This week, join former The Drill Down co-host Tom Cheredar as we discuss: Spotify buries musicians who aren’t exclusive, Facebook kills the Trending Topics team, What to expect from Apple, is there a spy in your iPhone? How the Clinton Campaign Is Foiling the Kremlin, and have the Russians hacked US voting systems? ..and much, much more this week on The Drill Down.
This week, Greg Davies from the Blendover podcast joins Dwayne & Andrew as we discuss: Chinese hackers break into US gov‘t employee records, Hulu gets South Park, a shakeup at Microsoft, Apple & IBM join forces, a new vehicle from Tesla, and…Worst. Con. Ever. All this and much more…
This week Dwayne, Devindra & Andy talk about the death of AT&T/T-Mobile, the public launch of Facebook Timeline, Zynga’s disappointing IPO, Sprint ditches Carrier IQ, SOPA is on hold for the holidays, Apple wins a patent over HTC, RIAA and other content kings caught filesharing, and the Dark Knight Rises & Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey trailers emerge.
Later, we discuss IBM’s 6th annual list of 5 technology predictions in the next 5 years, and Google’s annual ‘Zeitgeist’ list of the years top searches.
Andrew Sorcini and Tom Cheredar welcome guest Social Blade co-host Jeff Cryder, Jr., as they discuss Apple’s upcoming iPad 2 announcement, Amazon’s streaming movie service for Prime members, Nokia’s partnership with Microsoft and the death of Symbian, Apple and Google both launch subscription services, President Obama pitches a plan to free 500MHz, raise $28B, and bring 4G to everyone; Obama’s dinner with the tech elite, Anonymous challenges the Westboro Baptist Church– or do they? Google offers a plugin to block content spam, Microsoft embraces experimentation on the Kinect, and we welcome our new robotic Jeopardy-playing overlords.