TDH – We are 99.97%

This week on the show, we talk a little heavily about Apple in the A block, but interesting conversation, certainly. Windows XP hits double digits, and Quantum Computing may be closer than you think. This all assumes that Congress and the MPAA don’t make the internet illegal.

Apple open-sources audio codec
http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/10/after-seven-years-apple-open-sources-its-apple-lossless-audio-codec.ars

Sprint and the iPhone
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-20125762-94/sprints-iphone-early-pain-long-term-gain/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

Apple’s patent for slide to unlock
http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/10/26/0414206/apple-granted-patent-for-slide-to-unlock

RIM: We have 99.97% uptime
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20125768-17/rim-we-have-an-unprecedented-track-record-of-reliability/

Android and Fragmentation
http://theunderstatement.com/post/11982112928/android-orphans-visualizing-a-sad-history-of-support

Nokia Windows Phones
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-nokia-to-give-25000-windows-phones-to-committed-developers/11094

BitTorrent and Netflix
http://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-and-netflix-dominate-americas-internet-traffic-111027/

Bi-partisan Internet Regulation
http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/10/technology-a-bipartisan-attempt-to-regulate-the-internet.htm

6-bit Byte
Google+: Now Facebook + picassa
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/10/google-adds-powerful-photo-editing-suite-free.ars

PBS and Steve Jobs
http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20125988-248/pbs-to-air-steve-jobs-documentary-nov-2/

XP, its 10 years
http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/25/windows-xp-turns-10-enjoys-its-golden-years-and-slow-transition/

Facebook Frackups:
0.06% of all logins compromised
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/10/facebook-sees-600000-compromised-logins-per-day006-of-all-logins.ars

Security features
http://gigaom.com/2011/10/27/facebook-trusted-friends-app-passwords/

Facebook’s Levittown
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/facebook/8850575/Facebook-to-build-server-farm-on-edge-of-Arctic-Circle.html

Science News
Quantum Computing
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/10/could-this-quantum-computer-be-the-real-deal.ars
E-paper forever
http://www.geek.com/articles/gadgets/aous-flexible-e-paper-never-needs-plugging-in-for-a-charge-20111027/

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