The Briefing 30: Week Ending April 6, 2013

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the-briefing-newThis is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending April 6. In this edition: Facebook reveals Home, France tries to pull a Wikipedia article, and Google forks WebKit for Blink.

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: 5:37

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http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/05/facebook-home-its-not-a-phone-its-an-android-launcher/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/05/htc-facebook-partner-up-with-htc-first-first-phone-running-facebook-home/

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57577790-93/google-parts-ways-with-apple-over-webkit-launches-blink/

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/04/04/opera-confirms-it-will-follow-google-and-ditch-webkit-for-blink-as-part-of-its-commitment-to-chromium/

http://venturebeat.com/2013/04/03/bitcoin-wallet-instawallet-hacked/

http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/4/4181726/bitcoin-exchange-mt-gox-says-technical-problems-are-ddos

http://thenextweb.com/asia/2013/04/04/anonymous-takes-control-of-north-koreas-twitter-and-flickr-accounts-defaces-websites/

http://blog.wikimedia.fr/dcri-threat-a-sysop-to-delete-a-wikipedia-article-5493

http://translate.google.com.au/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.lemonde.fr/technologies/article/2013/04/06/la-dcri-accusee-d-avoir-force-illegalement-la-suppression-d-un-article-de-wikipedia_3155405_651865.html&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.lemonde.fr/technologies/article/2013/04/06/la-dcri-accusee-d-avoir-force-illegalement-la-suppression-d-un-article-de-wikipedia_3155405_651865.html%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3Dvdf%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26channel%3Drcs%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D910%26tbm%3Dnws&sa=X&ei=_8hgUa6cOYmuiQfVvoHoAg&ved=0CC0Q7gEwAA

http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/03/reuters-google-and-asustek-to-release-second-generation-nexus-7/

http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/5/4188316/microsoft-statement-on-employee-rant-on-next-generation-xbox

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/04/report-news-limited-to-launch-new-paywall-service-newsplus/

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