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The Drill Down 486: Federal Miscommunication
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Drill Down 486

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, the Dark Web is down, is Amazon Prime Day a ripoff, FCC buries public protests on net neutrality, the end of MS Paint and Adobe Flash, we go to San Diego Comic-Con, and much more.

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The Drill Down 415: Life ‘Like’
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The Drill Down 415

This week, the Apple/FBI encryption case gets hotter, hundreds of terabytes of storage for billions of years, the next generation of autonomous robots, and you don’t have to just ‘Like’ us anymore …All this and more on The Drill Down podcast.

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The Drill Down 298: The Spaceship Is Landing
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(Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)
[Photo credit: Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group]

This week, the NSA most likely has your address book & contacts, Google’s new terms of service put you in their ads, your Playstation 4 may be made by unpaid interns, Netflix on your cable box, former Valve employees launch Augmented Reality goggles, and Apple‘s spaceship gets clearance to land in Cupertino. All this and more…

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The Drill Down 252: A Billion Friends
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This week, you don’t get to one Billion friends on Facebook without making a few compromises, Google passes Microsoft, Microsoft shifts paradigms, Foxconn strikes Apple, Apple Maps reveals more than it should, Marissa Mayer revamps Yahoo, Zynga fails, Lightning gets cracked, and we remember Steve Jobs a year later.

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The Drill Down 228: The Social Network Strikes Back
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This week, The Drill Down team takes a look at April Fools’ Day on the web, Apple’s upcoming revolutionary TV vs. existing console-based options, and further bad times for Yahoo, as Facebook strikes back, but first, this week’s hot tech headlines.

Instagram comes to Android, details on Sony‘s next-generation Playstation, Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs, Apple addresses worker violations at Foxconn, an iPhone stalker app raises privacy concerns on Facebook, Amazon wins sales tax fight in Colorado, Google to sell tablets online, Google tests augmented reality goggles, and OMGPop‘s CEO gets catty.

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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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The Drill Down: Inside Blogball
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This week, Andrew Sorcini, Devindra Hardawar, Dwayne De Freitas, and Christopher Burnor take a look at other companies that are storing your data without your permission, following last week’s coverage of the Path debacle, and later we examine former TechCrunch reporter turned Crunchfund partner MG Siegler‘s claim that tech journalists today are foregoing putting research and expertise into their work in favor of using sensationalism to chase page views. But first, the headlines…

Google develops a home entertainment system, two Kickstarter projects hit the $1 million mark, SNL pokes fun at Verizon marketing, Steve Jobs earns a posthumous Grammy, Twitter beats MSM on news of Whitney Houston‘s death, The Pirate Bay says goodbye to .torrent files, Apple readies the iPad3 (and tests an 8-in. tablet), and Apple invites inspections of its suppliers.

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