Ep. 821: Where the water's polluted with germs Video
Amazon's Cloud Music servers cut out for a brief period yesterday after the world's Little Monsters flooded the site to download Lady Gaga's new album "Born This Way" for just $0.99. Jeff and Wilson are two such fans, and we love it when Wilson gets all righteous about piracy because we get to throw it back in his face. Today's episode of The 404 deals with Jeff's addition to Reddit, digital projectionists in Boston AMC theaters purposefully making 2D movies dimmer than usual, and the debut of everyone's favorite PB&J in a can...yes, the Candwich.
Jack Tretton, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, publicly offers his apologies to customers, content partners, and retailers for disruptions caused by the PlayStation Network outage.
Multiple rage-fits on today's show, as we discuss poor Sony's PlayStation Network being hacked again, patent trolls going after the entire app store market, the Winklevoss twins taking their hurt feelings all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and sweet little elementary school kids unable to have a school talent show thanks to the jack-boot of the culture of ownership. Good times. --Molly
The FAA has asked Boeing to prove it's new connected airplane isn't so connected it can connect hackers. We also discuss why folks think women aren't as good at math when all the women we know are great at math. And we hash over some Apple tablet rumors. I mean how could we not. We also have special guest host Clayton Morris from Fox News, AND Ryan Shrout from PC Perspective.
Showing you the iPhone 4 is a no-brainer, but you'll also see the moments that people aren't talking about at WWDC. We'll show you how to check your phone upgrade status, and iPad users beware after hackers break through AT&T.
CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with Sony Computer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton at E3 in Los Angeles to discuss 3D gaming, the new PS Vita handheld device, and the elephant in the room--the recent PlayStation outage that compromised millions of users' personal information.
Sony comes clean about six days after its network "intrusion" and admits that its hack attack actually led to the reveal of tens of millions of usernames, addresses, dates of birth, and maybe even passwords, security questions, and credit card numbers. So, that's a pretty bad day over at Sony. Also, Apple "comes clean" on its location data tracking, claiming that it's not happening, and even if it is happening, it's not that accurate, and even if it is that accurate, it's just so they can serve you better iAds. Wait, what?
Zappos customers reset passwords after the site's 24 million accounts hacked, Apple is expected to bring interactive textbooks to the iPad, and Wikipedia and other sites will go dark Wednesday in protest of SOPA.
Today we're taking issue with the misuse of the word "hacked." With news stories about Stuxnet, Playstation 3, and News of the World throwing around the term with no specific definition, we define exactly what it means to hack...at least according to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Burnout CRASH will be an Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network title that focuses on the most action-packed element of the Burnout franchise: crashing! Burnout CRASH will hit consoles this fall.