Tech News Today
Hosts: Tom Merritt
Topic: Tech News
Debut: June 1, 2010
Recorded: Weekdays 10:00am Pacific
Released: Weekdays 5:00pm Pacific
Duration: ~40 minutes
Set: The News Room
Tech News Today is the TWIT Network's first daily tech news show. It is hosted by former CNET personality Tom Merritt, Co-Hosted by Sarah Lane and Iyaz Akhtar, and produced by Jason Howell. Starting in June 2012 the show format was changed, opening with The News Fuse daily headlines in order to open up more time for discussion of the top stories.
The show currently airs live weekdays at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET with the on demand download available later in the day.
- Tom Merritt, Host
- Sarah Lane, Co-Host
- Iyaz Akhtar, Co-Host
- Darren Kitchen (Most Fridays)
- Jason Howell, producer
- Dr Kiki Sanford (Former Co-Host on Thursdays) Link
- Becky Worley (Former Co-Host on Tuesdays-Thursdays)
- Live countdown (tons of them!) Rick Kelvington
- Patent Wars Justin Salzer (Video) | Chris Lane (Music)
- Calendar Grant Garrison
- Rumor Mill Grant Garrison
- Incoming Tim Witters
- News Fuse (Original, 2011 Michael Bay inspired) C.J. Land
- News Fuse (Brick House inspired, Dramatic Chipmunk, Zelda) Martin Anderson
- News Fuse (TWiT logo walking) Greg Newsome
- (260) TNT-SHOW sound drop Dan Lueders
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Voicemail: 1-260-TNT-SHOW (260-868-7469)
Below are recent episodes you can download or watch.
- Tech News Today 573 – What Apple-Samsung Means to You – Patent reverberations, what's coming and NOT coming from Apple, Facebook's fancy new digs, and more.
- Tech News Today 572 – One More Fruitful Year – What's Amazon cooking up? Facebook forces Android on employees, Post PC era gets Post-PC-ier, and more.
- Tech News Today 571 – It's Raining Ants – Why Facebook got Instagram, why Twitter is cutting off APIs, why US hates 4G, and more.
- Tech News Today 570 – Alligator-proof Cameras – PayPal fires back at Square, Samsung and Apple re-enactments, Techlection 2012, and more.
- Tech News Today 569 – The Last Word in Passwords – Passwords have never been weaker, Google on the ropes in iOS, next trip to Mars, and more.
- Tech News Today 568 – I Like My Newspaper – Changes for Hulu, OnLive replaced by OnLive, excited about Synaptics, and more.
More episodes can be viewed and downloaded here
Below are detailed show notes for released episodes. These are updated as soon as possible as time allows and/or as much community effort is put into them.
- Tech News Today 573 – What Apple-Samsung Means to You
- Tech News Today 572 – One More Fruitful Year
- Tech News Today 571 – It's Raining Ants
- Tech News Today 570 – Alligator-proof Cameras
- Tech News Today 569 – The Last Word in Passwords
- Tech News Today 568 – I Like My Newspaper
Additional show notes for Tech News Today can be found here
- Official Site
- Tom Merritt's blog post about the show
- Becky Worley's tweet about being a regular on TNT
- Download TNT Theme Music
- The Tech News Today Subreddit