The Plan8 – 013 – Week In News

We go through though are top picks of news for the week of December 19th 2009 in tech and internet culture with guest Co-Host: Blogger / Tech Journalist: Mark Milian of The Los Angeles Times

 Show Notes:

1.) Nvidia introduces new official 3D HD Blu-Ray Spec. [Link]

2.) Google adds real-time web results to search. [Link]

3.) Samsung teases new Linux mobile phone OS, Bada. [Link]

4.) Apple responds to Nokia patent infringement lawsuits with counter patent infringement lawsuits. [Link]

5.) L33t Palin Email h4x0r has new defense in trial, he had spyware. [Link]

6.) YouTube releases Vevo, a Hulu for music videos. [Link]

YouTube 1080p demo, The Muppets cover Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. [Link]

7.) The failure of privacy with the new Facebook. [Link]

Mark Zuckerburg’s Private Moments open to the public with new Facebook privacy settings. [Link]

Facebook the Movie, Hollywood thinks Johns Hopkins in Baltimore,MD is Harvard in Cambridge,MA. [Link]

AMAZON LINK: Pirate of Silicon Valley

8.) Boxee shows off the new Boxee Beta preview. [Link]

Boxee Shows off … D-link Boxee set-top …. hexahedron? [Link]

AMAZON LINK: 16 GB Transcend SDHC Class 6 flash memory card

9.) UCLA engineered bacteria eat carbon dioxide, sh*t fuel, kicks ass, and takes names. [Link]

10.) AT&T blames customers for network issues, threatens metered by the megabyte data costs. [Link]

U.S. Consumers view close to 36 Gigabytes worth of data a day now. [Link]

11.) TRON2: Legacy first peak images of new TRON suits. [Link]

TRON2 soundtrack to be scored by Daft Punk, first demo of what it might sound like from 2009 San Diego Comic Con [Link]

Today’s music is:

“Watch My Chopz” By Monster! Monster! of the 8bit Collective


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.

Patrick Roanhouse – who has written posts on Plan8.