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Starbucks lets you pay with a phone

Jan 19, 2011
Starting today, you can pay for your coffee at Starbucks using an app on your iPhone. You'll need to go into the app and put money on that account...
Posted In: starbucks, Web Culture

Murdoch's "Daily" delayed several weeks

Jan 14, 2011
I've been following the path of this allegedly impending "tablet newspaper" for a while now since the whole thing seems too screwy to exist. But...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPad, murdoch, Web Culture

Internet big

Jan 13, 2011
Internet research company Pingdom took on the universe, compiling a report on just how big the internet is. How big is the internet? REAL big. That...
Posted In: big, intenet, REAL BIG, Web Culture

Google Translate

Jan 13, 2011
The tech world is kind of buzzing right now about a Google app available on Android phones. It's the latest version of Google Translate, a program...
Posted In: android, apps, gadgets, Google, Web Culture, world

What if Yahoo of all people is the one to get web TV right?

Jan 12, 2011
We've been cringing along with Google for a few months now as their Google TV product flounders and flops around. Apple TV is selling well but is...
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, gadgets, Google, search, tv, Web Culture, Yahoo

Myspace hammer comes down

Jan 11, 2011
As expected, 500 people get laid off. That's 47% of their work force. I actually was putting this in the show, this little item, and I struggled...
Posted In: business, MySpace, social media, Web Culture

THE TRASHMASTER: an 88-minute film made from Grand Theft Auto IV

Jan 11, 2011
So this French guy, Mathieu Weschler, spent two years playing Grand Theft Auto IV on a PC, saving clips of himself playing it, and turning those...
Posted In: games, GTA, movies, Web Culture, world

Groupon gets a bunch of money, goes on a buying spree

Jan 11, 2011
The shopping site Groupon is getting big. They received nearly a billion dollars in new investment and promptly bought up three companies in India,...
Posted In: business, groupon, social media, Web Culture, world

State Department to invest $30 million in internet freedom

Jan 11, 2011
On our show this morning we talked about the Justice Department trying to take down Wikileaks. But at the same time, the State Department is making...
Posted In: government, Iran, privacy, Web Culture, wikileaks, world

Murdoch and Jobs to launch The Daily next week?

Jan 11, 2011
The question mark there at the end is because evidently the January 19th date could still slip. But the plan is for Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, iPad, news, newspapers, Rupert Murdoch, steve jobs, Web Culture

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