This Week in Tech

Apr 15th 2007

This Week in Tech 94

Tastes Like Chicken

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Apple lets Leopard slip, Google buys DoubleClick, and Microsoft is dead...
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Category: News

Apple lets Leopard slip, Google buys DoubleClick, and Microsoft is dead...

  • Don Imus' recent remark spread like wildfire throughout the Internet and may have been a cause of his firing.
  • Apple quietly announced that OSX Leopard is to be delayed till October because many resources were moved to the iPhone.
  • MacWorld says that the iPhone isn't a distraction, but rather, it's the point.
  • Leo recently purchased a Nokia N95
  • A cosmonaut has stated that Bill Gates is headed for space.
  • Paul Graham has proclaimed Microsoft to be dead.
  • Tim O'Reilly has composed a Draft Blogger's Code of Conduct after Kathy Sierra received numerous death threats
  • The Webby Awards nominees have been posted. The list is so prolific it's like a phonebook.
  • TWiT has been listed as the best tech podcast in Southwest Airlines' Spirit Magazine.
  • Nielsen is going to begin following TV viewers outside of the home.
  • Best Buy, owner of the Geek Squad, has been sued because one agent was caught recording a customer in the shower.
  • Samsung has going to produce a full-featured combo HD-DVD/Blu-Ray player.
  • Toshiba's second-generation HD-DVD player is about $300 now.
  • Robert Heron has done a review roundup of the top HD disc players.
  • Several of Karl Rove's emails have supposedly disappeared.
  • Google has purchased DoubleClick for $3.1 billion.
  • Paleontologists have analyzed T-Rex protein and have concluded that it is very close to that of a chicken.
  • The RIAA and MPAA have sought for authority to pretext.
  • The RIAA has been rated as the worst company in America in a Sweet Sixteen board.
  • Cybercrooks are exploiting a new Windows DNS flaw in Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003.
  • A DJ made Don Imus' slur the "phrase that pays" and got fired.

Note: I screwed up the numbering in the episode itself - so the open and MP3 tags say TWiT 95. It's really 94. Sorry for the confusion.