This Week in Tech

Jul 31st 2006

This Week in Tech 64

Chaos Theory

Hosted by Leo Laporte
E3 fades to black, or at least a shade of gray, who needs Core 2?, and Billy Bragg abandons MySpace...
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Category: News

E3 fades to black, or at least a shade of gray, who needs Core 2?, and Billy Bragg abandons MySpace.

  • Frank Barnako says podcasts could conceivably be earning $1 million
  • Gigavox Media launches their first three channels today!
  • Patrick is working from a Falcon Northwest Core 2 Duo machine.
  • AMD is at its highest marketshare of all time (22%).
  • AMD and ATI finalized their deal this week.
  • A Microsoft demo of Windows Vista's voice recogniction technology went awry
  • Microsoft is charging $1.50 for the Office 2007 beta.
  • E3 is downsizing.
  • A power outage in Los Angeles knocked out MySpace.
  • Billy Bragg, a British protest singer, has started a protest against MySpace.
  • The US House of Representatives has passed the DOPA (Deleting Online Predators Act) which basically says "kids can't chat."
  • Leo and others are trying to set up a TechTV reunion.

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