Microsoft responds to a rumor that Bing will be the default search engine on all Verizon Android smartphones.
Intel Capital and Advance Publications will lead a $30 million investment round in Kno, the high-profile student tablet start-up, and Intel itself will take over the hardware design.
Cupertino finally allows apps written in other languages but says No to "amateur hour" and more fart simulators. Also, Verizon may ban Google Search from its Android phones; the New York Times will eventually give up on print; and the Web knows how to dance.
Good news: Google says so long to the "Search" button, Mozilla launching an online gaming directory, and a jailed journalist Twitters from his cell. Bad news: Snakebots climb trees! And Twitter has dedicated servers for, gulp, Justin Bieber. Special guest Darren Kitchen joins us.
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