The Drill Down 341: Check Yo’ Selfie (preview)

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This week, Google’s secret drones, Apple’s upcoming event includes a massive building under wraps, celebs naked selfies get hacked, and the first look at the Apple spaceship.

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The Drill Down 333: Two-Faced (preview)

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This week, Google buys into music and shuts down their oldest social network, Did T-Mobile swindle customers out of millions of hidden fees?, Facebook’s secret mood manipulation study, and is the NSA’s first transparency report just one big oxymoron?

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The Drill Down 316: On My Last Optic Nerve (preview)

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This week, the British NSA (GCHQ) snoops on millions of webcams, Apple’s CarPlay, Google’s modular cellphone, Microsoft’s version of Siri, Facebook to launch drones, the selfie that broke Twitter, and much more.

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.

The Drill Down 300: The Tech That Changed Our Lives (preview)

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This week, the NSA taps Yahoo & Google data centers without their knowledge, NSA spying makes Germany want to secede from the Internet, Netflix wants to stream blockbuster movies at the same time they’re in the theaters, and Turkey builds an intercontinental tunnel linking Europe to Asia. Then, to celebrate The Drill Down’s 300th episode, we discuss the technology that has personally moved us, from our early experiences to our most recent connections…

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The Drill Down 279: Money in the Banana Stand (preview)

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This week, Yahoo wants Hulu, Tim Cook at AllThingsD, Blizzard delays its new MMO, backlash against the XBox One, a 3D food printer, and…Arrested Development, Season 4!

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The Drill Down 266: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics (preview)

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This week: Russian dashcams, Apple‘s iWatch, Bungie‘s Destiny, Google Stores, the Chromebook Pixel, Google Glass, TeslaGate, and Sony‘s PlayStation 4

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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 Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan.

4 ways new CEO Marissa Mayer could save Yahoo from self-destruction

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There’s been plenty of buzz around Yahoo’s decision to appoint Google luminary Marissa Mayer as their new CEO. Even though Mayer’s appointment marks the umpteenth time that Yahoo has appointed a new CEO over the past decade, industry analysts and the media have been treating her appointment as a godsend for the beleaguered tech company.
And they have good reason to cheer on the new CEO. Marissa Mayer spent over a decade with Google since the company’s inception, and she oversaw production and design on some of the most visible and influential features of the company. Google Search, Google Images, Google Maps, Gmail all have Mayer to thank in part for their success. Yahoo should be so lucky to win over such talent.
There’s no question that Yahoo is in the midst of an identity crisis. The question of whether or not Mayer has the vision to turn the company around is the one thing on everyone’s mind. Here are four ways that I think the new CEO could make a real difference with the company. Continue reading