Mar 1st 2009
This Week in Tech 184
Hard Times For Hard Copy
Future dire for newspapers, Amazon Kindle 2, Pull My Finger, Dell sales drop, Obama's choppers, and more.
- Rocky Mountain News to close, publish final edition Friday
- Hearst seeks changes at Chronicle
- Drudge Report
- Huffington Post
- Harry McCracken's Technologizer
- Hearst to launch a wireless e-reader
- Amazon retreats on Kindle's text-to-speech issue
- Hearst threatens to close historic 'San Francisco Chronicle'
- The 25 Most Influential Books of the Past 25 Years: The Alchemist
- Cory Doctorow
- Jonathan Coulton
- Sex, Drugs and Updating Your Blog
- Practice What You Preach: Nine Inch Nails Gives Away New Album
- Michael Arrington's TechCrunch
- Adam Carolla Radio Show Canceled; Last Show Airs Friday
- Adam Corolla Podcast
- Think Secret ceases publishing to settle Apple suit
- Apple Says iPhone Jailbreaking is Illegal
- 'Pull My Finger' iPhone Fart App Dispute Lingers
- Dell fights tech-spending slowdown with cost cuts Computer maker posts 4th-quarter sales drop of 16%, says it's increasing goal for trims by $1 billion
- Jobs' Return Addressed at Apple Meeting
- Data about Obama's helicopter breached via P2P?
- Obama considers grounding new White House helicopter program
- Denise Howell on Twitter
- Dwight Silverman on Twitter
- John C. Dvorak on Twitter
- Leo Laporte on Twitter
- Alex Lindsay on Twitter
- Twitter's 'suggested users' get mammoth boost from new feature
Links to all our stories are at http://delicious.com/twit/184.
Audible picks of the week: All the President's Men and The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat. To get two free audiobooks, visit Audible.com/twit2.