Nov 2nd 2014
This Week in Tech 482
The Microsoft Shackle
Hosted by Leo Laporte
CurrentC hack, set-top choices, AT&T and Verizon's 'perma-cookies,' and more.
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Hosts: Leo Laporte, Christopher Breen, and Rafe Needleman Apple Pay rival CurrentC gets hacked, Apple confirms decline in iTunes music sales, Amazon announces Fire TV Stick, Andy Rubin is leaving Google, Fitbit announces new wearables, Microsoft unveils a fitness band, HP to enter the 3D printer market, the end of the plasma TV, how Verizon and AT&T's ‘Perma-Cookie' is tracking your mobile web activity, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit twit.tv/twit/482. Also, check out our transcripts. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:50:19
- Tim Cook on Retailers That Refuse Apple Pay
- Apple Pay competitor CurrentC says customer email addresses were hacked
- Apple, Alibaba soon to be in talks to link up Apple Pay, Alipay
- Apple confirms decline in sales of iTunes digital music downloads
- Former Android Leader Andy Rubin Leaving Google
- Google's Android VP on why a pricier Nexus 6 may lead to higher sales
- 12 of the best new features in Android Lollipop
- OK, Google: Search Inside My Apps!
- Fitbit Charge, Charge HR and Surge unveiled: Hands-on with Fitbit's new wearables
- Microsoft Band Second Impressions
- Michael Bastian Creates a Smartwatch That Looks Like a Watch
- HP to jolt 3D printer market
- Amazon exec: We priced the Fire phone wrong
- LG nails the coffin down on plasma TVs
- Verizon's ‘Perma-Cookie' Is a Privacy-Killing Machine
- F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach to Net Neutrality
- ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY, AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE WEB'S FIRST BANNER ADS