This Week in Tech (21)

This week, we're talking Russian cyberattacks, smart power grids, GPS security, a new class action lawsuit against Facebook, and a music app that can help you get more information and enjoyment from your car radio.  
This week--Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington, worries about Cyberwar, a local biotech startup fighting cancer, cool and creative tech at the Akron Summit county Public library, a new high-tech hearing aid, and a totally free virtual reality experience at the Cleveland International Film Festival.
This week, we'll learn about an innovative Virtual Reality tech startup in Akron, celebrate a cell phone milestone, learn about smartwatch that can diagnose heart problems, get the latest on Facebook privacy issues, find out what NASA is doing to get students ready for jobs of the future, and hear…
This week, we’ll take a look at how people all over the country—and right here in Akron— are coming together in shared community spaces to create, tinker, build, and invent. We’ll also hear about research into a revolutionary material that could allow much of the outer surface of your home to…
This week I'm talking with tech entrepreneur and author, Andrew Keen, who's been called "The Antichrist of Silicon Valley" for his books that poke holes in tech's shiny facade. I first became acquainted with Keen when I reviewed his book "Digital Vertigo" for USA Today a few years ago.  His…
This week, we’re focusing on cybersecurity, concerns about the upcoming election, and what’s being done to train people to keep both civilian and government networks safe.
This week, we'll focus on inventors, and the amazing technology they have created that we rely on every day. We'll also hear about a brand new invention, that may one day offer relief from the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, how one scientist is working to make cloud computing more secure,…
Friday, 23 February 2018 09:54

AUDIO: This Week In Tech w/ Jeanne Destro 2-23-18

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This week, we'll look at how the internet which brings us together with friends and family on social media--is also helping to tear our society apart, and threaten our very existence. Sound extreme? Well, from the indictment of 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering with the 2016 Presidential election, to…
This week, we're taking a look at an ambitious new retail and online initiative in Akron, that's a first-ever for the US, efforts to make Ohio ready for self-driving vehicles, and the second scary emergency mobile alert in the past month.https://soundcloud.com/wakr-newstalksports/this-week-in-tech-with-jeanne-destro-2-9-18
Thursday, 08 February 2018 13:42

This Week in Tech With Jeanne Destro-2-2-18

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This week, we're taking a look at what is possibly THE most significant Cybersecurity issue--ever--and what's being done about it, some cutting edge medical technology out of the University of Akron, what social media providers are doing to protect users from horrible, graphic videos, and new guidelines for using drones…
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