The Drill Down 202 – The Downside of ‘Sorry’.

This week, we’ve been watching Misfits & Doctor Who, and playing Minecraft, Glitch, and Gears of War 3.

Then we discuss: Google Wallet’s launch, Google+ opens its beta to all, Google develops a Flipboard clone, Sony sneaks a ‘Binding Individual Arbitration’ clause into its new PSN user agreement, Apple prepares to launch the iPhone 5 under new CEO Tim Cook, and HP considers Meg Whitman to replace CEO Léo Apotheker.

Later we discuss Netflix’s decision to split the company into two separate divisions (with a new name for its DVD-by-mail service). Then we talk about Facebook’s new News Feed changes.

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The Drill Down 194 – Live from ComicCon 2011

This week we come to you LIVE from the 2011 San Diego ComicCon International, the premiere convention for comics, movies, television and pop culture.  And even though they couldn’t all be in the same room at the same time, Andy, Tom and Devindra still managed to individually bring you their impressions of the ComicCon 2011 experience.  We also cover some of the hot headlines of the week, including Apple’s new launches, The Sun hacked by LulzSec, Google’s G+ iPhone app, Microsoft’s secret new social site, and more.

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The Drill Down 179 – Google Gets Social

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.

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