Jul 2nd 2006
This Week in Tech 60
A Series of Tubes
Hosted by Leo Laporte
Finally, an explanation of how the Internet really works on this edition of this WEEK in TECH...
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
- The Senate has rejected the Net Neutrality provision.
- Hear Senator Stevens talking against net neutrality.
- The broadcast flag made it through the committee.
- Microsoft is delaying Office 2007 for a year-end release instead of the fall.
- An Alaska school district is trying to sell a school on eBay.
- Red Hat has been sued for software patent infringement.
- There's a new exploit in Apple computers.
- Western Digital has settled a drive size lawsuit.
- There's a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft for Windows Genuine Advantage phoning home.
- France has approved a law that would require Apple to share its DRM technology with other companies.
- An Australian known as Shiver Metimbers has scammed the Nigerian scammer.
- Toshiba loses $200 on each HD-A1 HD-DVD player sold.
- Microsoft has decided not to ship WinFS.
- Intel is set to introduce the new Xeon processors.
- Dell is buying AMD chips for their servers and more.
- The Intel Core 2 Duo is about 30% faster than anything AMD's got out right now.