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Komando On Demand

Author: Kim Komando

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Ever wonder how technology has transformed your life? In this entertaining and informative podcast, Kim Komando provides insight on the ever-changing tech issues and topics that are relevant to you. This free podcast featuring interviews that Kim conducts with experts in their field. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics such as the Dark Web, the life of digital nomads, staying focused on the road, what it takes to keep the lights on and so much more.
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In March, T-Mobile closed 80% of its stores due to the coronavirus pandemic. How did they manage a huge workforce of more than 110,000 employees? Kim chats with Jon Freier, T-Mobile's Executive Vice President of Consumer Markets, about the company's pivot during the pandemic, how to lead during a crisis and T-Mobile's on-going commitment to the military. Plus, can you guess what kind of calls and texts Elon Musk gets? Kim chats with a woman who knows firsthand.
This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Try out the Komando Community and get full access to 36 hours of Kim's show for just a few bucks a month. Try it now for 30 days free with promo code "Kim." Tap or click here to try it out. Coming up, widespread COVID-19 exposure notification is one step closer with Apple’s latest iOS feature. Find out how to update your iPhone. Plus, Chrome has added a new tool to keep prying eyes away from your web traffic. And this Memorial Day, learn more about your family members who served in WWII — for free. Don't miss a ransomware superhero who helps those who've been scammed and a woman who has Elon Musk's old phone number. This is just one 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! Try the Komando Community while you're thinking about it. Tap or click here to sign up.
Meet a bar worker and promoter named Steven Walsh who went from unemployed thanks to the pandemic to hosting trivia on Zoom and making thousands of dollars a day. Then, learn how small and mid-sized businesses can use data to advertise like the Fortune 500. Kim chats with Robert Brill, CEO of Brill Media. Plus, Kim talks to a caller who wants to get set up teaching a course online.
You can find success on social media or become a star on YouTube, but at the end of the day, you're reliant on that platform. Your success is tied to it, for better and for worse. But build up an email list and your contacts are yours. Kim chats with PowerInbox CEO Jeff Kupietzky about converting your email list into a living, while keeping your subscribers happy. Learn the best days and times to send email and insider tips to increase your open rates.
On this episode, Kim brings you the story of a man feeding a remote Alaska town with a Costco card and a ship. Toshua Parker went from a quarter-million dollars in debt to the owner of a successful grocery story that's keeping Gustavus, Alaska stocked during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, meet Jonathan Bass, Head of Marketing and Communications at Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet. Wing has built an autonomous fleet of small, lightweight delivery drones that can transport small packages to homes in minutes.
When pro sports organizations canceled games for the foreseeable future, players packed up and went home. But the Phoenix Suns carried on the season in an unconventional way: Streaming virtual games through NBA 2K20 on Twitch. They got the stream up and running overnight, and millions and millions of viewers tuned in. Kim talks with Suns Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Dean Stoyer about how they pulled it all together. Plus, Kim chats with MIT professor Jim Collins on the challenges scientists are facing in the fight against COVID-19. 
Howard Scott Warshaw is infamous for designing and programming Atari games Raiders of the Lost Ark and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, often referred to as the world's worst video game. Warshaw is also known as the Silicon Valley Therapist. He and Kim talk about how to cope with the stress of the pandemic. Plus, Ryan Welch is on a mission to provide personal protective equipment through his nonprofit, Give Kits. The PPE is going to first-responders across the country.
For nearly 50 years, enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to the Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions. But the global pandemic hit, and now a crowd of people is off the table. Kim talks to Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO, about how they can capture that amazing auction energy online. Plus, meet a bakery owner who turned his business upside down in two days. Aaron Caddel of Mr. Holmes  Bakehouse transformed his company from an in-person destination to a mail-order baking service — raking in up to $100,000 a day.
We're staying six feet apart, gas is cheap and the middle seat on airplanes may be empty for a while yet. But what about our businesses and our future? Where is it headed? Kim talks with Steph Smith, Senior Analyst at the Hustle, about which trends are worth watching to make sense of the complicated world we find ourselves in. Plus, meet Nate Walowitz, the regional coordinator and creator of Project THOR. After getting fed up with slow satellite internet options, western Colorado residents took matters into their own hands to build 481 miles of broadband internet. Find out how this $2.6 million project came to be.
Kim is joined by fellow radio host and relationship expert Laura Schlessinger. They talk about managing the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, from fear of the future to the anxiety you're feeling to struggling to get through the day. Plus, laptop buying tips on a budget and cybersecurity tips from a white hat hacker.
