The Briefing 36: Week Ending May 18, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending May 18, 2013. In this edition: Groups calls for more transparency over use of Section 313, France considers a tax on smartphones, and Google I/O news.

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: 4:44

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http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2013/s3761811.htm

http://delimiter.com.au/2013/05/16/global-eyes-are-watching-eff-condemns-australias-new-internet-filter/

http://delimiter.com.au/2013/05/15/interpol-filter-scope-creep-asic-ordering-unilateral-website-blocks/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/16/google-brings-out-new-game-services-api-cloud-save-achievements-and-multiplayer/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/16/google-launches-play-music-all-access/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/16/google-reveals-41-new-features-for-google/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/16/google-maps-get-a-massive-redesign-focuses-on-what-matters-to-you/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/05/17/yahoo-eyes-tumblr-but-will-it-acquire-it/

http://allthingsd.com/20130517/yahoo-board-to-meet-sunday-to-consider-1-1-billion-all-cash-deal-to-acquire-tumblr/

http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/17/tumblr-is-not-impressed/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2013/05/17/tumblr-in-talks-with-yahoo-facebook-and-microsoft-also-said-to-be-circling/

http://allthingsd.com/20130515/apples-e-book-argument-deals-with-publishers-improved-competition/

http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/security-it/oops-google-search-reveals-private-telstra-customer-data-20130516-2jnmw.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/10064184/Financial-Times-hacked-by-Syrian-Electronic-Army.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/17/us-yahoojapan-idUSBRE94G0P620130517

http://techland.time.com/2013/05/13/france-mulls-culture-tax-on-smartphones/

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