Hulu is designing a new model that will require you to already be a cable subscriber to view their content. Seattle’s first SUpervillain threatens Seattle’s existing superhero population. Microsoft dropping DVD/Blu-ray support for Windows 8. NY Judge rules that IP addresses are not sufficient evidence to identify copyright infringers. A new smartphone app allows you to register a complaint against the TSA as soon as it happens. A bug in new Samsung TVs causes them to restart in an endless loop. A Mexican ad company deploys a machine that trades dog droppings for free WiFi. The Listserve is a new mailing list where one subscriber per day is randomly selected to send a personal essay to the list each day. Symantec says religious websites are more prone to malware insertion than porn sites. Venus will make a once-in-a-lifetime appearance next month. All this plus an Epic Fail, Recent Study, Dumbass Apple News, and Oh Asia You So Crazy! Plus Ryder says things.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/98
Play Frogger with real traffic and fake frogs. DirecTV pulls a bonehead move and locks out a lot of their customers from their content. Assassin’s Creed may have blatantly ripped off it’s content. A bicyclist uses GPS to create meta art. Man gets arrested for going through TSA checkpoint naked. A group in the U.K. try to make coding more accessible to kids. All this and this weeks Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy, and Ryder Says Things.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/96
Viacom sues Youtube… AGAIN! Richard Clark shows his utter inability to grasp the fundamentals of the Internet. Google finally shows us what augmented reality will look like. The US Government uses the kiddie porn defense to keep the Megaupload Servers offline. Dell acquires Wyse Technologies. A Federal judge rules P2P users aren’t in a conspiracy. Video game companies agree to close sex offenders’ online accounts. Bravo announces a new “I can has Cheezburger” reality show. Plus, Epic Fails, a Recent Study, Ryder Says Things and Oh Asia You So Crazy! Also, tell us your ridiculous TSA stories!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/94
A high school senior in Indiana is expelled for a profane tweet. A UK gang netted over iTunes fraud. Qualcomm calls for an end to proprietary drivers. A fungus that eats polyurethane may be the end to non-biodegradable waste. Tron light cycles in less than 226 bytes. A gooey joystick for your smart phone. Alabama wants to
protect you from cyberbullying take away your first amendment rights. Plus, a Recent Study, Oh Asia You So Crazy, and Ryder Says Things!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/93
Facebook fights back against nosy employers. UK student extradited to the US for “pirating.” Congress wants your TSA stories. DoD networks are completely compromised. NetZero offers free 4G data. What do neutrinos and satellites have in common? Listen in to find out! Plus, a Recent Study, an Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy, and Ryder says Things!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/92
A new beer cooler prevents unwanted photos. The WtR crew takes a stance on Duckface. Is the TSA on its way out the door? The fate of WebOS is finally decided. Internet censorship? We say no thanks! Siri is Apple’s broken promise to the world. The Rick Perry campaign is apparently not very Internet savvy. Someone may or may not take an arrow to the knee.
Submit and vote for stories at http://whatstherumpus.reddit.com/
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/80