This week, The Drill Down team discuss Sony being allowed to acquire IP addresses from anyone who visited PS3 firmware hacker George Hotz’s website, Sprint plans on bringing a 3D EVO phone to the market, Microsoft’s Kinect gets into the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest selling consumer electronics device, Reddit breaks personal records with their Ask Me Anything subreddit, Apple releases iOS 4.3, Mixx.com’s social news product is dead, but the community lives on at Mixxingbowl.com.
Our in-depth discussion this week is on a Warner Bros. announcement to market movie rentals and purchases via Facebook, using Facebook credits. Finally we finish up with the news that YouTube has purchased video producer Next New Networks, and what that means for the future of YouTube content.
- ANDY: Judge Lets Sony Unmask Visitors to PS3-Jailbreaking Site
- TOM: Sprint Plans Nexus S 4G, EVO 3-D 4G
- ANDY: Kinect Gets Into the Guinness Book of World Records as fastest selling consumer electronics device
- TOM: Millions Ask Anything – Reddit Blog
- ANDY: Apple releases iOS 4.3
- TOM: Mixx is dead, long live the Mixxingbowl
Audible book of the week
- Warner Bros. to deliver movies on Facebook
- Facebook Could ‘Become a Credible Threat to Netflix,’ Says Goldman Sachs
- Fearing iTunes-Like Domination, Hollywood Plots Netflix’s Downfall
Light news finish