Indie Nation Tech News
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2014.09.22 – Tech Net News and Opinion
We opened this week’s show with Titanic and Cape Cod Girls from the album Choice Cuts by Water Street Bridge. You can find out more about this band by listening to the interview at the end of the newscast or by checking out the individual posting of the interview on Indie Nation. Join Brian and Lumpy as they discuss some Walking Dead spoilers and rumors, Google news in general, drones vs Star Wars and more in tech and science news. We would also like to remind the listeners that we encourage listener participation through chat, comments and you are welcome to actually join us on the air. To find out how to join us on the air, contact us via our chat room on the Listen Page.
- First off, the season premier is 12 October
- Season 5 Episode 2 – Another character from the comic, Father Gabriel.
- Carol is supposedly back at the end of the premier
- FYI – Lumpy did check, Walking Dead Season Marathon begins on 6 October
- The Air Herald reports that there will be a spin off
- There is talk about Beth, it seem that a trailer gave that and a few other things away
- Washington D.C. is in the storyline
- Beth has been in some of the teasers, possibly in a safe place
- It doesn’t look like Glenn dies by episode two
- The best cities for Internet (based on speed and/or price)
- Be kewl by looking the fool, strap your iPhone to your face
- Audible security loophole exploited
- A fewregarding Apple:
- Comcast denies TOR statements from customer
- Star Wars set needs a drone shield
- An analysis of the 5 million leaked gMail passwords
- Native Netflix support for Linux
We closed with a few more tracks from Water Street Bridge:
- Pay Me/Iko
- Zombie Jamboree
- Lumpy’s Interview with them at Gen Con 2014
ISP and Service Providers Seemingly at War
There has been much going on with the these companies and we decided to group three related stories and discuss them as a whole.
The stories are:
- Amazon to release console or set top box
- Netflix packets being dropped because Verizon wants more money
- Netflix pays Comcast for direct connection
It will be interesting to see what happens now that Netflix worked out a deal with Comcast.
2012.04.23 – Monday Night Tech Net News and Opinion
Hello Indienation listeners join us as Brian, Lumpy, OmniDragon and Cleta bring you tonight’s Tech Net news and Opinion and as always Knowles217 joins us in Teamspeak. Tonight’s news consists of Tech, Copyright, Hacking and Prize worthty news. As always you can find us over on irc.geekshed.net in #indienation you can join us there.
Big new is abound is this latest edition of everyone’s favorite horror news podcast, Midnight Spookshow! In this first SPONSORED episode, Tim just can’t stay out of the water, Zack has a Birdemic breakdown, a surprising voice (or a couple thousand) from the past stops by and #1 fan Claire joins the Scream Team!
To further prove how popular Netflix is becoming, TechCrunch reported today that Netflix is now the largest single source of Internet traffic in North America, accounting for 29.7% of peak downstream traffic – up from 21% last fall.
No matter how you slice it, this is an impressive feat and it indicates just how popular Netflix’s streaming on demand video service – starting at only $8 per month – has become.
Netflix has even recently announced that it will start exclusively carrying original video shows and content much like television networks do.
It will only be a matter of time before all our video and music content is delivered via the Internet, and Netflix is blazing the trail…right along with Indienation.fm!!
- Netflix Now The Largest Single Source of Internet Traffic In North America (techcrunch.com)
- Report: Netflix accounts for almost 30 percent of online traffic (news.consumerreports.org)
- Netflix Streaming Now the Largest Source of North American Internet Traffic (readwriteweb.com)