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This week, Google+ may be dead, but Google self-driving cars are…on a roll, Can police search cellphones without a warrant?, Denmark in Minecraft, 3D printed prosthetics, and a long lost legend is unearthed in the desert…all this and more…
This week, Twitter stock launches, Snapchat turns down Facebook, a new 3d printer using sound and lasers, Russians bring malware into space, Netflix makes a super deal with Marvel, and as it turns out, This IS The End for DVD rentals…
This week, YouTube test pilots paid subscriptions, BlackBerry messaging arrives on iOS & Android, the Tesla Model S gets the highest praise from Consumer Reports, all the latest from Google I/O, and the first music video recorded in space!
Welcome Geeks of Doom readers!The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.You can find all our previous episodes here.
This week, TDD regulars Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Christopher Burnor discuss Fortune reporter Adam Lashinsky‘s Apple exposé, “Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works“, and whether the production of Apple products could ever come back to the US. Later we discuss Facebook‘s $5 BN IPO launch.
But first, the headlines: We discuss podcast hosting service Mevio dropping most free users without notice, Next-gen XBox specs, Netflix regains most of their lost subscribers, Warner Bros. further penalizes Netflix users, Twitter allows governments to censor tweets as needed, and President Obama hangs out on Google Plus.