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World's fastest woman - Delivering for Amazon - Avoid tax scams - February 21, 2020

Valerie Thompsons isn't happy just being fast — she wants to be the fastest. Valerie is an eight-time land speed record club holder, dubbed the world's fastest female motorcycle racer. She talks to Kim about the risks she takes and what keeps her motivated. Plus, Kim chats with Chad, an Amazon Flex driver, about the pros and cons of his line of work. And don't wait until April to file your taxes. There's a reason you should do it right now.

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Life on the road: Downsizing to an RV - February 18, 2020More >>

Six years ago, Jackie and Hal traded in their house for a home on the open road. On this episode, we're checking in to see what's gone right, what's gone wrong and how tech has played a role in their adventures. Get an inside look at what life is like in an RV — plus tips on how make the adventure profitable.

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Wi-Fi is illegal in this town - Digital magician Zach King - Email spoofing - February 14, 2020More >>

Green Bank, West Virginia is home to a massive telescope and a rule unheard of in today's world — no Wi-Fi allowed. Kim chats with Chuck Niday, who works in the so-called Quiet Zone. Zach King is a social media darling; he's the second biggest creator on TikTok and he's got 22.7 million followers on Instagram. His fame is well-earned. Zach is a digital magician who creates stunning visual tricks. And Kim helps a caller with an unbelievable story about his long-distance bride.

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Living in the no-tech town; No cellphones, Wi-Fi or even TV remotes - February 12, 2020More >>

Take a visit with me to a small West Virginia town. The largest employer searches for life in outer space, but it’s illegal for residents to use cell phones, Wi-Fi and even certain remote controls. Listen to my free podcast to hear what community members say about living in the nation’s Quiet Zone.

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Bonus episode: Full hour of The Kim Komando Show - February 12, 2020More >>

This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Exclusive for you, try out the Komando Community — and get full access to 36 hours of Kim's show — for free. Use promo code Kim for your 7-day trial. Hurry, offer ends soon! Tap or click here to try it out. Kim shares five things in tech you need to know right now. Did you know a handful of major tech companies make up almost 20% of the stock market? Find out why that should worry you. Plus, scary new malware is targeting critical infrastructure control systems. Kim has the details. And 13 years after the debut of the iPhone, once-reigning smartphone maker BlackBerry might finally be finished for good. This is just 1 hour of the 36 hours of quality programming available only to Komando Community members. Listen on any device, on your schedule. Sign up so you never miss a thing! Use promo code Kim to try the Komando Community while you're thinking about it.

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How to succeed on social media - and the biggest mistakes you're making - February 11, 2020More >>

Build an audience, get them talking and stand out on a platform packed with people all trying to be heard. Easier said than done, right? If you're a business owner or entrepreneur looking to make a name for yourself on social media, don't miss this episode. Kim chats with business thought leader and top technology influencer Evan Kirstel about what it takes to succeed on social media — and the big mistakes you need to avoid if you want to build your brand. Learn more about Evan on his website or check out his Twitter @evankirstel.

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FBI warning: Job scams to watch for - Dating apps safety - Coronavirus in your inbox - February 7, 2020More >>

In this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition, Kim chats with Daniel Linskey, former chief of police of Boston and fellow at The Duff & Phelps Institute, about a dangerous job scam spreading right now. Plus, Congress launches an investigation into dating apps and the dangerous people using them. It's about time. And meet Bob Caniglia, Director of Sales Operations for Blackmagic Designs. The company gives free access to $300,000 movie editing tools so anyone can create movie magic.

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Hospital of the future - The lowdown on 5G - Dangerous TikTok challenges - February 4, 2020More >>

On this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition, Kim talks with talk radio host Joe Pags about the future of 5G and why Apple is taking its time releasing a 5G-ready phone. Plus, find out how AI is fighting the coronavirus — and how fast fake news about the illness is spreading. And meet Gary Fritz, Vice President and Chief of Applications at New Stanford Hospital, a $2 billion world-class facility in Palo Alto, California being called the hospital of the future.

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Coronavirus fake news - Steve Ballmer - Using tech to fight Australia's wildfires - January 31, 2020More >>

Coronavirus is dominating headlines, and people are scared. And where there's fear, there's fake news. Learn how to spot misinformation. Plus, Kim chats with former CEO of Microsoft and chairman of the LA Clippers Steve Ballmer about his new site, USAFacts.org. This week's trivia is all about cell phones. Do you know how much the first handheld cell phone cost? All that and more on this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition.

