Buzz Out Loud 1435: Oh Symbian.. We hardly got to Nokia

Apple's WWDC announcement could signal the iPhone 5 is coming later this fall. Facebook's movie model is working, mobile phone payments will be the new black, and Symbian phones will be discontinued in 2010...*tear*. Plus, thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary "muffin top" will live forever.

Apple's WWDC announcement could signal the iPhone 5 is coming later this fall. Facebook's movie model is working, mobile phone payments will be the new black, and Symbian phones will be discontinued in 2010...*tear*. Plus, thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary "muffin top" will live forever.

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EPISODE 1435

NEWS

WWDC 2011 June 6-10: "we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS"
http://www.9to5mac.com/58084/wwdc-2011-june-6-10-we-are-going-to-unveil-the-future-of-ios-and-mac-os/

Software delay could push Apple’s iPhone 5 into Fall
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/127326/20110327/ios5-apple-iphone-5-delay.htm

Google Sets Role in Mobile Payment
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703576204576226722412152678.html

American Express Launches All-New Digital Payments Platform to Attack PayPal's Bread and Butter
http://emoney.allthingsd.com/20110328/american-express-launches-all-new-digital-payments-platform-to-attack-paypals-bread-and-butter/

Amazon may soon launch film, music locker service
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-20047303-261.html

Facebook gets five more film rentals
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20047782-17.html?tag=topTechContentWrap;editorPicks
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/harry-potter-tops-charts-24-hours-after-being-released-on-facebook-2255510.html

Netflix, Miramax Nearing $100 Million Streaming Deal (Report)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/netflix-miramax-nearing-100-million-171681

eBay to buy GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-20047857-36.html

GroupMe Brings Brands Into The Conversation
http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/28/groupme-brands/

Google Launches Disco, A Group-Texting Web and… iPhone App?
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2382678,00.asp

Paul Baran, Internet Pioneer, Dies at 84
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/28/technology/28baran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Quick Hits

iPad 2 sells out internationally
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-20047858-37.html?tag=river

Apple wins round in Nokia patent fight http://news.cnet.com/8301-31021_3-20047340-260.html

Nokia – No More Symbian Phones After 2012
http://news.slashdot.org/story/11/03/28/0256210/Nokia—No-More-Symbian-Phones-After-2012

Benchmark battle: Chrome vs. IE vs. Firefox
http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-20047314-12.html

Lady Gaga Donates $750K To Zynga's Japan Earthquake Relief Campaign
http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/28/lady-gaga-donates-750k-to-zyngas-japan-earthquake-relief-campaign/

Science News

Artificial Clouds To Cool Qatar World Cup Stadiums
http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/11/03/27/1217247/Artificial-Clouds-To-Cool-Qatar-World-Cup-Stadiums

Artificial leaf’ turns sunlight into electricity
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2011/03/28/tech-solar-cell-artificial-leaf-mit.html

Happy Ending

LOL, OMG, FYI Added to Online Oxford English Dictionary
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2382620,00.asp
http://www.oed.com/public/latest/latest-update/#new

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