ford-mode-ebikes-mwc-2015/). AT&T 1gb Deal requires snooping (https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150219/11473630072/ats-30-dont-be-snooped-fee-is-even-worse-than-everybody-thought.shtml). Project Loon (http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/2/8129543/google-project-loon-internet-balloon-access-business). 1.5 Billion Reasons to Upgrade (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2891472/microsofts-greg-sullivan-gives-15-billion-reasons-why-windows-10-will-change-everything.html#tk.rss_all). House to battle FCC (https://www.techdirt.com/blog/netneutrality/articles/20150302/08162630183/hysterical-facts-optional-assault-fccs-new-neutrality-rules-has-commenced.shtml). Uber waited 2 months to reveal Hack (http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/03/in-major-goof-uber-stored-sensitive-database-key-on-public-github-page/). Interceptor Drone (http://www.cnet.com/news/tie-interceptor-drone-is-the-meanest-starfighter-in-the-galaxy/#ftag=CAD590a51e). ** OMG Wait to you See this Space Image (https://medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/mostly-mute-monday-a-glimpse-of-the-galaxy-f13889264e35)!!! Shedding DNA ok for Police to use (http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/2/8134883/supreme-court-case-dna-evidence-cotton-swab)! Google to become a mobile Carrier (http://www.extremetech.com/computing/200198-google-confirms-it-will-offer-carrier-services-may-operate-google-brand-across-pre-existing-network). Vintage NASA Images (http://www.cnet.com/pictures/vintage-nasa-photos-full-of-space-firsts-pictures/). Apple Pro Apps (http://news.yahoo.com/apple-pro-apps-target-producers-222402456.html). Tim Cook Interview (http://news.yahoo.com/tim-cook-talks-edward-snowden-apple-car-more-223419742.html). Yahoo at 20 and the Transformation (https://medium.com/backchannel/marissa-mayer-has-completed-step-one-71dc31912855). Bill Gates Richest Again (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2891833/bill-gates-is-the-worlds-richest-man-yet-again.html#tk.rss_all). Amazon Gold Box (http://deals.kinja.com/build-or-upgrade-your-pc-with-todays-amazon-gold-box-1688825953). Panasonic Nubo (http://www.engadget.com/2015/03/02/panasonic-nubo-4g-monitoring-security-camera/?ncid=rss_truncated). Apple Pay Weak (http://www.engadget.com/2015/03/02/apple-pay-identity-check-fraud/?ncid=rss_truncated)? SpaceX Double Sat Lift

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GNC #1013 The FCC Brings the Hammer

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The FCC has brought the big hammer and executed the nuclear option. Now it is World War III between the ISP's, Mobile carrier and the FCC / People. Was this a perfect solution not by far. But if the ISP's had not installed a Toll gate and become trolls this all could have been avoided...

GNC #1012 The FCC Battle Draws Near!

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The FCC battle / vote is this week and thus the lawyers are going to have a field day. Many a car and home will be able to purchased from the proceeds before this is all over.. I am sure a trip to the Supreme Court as well. Meanwhile my corporate taxes...

GNC #1010 Facebook Legacy

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Back from my very productive planning trip. 2015 is going to be an incredible year and I cannot wait to share with you all what we have cooking. It's going to be beyond huge. A pile of Tech News today and and update on the show schedule with two shows on the road next week. No live next week just r...

GNC #1009 The FCC is Bringing the Hammer

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Are you ready for the fireworks to begin. The FCC will announce a variety of proposals on net neutrality on Thursday setting up what will for sure be a war of words, lawyers and congressional theatrics. Get your popcorn ready it's going to be a heck of a show.. Jam packed show tonight enjoy it and o...

GNC #1008 25/3 mbps Victory!

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The FCC has just come out swinging and the broadband companies are not happy in the least with the new minimums of 25/3 mbps. This is a big win for rural America and could at some point see faster broadband speeds for the folks that need it the most.. I totally jacked the beginning of the show so be...

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