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Future tech: Useful or useless? - January 28, 2020More >>

Technology is evolving faster than you can say "artificial intelligence." How does all this new tech impact our daily lives? In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim explores a new world of gadgets — some useful, some useless and some in the middle. 

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Should Apple unlock terrorists' phones? - Saving treasured voicemails - 57-day search for lost dog - January 24, 2020More >>

Hear the heartwarming story of a couple who put their lives on hold for 57 days to search for their lost border collie, Katie. And you know ads follow you online but what about in real life? Kim dives into the world of digital tracking with an advertising expert. Plus, a caller looks for a creative solution to remember his mother through old voicemails. All that and more on this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition.

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You're being tracked: How companies watch your every move - January 21, 2020More >>

You know you're being tracked by surveillance cameras everywhere you go, ads that follow you around the internet and Big Tech companies that have a shocking amount of information about you — but it doesn't stop there. In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim dives into who is spying on you and how you can hide from them to maintain your privacy. She's joined by Richard Eilert, an expert in geolocation and geofencing, about why your location means big bucks for companies.

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Barrett-Jackson online bidding tech - Tech help scam - iPhone saves lost hiker - January 17, 2020More >>

Kim talks to Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson and a pioneer in online bidding. This year’s Scottsdale, Ariz. auction is the biggest in history. Learn about the technology that powers the world’s greatest collector car auctions. Plus, Kim helps a caller who was scammed trying to fix his computer, and meet a lost hiker who used her iPhone flashlight — and a dose of luck — to get out of a scary situation.

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Bonus episode: Full hour of The Kim Komando Show - January 14, 2020More >>

This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Enjoy! Kim shares five things in tech you need to know right now, including a recent study that says nearly 40% of American adults can't fix anything around the house without Google. Are you one of them? Plus, guess the real product from the fakes in Brand New or Not True. And if you have old gadgets lying around, don't miss this: Learn what tech devices are worth big money. This is just 1 hour of the 12 hours of quality programming available only to Komando Community members. Sign up so you never miss a thing! Tap or click here now to join our thriving Komando Community.

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Dangers of in-game spending, cleaning $250K IMAX screens, CES tech wins - January 10, 2020More >>

Catch up on the top tech news of the day and meet digital movers and shakers on Komando On Demand: Insider Edition. Consumers spend billions of dollars a year on in-game purchases. Kim talks to a mom who discovered her son was buying much more than she realized through his Xbox. Plus, meet a man responsible for cleaning eight-story IMAX screens worth $250,000. And Kim brings you the shining stars of this year's CES, the annual tech trade show in Last Vegas.

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The secret of success: Building sustainable habits - January 7, 2020More >>

What's the key to success? Habits! In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim brings you truly life-changing stories and tips from highly motivated movers and shakers. Meet VU Dream founder and podcaster Mark Metry, as well as CEO and renowned attorney Joseph Harary. They chat with Kim about how they became successful and what they did to get there. By the end of this podcast, you'll be loaded with tools to guide your own transformation.

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Hacker watches child through Ring camera - Check your Wi-Fi speed - The Rideshare Guy - January 3, 2020More >>

Where do Uber and Lyft drivers go to get their questions answered? The Rideshare Guy. Kim interviews Harry Campbell, an aerospace engineer who left his job to become the go-to expert on all things rideshare. Plus, a young girl terrorized after a hacker accessed a family's Ring camera. Kim talks to her mom. And learn what internet speed you need and how to make sure you're getting what you pay for.

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Fake news tech: How it works and how to spot it - December 31, 2019More >>

Every time you get online, you're bombarded with doctored images, fake videos, false accusations and outright lies. So how can you determine what's true and what's false? In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim looks at the latest technology people are using to generate fake news and how to spot it. Kim talks to filmmaker Charles Dutka about how fake videos and images are created as well as Adrienne Gonzales, owner of Go Fraud Me, who combats fake online fundraisers.

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SEO tips to get your website to the top of Google search - How a baker turned her passion into a successful business - December 27, 2019More >>

Kim Komando talks to Heather Lloyd-Martin, who's been featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur magazine and many others about using Search Engine Optimization to get to the top of Google's search results. How a lady turned her passion for baking into a business that makes over $200K a year. Plus, hot tips to hack-proof your life. 

