Cordkillers 268 – My Streaming Binky (w/ Jennie Josephson)

Disney taking over Hulu and CW breaking up with Netflix. Plus, new Rick & Morty, Black Mirror, and Westworld. All this and more on Cordkillers! With special guest Jennie Josephson.

Cordkillers will be off next week due to Memorial Day!
In two weeks on Spoilerin’ Time: We might wrap up Barry season 2, plus the last regular episode of The Office (UK).

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Huawei says they don’t need US – DTNS 3535

The Trump administration has placed Huawei on a “entity list” that would prevent the company from acquiring US technology without approval. The knock-on effect has been profound as companies like Google, Intel and Qualcomm have falling in line and stopped shipment of chips to the company. What does this mean for tech consumers and how will tech companies navigate the ban?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang

No Huawei? – DTNS 3533

US President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday declaring a national emergency and prohibiting US companies from using equipment from foreign telecoms if they are believed to pose a national security risk. Although no specific companies was singled out Huawei among other Chinese tech companies are understood to be the target. What will this mean for big tech companies of China and will the Chinese government retaliate in kind?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

To The Translatotron! – DTNS 3532

San Francisco bans the use of facial recognition technology by the city, Google releases Rivet an app with more than 2000 free books, and Netflix will host a panel “Bringing Your Favorite Shows to Life: Developing Netflix Originals into Video Games.” at this year’s E3.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

It’s Spoilerin’ Time 267 – Game of Thrones (805), The Office (UK) (204)

Game of Thrones’s penultimate episode leaves us conflicted and sore, but we’re ready for a finale. And a weak The Office (UK) as we round the corner on series 2. Plus, a Movie Draft update and a spoiler-y email about Avengers: Endgame. With special guest Brian Ibbott.
Next week on Spoilerin’ Time: Game of Thrones’s BIG finale!

00:29 – Summer Movie Draft update

04:33 – Triage (Avengers: Endgame)

09:02 – Game of Thrones (805)

33:22 – The Office (UK) (204)

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