In this episode, Kim talks to a virologist about the spread of COVID-19, the importance of technology in the fight and what it means for the future of healthcare. Plus, the best way to start streaming to lower your cable bill and advice on cutting the cord. And hear the hilarious story of a Zoom class gone wrong.
Misinformation, hoaxes and scams are rampant on the web. People are scared, and cybercriminals are taking advantage — hawking fake test kits, vaccines and financial aid, among other things. What do you need to know to stay safe? Kim talks to Tom Edwards, U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge, and Lori Hodges, Vice President of North America Risk at Visa, about the dangers you're facing online right now and the right steps to take if you've been scammed.
Scams, hacks and cyberthreats exploded in March and show no signs of slowing down as the coronavirus spread continues. Kim talks with Etay Maor, Chief Security Officer at IntSights, a company that helps enterprises defend against security threats. They dive into the outlandish scams finding traction and the more believable ones fooling people across the web.
This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Try out the Komando Community and get full access to 36 hours of Kim's show for just a few bucks a month. Try it now for 30 days free with promo code "Thank you." Tap or click here to try it out. Coming up, one of the latest coronavirus-related scams involves a self-described “survivor” selling his immune blood and saliva on the dark web. Plus, the heartbreaking story of a nursing home resident who tried asking Alexa for help dozens of times before dying of COVID-19. And how a conspiracy about coronavirus and 5G has gotten so big. This is just one 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! Try the Komando Community while you're thinking about it. Tap or click here to sign up.
The internet is strained, and ISPs are dealing with more malicious activity than before the coronavirus pandemic. Kim talks with Kevin Hart, CTO for Cox Communications, about how to maximize your bandwidth. Plus, Kim's chat with fellow radio host Joe Pags. They talk all things work from home, including the dangers of Zoombombing.
Coronavirus scams are spreading at an alarming rate. To make matters worse, the junk email and bogus texts that normally flood our inboxes and phones become a lot harder to weed out when we're desperate for information. Kim talks to IBM social engineer Stephanie Carruthers, aka _sn0ww, about the surge in spam capitalizing on our fears and confusion. Learn about the biggest spam campaigns making the rounds right now and how you can stay safe online.
When it comes to being isolated, astronauts are the real pros. In this episode, Kim talks to retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who holds the American record for the longest time spent in space. He’s shares the tactics he used to stayed sane in isolation for a year on the International Space Station and tips for leading a team through crisis.
This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Try out the Komando Community and get full access to 36 hours of Kim's show for just a few bucks a month. Tap or click here to try it out. Medical workers in one state are wearing rings on their fingers packed with tech that could detect illness before symptoms appear. Watch out for false claims about the census and coronavirus. And in Kim's DIY Security tip, five steps you need to take with cyberattacks increasing. 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! Try the Komando Community while you're thinking about it. Tap or click here to sign up.
The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the economy and closing down businesses. In one week alone, a stunning 3.28 million people have filed for unemployment in the United States. Independent contractors and workers in the gig economy are among those hit the hardest. Kim talks to rideshare expert Sergio Avedian, Senior Contributor at TheRideshareGuy.com, about how dramatically decreased demand and more dangerous working conditions are impacting drivers.
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 90-day trial. Create your profile and leave your tech questions in the forum. Tap or click here to try it out. As if you don’t have enough to worry about, now trolls, scammers and other cybercrooks are trying to capitalize on the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how to avoid being taken. Plus, ISPs around the country are pledging to keep your internet service turned on, even if you can’t pay the bill right now because of the pandemic. 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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Comments (7)

JC Preston

True story. Several of my podcast guests have been Digital Nomads. Many of them prefer to be called "Citizens of the World".

Mar 30th
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Ray Jayatunga

Great discussion and really valuable insight. My only criticism is that the background track is extremely distracting

Jan 18th
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Russell Hicks

love Kim Komando,

Jan 16th
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Phil Conti

thkq..very informative in laymen language.

Aug 2nd
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Pamela Grebe Richardson

Interesting content (have listened to several episodes) but it's a painful experience. There is way too much noise underneath the speaker and/or used to "illustrate" the information being presented. Unfortunately, with this episode, I have finally been driven away and will be unsubscribing.

May 18th
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