The Drill Down 207 – The Unvarnished Truth

This week The Drill Down team discuss Google+’s decision to support pseudonyms, Social network user agreements vs. user-contributed intellectual property rights, Netflix’s quarterly losses, former iPod creators unveil a futuristic thermostat, Rockstar teases GTA V.

Later we discuss the release of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs and what we’ve learned from it, including future plans for an integrated television. We discuss Nokia’s first ‘true’ Windows phone, the Lumia 800. Also we talk about patents on software from Microsoft and Apple, and the impact they have on the mobile industry.

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Audible Book of the Week

Musical Interlude #1

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Musical Interlude #2

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This week’s music, Coldplay’s Every Teardrop is a Waterfall & Norah Jones’ rendition of Bob Dylan’s Forever Young were both performed at Apple’s memorial to Steve Jobs.