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What does your car know about you? Just about everything - December 24, 2019More >>

Just like our smartphones and computers, today's cars are connected. Car makers are using new technology to learn as much about us as they can — everything from our driving habits to our behaviors on and off the road. What will your new car know about you? And more importantly, what does that mean for your privacy? Kim takes an inside look at our future behind the wheel.

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Dr. Laura: How tech affects our relationships - December 20, 2019More >>

On this episode of Komando On Demand, Dr. Laura Schlessinger joins Kim to dive into the impact technology and social media have on relationships. Plus, meet Rob Walch, Vice President at podcast hosting company Libsyn. Can your podcast player track you? Find out. And Kim offers three tips for hiding your online activity from nosy advertisers.

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YouTube's fight against child predators - December 17, 2019More >>

A young woman lies sick on a bed. On the table next to her is a hypodermic needle. Her sister tells her, "You're hot," injects something into her backside and gives her a long, lingering kiss on the lips. Adult film? Nope. It's a cartoon featuring Elsa from "Frozen." "Elsagate" is a disturbing movement on YouTube that targets young children. Renowned psychologist Dr. Christine Davidson joins Kim Komando to talk about Elsagate. Listen to this fascinating conversation and learn how to protect children from adult content that's disguised as safe for kids. Dr. Davidson is the founder of Davidson Learning Center and DrDavidson.com. She specializes in education for autistic children, a population that is especially vulnerable to disturbing online video content.

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Mom bans kids from tech, Uber safety warning, dad takes over daughter's Instagram - December 13, 2019More >>

In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim talks to a mom who banned her kids from using technology for 30 days. You'll never believe the results. Plus, a warning for the students in your life: Put down the smartphone in class. Here's why. And Uber recently released its first-ever safety report. The data might make you rethink ridesharing services.

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Stop the flood of scammers and robocallers - December 10, 2019More >>

Robocalls are worse than ever, and try as they might, cell carriers and even the federal government are having a hard time stopping the onslaught. Scam calls aren't just annoying — they also pose a very real risk to consumers as it gets harder to identify and avoid malicious automated calls. In this Komando On Demand podcast, you’ll learn how to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to these tricky and downright dangerous phone calls.

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Get your idea made into a Hallmark movie, FBI's smart TV warning, Google Maps tricks - December 6, 2019More >>

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get your idea made into a Hallmark movie, Kim talks to a woman who did just that. How'd she do it? Find out. Plus, a serious warning from the FBI if you have a smart TV, and pro tips on making holiday travel easier using an app you probably already have on your phone: Google Maps. And don't miss this week's tech trivia!

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5G is coming: Is speed worth the costs? - December 3, 2019More >>

Super-fast 5G service is spreading across the country. This wireless technology is much more than a just an upgrade. We're talking lightening-fast streaming and potential innovations like driverless cars and smart cities. But will this breakthrough come at a cost to your health, increasing the risk of disease and disorders?

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The science behind finding deepfakes, robotic chef, tech trivia - November 28, 2019More >>

On this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition, Kim talks to an expert in deepfake technology, Henry Ajder, head of communications and research analysis at Deeptrace. The company uses manual searching, web scraping tools and data analysis to detect deepfakes. Plus, don't miss this week's trivia. We'll tell you what computer has been the best selling model from the '80s till now. And learn about a robotic chef that can cook 2,000 different meals.

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Dark Web crimes: A look into the internet's darkest places - November 27, 2019More >>

In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim dives into the Dark Web, where people can hire hit men, buy poison and hack your computer. Criminals lurk within the dark alleyways of the internet, waiting to take advantage of you and your loved ones. Kim talks to former FBI special agent Lawrence Wolfenden to take you behind the scenes of real Dark Web crimes. Learn what went into tracking a father and daughter who sold Xanax disguised as organic fitness pills. Plus, a hard look at the truth behind the Smiley Face Killers.

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5 apps to help you find TV shows to binge watch - November 23, 2019More >>

Streaming services have changed the way we watch TV. Instead of settling in to watch the newest episode of your favorite show as it airs, we now watch on our schedules or even binge watch entire seasons in one go. But this convenience comes with a downside: It's tough to keep track of when your favorite shows air. Kim and co-host Mike have five apps to help manage your binge watching so you don’t miss a thing.

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