The Plan8 – 012 – Week In News

We go through though are top picks of news for the week of December 8th 2009 in tech and internet culture with guest Co-Host: Blogger / Tech Journalist: Tim Conneally of Betanews .com

Show Notes:

1.) Google Starts the Google Public DNS. [Link]

Metaspoloits’s HD Moore ‘s view on the security of Google Public DNS. [Link]

BustedT Google Skynet Tee. [Link]

2.) FCC talking about spectrum re-allocation for the looming “spectrum crisis”…which could include mobile data sharing the 6MHz block with broadcast TV. [Link]

3.) Comcast Buys NBC universal, planning to control 51% of the company. [Link]

Engadget fears Hulu will be bug crushed now. [Link]

Alex Baldwin belive’s his 30′s Rock show’s Character GE Executive Jack Donaghy would hide in his office and not come out till Former GE Head Jack Welch told him to. [Link]

AMAZON: “30 Rock” Dvd Box set

4.) Motorola LaJolla  a new e blackberry pearl flip of Android phones [Link]

5.) Sony Playstation turns 15,  an evolution from home entertainment system to home entertainment computer and back. [Link]

6.) Google Visual search coming to an android phone near you soon! [Link]

7.) Machines figure out how to make their own Maths, wired article on the Cornell Computational Synthesis Labs Project called Eureqa, a software project that can find the connections between large data sets and then make the formulas it self using robotic learning. [Link]

8.) Apple Purchases music streaming service LALA media. [Link]

9.) Paypal mistakes it’s own emails as phishing attacks. [Link]

10.) Physics book sales rise as Tiger woods crash&burn affair comes to light. [Link]

AMAZON: “Get a Grip On Physics” by John Gribbin

11.) I got 99 problems, but a breach ain’t one, Geordi La Forge meme now a real song. [Link]


Originally from the Maryland beltway area. Patrick lived in Los Angeles for a couple of years. Now he is based in the Portland area. In the past Patrick has been an IT engineer, technology consultant, software trainer, technology journalist, blogger, and podcaster. Currently he is returning to school for a degree in Computer Science & Engineering.

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