Editor's note: We used Cover It Live for this event, so if you missed the live blog, you can still replay it in the embedded component below. Replaying the event will give you all the live updates along with commentary from our readers and CNET writers Josh Lowensohn, Scott Stein, and Declan McCullagh. For those of you who just want the updates, we've included them in regular text here. To get the key points from today's announcement, you can check out our summary of what got announced, in our story here and see a complete list of … Read more
As you may have heard in today's episode, the Buzz Out Loud podcast is going from a daily show to a weekly show. I'll pause here to let you shout at me.
Before I get to the reasons, let me get to the logistics. Our last daily episode will be Episode 1550, on September 23, and our first weekly episode will be Thursday, September 29. The new, weekly Buzz Out Loud will happen live on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Pacific, and will be an hour-long show that features the biggest stories of the week, awesome and fascinating … Read more
If you've been anywhere near Twitter in the last week, you know that the South by Southwest Interactive, Film, and Music festival (known lovingly as SXSW to just about everyone) starts this week. Last year was the first time that interactive registrants outnumbered even music festival attendees, so it's more than safe to say the Internet portion of the program has become the biggest part of the program (probably to the dismay of Austin's old-school music fans!). But hey, we can take a hint. If you're anyone at all online, you're at SXSW. So, we'… Read more
Now, to the winning entry. Tim from New York sent in this mix-tape tale of woe (which I edited for spelling because, you know, that's just how I am):
Just thought I'd let you guys … Read more
From the desk of the big man himself: tablets are gonna be huge. Thanks for that one, boss. Also, iPhone 4 shipments are delayed again, and that doesn't even address the white iPhone 4 issue (where is that thing?). But Android's no help, at least not if you want the HTC Aria, which is all locked down by (you guessed it) AT&T. And in other obvious news, monkeys like TV.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
Buzz Out Loud is aiming to head back to Austin, Texas, in March 2010 for the SXSW Interactive conference, and we need your help.
SXSW just launched its "panel picker," where the public is invited to vote (yes or no) on different panel ideas, as well as weigh in with comments.
Of course while you're there, you can vote … Read more
STORIES Inauguration records set http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-10146825-2.html
Today at noon eastern, global peak visible traffic across Internet exchanges was 3.18 terabits per second. Within the U.S., 165 gigabits visible.
Yesterday’s global peak was 2.78tbps. Within the U.S., 117 gigabits per second visible.
November 4 2008, election … Read more
Belkin’s Amazon Rep Paying For Fake Online Reviews http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09%2F01%2F17%2F166226&from=rss
Fake reviews prompt Belkin apology http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-10145399-92.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20
Analysis: EU’s Internet Explorer ruling looks back to 1990s http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20090118-eu-vs-microsoft-bundling-wars-ad-nauseam.html … Read more
Our final mini-sode and the very last 404 before 2009! It's been a big year for The 404 even though it's been a really crappy year for everything else in the world. We talk about the origins of the show, the infamous BOL hijack, the addition of Justin Yu and of course, Dan the Mantern. We reminisce about all our fantastic guests and dry our eyes as we count down to the new year. Thanks to all our loyal fans! We couldn't do this without you! See you in 09...The 404 New Year's Eve Show Download today's podcast … Read more