Ep. 1460: Twitter breaks the Osama Bin Laden news! Video
Ep. 1460: Twitter breaks the Osama Bin Laden news! Video Transcript
An informal CNET poll finds almost half of its readers learned of Osama bin Laden's death online through social media sites like Twitter and Facebook or news Web sites. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Brian Cooley reveals the technology of headlights, from where they've been to where they're going.
Is it fair to officially label Apple and its "followers" a religion, or at least a cult? We'll examine the parallels between the company and the church, discuss the ethics of live-tweeting a funeral, and imagine the future of Google Street view based on its latest Trekker backpack for outdoor exploration.
Pandora offers comedy clips, Facebook and Google want Skype, and spammers are capitalizing on Osama bin Laden's death!
Need that whole Twitter conversation on a single webpage? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica uses ExquisiteTweets to compile em, and you can too.
Wii U to launch without TVii, Twitters lets you email tweets, and a movie theater chain is rewarding courteous filmgoers.
Want to keep up with a Twitter-er without actually using Twitter? Just use RSS instead! Veronica explains how to turn those tweets into an RSS feed on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Due to technical difficulties beyond our control, we're cutting the live stream to free up bandwidth. Our tenderest apologies to the daily live listeners, but be sure to follow @the404 on Twitter for an extremely truncated, liveblogish version of the episode. If you're now wondering what to do from 12-1PM every day, we recommend re-watching old episodes and pretending they're live. On today's show: Sunbathing groundhogs, instant Facebook millionaire David Choe, a CBS pilot show about Groupon, and Reading Rainbow's Lavar Burton strikes back.
Spoiler: it's Veronica! Also, gambling prostitutes. Ms. Belmont joins us today to talk about Google's abject apologies and speculate about what's inside that Google-Aid they're drinking down there. Plus, we think Windows Phone 7 looks pretty cool despite that odd naming convention, and after that it's all mobile news all the time. --Molly
Verizon has plans to release tiered data pricing, Wikipedia lets you rate the quality of an article, and the Facebook outage gets a lot of attention on Twitter.