You know how sometimes the punishment fits the crime? In this case the criminal fits the crime. GoDaddy's VP of domain auctions, appropriately named Dicker, was caught bidding (dickering?) on domains on his own auction site. D'oh! Also, Sony starts offering some creative incentives to get you to buy their TVs: their movies. Hmm.
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Google taps ‘Family Guy’ guy for Web series
A movie on your TV at home, before you can rent it
GoDaddy VP caught bidding against customers
Tech giants form group to buy patents
Get a ticket, get a free gadget
'Unprecedented pent-up demand' for Apple iPhone 3G, RBC says
Princeton University to publish Kindle textbooks
Your online profile actually tells a lot about you
Type in a song and make a free music link to share music with friends (Thanks Josh Lowehnson of CBS Interactive's Webware.com)
Tactic for the radio stations.
If you want to fix the .ocm issue now, here ya go.
Just listening to Episode 755 was intrigued by the the Dual-display e-
book concept. I think in order to make it a more realistic reading
experience, a finger swipe should only flip the page 50 percent of the
time unless you make use of a moisture sensor which you can activate
by licking your finger prior to swiping. Just trying to add to the
reading experience….infatuated with the show.
Andy the Microbiologist
In Norway there is no such thing as “Unlimited calls” or “Unlimited
bandwith” unless actually unlimited.
The closest thing is a company called “TalkMore” with the slogan “Call
basically as much as you want”--not exactly how an American company
would have put it--And in plain text it says below “Limited upwards
to 3,000 minutes per month”
Using the name “Unlimited bandwith” the way American companies do, is
actually illegal in Norway and looked upon as false marketing. I agree
with Molly on this; the States has some work to do on this.
Hey, Buzz Crew,
On Episode 754, you covered the story about British Telecom (BT)
threatening to cut off customers accused of sharing copyrighted material
in a cooperative agreement with BPI.
Just wondering if anyone else found it ironic that you followed this
story with one about Bruce Schnier who (according to his personal blog
at http://www.schneier.com/ ) is the Chief Security Technology Officer
at British Telecom (BT).
I just found it interesting.
Love the show.