This week Andy and Devindra are proud to add Dwayne De Freitas, of the Symbiotek podcast as a regular panelist. We discuss former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz’ outspoken remarks about her dismissal and the future of Yahoo, Michael Arrington’s decision to leave AOL, Google acquires Zagat, Sprint to offer unlimited data on the iPhone 5, Nike creates ‘Back to the Future II’-inspired shoes, Amazon to launch an e-book rental service, Turntable.fm launches an iPhone app, and Facebook launches better friend sharing services.
Later, we discuss Microsoft’s launch of their Windows 8 Developer Preview. Then Tom Cheredar interviews “The Dude” Dean Bairaktaris on his ‘Save SGU’ and ‘Save Eureka’ campaigns.
- Carol Bartz exclusive: Yahoo “f—ed me over”
- ARRINGTON: “It’s No Longer A Good Situation For Me To Stay”
- Google acquires Zagat
- Nike creates Back to the Future II shoes for Parkinsons charity
- Sprint may offer iPhone 5 with an unlimited data plan that puts AT&T, Verizon to shame
- Amazon reportedly in talks to launch a Netflix for books
- Turntable.fm iPhone app goes live and it’s a dream
- Facebook Officially Launches Smart Lists, and Special Friend Lists That Influence the News Feed
Audible Book of the Week
Musical Interlude #1
- Windows 8 for tablets hands-on preview
- Ballmer: 500,000 Downloads of Windows 8 Since Last Night
- Acer and MSI are also sporting the Metro Interface
- ARM! The Win8 OS runs SMOOOTHLY on ARM chip-based tabs, not just AMD’s APU setups.
- Windows 8: The Verdict Isn’t In!
- Wow. Even John Gruber had to capitulate that “Metro looks like an excellent design for an iPad rival”
Musical Interlude #2
- Interview with “The Dude” Dean Bairaktaris on ‘Save SGU’ & ‘Save Eureka’ campaigns