Jun 18th 2006
This Week in Tech 58
The Milla Jovovich Show
- We're at Yahoo for Podcast Academy 3
- Bill Gates is stepping down from his position and handed his keys to Ray Ozzie.
- Google has launced a Shakespeare site
- Google Earth beta 4.0 has been released
- Google is building a GooglePlex
- The iPod city.
- Apple is going to investigate the iPod city.
- Apple may create a flash-based ultra-portable
- Microsoft is creating an audio/video device and service.
- Apple is in trouble with Scandanavia for its iTunes user license.
- ThePirateBay is moving back to Sweden
- Amazon is beginning to sell groceries.
- There's a ringtone that only kids can hear.
- In Washington, any site that talks about online gambling is committing a felony.
- Cablevision countersues Hollywood stating that their DVR system is similar to Betamax.
- Samsun is shipping the very first Blu-Ray player.
- A worm called BlackAngel.B spreads via MSN Messenger, en español.
- Netflix is suing Blockbuster over movie queues.
- And Blockbuster countersues saying that it is "like a fast-food restaurant trying to patent...the drive-through window."
- Flickr's taking down screenshots.
- Microsoft says there is a critical hole in Windows 98/Windows ME, and will not fix it.
- Netscape has a Digg ripoff on their hands.
Watch for the entries in the Remix 57 challenge. I got around a dozen so it's going to take me a little time to get them all posted. Thanks to everyone who made the attempt. You all did a better job than I did!
Disclaimer: Milla Jovovich does not appear in any way on this program. And probably wouldn't even if we asked her.