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The Drill Down 473: Star Wars Celebration 2017
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The Drill Down 473 Star Wars

This week on the Drill Down podcast, Tosin gives us the lowdown from Star Wars Celebration, Uber stalked Lyft drivers, a killer on Facebook, Facebook’s developers conference, inmates build a secret PC all this and much much more.

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The Drill Down 339: Ice Ice Baby
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This week, Steve Ballmer says goodbye to Microsoft, Tesla puts their money where their cars are, Google gets ready to welcome kids, YouTube plans a subscription service, and the internet gets cold and wet for charity.

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The Drill Down 312: Delicious, Creamy Sochi
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Sochi Problems

This week, Microsoft has a new CEO, Facebook turns ten and releases a new app, the NSA plays favorites with Yahoo, and journalists at the Winter Olympics in Sochi are getting insta-hacked.

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The Drill Down 306: Year In Review 2013
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This week, The Drill Down crew looks back at the year in tech and the web for the year 2013. We’ll discuss our favorite tech events of the past year, and what we can expect in 2014.

Before that, however, we discuss a recent discovery that the NSA sought to spy on gamers, eight top tech companies ban together to reform surveillance laws, and is Apple‘s iBeacon just a marketing gimmick or are there bigger plans in store?

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The Drill Down 296: Han ALWAYS Shoots First.
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Steam Controller

This week, Steve Ballmer says goodbye, and investors want Bill Gates out next, Valve makes a new gamepad, Apple’s the number one brand worldwide, the NSA follows you on Facebook (whether you want it to or not), the internet’s black market is raided, and four rules to make Star Wars great again.

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The Drill Down 260: Highlights from CES 2013
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This week, black boxes for cars, Intel’s top-secret cord-cutter, an Ubuntu phone, Google makes nice with the FTC, a new controller/console from NVIDIA, Valve‘s “Steam Box”, Kickstarter project Pebble gets a launch date, the most insane keynote ever, and can we put an end to legalese in our EULAs?

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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 250: With Both Hands and an App
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This week’s show, the JesusPhone version 5 descends to humanity, and sales both break records AND disappoint, depending on who you ask. Plus, iOS 6 Maps…Did Apple jump the gun before they were ready? and did they have a choice?

But first, the headlines…Nintendo announces launch dates and pricing for the Wii U, Google rejects request to pull controversial Mohammad film clip, Google lets you search for the six degrees of Kevin Bacon, Steve Ballmer hints at Microsoft Surface pricing, Twitter undergoes major overhaul.

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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 239: Playing With Google
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On this week’s show, Google wants to put Google Play in every living room and on your mobile devices (and they’ve built a tablet to do just that), Apple wins some, loses some, and puts podcasts in their place.

But first, the headlines…Amazon creates content to compete with Netflix, Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 B, Zynga launches “Zynga With Friends,” and Facebook changes your email.

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