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The Killing IT Podcast

IT authors and entrepreneurs Ryan Morris, Karl Palachuk, and Dave Sobel provide commentary on the changing world of technology opportunities and emerging tech.

We want to expand the discussion from the SMB IT channel to all things tech - with one eye on the future and the other on profits. Join us!

Jun 14, 2022

Topic 1:

What does tech company even mean?  

RoW is a good resource to better gauge who can call themselves a tech company. We might want to reframe this seemingly exclusive title. What is the criteria a company must meet to be able to slap this title on a business card?

Jun 7, 2022

Topic 1:  Update on that Apple Self-Repair Kit for iPhone Screen

The basic program includes two large Pelican cases full of equipment and tools, which you rent for $49/week plus a $1,300 deposit. Then the repair kit is about $10 cheaper than taking your phone to the Apple store for the service.

At this point, the...

May 31, 2022

Topic 1:  Shredding the Myth of Anonymity in Bitcoin 


Wired recently published a long, detailed story of how law enforcement agencies around the world collaborated to bring down the largest child abuse sex network in history. One key element in this take-down is the “trick” of turning bitcoin from an...

May 24, 2022

Topic 1:  Found all those Great Resignators: They’re working somewhere else.

Looks like a basic shake-up that forced a number of employers to treat their employees like humans.

Maybe, and we're only speculating here, the working person realizes they don't have to work somewhere that has no decent pay, no decent...

May 17, 2022

Topic 1:  Ransomware leads to the first casualty in the higher education market as Lincoln College closes permanently due to cyberattack in December 2021. Who was their MSP … and why was there not a plan in place?

Ten years ago, a system failure of more than 24 hours could mean the end of your business. Today, with...