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Apple is fixing its busted MacBook keyboards for free -- and maybe for good? (The 3:59, Ep. 563)
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The Amway Dream
Amway is a multi-level marketing company: the structure is triangular, but don't call it a pyramid scheme. The Federal Trade Commission already tried and failed. Now, hundreds of MLMs like Amway are embedded in America's towns and cities, and in the highest offices in government. So how did this happen?
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FTC catches illegal robocallers -- Check Apple Card's fine print -- 5G network could be hacker heaven
Four major robocall scam operations were shut down by the Federal Trade Commission. Make sure to read the fine print before applying for that new Apple credit card. Experts say a 5G wireless network's fast speed may make it harder to know if your phone has been hacked. Amazon says that with a robotic body and eyes, Alexa could follow you around your home. A new artificial intelligence model may predict when some people will die. Listen to these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
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Spying or Parenting - Do We Need to Respect Our Kids Digital Privacy?
As parents, we want to give our kids the freedom to explore, grow, make mistakes, and develop resilience. But we also want to keep our kids safe. Today’s children are digital natives and the Internet is their second home, teeing up new concerns and new ways to track or monitor their behavior. From parental controls to routine spot checks of devices and accounts, mom and dad can read texts, posts, Snaps, email, and more. Some argue this is spying, while others maintain this is parenting in the information age. How much privacy should parents give their kids as they navigate the online world and when is it appropriate to monitor their communications and track their digital footprints? On this episode Marc and David speak with two moms who have given this a lot of thought: Terrel McSweeny, former Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and Nuala O'Connor, President and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology.
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