The Briefing 3: For The Week Ending August 11, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending August 11, 2012. In this edition: More from the Apple vs Samsung trial, Controversial data retention laws off the table for now, and some bad news from NBN Co about how much the NBN will cost.

For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel free to offer any suggestions, improvements and constructive criticism for our new show.

Host: Terence Huynh
Length:  5:42

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