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"Cutting the cord" on cable

Oct 25, 2010
Problems with cable providers are encouraging television watchers to cancel their cable subscription for a more modern approach to television. Alisa Roth reports.

Life inside a Foxconn facility

Oct 25, 2010
Your smartphone, laptop, and other high-tech consumer electronics items were probably made in China by a company called Foxconn. It has almost a million employees spread over multiple facilities. But a recent undercover survey paints a picture of a pretty bleak life for Foxconn workers. We talk about the lives of the people who build the gizmos we've come to rely on.
Posted In: apple, Foxconn

Checking in from Space

Oct 22, 2010
Commander Douglas Wheelock became the first person to use a location-based service in space. Wheelock checked in on Foursquare, from the...
Posted In: social media, space

Apple's new auto-censor

Oct 22, 2010
Apple's new iMovie11 software won't allow users spoof Universal Studios. An Apple user tried to recreate Universal Studio's opening icon using t...
Posted In: Entertainment, Law

Google TV gets blocked

Oct 22, 2010
When we did our show on Google TV, our guest John Falcone of CNET said this might be an issue. Google said if you get Google TV, you can watch...
Posted In: Entertainment, Google

Facebook offers statement on latest privacy loophole

Oct 22, 2010
We contacted Facebook for our story, Facebook outs gays to advertisers. While they didn't get back to us in time for our deadline, we did hear back...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy

Facebook outs gays to advertisers

Oct 22, 2010
It's another day and another privacy problem at Facebook. This time the social network appears to be outing gay and lesbian users to advertisers.
Posted In: Science

World's First iPhone Virus

Oct 21, 2010
An Australian student named Ashley Towns is claiming to have created the world's first iPhone virus. The bug alters the wallpaper of infected...
Posted In: Web Culture

Google's "transfer pricing" doesn't look so innocent

Oct 21, 2010
This final note today. Bloomberg News reported this morning Google has saved more than $3 billion in three years, thanks to the help of a tax hav...
Posted In: Google, Internet, Taxes

Is Smart Twitter an Oxymoron?

Oct 21, 2010
Smart Twitter posts your tweets on Facebook while allowing you to screen out # hashtags, @blahblah and other elements of twitter-speak. The app...
Posted In: social media