This week Andy, Devindra and Dwayne welcome back former TDD co-host Lidija Davis as new semi-regular to the show. We share what we’re experiencing this week, then discuss Meg Whitman’s appointment as HP’s new CEO, new (old) management at Yahoo, Netflix signs a deal with Dreamworks, Dish launches Blockbuster streaming, Amazon’s streaming service partners with Fox, Microsoft will get royalties from Samsung for every Android device sold, Surveys say things are changing, Delicious relaunches, and Zynga’s profits are down 95%.
Later, we talk about Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference announcements, including Timelines and “frictionless” sharing. Then we review Amazon’s new Kindle lineup, including the Kindle touch and the Fire.
What we’re experiencing:
- Andy: Spotify mobile, Glitch comes out of beta, Terra Nova
- Devindra:Gears of War 3.
- Dwayne: ifttt - loads of fun.
- Lidija: Mine Com sorta sounds like Mein Kampf
- How TechCrunch’s back-room deals destroy its credibility
- It’s Official: Meg Whitman Named HP CEO; Apotheker Out …
- Yang back in charge at Yahoo!
- Netflix Secures Streaming Deal With DreamWorks
- Dish’s Blockbuster Movie Pass: Streaming, mail and on-demand, $10…
- Amazon, Fox Streaming Deal Brings 11k Movies And TV Shows To Prime Instant Video
- Microsoft Signs Mega-Patent Deal With Samsung, Will Get Royalties on Every Android Device It Sells
- Google On Microsoft’s Android Patent Tactics: It’s Extortion
- Microsoft Responds To Google’s Extortion Claim: “Waaaah.”
- Survey: 31 percent of Android users eyeing switch to iPhone
- Google: 2/3rds of our mobile search comes from Apple’s iOS
- Study: 52% of BlackBerry users plan on switching to iPhone 5
- Delicious Relaunches: Exclusive Q&A; with CEO Chad Hurley
- Zynga’s Profits Down by 95%
Audible Book of the Week
Musical Interlude #1
- Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook’s big changes, including all new profiles
- Netflix announces Facebook integration for Canada, Latin America …
- Facebook Is Ready for Your New Closeup. Are You?
- Share Buttons? Ha. Facebook Just Schooled The Internet. Again.
- Facebook’s terrible plan to get us to share everything we do on the web
- The Facebook Timeline is the nearest thing I’ve seen to a digital Identity, and it’s creepy as hell
- All of life has been utterly, profoundly changed thanks to Facebook’s new features, and nothing will ever be the same, and all I can do is sit here and weep at the beauty and magic that Mark Zuckerberg has brought to this world
Musical Interlude #2
- Amazon Unveils $199 Kindle Fire Tablet