The Briefing 23: Week Ending February 9, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending February 9, 2013. In this edition: Dell goes private with a $24.4 billion deal, iOS 6 finally gets a jailbreak and security woes hit the US Federal Reserve and the Australian Tax Office.

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Host: Terence Huynh
Length: 6:03

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http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/dell-sets-23-8-billion-deal-to-go-private/

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-23/microsoft-risks-strain-to-pc-partnerships-with-dell-investment.html

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/hp-issues-statement-on-dells-leveraged-buyout-plan-2013-02-05

http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/04/jailbreaking-is-back-new-evasi0n-software-works-on-most-ios-6-06-1-devices-including-iphone-5/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/02/05/inside-evasi0n-the-most-elaborate-jailbreak-to-ever-hack-your-iphone/

http://www.zdnet.com/anger-rises-as-fed-confirms-anonymous-hack-downplays-us-bank-emergency-system-breach-7000010902/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/05/federal-reserve-security-breach_n_2622698.html

http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/security-it/criminals-breach-australian-tax-system-20130208-2e2kn.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/06/net-us-google-australia-idUSBRE91502620130206

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/02/07/new-xbox-reportedly-features-persistent-internet-connection-no-more-second-hand-games/

http://allthingsd.com/20130207/in-one-fell-swoop-apparent-facebook-glitch-deep-sixes-the-web/