Apr 6th 2014
This Week in Tech 452
Kevin Rose: Parasite!
Fire TV, ersatz anarchists, Cortana, EU net neutrality, wearable wane, and more.
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- Amazon's Fire TV billed as low-cost game console for titles like Minecraft and Asphalt 8, separate controller available for $40
- Amazon Fire TV ships today with Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube, WatchESPN, and more
- SF protestors march on Kevin Rose's home, handing out pamphlets (picture at link) calling him a parasite
- Anti-Tech Protesters Are Telling Kevin Rose’s Neighbors That He’s A “Parasite”
- Home Demo at Google VC's House on Potrero Hill
- Microsoft Announces Its Cortana Personal Assistant For Windows Phone 8.1, Powered By Bing
- Microsoft making Windows free on devices with screens under nine inches
- The story of Cortana, Microsoft's Siri killer
- Turkey lifts Twitter ban after court ruling
- Turkish court rules YouTube ban violates human rights, limits restrictions to 15 videos
- White House calls Samsung out on Ortiz's Selfie With Obama
- At HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Premiere, Elon Musk Has Some Notes for Hollywood on the Subject of Techies
- Apple Is Suing Samsung For $2 Billion Over These 5 iPhone Features
- Mozilla Co-Founder Brendan Eich Resigns as CEO, Leaves Foundation Board
- Brendan Eich on leaving Mozilla, taking a break and what's next