Komando Tech News This Week

Komando Tech News This Week

Kim Komando

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Komando Tech News This Week

Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!
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Major laptop battery recall catching fire -- Targeted ads coming soon to your smart TV -- Bogus Android antivirus apps Mar 15, 2019 Listen Download
Facebook finally wants to protect your privacy -- Watch out for deep fake home listings -- Hackers steal from scammers who stole from you Mar 8, 2019 Listen Download
Another exposed database reveals millions of records -- IBM apologizes for racially insensitive labels on job site -- Motorola confirms it’s releasing a foldable phone Mar 1, 2019 Listen Download
YouTube pulls hundreds of channels after child exploitation outcry -- Get a registration number for your new drone -- All the highlights from Samsung's Unpacked event Feb 22, 2019 Listen Download
Thousands of Android apps have been tracking you -- Amazon and Google want even more of your data through their smart speakers -- New internet challenge wants kids to go missing Feb 15, 2019 Listen Download
Phone carriers may have sold more location data than first reported -- An online calculator predicts your chances for future kidney stones -- Amazon could be testing facial recognition on their sellers Feb 8, 2019 Listen Download
Hackers passing around billions of leaked records -- Get healthy and earn an Apple Watch -- Con artists in the Instagram era Feb 1, 2019 Listen Download
Startup allows men to “brainwash wives” through social media -- Doctor wins right to be removed from Google search -- Bank blamed for allowing scam Jan 25, 2019 Listen Download
Collection #1 megabreach -- Nike self-lacing shoes controlled by app -- Amazon’s facial recognition sales vote Jan 18, 2019 Listen Download
Crowdfunded Pong table a hit at CES -- New tech added to old coolers -- New iPhone feature makes spying easy Jan 11, 2019 Listen Download
3D-printed rib implanted in Bulgaria -- Rolling hotel rooms coming to highways -- This Facebook hack won't actually work Jan 4, 2019 Listen Download
Trending Amazon Alexa setup app is a fake -- Now, they're hacking hot tubs -- Security cameras can be easily hacked Dec 28, 2018 Listen Download
Robocalls exploded in 2018 -- Emergency patch for Internet Explorer -- Facebook won't stop sharing your info Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
Netflix working on instant replays -- California may tax text messages -- Amazon extends free-shipping deal Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
App can detect anemia with one photo -- Company hired to help with ransomware just paid instead -- Facebook made shady moves with user info Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
Millions exposed in another massive data breach -- One set of headphones wide open to hack attack -- Car crashed because driver was watching Netflix Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
The 7 things you should never do online Nov 23, 2018 Listen Download
Gadgets that endanger your privacy this season -- Insurance company giving away Apple Watches -- Apple, Facebook in a spat over Android phones Nov 16, 2018 Listen Download
Samsung foldable phone finally unveiled -- Why robocalls keep increasing -- Fast and convenient grocery service at a store near you Nov 9, 2018 Listen Download
Apple gadgets get shut down -- More Black Friday deals are revealed -- How to block in-app purchases for kids Nov 2, 2018 Listen Download
What Apple will show off at next week’s event -- Hidden codes to get the most out of Netflix -- 2 retailers announce free holiday shipping Oct 26, 2018 Listen Download
Chrome update fixes sign-in problem -- Apple has another announcement coming -- Microsoft update still causing issues Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
Weak passwords banned in this U.S. state -- New iPhone feature planned to detect spam calls -- Are aliens contacting earth through radio bursts? Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
Scary new iPhone hack discovered -- Surface Pro vs. iPad Pro -- Navy debuts new high-tech destroyers Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
Facebook shares your info with advertisers -- Old programming language is hot now -- Prepare for rising spam calls Sep 28, 2018 Listen Download
Stolen frequent flyer miles on Dark Web -- Scam political calls -- Amazon convenience stores opening with no cashiers Sep 21, 2018 Listen Download
Google investigated for tracking phones -- Employee sues employer for violating privacy -- What's the best senior phone discount? Sep 14, 2018 Listen Download
Warning: The internet is crashing for millions -- Free airline ticket scam -- Crooks blackmailing companies and ruining their reputation Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
Hackers are attacking two banks -- Which is better, Google Flight or Kayak? -- How robots in the ocean explore space, too Aug 31, 2018 Listen Download
Data breach hits chain restaurant you likely frequent -- Facebook devises rating system to track your trustworthiness -- Get Windows 10 for free Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
Sextortion scam has a new twist -- Robocallers’ sneaky new way to get you to answer -- Android app increases battery life Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
Speaker scam goes online -- PGA hit with ransomware -- Facebook doubles as dating app Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
