The Plan8 – 028 – Week In News

We go through though are top picks of news for the week of August 1st 2010  in tech and internet culture with guest Co-Host: Blogger / Tech Journalist: Tim Conneally of

The top stories of the show are:

1.) Happy Sys Admin Day july 30th [Link]

2.) State of Maryland declares September 21st Sid Meier Civilization V day.  [Link]

3.) YouTube Increases Video Upload Length to 15 Minutes [Link]

 4.) Apple selling rechargeable iBatteries [Link]

5.) First US LTE phone A O K by FCC: The Samsung SCH-R900 [Link]

Big Talk – Digital Millennium Copyright Act : DMCA – Librarian of congress changes in favor of Consumers [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.

Patrick Roanhouse – who has written posts on Plan8.