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The Drill Down 473: Star Wars Celebration 2017
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The Drill Down 473 Star Wars

This week on the Drill Down podcast, Tosin gives us the lowdown from Star Wars Celebration, Uber stalked Lyft drivers, a killer on Facebook, Facebook’s developers conference, inmates build a secret PC all this and much much more.

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The Drill Down 472: You’ve Been Bumped
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The Drill Down 472

On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, did Russia and China attempt to interfere with the Brexit vote as well?, Dallas emergency sirens hacked, Taser offers bodycams to every U.S. police officer, Tesla tops U.S. automakers, and, yes, we’re gonna talk about that United Airlines thing… all this and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 471: April Fools’ On The Web 2017
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OATH - Not an April Fools' Day joke, sadly

This week’s Drill Down podcast, April Fools’ on the web, Android becomes the #1 OS online, AOL and Yahoo’s new post-merger name, did ISPs sell your privacy rights? The FCC chairman pleads his case… and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 470: The Beat Of My Spinach Heart
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Drill Down 470

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, Congress just sold your internet privacy to the highest bidder, Samsung’s Galaxy S8, AI solves traffic jams, a heart made from spinach, Elon Musk wants to download your thoughts… and much much more.

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The Drill Down 469: Bullseye!
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Drill Down 469

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, Siri & “OK Google” get new AI company from Samsung, Uber management crumbles, the U.S. bans electronics from incoming flights, Resistbot, genetic discrimination, Amazon’s Mecha-CEO, a dartboard you’ll never miss… and much much more.

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The Drill Down 468: Bad Vibrations
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Drill Down 468

On this week’s podcast, the culprits behind one of the largest data breaches in history, is your sexual activity being sold to marketers? how Amazon’s fake radio station pissed off Trumpsters, is this the end of privacy in the U.S.?, and much much more.

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SXSW 2017 Video Interview: Carvana’s Big Vending Machine Idea
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Carvana vending machine SXSW

[Carvana Vending Machine.]

This past weekend, we told you about Carvana‘s ideas regarding car purchases from vending machines here at SXSW 2017. We had a chance to talk to one of their spokeswomen and she provided some extra details about what they’re up to, and we took some video that details their explanation of the “out of the box” plan while showing off what the scene was like at SXSW.

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SXSW 2017: Hauoli Tracks VR Movements With Sound
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Hauoli VR gestures through subsonic sound

SXSW 2017 – Virtual Reality is everywhere. Earlier today we met Hauoli, a VR startup that seeks to solve the VR gesture recognition problem with audio.

#SXSW2017 – Right now, gestures are hard. Not so much in the real world, but certainly in virtual spaces. Ever since the heady days of Quake III arena, users who wanted to do some digital damage with their avatar’s fingers had to map a key that did little more than flip you off.

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SXSW 2017: Carvana Wants To Sell You Cars – From A Vending Machine
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Carvana SXSW 2017

[Carvana’s humongous vending machine mock-up in Austin during SXSW 2017.]

We caught up with Carvana here in Austin, TX, at SXSW 2017. The Phoenix-based used car company calls itself a start up, but the truth is that it’s been around for at least four years, having been founded in 2013. Carvana claims that they’re new vending machine technology, which was first reported on last month, allows users to find used cars easily and then make major life decisions in the form of a car purchase, hassle-free, via massive vending machine.

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The Drill Down 467: Watching You Watching Me
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TDD 467

This week, how Uber is deceiving the authorities, Wikileaks’ secret trove of CIA hacks, how much is Snapchat worth? Twitch takes on Twitter, using our DNA as near infinite memory storage, and much, much more.

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