This week Tom Cheredar and Andrew Sorcini are joined by social media expert Mark Frost as we discuss AOL’s purchase of Huffington Post (and the assignment of Ariana Huffington in charge of AOL’s entire editorial content), Verizon breaks all pre-sale records with the iPhone 4, Canada reverses its stance on data caps, Gawker Media’s new layout design, tech companies return to Super Bowl ads (and Groupon’s incendiary ads), Apple’s new iPad in production, Mark Zuckerberg gets a stalker, Anonymous pwns FBI contractor HBGary, and Duke Nukem Forever arrives with a whimper.
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- AOL buying Huffington Post for $315 million
- AOL+HuffPo! Why It is Not Really a Good Deal?
- Verizon breaks first day sales record with iPhone 4 pre orders
- Ottawa to reverse CRTC Internet billing decision
- “It just feels inevitable”: Nick Denton on Gawker Media sites’ long-in-the-works new layout
- Gawker Learns the Hard Way Why ‘Hash-Bang’ URLs are Evil
- Tech Returns To The Super Bowl Big Time, An Ad Roundup
- Our Super Bowl Ads, and How We’re Helping These Causes
- Reddit Blog: Charting the Super Bowl through our traffic graph
- Apple’s New iPad in Production
- Mark Zuckerberg — I Fear My Facebook Stalker
- Valleywag’s Ryan Tate Publishes Photo of Zuckerberg’s House; Days Later, Stalker Shows Up
- Anonymous to FBI security firm contractor: “You’ve angered the hive”
- Duke Nukem Forever hands-on: an ambitious, audacious mess