The MacVoices Panel of Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Web Bixby, Ben Roethig, Eric Bolden, and Jim Rea look at:
- Apple’s cut of Google’s Search Engine Revenue
- How SAG-AFTRA is handling the issue of actors and AI
- Why it is so hard to quit Microsoft’s OneDrive (and an update)
Take Control Books: The Answers You Need Now, From Leading Experts.
0:00:00 Apple vs. Google: The Battle for Search Supremacy
0:00:34 Mac Voices Live - Join the Apple community discussion
0:03:49 Apple's Revenue from Google Search Revealed - Is this a big deal?
0:10:19 Apple's Search Engine Dilemma
0:13:14 Apple's Tight-Lipped Approach and Hypocrisy
0:15:27 Lack of User Interaction and Notification on Privacy Concerns
0:18:03 Dual Default Search Engines for Regular and Private Browsing
0:20:20 Frustration with Paid Placement Results on Google Search
0:21:13 Frustration with Google's focus on AdSense over search results
0:21:39 Bing's Unique Features and Rewards Program
0:23:43 Controversy over AI-generated images and deceased actors' likenesses
0:28:26 Microsoft's Forced OneDrive Integration
0:28:45 Arrogant Microsoft's Changes to Office
Google witness accidentally blurts out that Apple gets 36% cut of Safari deal
SAG-AFTRA Reveals How Studios Will Handle AI Replicas of Living and Dead Actors
Microsoft won't let you close OneDrive in Windows without you explaining it first
Microsoft pulls OneDrive update that would quiz you before letting you quit
Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Mastodon at @email@example.com, and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @email@example.com
Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE's ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @firstname.lastname@example.org on Mastodon.
Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on Twitter and Mastodon.
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00:00:00 Apple vs. Google: The Battle for Search Supremacy 00:00:33 MacVoices Live - Join the Apple community discussion 00:03:48 Apple's Revenue from Google Search Revealed - Is this a big deal? 00:10:18 Apple's Search Engine Dilemma 00:13:14 Apple's Tight-Lipped Approach and Hypocrisy 00:15:26 Lack of User Interaction and Notification on Privacy Concerns 00:18:02 Dual Default Search Engines for Regular and Private Browsing 00:20:19 Frustration with Paid Placement Results on Google Search 00:21:12 Frustration with Google's focus on AdSense over search results 00:21:38 Bing's Unique Features and Rewards Program 00:23:42 Controversy over AI-generated images and deceased actors' likenesses 00:28:26 Microsoft's Forced OneDrive Integration 00:28:45 Arrogant Microsoft's Changes to Office