Dave Sobel

Fri Dec 20 2019: Smart Homes, Facebook, Google Cloud, and Wawa

Today   Hope for Smart Home integration Facebook plans to try to dodge privacy laws Google’s Cloud Platform plan AND Lessons to be learned as Wawa is hacked

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Thurs Dec 19 2019: EU Rulings in the sharing economy, Google under more fire, and Data Science Staffing

Today   Airbnb and Uber have different outcomes around regulation https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50851419 https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/12/16/business/16reuters-eu-airbnb.html …

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Wed Dec 18 2019: IoT & Blockchain, Alexa revenues, and a new targeted attack

Today  IoT and Blockchain, together like peanut butter and jelly. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/report-iot-and-blockchain-integration-is-booming-among-us-businesses/ How much money does Amazon make on Alexa? …

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Tues Dec 17 2019: Automation, Security, Bugs, and Planes!

Today   Automation updates https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/12/60percent-of-big-us-corporations-say-head-count-reduction-is-coming-in-2020.html Security Changes for G Suite and Office 365 …

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Episode 38: Revisiting Disruption Techniques, Driverless Cars, and The Splinternet

We continue two favorite topics this week, and introduce a new one that is sure to be a perennial favorite. Topic 1: Revisiting disruptions It’s a new era for “disruptive” technologies. There’s a now a clear business model for disruption. Uber did it…

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Mon Dec 16 2019: New Orleans Cyber Emergency, Net Neutrality, and Ring Camera hacks

Today New Orleans in a cybersecurity state of emergency   https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/12/14/new-orleans-declares-state-of-emergency-following-cyber-attack New moves to reopen Net Neutrality …

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Fri Dec 13 2019: FTC & Facebook, New Cyberattacks, India & China moves, and Sam Jackson

Today   Facebook and the FTC   A new coordinated cyberattack on governments https://www.zdnet.com/article/two-of-chinas-largest-tech-firms-are-uniting-to-create-a-new-domestic-os/ India closes the internet, and China starts its…

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Tues Dec 10 2019: Amazon, Cambridge Analytica, and Microsoft gives and takes

Today   Amazon in the news in DC and New York https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/09/amazon-blames-trump-for-losing-jedi-cloud-contract.html https://ny.curbed.com/2019/12/6/20999619/amazon-leases-hudson-yards-office-space-hq2 FTC rules on…

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