Jul 19th 2009
This Week in Tech 204
Taste Like Dirt
Chrome OS, Firefox 3.5 flaw, Amazon + NetFlix, Google Design, Twitter hacked, and more.
- Leo reports via on AudioBoo from China
- Laporte wins TechRepublic's mock election for "President of the Internet"
- Going to China, Language Reactivation, and Other Mischief
- Insane that 20+ people are at our tweetup in Beijing, all used proxies to access Twitter
- Ethnic Riots Spread in China's West; 156 Killed
- AT&T Is A Big, Steaming Heap Of Failure
- US State Dept. workers beg Clinton for Firefox
- Zero-day flaw found in Firefox 3.5
- Microsoft patches 9 bugs, leaves one open for hackers
- Google Chrome for Mac Developer Release
- Google Chrome OS
- Bill Gates on Google's Chrome OS
- Google's Lead Designer Doug Bowman Leaves for Twitter, Cites "Paralyzing" Lack of Design Focus
- Netflix Rises on Speculation of Amazon.com Buyout
- Amazon-Netflix? Let's Make It Happen, Please
- Facebook Movie is An Adaptation of The Accidental Billionaires
- Pirates of Silicon Valley
- King of Kong
- Amazon: We Won't Remotely Delete Books Again
- From 2007: Fifteen geek movies to see before you die
- From 2008: iPhone 3G tethering App pulled by Apple (updated)
- The official Kindle 2 case is cracking the Kindle 2, $5 million lawsuit filed
- Kindle DX
- The Crowd Is Wise (When It's Focused)
- The Wisdom of Crowds (Paperback)
- DiggBar Commits Career Suicide, Starts Redirecting Users To Digg Homepage
- DaringFireball April 2008: How to Block the DiggBar
- Cronkite Remembered
- We Choose the Moon: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
- Dwight interviews Craig Nelson, author of Rocket Men, on the Technology Bytes podcast
- Dell, HP neck and neck in second quarter U.S. PC shipment race; Apple slips, Acer surges
- Twitter hack raises questions about 'cloud computing'
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