We discuss the effect the bin Laden raid had on global twitter traffic (and one tweeter in particular), Sony gets hit with a second round of security breaches, Apple updates their iMacs, rental laptops spy on their rentees, Warner Brothers buys Rotten Tomatoes, and The Woz tells Paul Allen to stop trolling.
Later we discuss the decline of TV ownership and DVD/Blu-Ray sales and why that’s an indicator of the new way we watch content; Julian Assange says Facebook is the most appalling spy machine that has ever been invented; and we breakdown the new upcoming Star Wars box sets.
- Bin Laden Announcement Has Highest Sustained Tweet Rate Ever, At 3440 Tweets Per Second
- Here’s the guy who unwittingly live-tweeted the raid on Bin Laden
- Sony Online loses 12,700 credit card account numbers, 24.6 million accounts compromised
- Sony says “Anonymous” set stage for data theft
- Apple adds Thunderbolt, faster processors to iMac line
- PC rental store accused of using webcams, keyloggers on customers
- Warner Bros. beats out Yahoo to buy Rotten Tomatoes owner Flixster
- The Woz to Paul Allen: Stop patent trolling, start innovating
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- Wikileaks Founder: Facebook is the most appalling spy machine that has ever been invented
- Facebook Saves The CIA Billions In Intelligence Costs via The Onion (video)
- Star Wars Blu-ray Set Coming Sept. 16 With over 40 hours of Bonus Features