Apr 6th 2014
This Week in Tech 452
Kevin Rose: Parasite!
Hosted by Leo Laporte
Fire TV, ersatz anarchists, Cortana, EU net neutrality, wearable wane, and more.
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Guests: Jeff JarvisHosts: Leo Laporte, Patrick Beja, Liz Gannes, Jeff Jarvis, and Kevin Rose Fire TV, ersatz anarchists, Cortana, EU net neutrality, wearable wane, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit the wiki page for this episode. Also, check out our transcripts. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 2:19:01
- Amazon's Fire TV billed as low-cost game console for titles like Minecraft and Asphalt 8, separate controller available for $40
- Amazon Fire TV ships today with Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube, WatchESPN, and more
- SF protestors march on Kevin Rose's home, handing out pamphlets (picture at link) calling him a parasite
- Anti-Tech Protesters Are Telling Kevin Rose’s Neighbors That He’s A “Parasite”
- Home Demo at Google VC's House on Potrero Hill
- Microsoft Announces Its Cortana Personal Assistant For Windows Phone 8.1, Powered By Bing
- Microsoft making Windows free on devices with screens under nine inches
- The story of Cortana, Microsoft's Siri killer
- Turkey lifts Twitter ban after court ruling
- Turkish court rules YouTube ban violates human rights, limits restrictions to 15 videos
- White House calls Samsung out on Ortiz's Selfie With Obama
- At HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Premiere, Elon Musk Has Some Notes for Hollywood on the Subject of Techies
- Apple Is Suing Samsung For $2 Billion Over These 5 iPhone Features
- Mozilla Co-Founder Brendan Eich Resigns as CEO, Leaves Foundation Board
- Brendan Eich on leaving Mozilla, taking a break and what's next