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The Briefing 39: Friday August 9, 2013

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LG announces the G2 smartphone – finally, NBN Co likely to miss targets again, and Acer looking towards Chrome and Android for revenue. This is The Briefing for Friday August 9th, 2013. A shortened edition this week, mainly because local news has been pretty much dominated by the election and a somewhat slow news week. See you again next week. Host: Terence Huynh Length: 3:57 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE […]

The Briefing 38: Friday August 2, 2013

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Motorola looks towards the future with its new Moto X smartphone; Foxtel offers you a way to watch pay-TV without the box or contract; and it’s true, we’re paying too much for electronics. This is The Briefing for Friday August 2nd, 2013. And we’re back after a two-month hiatus. We’re moving to a Friday, so you can take this and listen when you are coming back from work. Enjoy! Host: Terence […]

The Briefing 37: Week Ending May 25, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending May 25, 2013. In this edition: Microsoft reveals the Xbox One, Apple forced to answer questions about tax avoidance, and HTC is in “utter freefall”. There is no audio available this week – largely due to my computer screwing up the recording. Hopefully I can get it fixed by next week. Instead, I decided to post […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Briefing 34: For The Week Ending May 4, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending May 4, 2013. In this edition: Microsoft hit by lawsuit over Skype, eSports league caught Bitcoin mining on gamers’ computers, and Google in trouble in the UK over tax. 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 […]

The Briefing 33: Week Ending April 27, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending April 27, 2013. In this edition: AFP arrest LulzSec leader, Microsoft set to reveal the next-generation Xbox, and Google loses key patent lawsuits against Microsoft and Apple. Host: Terence Huynh Length: 4:23 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE via iTunes Link Dump On Twitter: @tgbriefing http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-24/lulz-security-hacking-leader-arrested-in-nsw/4648134 http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/27/livingsocial-hacked-50-million-customers-and-email-addresses-affected/ http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/25/microsoft-announces-a-new-generation-for-the-xbox/ http://www.polygon.com/2013/4/26/4268782/next-xbox-drm-achievements-live http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/22/new-android-malware-found-can-bypass-app-verification-process/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/04/26/google-glass-has-already-been-hacked-by-jailbreakers/ http://www.fosspatents.com/2013/04/google-keeps-losing-itc-finally-tosses.html http://www.fosspatents.com/2013/04/court-determined-frand-rate-for.html http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/22/jb-hi-fi-enters-the-ebook-business-with-now-books/ http://www.afr.com/p/technology/iinet_considered_merger_in_face_h9eTTlAarGYwkSGpXyNZzL

The Briefing 32: Week Ending April 20, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending April 20, 2013. In this edition: NBN speeds reach a gigabit, Google Glass tech specs revealed and Twitter Music is here! Host: Terence Huynh Length: 4:30 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE via iTunes Link Dump On Twitter: @tgbriefing http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2013/04/nbn-co-to-offer-1-gigabit-broadband-speeds-by-december/ http://support.google.com/glass/answer/3064128?hl=en&ref_topic=3063354 http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/15/4228962/google-glass-mirror-api-documentation http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/19/twitter-music-is-here-but-it-needs-a-bit-more-work/ http://ycorpblog.com/2013/04/19/355356/ http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/04/bitfloor-number-four-bitcoin-based-exchange-shuts-down-for-good/ http://techgeek.com.au/2013/04/20/telstra-introduces-no-lock-in-mobile-plans-data-sharing-plans-coming-soon/ http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-oracle-security-idUSBRE93F1AK20130416 http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57580191-94/nokia-reportedly-planning-5-inch-lumia-phablet/

The Briefing 31: Week Ending April 13, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending April 13, 2013. In this edition: The Coalition finally releases their NBN plans, Bitcoin troubles and We are Hunted is bought by Twitter – for what exactly? 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 […]

The Briefing 30: Week Ending April 6, 2013

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This 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 […]

The Briefing 29: Week Ending 23 March 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending 23 March 2013. In this edition: Apple, Microsoft and Adobe face the IT Pricing Inquiry, Google brings out some Chromebooks and South Korea gets hit with a cyber attack. Apologies for the lateness, but if you have read my Twitter account – you may have realised my schedule has been out of whack this weekend (hint: […]

The Briefing 28: Week Ending 16 March 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending 16 March 2013. In this edition: Samsung reveals the Galaxy S4, Reuters staff member indicted for assisting hacking, and Google Reader gets the axe. 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 […]

The Briefing 27: Week Ending March 9, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending March 9, 2013. In this edition: NBN Co said to be fudging numbers, Facebook gets a new look for its news feed and Dell is facing shareholder revolt for going private. 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 […]

The Briefing 26: Week Ending March 2, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending March 2, 2013. In this edition: Bradley Manning pleas guilty for leaking though not guilty for aiding the enemy; Andrew Mason dumped as CEO for Groupon and the ABC and Evernote suffer security breaches. For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel free to offer any suggestions, […]

The Briefing 25: Week Ending 23 Feb 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending February 23, 2013. In this edition: more companies confirm they were hacked, we take a look at the HTC One, and the PlayStation 4 is finally confirmed for Holiday 2013. Host: Terence Huynh Length: 8:05 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE via iTunes Link Dump On Twitter: @tgbriefing http://allthingsd.com/20130219/apple-says-it-too-attacked-by-hackers/ http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2013/02/22/recent-cyberattacks.aspx http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/pinterest-hacked/index.html http://www.buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/jeeps-twitter-hacked http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/burger-king-twitter-account-hacked-monday-afternoon-posted-obscenities-company-plans-apology/2013/02/18/dfa2f8ac-7a42-11e2-9c27-fdd594ea6286_story.html http://gizmodo.com/5985353/exclusive-the-burger-king-and-jeep-hacker-is-probably-this-dj-from-new-england http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/technology/chinas-army-is-seen-as-tied-to-hacking-against-us.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 http://techgeek.com.au/2013/02/20/htc-reveals-the-one-4-7-inch-1080p-display-with-ultrapixel-camera-coming-to-telstra-and-optus/ […]