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The Drill Down 241: Covering A Tragedy
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This week, Dwayne DeFreitas and Andrew Sorcini examine social media’s reaction to the tragedy in Aurora, plans to relaunch Digg, why a Google or Facebook buyout of your favorite startup means it’s probably toast, Nexus 7‘s overwhelming demand, Marissa Mayer‘s big question, Apple‘s Mountain Lion launch, Apple vs. Samsung (again), and why you’re going to need all new dock connectors for your Apple devices.

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The Drill Down 237: WWDC 2012 & Mom-Bear Loving
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This week, Dwayne DeFreitas and Andrew Sorcini analyze the latest hardware and operating system updates from Apple‘s 2012 World Wide Developer Conference, held this week in San Francisco, and then we take a look at the complex, ambiguous (and sometimes embarrassingly funny) minefield of policing copyright infringement.

But first, the headlines… more leaked password woes at Last.fm, Twitter introduces branded pages for hashtags via their first television ad, and ICANN launches the ‘great internet landgrab’!

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The Drill Down: Targeting Your Habits
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This week, The Drill Down team and VentureBeat writer Sean Ludwig take a look the science of habit formation and how retailers and other businesses are leveraging that data to finely tune their marketing focus. Later, we look at how Google bypassed privacy settings in Apple‘s Safari and Microsoft‘s Internet Explorer to track users web browsing.

But first, the headlines…Facebook launches verified accounts and pseudonyms, Apple delivers new version of OS X to developers, Foxconn hid underage workers before Fair Labor inspections, Google to sell heads-up glasses by year’s end, and Flickr gets a major makeover.

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