Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

May 13th 2007

This Week in Tech 97

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PC World editor returns, Joost raises big bucks, and Nokia goes green...
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PC World editor returns, Joost raises big bucks, and Nokia goes green...

  • Systm is back!
  • It is the 9th anniversary of ZDTV.
  • Undo.TV has been released to the public.
  • A Stephen Fry talking clock has gone Creative Commons.
  • PC World has brought their editor back and removed their CEO.
  • Joost has announced that they have received $45 million in funding from 5 VCs: including CBS and Viacom.
  • A big feature in the Xbox 360 Spring 2007 Update was the ability to chat on Windows Live Messenger.
  • Kevin Rose has made a guest appearance on Tiki Bar TV.
  • Intel's Santa Rosa chipset was released.
  • Leo Laporte, Alex Albrecht, and Kevin Rose co-starred on an episode of dotboom.ca.
  • Visa has come out with a World of Warcraft credit card.
  • Nokia is going to begin notifying its customers to unplug the charger too.
  • Rupert Murdoch has announced that News Corps. will go carbon neutral.
  • Kevin Rose is going for a 3rd venture: an instant messaging based company.
  • AT&T is not allowing for vacations between June 15-July 15 due to what is likely to be the, "biggest selling period we have seen in a few years."
  • Microsoft has spoofed the iPhone with the oPhone.
  • Spore has been delayed until 2008.
  • HBO wants to rename DRM to Digital Consumer Enablement.