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The Drill Down 286: Streaming Is The New Black
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This week, both hackers and Congress tell the NSA “enough!”, what it’s like when the NSA shows up at your ISP’s doorstep, how stores are tracking you through your cellphone, Netflix competes with the big boys, and Google unveils a new way into the living room.

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The Drill Down 240: Digg’s Downfall, Yahoo’s Hope
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On this week’s show, we explore how Digg went from becoming king of social news to cashing out for half a million. Then we discuss the transition of one of Google’s top executives, Marissa Meyer, to becoming the new CEO of Yahoo, and whether it’s enough to save the flailing company.

But first, we return from San Diego Comic-Con, check out a couple of new videogames, invest in a new mobile data plan, and kickstart a game console. Then we discuss the hacking of Apple‘s in-app process, a massive password breach at Yahoo, Microsoft previews Office 2013, AT&T may charge for FaceTime, and Microsoft’s “stack ranking” management system.

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The Drill Down 238: Scratching the Surface
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On this week’s show, we look at Microsoft‘s big week of announcements, including the new Surface line of tablets designed from the ground up for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Then we follow up with some Apple fallout and follow-up from last week’s WWDC conference.

But first, the headlines…another volley is launched in The Oatmeal vs. FunnyJunk war, Facebook buys Face.com, Netflix changes its API, and an ‘alarming’ rate of government censorship of Internet content.

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