Buzz Out Loud 1320: Facebook gets zit-o-vision! (podcast)

Flickr breaks a sweat as Facebook finally lets users upload and view high-resolution photos. Also, HP hires a CEO nobody's heard of, and Ballmer's bonus bummer: he's getting paid in unsold Kins.

Flickr breaks a sweat as Facebook finally lets users upload and view high-resolution photos. Also, HP hires a CEO nobody's heard of, and Ballmer's bonus bummer: he's getting paid in unsold Kins.

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EPISODE 1320

Top Stories

HP Stock Tanks After It Hires No-Name CEO
http://www.businessinsider.com/hp-stock-tanks-after-appointing-no-name-ceo-2010-9

New HP chief sees software as ‘the glue’
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31021_3-20018241-260.html

HP opens its checkbook for Apotheker
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31021_3-20018271-260.html

Failures in mobile space cost Steve Ballmer half his bonus
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/09/30/failures_in_mobile_space_cost_steve_ballmer_half_his_bonus.html

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Other Stories

Comcast to Monitor Customer Computers for Malware
http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/comcast-to-monitor-customer-computers-for-malware/

Facebook Allows High Resolution Photos, Bulk Tagging, and Makes More Improvements to Photos
http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/09/30/improvements-photos-high-resolution/

Goo.gl gets site, analytics
http://googlesocialweb.blogspot.com/2010/09/google-url-shortener-gets-website.html
Goo.gl's Awesome Easter Egg To Instantly Turn Any Link Into A QR Code
http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/30/googl-easter-egg/

Google offers JPEG alternative for faster Web
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20018146-264.html
http://blog.chromium.org/2010/09/webp-new-image-format-for-web.html

Chrome gets acceleration, WebGL, Google Instant
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20018220-264.html

Logitech unveiling Google TV product on Oct. 6
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20018231-1.html

Exclusive: Samsung Continuum for Verizon has double the displays, double the fun
http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/30/exclusive-samsung-continuum-for-verizon-has-double-the-displays/

Senate votes to turn down volume on TV commercials
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100930/ap_on_en_tv/us_congress_loud_commercials_1
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-1084

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Kickers and Science

Jaguar C-X75 hybrid concept is part electric, part frickin’ jet
http://crave.cnet.co.uk/cartech/jaguar-c-x75-hybrid-concept-is-part-electric-part-frickin-jet-50000966/

Google Street view goes to Antarctica
http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2010/09/explore-world-with-street-view-now-on.html
http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&t=h&q=Antarctica&layer=c&cbll=-62.595743,-59.901783&panoid=wh0K3pUCdcbN3F9yFSx8aw&cbp=12,155.85,,0,5.29&hq=&hnear=Antarctica&source=embed&ll=-62.595711,-59.901667&spn=0.032276,0.077162&z=14

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Email (buzz@cnet.com)
Aloha Buzz Crew,

What happens to the bubbles in beer if there is no up or down in zero gravity? Would you have a sphere of beer with a head all the way around?

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