Jun 15th 2008
This Week in Tech 147
The Mr. Whipple Effect
Yahoo-Google, iPhone's second coming, Comcast limitations, Firefox 3 and more.
- John C. Dvorak predicts a depression starting in 2010, rock bottom by 2013
- Yahoo and Google make a deal. Is it just AdSense?
- In January 2007 MSFT offered $40/share for Yahoo; now it's around $23.
- TWiT Live had over 10,000 viewers on day of iPhone 3G announcement
- Top network exec leaves Yahoo.
- Is Yahoo Buzz beating Digg?
- Horowitz charts MSFT vs. GOOG, YHOO, and AAPL over past two years.
- Is online advertising set for growth period?
- Email addiction causing decrease in productivity. Google now helps you turn it off with Email Addict
- Apple announces $199 iPhone 3G with GPS functionality, available July 11. See WWDC kenote.
- SDK restricts Tom-Tom from making GPS app for iPhone 3G.
- MobileMe service enables syncing between devices.
- iPhone 3G must be activated in-store; pricing plan detailed.
- Is Steve Jobs' health in jeopardy again? Whipple procedure explained.
- Is Apple a one man show?
- Dvorak details eight reasons your bandwidth should be metered.
- Mozilla and Firefox 3 try to set download record June 17.
Audible.com pick of the week:
"Big Russ and Me: Father and Son, Lessons of Life" by Tim Russert
Links to all our stories are at http://del.icio.us/twit/147.
Show notes by David Di Franco.