This week, Microsoft lays off thousands, the FCC hears from a million, Amazon follows the Netflix model, Facebook forces mobile users to switch to chat, OKCupid may have tricked people into falling in love, and does your Apple device hide a backdoor? All that and much more below.
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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.
Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.