This week, the launch of the Moto X, the first phone built from the ground up by Google, The Tor anonymity network may have been hacked…by the FBI, Apple gets slapped for e-book price fixing, President Obama bails them out, and your Amazon Gold Box deal of the day… one Washington Post, slightly used…
On this week’s show, Apple announces the (presumably) iPhone 5 launch event, Google & Apple CEOs negotiate behind closed doors, HBO tests streaming-only service overseas, Amazon prepares to refresh the Kindle line, AntiSec leaks Apple iPhone device IDs allegedly obtained from stolen FBI hard drives. Nokia announces the Lumia 920, and Motorola announces the RAZR HD.
On this week’s show, Google wants to put Google Play in every living room and on your mobile devices (and they’ve built a tablet to do just that), Apple wins some, loses some, and puts podcasts in their place.
But first, the headlines…Amazon creates content to compete with Netflix, Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 B, Zynga launches “Zynga With Friends,” and Facebook changes your email.