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Every week we analyse the big tech issues, interv…

The Big Tech Show Irish Independent

    • Technology
    • 4.3 • 65 Ratings

Every week we analyse the big tech issues, interv…

    Ask Adrian: Is my phone listening to me?

    Ask Adrian: Is my phone listening to me?

    This week on the Big Tech Show, as part of our new Ask Adrian segment, we ask if our phones are really listening to us, how we can stop scam calls and discuss some of the tech news stories of the week.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 29 min
    Signal’s boss on why WhatsApp can’t be trusted

    Signal’s boss on why WhatsApp can’t be trusted

    How concerned are you about your messages to friends or family staying private? On this week’s Big Tech Show, Adrian Weckler is joined by CEO of messaging app Signal, Meredith Whittaker to talk about absolute privacy – is it always a good thing, would people abandon WhatsApp or iMessage in favour of it and can it sometimes help criminals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 19 min
    The ‘Free Now’ boss on taxi delays and banning cars

    The ‘Free Now’ boss on taxi delays and banning cars

    On this week’s Big Tech Show With Adrian Weckler, we talk to the global CEO of the taxi company Free Now about cities banning cars and the likelihood of autonomous vehicles soon.
    Thomas Zimmerman also answers questions about taxi shortages and whether the name ‘Free Now’ is often used in frustration by customers left waiting.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 16 min
    Dropbox CEO on the tech wreck and the death of the traditional office

    Dropbox CEO on the tech wreck and the death of the traditional office

    Adrian sits down with the billionaire tech CEO of Dropbox, Drew Houston, to talk about his new revamped office in Dublin, the future of work, what’s going with the tech industry’s wave of job layoffs and whether Ireland is vulnerable.

    The two also talk about Dublin’s cost of living, where Dropbox now sits compared to Microsoft, the pros and cons of airing political views as a tech CEO, and what he said to Steve Jobs when the late Apple CEO tried to buy Dropbox. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    From the Web Summit: Is Revolut planning to offer mortgages?

    From the Web Summit: Is Revolut planning to offer mortgages?

    This week, The Big Tech Show is at the Web Summit in Lisbon. Adrian chats to Revolut CEO Nikolay Storonsky about the future of the banking app in Ireland, and if Irish customers will be able to get mortgages from the digital bank. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 17 min
    Is there any future in the Metaverse?

    Is there any future in the Metaverse?

    This week on the Big Tech Show, Adrian Weckler speaks to Paul Daugherty, Group Chief Executive of Technology and Chief Technology Officer at Accenture to talk about why he thinks we need to reframe how we think about the Metaverse. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Gerardoc ,

BOI cybersecurity…

Wow! Am I glad I’m with AIB!

Katysue by the sea ,

Great tech tips , entertaining and up to date show

Really interesting show . I felt I was up to date with all the latest tech news after listening. Great line up of expert guests. Entertaining and lively show. Adrian the host is a mine of information

conmulv ,

Banal and host Alan Partridgesque

Hard to give credibility to trite reviews and non tech tangents.

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