The News

The News

The News is a daily update on the latest in tech, gaming, web, and geek culture in about five minutes.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.



#311: The World

November 13, 2014 at 2:00PM • 4 minutes

Amazon makes friends, Lollipop drops, YouTube's launches Music Key, Monument Valley , .Net goes open source, Twitter gets a strategy, and the Chinese hack the weather system.


#310: AOL to the Rescue

November 12, 2014 at 4:00PM • 6 minutes

The FCC, comets, Assasin's Creed, streaming sticks, Taylor Swift, Asimov, and AOL to the rescue.


#309: Who Says Girls Don't Read Comics?

November 11, 2014 at 4:00PM • 5 minutes

U.S. Postal Service gets hacked, Thor is a hit, Pirate Bay founder is freed, Google leases an airfield, Apple frees your phone, and Sriracha2Go is a real thing.


#308: Monday, November 10, 2014

November 10, 2014 at 3:00PM • 4 minutes

The News for Monday, November 10, 2014.


#307: Friday, November 7, 2014

November 7, 2014 at 9:00AM • 4 minutes

The News for Friday, November 7, 2014.


#306: Thursday, November 6, 2014

November 6, 2014 at 9:00AM • 5 minutes

The News for Thursday, November 6, 2014.


#305: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

November 5, 2014 at 8:00AM • 4 minutes

The news for Wednesday, November 5, 2014.


#304: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

November 4, 2014 at 8:00AM • 5 minutes

The News for Tuesday, November 4, 2014


#303: Monday, November 3, 2014

November 3, 2014 at 5:00PM • 5 minutes

The News for Monday, November 3, 2014.


#302: Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

July 22, 2014 at 5:00PM • 4 minutes

The News for Tuesday, July 22, 2014.