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The Drill Down: A Slippery Path
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This week, The Drill Down team talks about online services that collect personal information to provide a more customized experience (including mobile app Path, which was recently discovered to upload your mobile address book to its servers without permission)…and the fine line between personalization and invasion of privacy.

But first, this week’s headlines: We talk about a Best Buy ad featuring notable innovators of tech, Avid brings its editing software to the iPad, leaked features of Windows Phone 8, Amazon plans to open a chain of brick-and-mortar stores, Apple sued in China over use of the name ‘iPad’, Google develops HUD IP-connected goggles, and Slate gets more views by publishing less.

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Andy: PS3 Media Server (Mac)
Devindra: Resident Evil: Revelations

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Personalized search, Dangers of Oversharing

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