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Google and Facebook in Ad Scheme? #1501



It’s being reported that Google and Facebook had some sort of Ad deal together that gave Facebook preferential treatment in-ad purchasing across the Google Ad network. This will not help them in their upcoming Anti-Trust issues with States and the DOJ.

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Episode 1500



Episode 1500 in the can but wow what a process to get here. Had to edit tonight you missed some fun as the stream died this evening. A big thank you to the family of listeners as we have been on this journey together to get to episode 1500. The march to 1600 starts now and of course, we would not have made it without GoDaddy as a sponsor and all of you supporting the show through emails and contributions as insiders. Not to mention those of you that have come to CES or NAB and walked the halls with us I am forever in your dept. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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Big Tech Takeover #1499



Big Tech Takeover is the story dominating all headlines the past 3-4 days. I take a serious look at what has happened, the ramifications and will spend a considerable time on the soapbox. Never ever build your castle on rented land and the lessons that continue to be learned. But in this case, when you have everyone joining the pile-on, an extinction event can occur.

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Elon Musk The World’s Richest Man #1498



Elon Musk became the world’s richest man today when Tesla stock skyrocketed. Congrats to him and hey Elon you want to get into the podcasting business? Let’s have a chat. Short news cycle today as I opted to opt-out of certain content that would be inflammatory.

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Slack’s 2021 massive outage #1497



Slack started 2021 1st major workday with a major outage disrupting remote workers globally. Nice kickoff to 2021. We will soon be celebrating the 1500th episode of this podcast and that will be a major milestone for any podcast in existence today.

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DJI On US Entity List #1495



DJI has made it on the United States Entity list for human rights violations. This is a big blow to DJI and could really impact their ability to sell products in the United States. This is the same list the Huawei and others are on. Time will tell how this all pans out. I want to wish everyone a Happy Holidays, stay safe, enjoy your families and I will be back with you for a show after Christmas to wrap up the show for the year.

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Facebook Rolls Back News Feed Changes #1494



Facebook rolls back news feed changes now that the election is over. They applied significant editorial control over the content being presented to users that in my opinion is another strike against Facebook in them selecting what news is good for us. I am not a fan of what they have done in this instance.

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