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Cable Blackout leaks into the Web

Oct 20, 2010
News Corporation and Cablevision are still in a contract fight, and around 3 million cable subscribers in the New York area still can't watch the...
Posted In: Blackout, Cablevision, Fox, Giants, Yankees

De-Facebook the web

Oct 20, 2010
9 hours ago, a Google engineer tweeted: "After more privacy bad news, I wrote a Chrome extension to stop Facebook from following you around the web...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media

What happens to your Facebook data now?

Oct 20, 2010
By now you may have heard that your Facebook data may have been taken by third party application developers and moved over to ad companies. The Wall Street Journal reported that of the top 10 apps on Facebook, all 10 were engaged in this practice. Some of them were even capturing info about your friends and then selling it. So what happens now?

Wired magazine co-founder discusses "What Technology Wants"

Oct 19, 2010
Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired magazine and author of "What Technology Wants," speaks with Kai Ryssdal about how technology is changing what it means to be human.

Dead Sea Scrolls coming to the internet

Oct 19, 2010
Apparently, it's a team up effort between Google and the Israeli Antiquities Authority. I hope commenting is not enabled....
Posted In: Google, Science, search, world

Back to Mac event coming up

Oct 19, 2010
There's been a lot of speculation about what Apple will announce tomorrow at the Back to Mac event. We're assuming it's at least a new operating...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, macbook air

"Officer Bubbles" goes after YouTube commenters

Oct 19, 2010
You may have heard us talk about this on our show. A constable in Toronto does not like having bubbles blown at a protest. He threatens to arrest...
Posted In: bubbles, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

Ozzie leaves Microsoft

Oct 19, 2010
Rejoins Black Sabbath....
Posted In: business, Microsoft

Cookies that cannot be killed

Oct 19, 2010
In Internet terms, a "cookie" is a bit of code placed on your computer when you visit a certain website. It's a way for that site to recognize you when you come back to visit again. Cookies have always been easy to delete. But new strains are virtually impossible to shake. And they may be robbing you of more of your privacy than you ever realized.

Kinect titles announced

Oct 18, 2010
Microsoft's controllerless controller hits shelves next month and now we know some of what will be offered. Ars Technica says it will be a couple...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft