TWiT 190

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Episode 190

This Week In Tech 190: Gripping Jobs



  • Dell's refurbished computers
  • Skype creators want to buy Skype back from eBay
  • Joost, Hulu, ChannelFlip and other online video sites.
  • Spitfire Club/pub dropped from microsoft campus. 22 employee fired.
  • Fiber optic cables cut in San Jose.
  • Twitter hacked again.
  • Steve Jobs expected to return in June.
  • Yahoo and Microsoft's possible search partnership?
  • IBM-Sun at it again?
  • Palm Pre coming out in May?
  • Zune HD
  • Girl overcharged with SMS
  • Google cant get visas for their employees
  • Best career to be in now? Journalism.
  • Monster Cable suing again
  • Tier pricing for bandwidth?

Notable Quotes

  • "According to sources close to Yahoo the discussions are not about acquisition, but are about some kind of partnership that will involve Microsoft taking all the value in Yahoo without actually paying any money for it." – Wil Harris @ 44:16
  • "You have to trust in the Steve." Referring to the difficulty of typing on the iPhone keyboard. – Leo Laporte @ 53:53

Significant Products

  • Product / Service Name






Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Julie Powell

ad time: 0:40-0:54 and 13:37-16:44

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: April 12, 2009
  • Release Date: April 13, 2009
  • Duration: 1:48:35
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
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