Ep. 515: Where we look to our hands for inspiration Video
Facebook recently rolled out privacy changes and new data-sharing features. As usually happens when Facebook makes a privacy change, there was a swift and mighty backlash. Didn't Facebook learn from Beacon? To discuss Facebook's latest moves, Rafe Needleman is joined by CNET's Declan McCullagh and by Kara Swisher from All Things Digital.
Meme expert memeMolly joins us on the show today to talk about the latest videos and pictures spreading around the Web, and the nature of memes themselves.
We think, because of the magic of search-engine optimization, that this episode is about to become our highest-rated ever. P.S. Attention, visitors from Google: this is not the Facebook login page. Sorry about that. In other news today, we tear down Google Buzz's privacy options, Bill Gates can barely be bothered to diss the iPad, and some guy plans to be pooping in a box for 30 days. Sometimes we hate the Internet. --Molly
Today on Buzz Out Loud, fun kills and companies kill fun. Apple kills all the good boob stuff in the App Store, Google's building its Daemon-Skynet empire by getting into the power business, and Italy thinks 3D glasses can give you pink-eye. Also, Microsoft and Yahoo finally get that search deal done, about a thousand episodes after anyone cares. And Helen calls again and breaks Molly. --Molly
AOL and Time Warner say their sorrowful goodbyes, AT&T is coveting the Palm Pre, and we get a closer look at Microsoft's revamped search engine.
Groupon starts selling goods, lawmakers seek FTC probe of Facebook, Nokia hands out more pink slips, and Amazon lights a fire under the BlackBerry PlayBook.
Today's story rundown includes the Boy Scouts of America staying culturally relevant with a new robotics merit badge, Cisco says goodbye to Flip mobile camcorders, a crowdsourced fundraiser pokes fun at M. Night Shymalan's dwindling film career, and Germany says "no" to Google Street View.
Say goodbye to irrelevant search results. Veronica shows you how to find what you're looking for faster with this hidden tool in Google's image search.
We take a quick look at the new Web browser from search giant Google. CNET Webware's Josh Lowensohn takes you through some of its top features including the deeply integrated search, minimalist interface, and smart use of privacy.
CNET editor Donald Bell gets a hands-on look at the newest Apple iPod Shuffle. The buttons are back, but so are the voice-over and Genius playlist features.