Chinese hackers -- Apple reaches $1 trillion -- Magic mirror -- And more Aug 3, 2018 Listen Download
AI saves eyesight -- Facebook censors paintings -- April the Giraffe -- and more Jul 27, 2018 Listen Download
Thousands of voter files exposed -- Samsung leads Android manufacturers by failure rate -- Amazon Prime Day phishing scams spreading -- and more Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
Government credentials sold on the dark web -- Latest Apple update blocks police -- Hackers steal hundreds of gallons of gas -- and more Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Google app developers are reading your emails -- Facebook unblocks your blocked contacts -- AT&T and Sony hike fees -- Amazon’s plan to make you an entrepreneur and more Jul 6, 2018 Listen Download
Exactis data breach leaks 340 million records -- AT&T finds sneaky way to increase revenue -- Amazon makes another move to take over the world -- A new scam based on WannaCry ransomware is spreading -- and more Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
The Supreme Court sales tax ruling -- What Google knows about you -- Old school phishing tactics -- and more Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
Cyber-hijacking concerns -- Apple makes it harder for crooks and cops to get into your locked iPhone -- Is X-ray vision coming? and more Jun 15, 2018 Listen Download
Major breach of DNA testing service -- New Apple iOS12 features -- Facebook bug exposes more -- Alexa commands you need and more Jun 8, 2018 Listen Download
FBI says reboot your router -- New malware you need to know about -- Uber 911 -- Google Maps’ racy video -- Free movie scam and more Jun 1, 2018 Listen Download
Russians hack half a million routers -- Facebook wants your naked pictures -- New tricks for your old phones -- Container tells you when food is bad and more May 25, 2018 Listen Download
Sex, Drugs, and Violence; Facebook removes millions of posts -- Reality of flying cars -- Russian hackers after your router and more May 18, 2018 Listen Download
Beware of the ‘black dot of death’ bug, New way crooks use to steal your credit card, Is Net neutrality dead?, Amazon invades new homes and more May 11, 2018 Listen Download
You must change your Twitter password, The Pentagon removes these smartphones from military bases, Amazon wants to start scanning bodies and more. May 4, 2018 Listen Download
Could technology cause nuclear war? U.S. government preps for Russian hackers, get paid to play a video game, and more! Apr 27, 2018 Listen Download
Hackers can unlock your iPhone within minutes, Netflix knows more about you than you think, Why the IRS is living in the past and more! Apr 20, 2018 Listen Download
Is YouTube collecting information on your kids?, A Chinese company could be the first to launch a foldable phone, and a huge judgment delivered in a revenge porn case. Apr 13, 2018 Listen Download
Panera Bread leaks millions of customers’ information, data breach hits Saks and Lord & Taylor, Zuckerberg does Capitol Hill and more. Apr 6, 2018 Listen Download
Facebook goes to Washington, Tax filing software you need to beware of, 5 stand outs from Apples new iPad and more Mar 30, 2018 Listen Download
Chilling video of Uber’s self- driving fatal crash, Cambridge Analytica behind a Facebook crisis, YouTube Kids allowing controversial videos, Craigslist pulls its personal ads and more Mar 24, 2018 Listen Download
Amazon's massive recall, Microsoft warning for Windows users, Free speech survey is frightening, YouTube partners with Wikipedia, and more Mar 16, 2018 Listen Download
Facebook’s pedophile problem, Clever credit card scam you won’t notice, Who’s really responsible for fake news, Why Alexa’s laughing at you and more Mar 9, 2018 Listen Download
Sex predators use Uber and Lyft to target women, Pay up for online news, Plus, the smartest kitchen appliance ever and more Mar 2, 2018 Listen Download
Selfies; a mental disorder?, Click yes for sex, the new hook-up app, Where are your kids and grandkids hanging out online? and more Feb 23, 2018 Listen Download
The Equifax data breach is worse than we thought! Facebook’s new “protect” feature might not be protecting you after all. Microsoft wants to do away with passwords. Feb 16, 2018 Listen Download
Another popular Facebook hoax is making the rounds. An iPhone X bug makes it almost impossible to answer the phone. And a smartphone screen made out of diamonds could be hitting the market soon. Feb 9, 2018 Listen Download
A fitness social network unknowingly exposed the locations of secret U.S. military bases, Police could soon have a new tool to catch you speeding, A familiar tech word is added to the New Oxford English Dictionary, and more Feb 2, 2018 Listen Download
Tax scams target your W-2s, Big brother’s watching you drive, The hi-tech grocery store with no cashiers or check out lines, Facebook regulated like big tobacco? and more Jan 26, 2018 Listen Download
Apple and Amazon creating jobs and reinvesting billions into the U.S., Post-it note problem for Hawaii’s Emergency Agency, text-bombs and new ransomware targeting your devices Jan 19, 2018 Listen Download
Kodak is getting into Bitcoin mining, Design flaws in computer chips could put you at risk with hackers, Oddball gadgets introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, LG unveils the Wall TV and more Jan 12, 2018 Listen Download
