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Geolocation, the law, and you

Jun 24, 2010
Geolocation -- letting your computer or phone report where you are online -- is a big trend online right now.

Yotaro the robot baby

Jun 24, 2010
As discussed on the show, here's a video of Yotaro, the robot baby. As you can see, he (it?) isn't especially realistic but somehow elicits...
Posted In: robots

Publicity aids Rolling Stone's gen. story

Jun 23, 2010
General Stanley McChrystal is out. General David Petraeus is in charge of U.S. operations in Afghanistan thanks to a report in Rolling Stone, where McChrystal shot off his mouth about the administration. The story was everywhere. Even though the magazine doesn't hit newsstands until later in the week. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Apple's profits from whole history of app stores: $189 million

Jun 23, 2010
Granted, that's not meaningless money, I'd gladly pick it up off the sidewalk if I saw it there, but when you think about how revolutionary that...
Posted In: apple

Medvedev's California visit to motivate Russian Silicon Valley

Jun 23, 2010
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is touring California's Silicon Valley to learn more about how to encourage a knowledge-based economy back home.
Posted In: Russia

Google got information it shouldn't have. Are you giving away information you shouldn't?

Jun 23, 2010
Internet users may be broadcasting data over their routers that they don't even know about.

Want an iPad but are a dummy? Try the iPadDummy.

Jun 22, 2010
For $49 bucks you can get something that looks like an iPad but just doesn't do anything. Here from the wonderful FAQ:...
Posted In: apple, dummy, iPad

$1000 iPhone app is selling well

Jun 22, 2010
BarMax is an app specifically designed to prepare you to take the California bar exam. It's a massive piece of software (probably because bar exams...
Posted In: apps

Susan Orlean's smart search app review

Jun 22, 2010
Susan Orlean, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Orchid Thief and other wonderful books, joined our show on Monday.  We've received...
Posted In: app review, smart search, Susan Orlean, voice recognition

Getting rid of ugly people one baby at a time

Jun 22, 2010
The site BeautifulPeople.com is helping people have beautiful children.  It's a dating site with a new feature: a sperm bank where people can...
Posted In: end of world, whatever happened to nice personalities

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