This Week in Tech

Aug 5th 2007

This Week in Tech 108

The Crash of 2007

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Here comes Bubble 2.0, Google calls for a phone, and mod chippers go to jail...
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Category: News

Here comes Bubble 2.0, Google calls for a phone, and mod chippers go to jail...

  • Patrick Norton is officially leaving DL.TV.
  • Disney has purchased kids social network site, Club Penguin, for $350 million.
  • Dvorak thinks that the Web 2.0 bubble is going to burst.
  • Google is apparently spending millions on a mobile phone.
  • Apple has scheduled an event for the Macintosh.
  • An iPhone security update 1.0.1 was pushed.
  • Prager has used an app called iFuntastic in order to customize his iPhone.
  • iTunes has sold three billion songs.
  • Eminem has sued Apple - again.
  • A class action lawsuit has been filed.
  • Federal agents have busted users of videogame modchips.
  • The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007 will required a paper trail for electronic voting machines.
  • Ted Stevens' Alaskan home was recently raided.
  • Steve Ballmer says Microsoft is hell-bent on succeeding in ads.
  • Morgan Webb has begun a daily video blog called Webb Alert.
  • Elton John wants the Internet shut down for five years.
  • The Onion was on the scene at the Internet crash of 2007.