This week Tom recaps his recent trip to WonderCon, we discuss April Fools Day on the ‘net, MySpace’s rapid decline, Know Your Meme’s acquisition by Cheezburger, Anonymous’ attack on Sony, Kevin Rose’s new startup, Milk, a grim outlook for The Daily, and Facebook’s initiative to open the development of their servers.
Later, we discuss Google’s aggressive initiatives to kick the company into the social space, and we finish with a discussion of the impact that a government shutdown would have had on IPO development.
- Tom: WonderCon breakdown
- Andy: April Fools 2011: The Big List
- Andy: MySpace lost 10 million users in a month
- Tom: ‘Know Your Meme’ Acquired By Cheezburger in Seven-Figure Deal
- Tom: Anonymous goes after Sony, makes it personal… very personal
- Andy: Milk: Kevin Rose’s New Company Aims to Solve Big Problems on the Mobile Web
- Tom: Analysis Paints Grim Trajectory For ‘The Daily’
- Andy: Building Efficient Data Centers with the Open Compute Project
Audible book of the week
- Google: Larry Page Ties Employee Bonuses To Social Strategy
- Exclusive: Google CEO Larry Page completes major reorganization of Internet search giant
- YouTube is going LIVE