In this week’s show we wade deep into the Corporate Opera waters with Peter Thiel and Gwaker. Then we emerge to talk about Pebble’s new products, automation, and Google’s fair use win of Java’s APIs. We round out the show with Microsoft decision to shut down their phone operations, and new VR roller-coaster (which looks awesome), Yahoo’s slow death, what3words new mapping idea, and color ePaper displays. Check out all the links to the articles below.
Good news! AT&T expands FaceTime to everyone, a man outsourced his job to China, CBS tries to downplay Dish’s “Hopper” by calling attention to it, Facebook introduces Graph Search, Java exploit is bad, and Google tries to re-engineer the password.
It’s episode 33! This week we broadcasted using Google+ Hangouts On Air. Thanks for viewing and all your comments. We’ve embedded the video below for your viewing pleasure. We covered a lot of news this week. Some of the news we talked about was the Oracle/Google trial over Java who are still debating what constitutes “fair use”. We discuss how HP lost its way with all the sordid details. We finish up talking about Mozilla complaining about Microsoft being anti-competitive for only allowing IE as a browser in Windows RT. Is a tablet a computer?
Episode 28! Does core gaming have a problem? Hopefully you’re hungry to find out! Plus, kids should code, Oracle & Google are going to trial, whereas Apple & Google may settle, iOS controllers may be coming, Piper Jaffary thinks smarts phones are 2 horse race… doesn’t include 37 year old Microsoft, Google’s Project glass looks awesome, Yahoo lays off 2,000 employees, FreedomPop wants to disrupt TeleComs, Macs get a Trojan, and we go on a Facebook always-sharing-reading-app requirement rant.