TDH – Glass and Government

This week on the show, I talk about many things, from the egg in Eric Schmidt’s eye regarding Glass to the good news that CISPA is dead in the Senate. We talk about the frankly unbelievable saga of a bus line company, and the stupid Budweiser ploy to make you friends. Don’t drive drunk.


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Chrome Office Viewer: Taking on Microsoft

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/04/chrome-office-viewer-this-is-how-google-goes-head-to-head-with-microsoft/

 

Eric Schmidt Admits Glass “Inappropriate” in Situations

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/04/google-chairman-admits-google-glass-can-be-weird-inappropriate/

 

Google Glass Rooted

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/04/26/google-glass-has-already-been-hacked-by-jailbreakers/

 

Consumer’s Shift to Older iPhones

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-apple-iphone-20130426,0,7968879.story

 

Washington State Calls T-Mo’s “No Contract” Bluff

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/washington-state-slams-t-mobile-for-deceptive-no-contract-ads/

 

US Embassy on Facebook for World IP Day

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/us-embassies-worldwide-take-to-facebook-in-bizarre-promotion-of-world-ip-day/

 

CISPA DOA in Senate

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/controversial-cispa-cyber-security-bill-is-doa-in-the-senate/

 

45% of Bitcoin Exchanges Close

http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/04/study-45-percent-of-bitcoin-exchanges-end-up-closing/

 

Bus Company Threatens Internet Commentator

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/express-to-internet-hate-bus-company-threatens-redditor-with-lawsuit/

 

Tesla CEO to Donate to 405 Widening

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-elon-musk-405-freeway-20130425,0,7423915.story

 

Facebook Frackups:

Budweiser’s Facebook Friend Maker

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57581750-71/budweisers-intimate-dangerous-way-to-make-facebook-friends/

 

6-Bit Byte

White House on Tumblr, with GIFs

http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/26/4270848/white-house-launches-official-tumblr-page-promises-there-will-be-gifs

 

NYC Greenlights Uber Cabs

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57581699-94/nyc-green-lights-uber-cab-service/

 

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