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Gadgetlyst Bytes 3: iPads, Xooms and Zunes

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Welcome to the third episode of Gadgetlyst Bytes – our new monthly podcast recapping the month in gadget news. This month, we take a look at all of the new iPad, Xoom, Atrix, Commodore 64 and of course, Zune! Hosted by Stewart and I Terence and Tom (because Stewart is ‘too tired’), we also provide you an update of the all the latest reviews on, namely the Nokia E7 and Parallels Desktop […]

Judge gives Wikileaks Twitter Records to US Government

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The United States Government has been given the go-ahead to access Twitter records relating to associates of website Wikileaks after Birgitta Jonsdottir’s motion to have the request thrown out failed, with the judge saying that the associates have no standing to challenge the order. Judge Theresa Buchanan, also denied a request to unseal the order, saying that the Twitter order “does not demand the contents of any communication… and thus […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 30: Death by SMS

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Wow. We’ve reached 30 episodes – who knew from the beginning we would actually have reached this far. Anyway, we discuss the IPv4 running out of addresses, the new PSP2 by Sony and the Egypt Internet Blackout. We also find out that we are really good at debating points of view, so you may find this episode to be longer than what we usually have our podcasts Sorry if we […]

Man sues Wikileaks for creating “nucliar WAR” fear

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No, that isn’t a spelling mistake. That’s how he actually spelt it. David Pitchford, a Florida native, is suing Wikileaks for “treason” – which I thought was only limited to crimes against the state and not a man – and is also claiming the release has put emotional distress on him.

Iceland “furious” over US Wikileaks subpoena

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Jónsdóttir helped Wikileaks to release the Collateral Murder video – she is now no longer a volunteer for the site. The Icelandic government has summoned the US ambassador to Iceland to explain why the United States has subpoenaed the personal details of an Icelandic MP’s Twitter account who had links to Wikileaks and Julian Assange, the site’s founder.

Morning Briefing: Tuesday 21 December

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Tuesday 21 December, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at Here’s what we are watching: Motorola is said to be showing off a new tablet at CES, according to a new teaser video released by the company. It’s said to be competing against the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The UK is debating a way […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #23: The Live Unorganised Organised Podcast

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We were planning to recording our live show, but Stewart forgot – with the exception of this 30 minute segment of the news. So, we decided to release this – as a way to recap this week’s news. So, what happened in the week. Assange was released on bail, Gawker got hacked and some new Microsoft slates We also have some last minute additions as we reveal our plans for […]

Morning Briefing: Friday 17 December

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Friday 17th December 2010, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at Here’s what we are watching: Julian Assange is freed on bail by a London court. He vows to clear his name of allegations of sexual assault in Sweden and continue his work on the infamous site Wikileaks. After axing 4% of its […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #22: It’s a series of tubes

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It’s the second to last show of the year! And we go off with some Wikileaks news, because that has happen to dominate the news, with all the hacking and arrests. Wow. As well, we discuss the new Facebook profile design changes, and the new Chrome OS laptop. We also find that Tom has had his internet capped, George Lucas is creepy, Steve Jobs has something he wants to say […]

One button lets you join the pro-Wikileaks parade

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While Julian Assange has distanced himself from the attacks, the group known as Anonymous apparently haven’t heard that message yet and looks like they are actively recruiting members to join their attacks on those who are “anti-Wikileaks” by sending their servers down, thanks to a downloadable piece of software called LOIC (Low Orbit Ion Cannon), which allows users to voluntarily connect to a botnet that is used to co-ordinate the […]

Julian Assange arrested by UK police

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It was always going to happen, and now it has. Julian Assange, the Australian behind Wikileaks, has been arrested by the UK Police. The 39-year-old elusive whistleblower was arrested at 9:30am London time, in relation to an European Arrest warrant issued by Sweden in relation to a sexual assault charge.

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