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The Drill Down 583: Farewell Jony Ive
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On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, Apple‘s chief designer Sir Jonathan Ive leaves Apple, China hacks visitors cellphones, Amazon keeps your Echo voice data indefinitely, why your purchased digital media may one day disappear, and much more.

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The Drill Down 376: At Least I Have Chicken
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This week, AOL bought Time/Warner and now Verizon buys AOL, a $9 computer, no coffee DRM for Keurig, a new state of matter, Google‘s autonomous cars are better drivers than you, and the tenth anniversary of Leeeeeeeeeeerooooy Jenkinnnnns!… and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 306: Year In Review 2013
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This week, The Drill Down crew looks back at the year in tech and the web for the year 2013. We’ll discuss our favorite tech events of the past year, and what we can expect in 2014.

Before that, however, we discuss a recent discovery that the NSA sought to spy on gamers, eight top tech companies ban together to reform surveillance laws, and is Apple‘s iBeacon just a marketing gimmick or are there bigger plans in store?

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The Drill Down 282: PRISM of Secrets
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This week, Greg Davies from the BlendoveR podcast and frequent Geeks of Doom contributor (including the Tardisblend podcast) joins us to discuss how the National Security Agency is eavesdropping on our phone calls, e-mails, texts, and all online activity in the name of national security. Are we overreacting, or not acting enough? Also, the NSA may have our data, but they can never patent our DNA. Microsoft does a 180 on their followup to the 360, and Google creates a network of floating balloons…

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The Drill Down 279: Money in the Banana Stand
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[Illustration by Joe Faux]

This week a bidding war starts (and ends) over Waze, Yahoo wants Hulu, Tim Cook spills the beans about…well, nothing, Blizzard drops its new MMO from the schedule, backlash against Microsoft‘s XBox One, a 3D food printer, and the possible look of the next Playstation.

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