Buzz Out Loud 1391: Google's Eric Schmidt is out and CNET New York is in

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.

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.

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EPISODE 1391

NEWS

CEO shakeup at Google
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30684_3-20029094-265.html

Hewlett-Packard announces board of directors shakeup
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-01-20/hewlett-packard-announces-board-of-directors-shakeup.html

Verizon files lawsuit over Net neutrality order
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9205663/Verizon_files_lawsuit_over_FCC_net_neutrality_order

Google to launch Groupon competitor called Google Offers
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-20029137-93.html?tag=topTechContentWrap;editorPicks

W3C drops the HTML5 for just HTML, a day after a HTML5 logo comes out
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20029043-264.html?tag=topTechContentWrap;editorPicks

iPad 2 won’t feature a “Retina-like” display
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-20028878-37.html?tag=topTechContentWrap;mostRead

AD BREAK

Gawker has exposé on Tim Cook, outing him as a gay man
http://gawker.com/5736917/

iPhone 4 on Verizon gets its first ad
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20029144-17.html?tag=cnetRiver

VP8 gets a IETF standardization
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20029143-264.html

Mozilla blocks Skype toolbar in Firefox; Skype says to upgrade
http://blog.mozilla.com/addons/2011/01/20/blocking-the-skype-toolbar-in-firefox/

Motorola apologizes for PR gaffe; will open up bootloader for developers
http://phandroid.com/2011/01/19/motorola-apologizes-for-pr-gaffe-promises-better-bootloader-policy/

Apple developing social network for iOS 4.3
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2376040,00.asp

Guiness World Records: Video Game Edition
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70J5UY20110120?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtechnologyNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Technology%29

Quick Hits

Only 25% of people want to share their TV habits
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/survey_only_25_of_tv_viewers_want_social_sharing.php

New York Times subscription to cost less than $20 a month
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-20/new-york-times-said-to-charge-less-than-20-a-month-for-access-to-website.html

Gadgets

T-Mobile leaks $330 pricepoint on Dell Streak 7
http://www.streaksmart.com/2011/01/t-mobile-fine-print-leaks-on-contract-dell-streak-7-price-of-330.html

Samsung Vibrant will get Froyo tomorrow (Jan. 21), says T-Mobile CMO
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/20/samsung-vibrant-will-get-froyo-tomorrow-says-t-mobile-cmo/

Logitech Wireless Mouse M515 last TWO years on a single charge
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/21/logitech-wireless-mouse-m515-works-on-sofas-for-up-two-years-wit/

Science News

University of Warwick in the UK develops a HDR video system
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/surgeons_cctv_tv

Happy Ending

Stars Wars on Blu-ray gets a September 27th release date
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20029146-17.html?tag=cnetRiver

EMAILS

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.

Love the Show

Josh Schaidt

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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.
http://www.hardmac.com/news/2010/11/20/here-is-the-famous-kit-for-opening-up-the-macbook-air

Love the Show!

Zach from Colorado

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