E899: News Roundtable! Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer): Apple’s self-driving Project Titan is dropped, FaceTime eavesdrops, flying cars, latest Facebook scandal, the largest privacy breach ever (again!), journalism ills, & the return of Deadpool (fallen startup of the week)

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News Roundtable! Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital) & Gadget Guy Dave Mathews (NewAer): Apple’s self-driving Project Titan is dropped, FaceTime eavesdrops, predictions for flying cars, latest Facebook scandal, the largest privacy breach ever (again!), journalism lay-offs, & the return of Deadpool (fallen startup of the week)

Show notes:

0:52 – Jason introduces Dave Matthews and Zach Coelius, and they talk about what they’re working on at NewAer and Coelius Capital, respectively.

5:03 – Trouble with Apple: FaceTime bug, and battery & CPU degradation.

11:27 – Jason thanks sponsor Netsuite, by Oracle. Get your free download to Netsuite’s guide “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth” by visiting netsuite.com/twist and unleash the potential of your business!

12:53 – Apple’s Project Titan, the future of transportation with VTOL, and bets around when the first customer will use a VTOL aircraft.

23:27 – Jason thanks sponsor Mixmax. Go to get.mixmax.com/twist to receive $100 in credits.

25:36 – Facebook’s worst year: Purchase of Onavo linked to a data collection app for kids, access to root certificates, and an increase in revenue despite all the controversy.

34:23 – Current perception of the inherent evil that exists in the tech industry and the lack of trust because of it.

38:02 – Jason thanks sponsor Hubspot. Visit hubspot.com/startups/twist to get benefits and learn how to grow your startups!

39:49 – The ‘Collection #1’ data breach and how you can manage/create unique passwords to avoid breaches.

45:07 – Deadpool: Jason says goodbye to the fallen startup of the week.

47:43 – The three talk about their current favorite startups/recent investments: ShootMyTravel, Neverthink, and MUD\WTR.

53:37 – The death of journalism, layoffs at Vice and Buzzfeed, and lack of knowledge in the journalism world around business media.

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