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1117 - There will be Facebook groups!
Aired
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Duration
40:47
Hosts
Tom Merritt, Jason Howell Co-hosts: Molly Wood & Rafe Needleman
Producer
Jason Howell
Guests
none


Facebook's changing its privacy policy, and Molly and Rafe predict there will be groups. I don't think anyone cares about regional groups, but hey, I could be wrong. We also talk about why Steve Jobs personally approved an app that currently doesn't work. And Richard comes up with a brilliant idea for the future of news.


Stories CoveredEdit

Google alters news indexing to accommodate pay walls

http://www.pcworld.com/article/183526/google_alters_news_indexing_to_accommodate_pay_walls.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/technology-media-telco-SP/idUSGEE5B11Y120091202


AT&T customer satisfaction tanks

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/120209-att-customer-satisfaction.html?hpg1=bn


AT&T gives up on Verizon ad lawsuit

http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-10407717-266.html


New Facebook privacy controls just weeks away

http://www.pcworld.com/article/183505/

http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=190423927130


Sprint fed customer GPS data to cops over 8 million times

http://arstechnica.com/telecom/news/2009/12/sprint-fed-customer-gps-data-to-leos-over-8-million-times.ars

http://paranoia.dubfire.net/2009/12/8-million-reasons-for-real-surveillance.html

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/12/gps-data


TomTom aggregates anonymous driver speeds; compiles list of most congested cities

http://richdemuro.com/tomtom-aggregrates-anonomous-driver-speeds-co


Google wants to eliminate drivers

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10407264-1.html


Web giants unite against Digital Britain copyright bill

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8390623.stm


Steve Jobs intervenes, approves Knocking streaming-video app

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2009/12/steve-jobs-intervenes-approves-knocking-streaming-video-app.ars


After Apple agreement, Psystar officially halts sales of clone Macs

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/12/02/after_apple_agreement_psystar_officially_halts_sales_of_clone_macs.html


Black screen of death not a Microsoft issue after all

http://www.prevx.com/blog/141/Windows-Black-Screen-Root-Cause.html


Dane, who ripped his DVDs, demands to be arrested under DRM law

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/12/01/dane-who-ripped-his.html


VoicemailEdit

Richard from California has an idea for CNN


EmailsEdit

Google phone a certainty?I think they are right… But noting the way many people think. HTC made the last google developer phone and in doing so got access to the source code for 1.0 very early. This almost forced a partnership on the G1. Simmilarly google is essentially forced to work with a particular manufacture every launch in ever generation ( i.e. Droid 2.0). I would argue that in an attempt to not be “evil” that the phone they launch is a developer version that will allow them to more tightly control a symultainous launch. Thier current version is a bit dated.


Making thier own consumer phone bypassing both hardware partners AND wireless carriers is risky and potentially evil. Specifically given that they have advertised this project as an open project.


Wallace R. Fanning


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