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The Buzz Report
Welcome back, Commodore 64The best gadgets are the oldest ones. Also, it's spear phishing season, thanks to the Epsilon email breach; plus, Google gets tough, and Netflix goes all "Mad Men."
I am Molly Wood and welcome to the buzz report the show about the tech news that everyone is talking about this week -- spear -- is headed your way. Netflix with cocktails and cigarettes and Google on the -- But first it's the gadget of the -- he gadget of the week is the commodore 64. The new commodore 64. I was actually afraid it was an April fool's joke but apparently it is not. Commodore is re introducing its classic -- all in one chassis with an updated commodore OS a dvd slot and an optional Blu-ray drive. A multi format card slot to exit ram five USBs bought 1080 Ph.D. out the ability to dual boot windows and yes. An emulator for running all those classic games and of course it will look just like your original C -- -- or even down to the shape of the keys on the keyboard. And the classic power light at the top now becomes a power button. It's so awesome. Attack of the future -- the second half. And I for one. -- And now for the news the big news of the week is the massive data breach that exposed your email address from any one of the 2500 companies that you -- that. Think -- or by your medicine from. Everyone from -- did she -- -- target to Walgreen to Verizon. So what does this mean for you. Well it's just email addresses -- spam just got a lot scarier. Look for -- in very targeted scam emails called spear Phishing. The email might say it's from your bank and there following up on -- breach and could you please type in all your account information to confirm it. And then good -- credit. So be careful out there. Now the breach just keeps getting worse as more companies announced that they did business with -- a lot. So far excellence still says no personal information like Social Security your credit card numbers was exposed. Let's be honest. If you believe that. I've got a special offer tailored just for you 60% opt generic prescriptions ill fitting swimsuit and great credit card rates. All you gotta do is -- In other news this week Netflix reached a deal with Lions Gate Entertainment to stream every episode of mad -- The -- reportedly worth between seventy million and a hundred million dollars that Netflix is about a million bucks per episode -- all saddened that. Let's be honest streaming mad men on Netflix will probably double mad -- -- Pre work that's just what we should be to someone called us. We're -- new work on the year don't get too used to streaming Netflix now. The US House of Representatives voted this week to overturn the FCC's net neutrality regulations. Why shouldn't Comcast get to prioritize and -- traffic over Netflix traffic it's the free market it works every time. Just ask and Ron Goldman Sachs and savings and loan crisis -- -- government oversight would massive profits are on the line. Also this week a new study finds that AT&T iPhone four owners have more dropped calls and Verizon iPhone four owners -- Pardon my friends but -- Sherlock. Over at Google Larry Page took -- as -- on Monday and is moving and shaking already. The company -- 900 million dollars for 6000 Nortel wireless patents on his very first day. Page is considering re or that put engineers and not managers in charge and the head of product development Jonathan Rosenberg left quite -- Sunday. You can color -- I'd call action. President Obama and FaceBook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a joint town hall live -- FaceBook on April 20. -- get it a joint session on port twenty. -- -- -- about. I'm sure it's in nearly. And finally let's have a look at -- plug it into this week it's the -- -- eagle cam. A camera the size of a grapefruit and it's free eighty feet off the ground has been capturing these high Def images from inside a bald eagle's nest. Including the hatching at two eggs. It's almost as mesmerizing cute as the -- that you can't. The world is waiting at press time for the third egg to hacked while most of the world was. I actually just like to watch and play identified the bloody carcass in the next. Rafters. And that's about department -- -- -- -- and I'm Molly Wood and excellent. -- Okay.