The Drill Down 242: Occupy ISP (preview)

This week, we talk about Google’s plan to put Gigabit Fiber in every home, beginning with Kansas City. And we look at the 2012 London Olympics, a games so far fraught with technical challenges and social media disputes.

But first, the headlines…Rumored launch dates for the next Apple iPhone and the rumored iPad Mini, Verizon can’t charge extra for tethering, Microsoft launches Outlook.com, and Digg relaunches!

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Geeks Of Doom’s 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.

Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), VentureBeat editor Devindra Hardawar, marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Techmeme editor Lidija Davis.

The Drill Down 193 – Netflix’s Faux Queue

This week Tom and Andrew check out a lab test of YouTube’s new redesign, Major ISP’s agree to a “six strikes” policy, Google introduces their first eBooks e-reader, rumors of an HD iPad, Amazon announces an iPad rival, TechCrunch gets a facelift, and our take on the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Later we discuss Netflix’s controversial new pricing plan, and… A million users isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? Ten million. Or perhaps one hundred million.

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The Drill Down 2010 Holiday Gadget Gift List

Because The Drill Down wants you to be armed and informed this holiday shopping season, we’ve put together our tech gift picks to add to your shopping list. We’ll start with gadget blogger Sukhjit, our guest during our recent Gift Guide episode.
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