Buzz Out Loud 745: Spit to spam to Spain

Microsoft and Yahoo are dead, over, done, in the ground, and Yahoo has moved on to Google, and that's the end of it. Or is it!? Also today, spitting crosses the line.

Microsoft and Yahoo are dead, over, done, in the ground, and Yahoo has moved on to Google, and that's the end of it. Or is it!? Also today, spitting crosses the line, cell phones cause serious (like, for real) addiction in some Spanish teens, Metallica retracts its redaction of some blogger reviews, and MySpace is getting a new design. Phew. Finally.


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EPISODE 745

Analysts don’t rule out a Microsoft-Yahoo deal just yet
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9967862-7.html
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080612-microsoft-yahoo-deal-really-seriously-dead-this-time.html
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/our-agreement-to-provide-ad-technology.html
http://yhoo.client.shareholder.com/ReleaseDetail.cfm?&ReleaseID=316450

Potential MySpace redesign leak hints at new features
http://blog.wired.com/music/2008/06/potential-myspa.html
http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9967731-2.html

comScore: Facebook matches MySpace
http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/06/13/comscore-facebook-matches-myspace

Metallica retracts retraction
http://www.metallica.com/index.asp?item=600942

Spit will be worse than spam
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/06/12/136232

Mod chips legal in the U.K.
http://yro.slashdot.org/yro/08/06/12/2037223.shtml

Universal to appeal promo CD ruling
http://blog.wired.com/music/2008/06/universal-to-ap.html

Spain treats child phone addicts
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7452463.stm

Real racing in the virtual world
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7440658.stm

Final Skynet satellite launched
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7451867.stm

‘I’m NOT the 'Wii Fit' girl!’
http://crave.cnet.com/8301-1_105-9967527-1.html

Screen grab: Woz hacks Kathy Griffin’s iPhone… on TV
http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/13/video-woz-hacks-kathy-griffins-iphone/

VOICE MAIL

Alex
Molly cursed me!

Paul Verizon
Here's our data plan?

Eric Michigan
About the paperclip.

FORUMS

IMPORTANT Q: …are we electing a Mayor yet?
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6035_102-0.html?forumID=97&threadID=297787

E-MAIL

My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nothing.

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/science/orderingplanets.htm

--Brian


Damn, seems our government wants to be just like yours…

http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2008/06/12/tech-copyright.html

--Dave


hi Buzz Crew,

Tom, the theory of your “cycles” you’ve been talking about on past 2 or 3 episodes it’s one of the basic theries in economics and it’s called “business/economic cycles” :)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_cycle - here you can red more http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/82/Cyclee.jpg - and a nice graph :)

Greetings
--Thomas the programmer from Poland

http://www.subbrilliant.com/blog/?p=104


Hello BOL crew,

I just viewed the "poster" for the BOL meetup tonight at http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/780695...And I just gotta say, I am a little frightened because it reminds me too much of this...

http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/5509/bolzombiesew6.jpg

Maybe it's just me. Anyways, thanks for the great podcast!

--Alfred Hom

 

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