EIC Squared: Olympics, LinuxWorld, and Google cookies
In this week's podcast CNET New's Dan Farber and ZDNet's Larry Dignan talk about Olympics and technology, LinuxWorld and Google's new opt-out policy, which has merged its tracking efforts with DoubleClick's.
On this week's EIC Squared podcast, ZDNet's Larry Dignan and I talk about the big story of this month--the Olympics. Microsoft and NBC are hoping that their servers and software can handle the load as the Silverlight code (Microsoft's competitor to Adobe's Flash) takes its maiden voyage at NBCOlympics.com. In addition, the Department of Homeland Security is , laptops, and other digital equipment at home. "Somebody with a wireless device in China should expect it to be compromised," said Joel Brenner, the U.S. national counterintelligence executive. The "somebody" includes cybercriminals and Chinese security forces. We also talk about LinuxWorld in San Francisco, which wasn't a big hit, and Google's new opt-out policy, which has merged its tracking efforts with DoubleClick's.
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