Nov 5th 2006
This Week in Tech 75
TWiTs at Sea
Hosted by Leo Laporte
Stock option scandals, the newest ipod, and a victory for wi-fi...
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
Guests: Steve Stecklow, Randal Schwartz, Naomi Pearce, Andy Ihnatko, Neil Bauman, Albert J. Schoonderbeek
- There have been several stock option scandals where stocks are being backdated.
- The FCC has ruled that Boston Logan Airport must allow Continental airlines to offer free WiFi at their gates.
- Google's WiFi service in San Francisco shall top out at 300kbps.
- If you find a wireless network called "Free Public WiFi", it's just a flaw in Windows XP that has been virally spreading.
- The second generation iPod Shuffle is now shipping.
- Steve Wozniak stated that he carries $20,000 at all times.
- Watch Steven Colbert's interview with Steve Wozniak.
- Apple released a document where they mentioned a "touch-screen" iPod.
- Google has purchased Jotspot.
- Google has launched a mobile application for Gmail.
- Google has begun sharing ad revenue with videographers.
- MySpace is going to begin using audio fingerprinting to prevent copyrighted material from being uploaded to the site.
- Microsoft has clarified their Vista license agreement.
- Here's a video on how easily a voting machine can be hacked.