It's a racy Buzz Out Loud as Natali Del Conte and Molly Wood double-team Jason Howell. Yes, by the way, that was the most blatant click-bait I've ever written. We discuss who's the bigger liar: Google or the Wall Street Journal. Plus, mobile news galore, including FCC approval of the Garmin Nuviphone. And then it gets too hot to remain in the studio and we flee to cooler climates.Listen now: Download today's podcast EPISODE 872
President-elect Barack Obama's transition team anticipated the requests of open government advocates by copyrighting Change.gov under a Creative Commons license, but a coalition of groups in favor of more online freedom is asking for more.
The group released an open letter Tuesday morning to the Obama team, urging them to adopt certain principles on Change.gov so that no one is blocked in sharing or remixing transition-created material. The signatories include Web 2.0 evangelist Tim O'Reilly, Stanford Law professor Larry Lessig, MoveOn.org, Newt Gingrich's organization American Solutions, and the government transparency group the Sunlight … Read more
We're getting Windows 7 at the end of 2009! Although Microsoft won't make that official. We're getting USB 3.0! Though not until 2010. Songbird is almost out in a full version. But it's still just a release candidate. Microsoft is going open source! OK, they said they're interested in looking at Webkit. Prostitutes can advertise on Craigslist! But they have to give a phone number and credit card...
Man, nothing's quite what it seems today.Listen now: Download today's podcast EPISODE 848
Ballmer rules out new bid for Yahoo http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-10085104-75.html … Read more