This week, Darien Graham-Smith reports from the Infosec conference, where figures as diverse as David Blunkett and Eugene Kaspersky have been calling for tougher security legislation. Dave Stevenson shows off a novel little data-sharing device and, just for a change, we all look forward to Windows 7.
Have the Pirate Bay boys been hard done by? The team argues over it this week. Plus we cover the BBC iPlayer revamp, commiserate with AMD over its recent performance and ponder the implication of a 3D web, courtesy of Google. Plus, one of the best-built smartphone we’ve ever seen.
This week the team sets its sights on Amazon’s peculiar removel of certain books from its lists; wonders what eBay was doing when it bought Skype; argues over the pronunication of ‘OS’ and looks at quite possibly the largest and most unusual laptop ever produced.
On this week’s show we discuss whether discounts on broadband connections would make Phorm’s behavioural advertising service any more palletable. Plus, Twitter in the classroom, Google vs the newspaper world, and Yahoo’s bid to become the new Facebook.
This week we discuss the strange case of the virus meltdown that never was; mourn the passing of Encarta and Wikia Search; debate the philosophical finer points of Chinese music downloads; and decide if Intel has a hit on its hands with its latest server processor.