There should be a drinking game that involves the words privacy and Facebook; and if there was such a game, players would be drunk within a matter of minutes.
Palm lives another day
Palm will continue to live another day – if not, for years – as HP announced the company will buy the sputtering mobile phone manufacture for $1.2 billion dollars.
Questions about the Gizmodo raid
There are more questions than answers being asked about the Gizmodo raid and as the days go on, more questions will likely be asked. I’ve done some research on the topic at hand and try to answer some – if not, all – of these questions. Keep in mind that I’m not a lawyer nor am I a media analysis, but I do consider myself a journalist as I have taken some courses at college, which some bloggers have not.
Apple brings the law on Gizmodo
(Editor’s note: I apologize for the awful sound in today’s episode. I was not in the studio and can’t bring all the equipment I use to record an episode with me when I travel.
Spying school notebooks
If you’re a parent with a kid in high school and was issued a school notebook, you should be very alarmed about this story out of Pennsylvania.
Twitter axes developers
Attention: developers, If your product relies heavily on Twitter and does nothing but grab users’ tweets, either change or die. That’s the message Twitter sent when they bought Tweetie last week.
Fighting piracy is dead
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) are up against wall and smelling defeat. Last week’s showcase was probably the last desperate attempt to stay alive as both organizations want the United States’ government to do the following, according to Boing Boing, The EFF and Gizmodo:
iPhone 4G discovered in a bar
UPDATE: Guardian UK confirms that Gizmondo paid a sum of money to get the ‘exclusive’. More on this on Friday’s Monday’s episode.
Dump Cable for Hulu
Hot off the heals of the New York Times moving to a pay-wall structure, Hulu may move as well. I explain why the move will kill cable and allow a-la carte subscriptions for cable channels.
The Times, there are a chargin’
The New York Times announced the news maker is moving from free to a pay-wall structure. And this one makes sense.
The power of the Internet
Another disaster occurs and when the main lines of communication are disrupted, the Internet steps in the fill the void.
Is 3D porn on the horizon? Hustler thinks so. And it could it help get 3D to penetrate the market like the pron industry did to VHS and DVD.
The Good and Bad sides of text donations
A new side of social networking emerged after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, texting your donations. Unfortunately, some are making money off of your charitable donations.
Twitter, The Worldwide Leader in News
Editor’s note: I said in the podcast that the presidential palace had collapsed, instead it was the National palace. This my error and not towards the Twitter user.
Google may leave China?
News broke today that Google may be exiting China because of a security breach. Why I think Google is leaving because of the Chinese government instead of a business motive.