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TDH – A Show Plan

This week seems a little formulaic on the show. We follow up on the gender diversity stories from last week, eBay is beating Twitter and Google, our blood boils with revelations about the insecurity of the ubiquitous USB flash drives, and new policies and requests coming out of Russia, including registering popular online bloggers. Tor warned us this week of a possible attack in early July aiming to deanonymize users, and then we jump into product announcements. Apple will buy Swell, the podcasting app, Google is rolling out support for Hangouts for businesses, and there is a new player aiming to buy (part of) T-Mobile USA. All that and more this week!

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eBay’s gender diversity

http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/01/ebay-gender-diversity/?ncid=rss_truncated

 

BadUSB: USB is no longer safe

http://www.zdnet.com/badusb-big-bad-usb-security-problems-ahead-7000032211/

 

Russia begins registering bloggers

http://gigaom.com/2014/08/01/the-registration-of-russian-bloggers-has-begun/

 

Russia asks Apple to submit code review

http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/07/30/russian-government-asks-apple-to-hand-over-source-code-amid-spying-concerns

 

FISA court owns Verizon stock

http://www.vice.com/read/the-judges-approving-nsa-surveillance-requests-keep-buying-verizon-stock-725

 

UK’s ruling on ‘Right to be Forgotten’

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-07/30/right-to-be-forgotten-is-wrong

 

Tor warns of attack to deanonymize users

http://www.securityweek.com/tor-warns-attack-attempting-deanonymize-users

 

Apple to buy Swell

http://recode.net/2014/07/27/apple-to-buy-radio-app-swell-for-30-million/

 

Google Hangouts for business

http://recode.net/2014/07/30/google-sends-hangouts-to-work-enhances-chromebox-for-meetings/

 

Amazon going after Square

http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/27/5942781/amazon-may-be-going-after-square-with-a-credit-card-reader-of-its-own

 

Iliad offer $15bill for majority of T-Mobile

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/french-upstart-makes-offer-for-t-mobile-usa/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

 

6-bit Byte

HP contracts with Gilt for smartwatch

http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/01/hps-gilt-exclusive-smartwatch-puts-fashion-first/?ncid=rss

 

Hilton to replace keys with your smartphone

http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/28/5944499/smartphones-will-unlock-doors-at-hilton-hotels

 

Science News:

Scientists investigate radio bursts from space

http://boingboing.net/2014/07/29/scientists-investigate-radio-w.html#more-321393

 

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TDH – A Twick Twament

This week on the show I have not so twick twaments (quick comments) regarding piracy, and the ideas behind it, as well as how Google plans to keep updating Chrome on XP a year after Microsoft ditches the OS. We learn that Elon Musk wants to make the Lotus Espirit Bond prop that he bought into a real thing, we just aren’t sure if it will be branded Tesla yet.

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Many of the most Pirated movies aren’t available for streaming

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/10/15/people-pirate-movies-because-they-cant-get-legitimate-copies/

http://www.canistream.it/

 

YouTube is going more and more mobile

http://allthingsd.com/20131018/youtube-is-going-mobile-first-too/

 

Google’s stock price touches 1k

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/us-google-results-idUSBRE99G17Z20131017

 

Google to update Chrome for WinXP through 2015

http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/16/4844466/google-continuing-chrome-updates-windows-xp-through-april-2015

 

Canonical releases Ubuntu 13.10, along with Ubuntu Touch

http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2013/10/17/ubuntu-13-10-now-available-comes-first-stable-version-ubuntu-touch-smartphones/

 

Apple Refutes ability to read iMessage

http://allthingsd.com/20131018/apple-no-we-cant-read-your-imessages/

 

Square Cash

http://www.engadget.com/2013/10/15/square-cash/?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000601

 

Lenovo signs NDA to review Blackberry

http://www.engadget.com/2013/10/17/lenovo-blackberry-bid/?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000601

 

6-Bit Byte:

Elon Musk to make the James Bond Lotus submarine car a reality

http://money.cnn.com/2013/10/17/autos/musk-bond-sub-tesla/

 

Science News:

Tungsten optical disc to store data for 1 billion years

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/168548-tungsten-optical-disc-can-store-data-for-1-billion-years