New year and new tech! What does 2018 have in store?, Mistake inside? A big security flaw in microprocessor chips. Find out why Americans are opting for streaming over cable and satellite and more Jan 5, 2018 Listen Download
New Year's "tech" resolutions. Get ready for distance wireless charging! A researcher discovers self-healing glass and more Dec 30, 2017 Listen Download
235 Million Americans' personal information exposed, U.S. points the blame in the WannaCry malware, The biggest losers and wackiest tech of 2017 Dec 22, 2017 Listen Download
Breaking news on net neutrality, Facebook’s former vice president feels “tremendous guilt,” Netflix defends itself over “A Christmas Prince” Tweet and more tech news you need to know now Dec 15, 2017 Listen Download
'Tis the season for Facebook scams, U.S. government uses drones for spying, Beware of fake phone chargers, and more tech news you need to know now Dec 8, 2017 Listen Download
Major Apple security flaw, Net Neutrality, Bitcoin crazy, Fake Russian ads on Facebook, and more tech news you need to know now Dec 1, 2017 Listen Download
Staying with creepy relatives or in a rental or hotel? How you can spot hidden cameras Nov 22, 2017 Listen Download
Your password for sale on the Black Market, Connect toys putting kids at risk, what Apple has up its sleeve after the iPhone X, and more Nov 17, 2017 Listen Download
Facebook wants your nude photo, The end of Social Security numbers?, Netflix scam targets millions, and more Nov 10, 2017 Listen Download
Facebook accused of eavesdropping, Smartphone zombies are getting hurt, TripAdvisor hides travel warnings, and more Nov 3, 2017 Listen Download
The “Reaper” is attacking computers, Amazon asks for your keys, Pilotless airplanes take to the skies, and more Oct 27, 2017 Listen Download
What is Krack and why should you fear it?, Unlimited data coming soon for all, Fast food chain says put down your phone, and more Oct 20, 2017 Listen Download
Facebook founder fights off failure, Teens are being targeted by new online scam, How to know your email is being read, and more Oct 13, 2017 Listen Download
Viral fake news about Las Vegas shooting, Equifax breach keeps getting worse, Smartphones are mood-killers, and more Oct 6, 2017 Listen Download
Amazon is terrorists’ favorite place to shop, Google and Levi’s introduce Smart Jacket, More updates about the recent Equifax breach, and more Sep 29, 2017 Listen Download
Major travel rumor debunked, More iPhone X disappointments, Equifax controversy continues, and more Sep 22, 2017 Listen Download
A major iPhone X concern, New tech fights distracted driving, Amazon to update popular product, and more   Sep 15, 2017 Listen Download
Massive Equifax breach compromises millions, Consumers aren’t excited about the iPhone 8, Major Facebook lies revealed, and more Sep 8, 2017 Listen Download
Watch out for Hurricane Harvey scams! Yahoo heads to court, Snapchat fights fake news, and more Sep 1, 2017 Listen Download
Are Snapchat and Instagram more popular than Facebook? Users lash out at Alexa and Siri, Amazon Prime Day customers watch out, and more   Aug 25, 2017 Listen Download
Tech News This Week: Watch out for predators' new tricks, Facebook changes again, Microsoft Surface isn't that great, and more Aug 18, 2017 Listen Download
Disney is tracking your kids, Texting and walking becomes a crime, A warning to drone photographers chasing the eclipse, and more Aug 11, 2017 Listen Download
Find the best place to view the Solar Eclipse, Spy-like app sends free self-destructing documents, Google’s new ad program takes heat and more Aug 4, 2017 Listen Download
New tech helps crack down on texting while driving, Dangerous malware is invading Macs, Social media reunites a boy and his teddy bear, and more Jul 28, 2017 Listen Download
Online class teaches next generation of scammers, Are internet-connected toys cute or creepy?, A new way to keep teens off adult websites, and more Jul 21, 2017 Listen Download
Alexa calls 911 and saves a woman's life, Wireless charging laptop finally here, Internet service goes country, and more Jul 14, 2017 Listen Download
Late-night cellphone usage linked to teenage depression, How a court ruling in favor of Facebook affects you, Hack your own computer and more Jul 7, 2017 Listen Download
Protect your computer against ransomware attacks, Amazon’s ever-growing power, Google to stop spying on you and more Jun 30, 2017 Listen Download
Uber’s CEO resigns, 200 million voter records exposed online, First look at the Galaxy Note 8 and more Jun 23, 2017 Listen Download
Life-saving drones, Apple computers may be subject to viruses, Microsoft unveils most powerful gaming system and more Jun 16, 2017 Listen Download
How the NSA 'leaker' was tracked down using a printer, Apple unveils major updates to MacOS, Google launches campaign to protect teens online, and more Jun 9, 2017 Listen Download
Wrong GPS directions cost drivers countless hours on the road, Android takes on Apple with new smartphone design, Another security breach at large fast-food chain, and more Jun 2, 2017 Listen Download
More fake photos on social media after tragic bombing, How secure is the new Galaxy S8 iris scanner?, Target's $18.5 million fine, and more May 25, 2017 Listen Download
WannaCry cyberattack stopped by "accidental hero," Textalyzer to inspect driver's cellphone immediately after an accident, Hewlett Packard's The Machine to have the largest memory on the market May 19, 2017 Listen Download

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