Buzz Out Loud 1358: Deep Packet Pumpkin Spice (podcast)

Gobble Gobble! It's all about the tech turkey's of 2010. Companies want to target data packets to monitor your activity and serve you ads! Facebook trademarks your "Face" and the aroma of pumpkin spice puts guys in the giving mood.

Gobble Gobble! It's all about the tech turkey's of 2010. Companies want to target data packets to monitor your activity and serve you ads! Facebook trademarks your "Face" and the aroma of pumpkin spice puts guys in the giving mood.

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EPISODE 1358

NEWS

Oracle Wins $1.3 Billion Verdict for Ex-SAP Unit’s Downloading
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-11-23/sap-must-pay-oracle-1-3-billion-over-unit-s-downloads.html

Supply Data Now a Focus of Probe
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703730304575633173086330184.html
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/11/23/apple_analysts_under_sec_investigation_for_channel_checks.html

Patent Office Agrees To Facebook's "Face" Trademark
http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/23/patent-office-agrees-to-facebooks-face-trademark/

AD BREAK
Shunned Profiling Technology on the Verge of Comeback
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704243904575630751094784516.html

Acer Challenges Apple's IPad, Unveils Three Tablet Computers
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-11-23/acer-challenges-apple-s-ipad-unveils-three-tablet-computers.html
Acer Iconia first hands-on!
http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/23/acer-iconia-first-hands-on/

iOS 4.3 To Launch In Mid-December With App Subscriptions
http://www.macstories.net/news/ios-4-3-to-launch-in-mid-december-with-app-subscriptions/

The Beatles Aren't Yesterday, After All: Two Million Songs, 450,000 Albums in a Week
http://mediamemo.allthingsd.com/20101123/apple-sells-2-million-beatles-songs-in-a-week/

Sony Goes All In With 3D
http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/11/23/sony-goes-all-in-with-3d.aspx

Mobile web usage highest in Asia and Africa
http://royal.pingdom.com/2010/11/23/mobile-web-usage-highest-in-asia-and-africa/

QUICK HITS

Amazon Black Friday deal: $89 Kindle 2
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20023747-1.html

Apple’s iPad tops holiday wish-lists, survey shows
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9197979/Apple_s_iPad_tops_holiday_wish_lists_survey_shows
Nielsen: Kids want iPad for holidays
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20023667-17.html

SlingPlayer lands on the iPad
http://www.slingbox.com/go/ipad

RockMelt Rolls Out Its First Big Update: Chromium 7, More Social, Better Gmail
http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/23/rockmelt-update/

Angry Birds to land on consoles
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/video-games/8156832/Angry-Birds-to-land-on-consoles.html

Getting your "baggage" handled by the TSA? Yeah, there's a badge for that
http://aboutfoursquare.com/baggage-handler/

GADGETS
Apple-1 goes for $213K in Christie’s auction
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9197844/Apple_1_goes_for_213K_in_Christie_s_auction

TECH TURKEYS
JooJoo
HP DreamScreen
Kin
Google Buzz
Ping

HAPPY ENDING
Pumpkin Pie increases Male Sex Drive
http://www.wpbf.com/r/25853470/detail.html

Email (buzz@cnet.com)

Dear Buzz Out Load Team,

I was wondering if there is a general problem (following the uplift of IOS 4.2 for the i-Pad) with the now Mute / Un-mute switch (as opposed to the much more useful orientation lock).

Having upgraded last evening when first released (18:00 Hrs GMT) – I find my new Mute switch – although it displays the graphic for Mute and Un-Mute – does nothing else – ina ny application including the i-Pod App.

I have raised a ticket with Apple (ref: 188755164) and they where very “”Pleased”" to receive my feedback – but I wonder if it is only me and I am an isolated example – or is there a bigger problem they have not yet admitted too?

Have you come across the problem yourselves – having downloaded the new IOS 4.2?

Looking forward to the next Pop-Cast.

Yours Sincerely

Clifford Shapland

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Hey Buzz crew-
Long time listener here, about 3 years now. Love the addition of BT.
I work for the online retailer http://www.CSNStores.com in Boston and today we got a mysterious package from Google. I thought about calling the bomb squad but I decided to open them once I was close enough to smell it. To my surprise they were a bunch of pies! Apple pies to be exact, I wonder if they sent out a lot. And if they did, if the ones that went to Apple were considered a threat to Steve Jobs.
Google, they spread love and threats all in one pie.
Anyway love the show.
-Mike
PS. The pies were delicious!

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Hey guys! Love the show and the new format. Tech + Laughs = Awesome Nerdom

I work at a Walgreens in Georgia and we already had 2 Wal-Pads aka the Maylong Android Tablet returned to our store! LMAO! Devices like this really make the Android platform look really bad! 256MB of internal memory is joke! The home screen looked ridiculously cheap and the touch response was horrible! I own an Android phone (Samsung Vibrant) and I love my phone and the platform! However, the everyday non-techy people STILL don’t understand Android and it’s many versions and devices. Fragmentation is definitely an issue and Google needs to step in do something.


Q. Davis

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