Nov 30th 2014
This Week in Tech 486
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Hosted by Leo Laporte
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Hosts: Leo Laporte, Harry McCracken, Jason Snell, and Becky Worley Another big state sponsored malware program is discovered, Firefox drops Google as default search engine for Yahoo, Europe wants to extend right to be forgotten worldwide, Uber takes 'disciplinary actions' against executive over privacy violations, Twitter to start tracking what apps you download, Flickr is about to sell your Creative Commons photos, music publishers sue an ISP over piracy, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit twit.tv/twit/486. Also, check out our transcripts. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:59
- Strong Black Friday Online Sales Give Hope for Big Holiday Numbers
- Symantec Discovers ‘Regin' Spy Code Lurking on Computer Networks
- SECRET MALWARE IN EUROPEAN UNION ATTACK LINKED TO U.S. AND BRITISH INTELLIGENCE
- European Legislator Urging the Breakup of Google Has Ties to a Law Firm
- Firefox drops Google as default search engine, signs five-year deal with Yahoo
- Europe wants to exend right to be forgotten to U.S. and Google.com, censoring the world.
- To Delete or Not to Delete: That's the Uber Question
- Uber Takes "Disciplinary Actions" Against Its Top New York Manager Over Privacy Violations
- Uber's data-sucking Android app is dangerously close to malware
- Twitter to Start Tracking Which Apps Its Users Have Downloaded
- Carly Fiorina actively explores 2016 presidential run but faces GOP critics
- Flickr is about to sell off your Creative Commons photos
- Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy
- Kid gets a cutting board for Christmas