On this week’s show, Andy and Devindra look at the trials and tribulations of OnLive, a pioneer in cloud gaming that this week faced bankruptcy, massive layoffs, and major restructuring; disappointment in the stock market for Facebook, and record-breaking success for Apple.
But first, the headlines…Wikileaks founder Julian Assange finds asylum in UK’s Ecuadorian Embassy, Twitter clamps down on their API, and a long hidden security risk is discovered on SMS for iOS.
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Musical Interlude #1: Video Games by Lana Del Rey
Hot Topic: OnLive Restructuring
Musical Interlude #2: Winners and Losers by Social Distortion
Final Word: Tech Stock Ups and Downs
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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), VentureBeat editor Devindra Hardawar, marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Techmeme editor Lidija Davis.