This Week in Tech

Dec 3rd 2006

This Week in Tech 79

Fifty Plus

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Viking dairy farms, Scoble vs Winer, and subscription music stores...

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Category: News

Viking dairy farms, Scoble vs Winer, and subscription music stores...

  • Dave Winer and Robert Scoble had an argument as to whether Microsoft was an innovator or not.
  • Universal is trying to crack a deal with Apple for royalties on the iPod.
  • Movie companies now want piracy concessions from Apple.
  • Walmart is offering downloads of Superman Returns on the cheap for people who buy the DVD.
  • Bush is depriving North Korea of various gadgets.
  • Psiphon is a program that will provide a proxy to view censored content.
  • The Russian government says "nyet" to, but they said that they're not going anywhere.
  • Google Answers has closed up shop.
  • Chacha is trying to do what Google Answers did.
  • Glam is a metablog of fashion run by a curator.
  • The Huffington Post wants an online presidential debate.
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology is recommending that the 2007 version of the Voluntary Voting Systems Guidelines decertify direct record electronic voting machines.
  • AMD and Nvidia are being targeted in an antitrust investigation.
  • Certain U.S. companies will need to keep track of all emails, instant messages, and other electronic documents generated by their employees.
  • James Kim and his family has gone missing.