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The Briefing 24: Week Ending February 16, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending February 16, 2013. In this edition: Facebook hacked; Apple and Microsoft called up to appear in front of the IT Pricing Inquiry; and CISPA is back after Obama urges Congress to act on cybersecurity. Host: Terence Huynh Length: 6:47 http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/alfa-cdn.com/techgeekcomau/briefing/2013/02/rec_techgeekau_16_Feb_2013_briefing.mp3 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE via iTunes Link Dump On Twitter: @tgbriefing http://techgeek.com.au/2013/02/16/facebook-hacked-no-data-however-was-compromised/ http://www.afr.com/p/technology/apple_microsoft_and_adobe_to_front_GHjE8wy4pjkUg1jvJh7f5J http://www.afr.com/p/technology/adobe_cuts_australian_prices_after_BgBXyFaCrXRGNIrS1M2fNN […]

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. Also, Happy Chinese New Year! Don’t forget to like and subscribe to the podcast – and follow us on Twitter at @techgeekcomau and […]

The Briefing 22: Week Ending February 2, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending February 2, 2013. In this edition: Twitter and major news organisations confirm that they were hacked; BlackBerry 10 finally comes out to market; and PNG is now more popular than GIF! 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 […]

The Briefing 21: For The Week Ending January 26, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending January 26, 2013. In this edition: State-sponsored copyright piracy from the Caribbean, Financial earning season and Twitter launches its “Instagram for Video” service. Also, I hope you enjoyed your Australia Day yesterday – and I do hope you enjoy your public holiday. I know I will. For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a […]

The Briefing 20: Week Ending January 19, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending January 19, 2013. In this edition: the Justice Department faces heavy criticism over its aggressive handling of the Swartz case, Facebook brings out Graph Search and Gillard attacks Twitter for not being part of its new social media protocol. For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel […]

The Briefing 19: Week Ending 13 Jan 2013

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The Briefing is back for another year, but with some sad news. Internet activist, Reddit co-founder and co-author of the RSS 1.0 specification, Aaron Swartz, sadly committed suicide on Friday. The Briefing is your ten-minute-or-less news podcast on the news that you should know. We’re back for 2013, and I do hope you continue to listen and subscribe. Also apologies if there is a bit of a sound differences between […]

The Briefing 18: Week Ending December 9, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending December 9, 2012. In this edition: McAfee captured, Apple to manufacture Macs in the US and Myki woes weeks before the full switchover in Victoria. Note: We’re going off for our summer hiatus. We would like to thank all of our listeners, and we will be back in 2013. Thanks again for bearing with us given […]

The Briefing 17: Week Ending December 1, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending December 1, 2012. In this edition: The Australian Government implements the first steps of the Convergence Review, Nintendo Wii U sells out in America and the Xbox 360 tops Nintendo, but when will a new Xbox come out? For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel free […]

The Briefing 16: Week Ending November 24, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending November 24, 2012. In this edition: HP regrets buying Autonomy for $11 billion, Click Frenzy becomes a Click Fail, and Facebook changes some policies – what does it mean for you? If you want to know why the title is now shorter, turns out the Podcast app for iOS removes the show title when displaying episodes. […]

The Briefing 15: For the Week Ending November 17, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending November 17, 2012. In this edition: HTC and Apple settle while Samsung declares it is not backing down; Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft’s Scott Forstall, leaves; and Twitter angers developers again with two apps hitting the user cap. For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel free to offer […]

The Briefing 14: For The Week Ending November 3, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending November 3, 2012. In this edition: Google launches the Nexus 4, Microsoft brings out Windows Phone 8 and Apple sacks its iOS chief over Apple Maps. 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 13: For The Week Ending October 27, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending October 27, 2012. In this edition: Apple announces a lot of changes and a new iPad, Windows 8 has launched and a massive security breach in the US has three-quarters of a state affected. 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 12: For The Week Ending October 20, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending October 20, 2012. In this edition: Reddit drama, Microsoft Surface and Apple invites. 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: Stewart Wilson Length: 3:06 http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.alfahosts.net/techgeekcomau/briefing/2012/10/rec_techgeekau_21_Oct_2012_briefing.mp3 DOWNLOAD MP3 SUBSCRIBE via RSS SUBSCRIBE via iTunes Link […]

The Briefing 11: For The Week Ending October 13, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending October 13, 2012. In this edition: Cisco has cut ties with ZTE after selling to Iran, Google might face a Microsoft-style antitrust suit and when will the iPad Mini will be released? 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 […]

The Briefing 10: For The Week Ending October 6, 2012

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending October 6, 2012. In this edition: Zynga in turmoil, iiNet reveals it was compromised, draconian anti-piracy laws in Japan and the Philippines want to criminalise anonymous criticism. 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 […]


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