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MacVoices #23106: MacVoices Live! - Spam and Scams, Apple Shopping, Silicon Valley Bank (1)

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Release Date: 03/21/2023

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The February 2024 MacVoices Update features more information about how we cover CES and why which interviews get published when, and the the ebb and flow of articles in MacVoices Magazine. We also touch on the continuing podcast sponsorship drought and deliver this month’s Support Report. Show Notes: Links:   Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon            Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with  Connect:      Web:            Twitter:        ...

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Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Marty Jencius, Eric Bolden, Ben Roethig, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, and Mark Fuccio engage in a MacVoices Live! discussion about the radically conflicting reports of Apple Vision Pro returns, the media properties that seemed to be looking for a story that wasn’t, and what the realities were.  http://traffic.libsyn.com/maclevelten/MV24067.mp3 This edition of MacVoices is supported by . What happens before and after the shows is uncensored, on-topic, off-topic, and always off the wall. Sign up as a MacVoices Patron and get...

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<p>The latest MacVoices Live! panel starts off sharing some “Spam and Scams” stories that they have experienced and that might be coming to a device near you. Then, <strong>Chuck Joiner</strong>, <strong>Dave Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Brian Flanigan-Arthurs</strong>, <strong>Ben Roethig</strong>, <strong>Jeff Gamet</strong>, <strong>Eric Bolden</strong>, and <strong>Jim Rea</strong> talk about why they might use Apple’s new virtual personal shopping option before digging into the current state of the Silicon Valley Bank situation<strong>. </strong>(Part 1) </p>
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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Links:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Apple introduces Shop with a Specialist over Video in the U.S.</strong><br /><a href="https://appleworld.today/archives/106417"><strong>https://appleworld.today/archives/106417</strong></a></p>
<p><strong>List of largest bank failures in the United States<br /><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_U.S._bank_failures">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_U.S._bank_failures</a><br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Bank Failures During The Great Depression</strong><br /><strong><a href="https://thegreatdepressioncauses.com/great-depression/banks/">https://thegreatdepressioncauses.com/great-depression/banks/</a></strong></p>
<p><strong>A Brief History of U.S. Bank Failures</strong><br /><strong><a href="https://americandeposits.com/brief-history-us-bank-failures/">https://americandeposits.com/brief-history-us-bank-failures/</a></strong></p>
<p><strong>Silicon Valley Bank fallout drags in Indian bank with a similar name after ‘baseless rumors and mischief-mongering’</strong><br /><strong><a href="https://fortune.com/2023/03/13/silicon-valley-bank-collapse-fallout-svc-bank-brand-name-confusion/">https://fortune.com/2023/03/13/silicon-valley-bank-collapse-fallout-svc-bank-brand-name-confusion/</a></strong></p>
<p><strong>HSBC swoops in to rescue UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank</strong><br /><strong><a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/business-64937251">https://www.bbc.com/news/business-64937251</a><br /><br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Eric Bolden </strong>is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/eabolden">Twitter</a>, </strong>by email at [email protected], on <a href="https://techhub.social/@eabolden"><strong>Mastodon</strong></a> at @[email protected], and on his blog, <a href="http://trendingatwork.com"><strong>Trending At Work</strong></a>.</p>
<p><strong>Brian Flanigan-Arthurs</strong> 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 <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/brian8944">@brian8944</a></strong>. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at <strong><a href="https://mastodon.cloud/@brian8944">@[email protected]</a></strong>.</p>
<p><strong>Jeff Gamet</strong> is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/jgamet">Twitter</a></strong> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/jgamet/"><strong>Instagram</strong></a>, jeffgamet on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffgamet/"><strong>LinkedIn</strong></a>., @[email protected] on <a href="https://mastodon.social/@jgamet"><strong>Mastodon</strong></a>, and on his <strong><a href="http://youtube.com/jgamet">YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/jgamet</a></strong>.</p>
<p><strong>David Ginsburg </strong>is the host of the weekly podcast <a href="https://intouchwithios.com/"><strong>In Touch With iOS</strong></a> 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 <strong><a href="https://youtube.com/daveg65">https://youtube.com/daveg65</a></strong> and find and follow him on Twitter <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/daveg65">@daveg65</a> </strong>and on <a href="https://mastodon.cloud/@daveg65"><strong>Mastodon</strong></a> at @[email protected]</p>
<p><strong>Jim Rea</strong> 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. Follow Jim at <a href="http://provue.com/"><strong>provue.com</strong></a> and via <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/provuejim">@provuejim</a></strong> on Twitter.</p>
<p><strong>Ben Roethig</strong> 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 <strong><a href="http://roethigtech.blogspot.com">RoethigTech</a></strong>. Contact him on  <br /><br /></p>
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