We're joined today by Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh, who's trying to get Brian Tong to love cats. Also, we dissect Facebook's new attempt at a universal inbox: it's email, but not really email, and there's some stuff you're probably going to want to opt out of. As usual. Also, previewing Apple's "unforgettable" iTunes announcement tomorrow, and why did Netflix delay its Android app? --Molly
Ep. 1351: I can haz Facebook mail?
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AOL revamps mail with “Project Phoenix”
iTunes announcement tomorrow
Path: the social network that’s not viral, by design
Introducing Path: the personal network
Android mobile apps over DRM, security fears
Microsoft launches casual gaming hub
HP Slate 500 sees “extraordinary demand;” six-month waiting period
TiVo Premiere now free on contract for $20 monthly fee
Google gives top execs 30% pay bumps, millions in equity
Saudi Arabia unfriends, refriends Facebook
China unseats U.S. in Supercomputer rankings
Facebook passes eBay in value becoming No. 3 U.S. Web company
Phone app takes pictures of your food to count calories
NASA funding hypersonic space plane to send humans to Mars
Google preparing to launch G-town
Dan: best media extender ever is ….
“So the last couple months I’ve been distracted from my podcast watching by the fact that the Audible.com app is finally available in the Android Market, and have been rushing to get caught up. I just saw the show where you were discussing People hacking the Kinect hardware, and it occurs to me that Call of Duty: Black Ops has a radio-controlled car with a video camera and microphone in the Prestige edition. Now, not only is that thing begging to be hacked for some sort of wifi remote surveillance, but coupled with hacked Kinect hardware? Could it actually single out individual people and follow them around autonomously? CREEPY!
Paul from Los Angeles
Why couldnt Lenovo call LePad the ThinkTab? Just sayin’..
“Hellooo, Buzz Crew!
I was listening to you guys talking about this super special attack relaunch of the Kin phone from Verizon and I had THE BEST IDEA.
What if Verizon tried to get data-addicted, blog-crazy suckers (like me) who do not have and do not want a cellphone to buy a Kin phone and then baited us with their “”Beyond Talk”" 25 dollar a month unlimited text and data plan?
The one that only has 300 actual talking minutes?
Not gonna lie, I would be all over that a drunk B-Tong on a karaoke bar. I cannot be the only one!
~Gail-Marie in Japan
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