Tech News Today 1
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Recorded: June 1, 2010
Published: June 1, 2010
Tech News Today 1: The Beard And The Blonde
- Tom Merritt ( )
- Becky Worley ( )
- Leo Laporte ( )
- Erik Lanigan ( )
- Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber
- Intro with Leo
- Leo Laporte helps kick off the inaugural show of TNT.
- Google ditches Windows
- Google bans Windows due to security concerns according to Google employees.
- Microsoft voices concerns over Google
- Microsoft complains to the FCC over Google's market dominance.
- Summary of Computex 2010
- Tom summarizes the new announcements coming out of Computex in Taiwan including the new Windows 7 embedded tablets.
- Becky's Calendar
- Becky talks about what may happen in upcoming events including D8 Conference, Apple WWDC, and the repercussions of Quit Facebook Day.
- CEO of Tesla Motors having financial problems
- What is the future of Tesla with the CEO reportedly out of money?
- Publishers want universal ebook format
- Publishers want their books to be accessible across all platforms and not limited to Apple and Amazon devices.
- New York Book Expo
- New ebook readers and the future of book sales
- IRS wants cut from Ebay action
- IRS is going after people making over $20000 on Ebay and Craigslist.
- Roomba that destroys people
- iRobot creates a weaponized robot that shoots missles to clear minefields
- Jabra survey on driving habits
- The survey shows people's driving habits are worse than expected and not always due to texting.
- Becky's device of the day
- Becky demonstrates the Silken Hair Removal system on Tom
- Todd from Riverside asks about Leo's recommendation of Orkut
- MC Fisticuffs & Steve
- ad times: 00:33-00:43 and 18:20-19:27
- Edited by: Erik
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