Welcome to Episode 18 of the Observed Tech PODCAST.
In this edition of the Observed Tech PODCAST we talk about several stories from the past week including: Twitter finalizing their purchase of TweetDeck; Twitter.com updates; National Cyber Security Awareness Week 2011 Down Under; Kreb’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety; Microsoft taking the heat for a recent Skype outage; Microsoft MVP’s, Customer Service and Apple; Microsoft Safety Scanner threats data; Justin Bieber Windows 7 Theme; Sony and PlayStation Network Woes Continue; Delayed Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7; Ashton Kutcher, UberMedia and a branded Twitter App; New Kindle Special Offers edition; No-No on Police Scanner Apps; YourTube’s 6th Birthday; Now Mark Zuckerberg says not so fast on under 13’s accessing Facebook – for now anyway; How To Talk To Children About Online Safety; US CERT Confirms Mac Defender, MacProtector, MacSecurity Fake Antivirus; HP expanded battery recall; Amazon.com Mac Software Downloads; Awesome On Orbit photos; SSD Life Program; and we wrap with a week in review of the stories on WindowsObserver.com.
Links to all the stories and sources are in the show notes below.
Enjoy this week’s episode!
- Portal 2 on Amazon.com
- Twitter Confirms TweetDeck Purchase, Promises To Invest In The Product “Users Know And Love” (Media Bistro)
- Is Twitter Trying To Buy TweetDeck (WindowsObserver.com)
- Twitter Lets You See Other Users’ Timelines (Mashable)
- Twitter Users Get New Email Notification Options (Mashable)
- National Cyber Security Awareness Week 2011 (GovTech MSDN Blog)
- Internet Safety – Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety (Harry Waldron MSMVPS.com)
- Microsoft takes heat after Skype outage enrages users (GeekWire)
- With the Help of MVPs, Microsoft Beats Out Apple in Customer Support (MVP Award Program Blog)
- Microsoft Safety Scanner detects exploits du jour (Microsoft Malware Protection Center)
- Justin Bieber; Never Say Never Windows 7 Theme (Microsoft)
- Sony Goes Down Again, This Time SQL Injection Takes Down SonyBMG (Techie Buzz)
- Angry Birds delayed for Windows Phone (Microsoft Pri0)
- Ashton Kutcher Teams With UberMedia To Launch A.plus, His Own Custom Twitter App (TechCrunch)
- Amazon Now Offering Kindle 3G With “Special Offers” For $164 (In Depth With Tech)
- Police on radio scanner apps: That’s not a 10-4 (MSNBC)
- YouTube- Two Days’ Worth of Video Uploaded Every Minute (Mashable)
- Zuckerberg says not opening Facebook to under-13s (Reuters)
- HOW TO- Talk to Children About Online Safety (Mashable)
- US-CERT Current Activity
- HP expand notebook battery recall yet again (Product Reviews)
- Don’t call it an app store: Amazon launches new ‘Mac Software Downloads’ section (GeekWire)
- Amazing Wide Angle Photos Taken Outside of the Space Station (On Orbit)
- SSD Life: Solid State Drive Health and Information Utility for Windows
WindowsObserver.com Week in Review:
- wp7applist Windows Phone 7 App Released (Our Windows Phone 7 App of the Week)
- Social Media Can Help Improve Your Mood
- Yesterday Was All About Mango, Mango, Mango for Windows Phone 7
- The Other Patch Tuesday for May 2011
- Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 Training Materials
- Microsoft Office 2010 Training Materials
Date Produced: 29 May 2011
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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