The Briefing 35: Week Ending May 11, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending May 11, 2013. In this edition: New Zealand government plans to end software patents, Zuckerberg’s new lobby group courts controversy, and Windows Blue confirmed.

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: 4:15

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/reuvencohen/2013/05/08/new-zealand-government-announces-that-software-will-no-longer-be-patentable/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/technology/fwdus-raises-uproar-with-advocacy-tactics.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/technology/teslas-elon-musk-leaves-zuckerbergs-fwdus.html

http://allthingsd.com/20130506/microsoft-confirms-windows-blue-update-coming-says-windows-8-passes-100-million-downloads/

http://techland.time.com/2013/05/10/windows-blue-preview-coming-next-month/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/10/youtube-offers-paid-subscriptions-for-channels-will-you-pay-though/

http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/8/4314408/ea-confirms-10-percent-of-staff-laid-off-in-major-restructuring

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/05/06/business/nintendo-taps-smartphone-apps-for-console-boost/#.uy7rnkpycok

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/06/pirate-party-australia-announce-senate-candidates/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/07/optus-telstra-and-tpg-big-winners-in-digital-spectrum-sale/

http://influencing.com.au/#!story/43134

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