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Replenish Me – 06.29.17

 Cordelia Gaffar is an author, speaker and founder of Workout Around My Day and the Stress Less Mom(TM). She created this three step process over the past fifteen years to help her raise her six children. With this program moms can thrive and prioritize themselves by nourishing with wholesome food, energizing with movement and encouraging themselves with sweet talk. Her …

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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 04.12.17

IN THE NEWS o   Windows 10 Creators Update o   Google’s new YouTube TV for $35 a mont o   August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse in the United States o   Twitter Lite o   One in Five Mobile Phones are counterfeit o   HP rises again as top PC maker  FEATURE SEGMENTS       o   Wearable Technology       o   Simple Computer …

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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 02.15.17

“Wednesday, February 15, 2017 PRN.fm Broadcast PRN.fm on the Internet 6 PM ET In The News o Mac and Windows Skype users need to update by March 1st o FBI will require FOIA requests via FAX starting March 1st o Microsoft to Retire Windows Vista April 11th ending all support o Verizon vs ATT vs T-Mobile vs Sprint unlimited data plan o Matte black iPhone 7 losing paint o China New Supercomputer – 125 petaflops, 10,649,600 cores, 1.31 petabytes memory o H1-B visa holders account for up to 13% of American technology jobs o Nikon Kills Production and Sales of DL high end compact cameras o Super Bowl halftime show drones weren’t live o IBM forcing remote workers to return to office to work o New Ransomware Twist o LinkNYC Update Feature Segments o Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor o Simple Computer Tip – Joe Rejeski o Home Automation – Marty Winston “

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Jesse Eisinger and Justin Elliott – These Professors Make More Than a Thousand Bucks an Hour Peddling Mega-Mergers

IF THE GOVERNMENT ENDS UP approving the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger, credit won’t necessarily belong to the executives, bankers, lawyers, and lobbyists pushing for the deal. More likely, it will be due to the professors. A serial acquirer, AT&T must persuade the government to allow every major deal. Again and again, the company has relied on economists from America’s …

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Nadia Prupis – AT&T Preps “Media Colossus” with Time Warner at Customers’ Expense

A mega-merger between AT&T and Time Warner, which could come as early as this weekend, would create a “media colossus” at the expense of customers and fair competition, watchdogs warned on Saturday. The companies are reportedly in “advanced talks” for AT&T to acquire Time Warner—thus taking over CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT, and Warner Brothers, among other properties—at a time when …

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The Personal Computer Show – 09.21.16

The Personal Computer Show Summary Review: LinkNYC ends web browsing at kiosks, Gmail outage for business users, Justice Department planning  expansion of government hacking, Internet of Things security flaws and Congressional review, HP printers bans third-party ink, Cord cutting cable TV and landline telephones, and Apple seeks patent for paper bag. Download this episode (right click and save)

Cable Customers Beware: This Mega-Merger Just Created a ‘Price-Gouging’ Monster

The maligned merger between Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks is complete, which means the three companies have now become the country’s second-largest cable provider, despite months of warnings from consumer and open internet advocates who assailed it as the creation of a ‘price-gouging’ monster. Charter ultimately paid $55 million to purchase Time Warner Cable and $10.4 billion for …

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Big pharma cover-up: Antidepressants cause birth defects

False advertising and deceptive promotion can have deadly consequences. But big pharma appears to be acting outside the law, no matter the costs. That appears to be the case with manufacturers of the antidepressants Lexapro and Paxil.Mothers of babies born with birth defects have filed numerous lawsuits against Forest Labs, manufacturer of Lexapro, for failure to warn them of potential risks to their unborn …