It's not your regular Buzz Outloud today. From New York City, Wilson G. Tang, Jeff Bakalar, Dan Ackerman and Rex Brian (AKA Scott Stein) take over, and needless to say it's a very different BOL. In this topsy-turvy world, Google's Dr. Eric Schmidt is forced out as CEO. HP joins the fray by rearranging its board of directors with four new members, including former California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman. Verizon files suit against the FCC for rules they proposed, and no, the iPad 2 won't be getting the Retina Display--much to our dismay.
Buzz Out Loud: Google's Eric Schmidt is out and CNET New York is in
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CEO shakeup at Google
Hewlett-Packard announces board of directors shakeup
Verizon files lawsuit over Net neutrality order
Google to launch Groupon competitor called Google Offers
W3C drops the HTML5 for just HTML, a day after a HTML5 logo comes out
iPad 2 won’t feature a “Retina-like” display
Gawker has expos? on Tim Cook, outing him as a gay man
iPhone 4 on Verizon gets its first ad
VP8 gets a IETF standardization
Mozilla blocks Skype toolbar in
Firefox; Skype says to upgrade
Motorola apologizes for PR gaffe; will open up bootloader for developers
Apple developing social network for iOS 4.3
Guiness World Records: Video Game Edition
Only 25% of people want to share their TV habits
New York Times subscription to cost less than $20 a month
T-Mobile leaks $330 pricepoint on Dell Streak 7
Samsung Vibrant will get Froyo tomorrow (Jan. 21), says T-Mobile CMO
Logitech Wireless Mouse M515 last TWO years on a single charge
University of Warwick in the UK develops a HDR video system
Stars Wars on Blu-ray gets a September 27th release date
Hello All you Wonderful People!
Just a note about the girl who fell in the fountain: I used to work at this mall (Berkshire Mall, Reading PA) and this same mall had a huge protest concerning a mother nursing her child on a public bench. A mother notified security about the public display of nourishment and security asked the nursing mother to kindly cover up at the request of the offended mother. The nursing mom threw a fit because she had her rights. The next day there was a large protest outside and the security officers (some friends of mine) we’re suspended and later fired. I was told that security was no longer allowed to approach any customer unless they were doing something obviously illegal. Perhaps that is why no one came to the girl’s help.
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Hey Buzz Crew,
In episode 1390, you guys talked about Apple’s Pentalobe screws going into the
iPhone 5. This wouldn’t be Apple’s first device to have them, because apparently, the new
MacBook Air has them too. However, there is a fix! There is a kit that will allow to open the computer and access the battery.
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Zach from Colorado
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