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This week, we’re joined by tech journalist (and former The Drill Down co-host) Tom Cheredar, as we discuss: Taylor Swift tells Apple Music ‘we ARE getting back together’, French cab drivers are revolting, Netflix is about to be bigger than networks, A.I. sasses back, a real GIANT ROBOT DUEL!! … and much much more.
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!
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.
This week, we note the tragic passing of one of the founders of Diaspora, Logitech says goodbye to Google TV, Steam gets hacked, the Kindle Fire is roasted, the DOJ wants to make lying on your profile a felony, batteries get a technological boost, Community is ‘on the bubble’, COD:MW3 & Skyrim make huge debuts, Minecraft comes to iOS, and Black Friday is upon us!
Later we discuss the official launches of both Google Music and iTunes Match from beta, and we rant briefly on the future of interaction design (our hands’ place in that future).